Departmental Staff

Our departmental staff is available to help engineering students, faculty and staff with any questions they may have about the department, degree requirements, or advising. For more information, see the lists below for the appropriate contact. Visitors can get information here.

Administrative Staff

Allison Arfaa
Director

Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-2770
Email: arfaa@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions about the Department Chair's schedule or departmental affairs

Graduate Program Coordinator and EENT Program Coordinator
Maryeileen Griffith
Administrative Director, Integrated Product Design

Office: 406 Tangen Hall
Phone: 215-898-2826
Email: mebg@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding Integrated Product Design

Current Student Appointments

Katie Knorr
Academic Coordinator for Undergraduate Programs

Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-4825
Email: kknorr@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the undergraduate program

Current Student Appointments

Peter Litt
Associate Director of Graduate Programs

Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-573-9959
Email: peterlit@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the MEAM PhD program or the MEAM seminar series

Current Student Appointments

Claire Sibley
Administrative Coordinator

Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-746-2803
Email: sibleyc@seas.upenn.edu

Contact for social media and department communications

Jonathan Singleton
Administrative Coordinator

Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-746-1818
Email: jonjames@seas.upenn.edu

Contact for general information or office inquiries

Technical Staff

Peter Bruno
Educational Laboratory Coordinator

Office: 191 Towne Building
Phone: 215-573-5644
Email: pbrun@seas.upenn.edu

Jason Pastor
Instrumentation Technician

Office: 191 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-2865
Email: jmpastor@seas.upenn.edu

Peter Szczesniak
Manager, Manufacturing and Fabrication Services

Office: 191 Towne Building
Phone: 215-573-8150
Email: peterszc@seas.upenn.edu

Joe Valdez
Instrumentation Technician

Office: 191 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-4473
Email: vjoseph@seas.upenn.edu