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Student Affairs

Student Affairs Manager Jessica Nguyen SME 240A (858) 534-6517

Student Affairs Officer - Undergraduate Advising

Karla Vega SME 241B (858) 246-1444

Student Affairs Officer - Graduate Advising Edward Olano SME 241A (858) 822-7981

Student Assistant

Katia Talamantez SME 241A    


Financial Affairs

Financial Manager

Josephine Medina SME 240H (858) 534-6112

Fund Manager

Autumn Weis TBA TBA

Fund Manager

TBA SME 244 (858) 246-5608 TBA

Fund Manager

Jeff Kleve SME 240 (858) 822-2440

Fiscal Assistant/Faculty Assistant

Tammy May Gillespie SME 245 (858) 246-3168
Fiscal Assistant/Faculty Assistant Brenna McCarty SME 243 (858) 822-4787
Student Assistant Han Ryu SME 240    


Business Affairs

Department Business Officer

Ji Song SME 240F (858) 822-7641

AP/HR Manager

Natalie Guaring SME 240B (858) 822-7936

Academic Personnel Analyst

Smita Wankhede SME 240E (858) 246-5588

Academic Personnel Analyst Cynthia Maldonado TBA TBA

Executive Asst. to the Chair/Business Office Asst.


MRSEC Assistant Director

Janka Bond TBA TBA


Research and Development

Research & Development Engineer

Sabine Faulhaber

SME 002

(858) 822-7694

Research & Development Engineer

Steve Horvath

SME 313 (858) 822-7981

Research & Development Engineer

James Findley de Regt EBU II 135 (858) 246-5135


Prospective Student questions:

Departmental Fax: (858) 534-9553

Current Student inquiries: Virtual Advising Center 

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Shipping: NanoEngineering, SME Building Rm 241 Pod, MC 0448, University of California, San Diego, 7835 Trade Street, Ste. 100, San Diego, CA 92121-0448

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