Rajesh Gupta

Rajesh Gupta

Distinguished Professor, HDSI Founding Director
858.822.4391
Faculty Tenure-Track Director Administrative Oversight Council
Virginia de Sa

Virginia de Sa

Professor, HDSI Associate Director
Faculty Associate Director Endowed Chairs Tenure-Track Administrative Oversight Council
Dimitris Politis

Dimitris Politis

Distinguished Professor, HDSI Associate Director
858.534.5861
Administrative Oversight Council Faculty Associate Director Endowed Chairs Tenure-Track
David Danks

David Danks

Professor, HDSI Faculty Council Chair
ddanks@ucsd.edu
Tenure-Track HDSI Chair Council Faculty
Steven Ford

Steven Ford

Assistant Dean, HDSI & SDSC
sford@ucsd.edu
HDSI | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, Tu, W, Th, F

Responsible for the administrative oversight for HDSI including long-range planning, resource administration, institutional and policy development and analysis and administrative leadership. Serve as lead financial and administrative officer and strategic consultant to HDSI leadership on resources and advises on all aspects of University policies and procedures

Administrative Oversight Assistant Dean
Jen Morgan

Jen Morgan

Chief Administrative Officer
jlmorgan@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-5415
HDSI 408 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: Tu, F

The executive level business leader of the department with demonstrated expertise in university administration, with special interests in resource management in a scientific department.

Back up: Steven Ford

Administrative Oversight MSO Staff HDSITeam
Kyle Hofer-Mora

Kyle Hofer-Mora

Assistant Director for External Relations and Strategic Initiatives
khofer@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-3040
HDSI 409 | Hours: 8:30am - 5:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: T, F

Serve as key member of executive team in developing and implementing the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute's unique education, training and development programs and operations, and play a strategic role in supporting the Director in growing the program portfolio.

Back up: Jen Morgan

External Relations external relations leadership
Caesar Aceituno

Caesar Aceituno

Graduate Financial Assistant
caceitun@ucsd.edu
HDSI 110B | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: M, Tu, W | Remote: Th, F

Responsible for graduate financial support (payroll/stipends), administration of Instructional Apprenticeship Program (TA/IA).

Back up: Julia Nemeth

HDSITeam Student Affairs Graduate Student Affairs Staff
Kristina Bonikowski

Kristina Bonikowski

TILOS & HDSI Faculty Assistant (50% TILOS, 50% HDSI Business Office)
kbonikowski@ucsd.edu
HDSI 310 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: Tu, W, Th | Remote: M, F

Provide administrative support for the TILOS program and Director.

Back up: Cristina Villasana

HDSITeam Business Office TILOS Staff Faculty Assistance/Operations
Thomas Cahoon

Thomas Cahoon

Senior Coordinator, Admissions and Student Success for Master of Data Science Program
tpcahoon@ucsd.edu
HDSI 250 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Responsible for admissions and administrative support for graduate executive and professional programs within HDSI.

HDSITeam External Relations Core External Relations
Kate Carpenter

Kate Carpenter

Administrative Assistant
kjcarpenter@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-0198
HDSI 110A | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: W, Th, F | Remote: M, Tu

Provide administrative support to the Student Affairs unit.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Student Affairs Core HDSITeam
Reuben Chatterjee

Reuben Chatterjee

Student Social Media Assistant
Student Staff
Jennifer Church

Jennifer Church

Faculty Assistant
jechurch@ucsd.edu
HDSI 306 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm

Provide administrative support to HDSI faculty research and assist with the management of daily operations across various units in HDSI. Areas of specialization may include, fiscal transactions, academic personnel, student affairs support, events and media.

Business Office Faculty Assistance/Operations HDSITeam
Patricia Coakley

Patricia Coakley

Faculty Assistant
pcoakley@ucsd.edu
(360) 610-8460
HDSI 306 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: Tu, Th | Remote: M, W, F

Provide administrative support to HDSI faculty research and assist with the management of daily operations across various units in HDSI. Areas of specialization may include, fiscal transactions, academic personnel, student affairs support, events and media.

Staff HDSITeam Business Office Faculty Assistance/Operations
David Danks

David Danks

Professor, HDSI Faculty Council Chair
ddanks@ucsd.edu
Tenure-Track HDSI Chair Council Faculty
Virginia de Sa

Virginia de Sa

Professor, HDSI Associate Director
Faculty Associate Director Endowed Chairs Tenure-Track Administrative Oversight Council
Christine Deng

Christine Deng

Student Graphic Designer
HDSITeam Student Staff
Doug Dutson

Doug Dutson

Academic Personnel Analyst

F (on campus)

HDSITeam AP Relations
Steven Ford

Steven Ford

Assistant Dean, HDSI & SDSC
sford@ucsd.edu
HDSI | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, Tu, W, Th, F

Responsible for the administrative oversight for HDSI including long-range planning, resource administration, institutional and policy development and analysis and administrative leadership. Serve as lead financial and administrative officer and strategic consultant to HDSI leadership on resources and advises on all aspects of University policies and procedures

Administrative Oversight Assistant Dean
Amy Giang-Tran

Amy Giang-Tran

HR Manager – Employee Relations
agiang@ucsd.edu
SDSC

Manages: Discussion on equities and reclass, Stipends, Employee Relations / other issues, Salary approval

Human Resources HR Manager
Rajesh Gupta

Rajesh Gupta

Distinguished Professor, HDSI Founding Director
858.822.4391
Faculty Tenure-Track Director Administrative Oversight Council
Daniel Hazlett

Daniel Hazlett

HR Specialist – TA/Tutors, Timekeeping
dghazlett@ucsd.edu
SDSC

Manages: TAs, Tutors, STAR awards, Staff Onboarding, Benefits

Human Resources
Kyle Hofer-Mora

Kyle Hofer-Mora

Assistant Director for External Relations and Strategic Initiatives
khofer@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-3040
HDSI 409 | Hours: 8:30am - 5:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: T, F

Serve as key member of executive team in developing and implementing the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute's unique education, training and development programs and operations, and play a strategic role in supporting the Director in growing the program portfolio.

Back up: Jen Morgan

External Relations external relations leadership
Laura Horton

Laura Horton

Graduate Admissions Advisor
lkhorton@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-9066
HDSI 116 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: M, Tu, W | Remote: Th, F

Responsible for graduate student admissions and recruitment.

Back up: Julia Nemeth

HDSITeam Graduate Student Affairs Graduate Admissions
Kelly Jensen

Kelly Jensen

Career Advisor and Alumni/Employer Outreach Specialist
kbjensen@ucsd.edu
HDSI 139 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M,W | Remote: Tu, Th, F

Advise and connect students with appropriate internships and career opportunities, as well as other experiential opportunities and provide career advising with a focus in the field of Data Science

Industry Relations Career Services External Relations Staff HDSITeam
David Lightfoot

David Lightfoot

Administrative Assistant for External Relations
dhlightfoot@ucsd.edu
HDSI 247 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: Tu, F

Provides administrative support to all units which fall under the External Relations umbrella including: Industry Relations, Career Services, Employer Engagement, Alumni Outreach, Diversity Outreach and Professional Programs

External Relations Core External Relations
Curtis Lo

Curtis Lo

Operations Coordinator
c6lo@ucsd.edu
HDSI 406 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, W, Th | Remote: Tu, F

Provides administrative support to the social media and graphic design team and support to the Comm Director/Event Coordinator, as well as space and facilities support to the CAO.

Back up: Logan Weidenhoffer

Faculty Assistance/Operations Staff HDSITeam Business Office
Erik Mjoen

Erik Mjoen

Industry Relations Manager
emjoen@ucsd.edu
(858) 754-7144
HDSI 239 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Identifies, pursues, executes, and stewards funded collaborative industry partners for the HDSI. Maintains a portfolio of Industry Partner Alliance (IPA) corporate/government partners. Work with Industry Partners to increase coporate investment in talent, research, and other programs/initiatives at HDSI.

Back up: Sophia Tran

Staff HDSITeam External Relations industry relations manager
Jen Morgan

Jen Morgan

Chief Administrative Officer
jlmorgan@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-5415
HDSI 408 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: Tu, F

The executive level business leader of the department with demonstrated expertise in university administration, with special interests in resource management in a scientific department.

Back up: Steven Ford

Administrative Oversight MSO Staff HDSITeam
Seshashayee (Sesh) Murthy

Seshashayee (Sesh) Murthy

Strategic Research Initiatives Specialist
semurthy@ucsd.edu
HDSI 251 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, Tu, W, Th | Remote: F
Staff HDSITeam Business Office
Saura Naderi

Saura Naderi

K-14 Outreach Director
snaderi@ucsd.edu
HDSI 305 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Serve as the technical advisor and technical content developer for data science education programs and relevant curricula for HDSI; with a primary focus on broadening participation and improving retention among students from underrepresented groups in computing.

External Relations Core External Relations
Julia Nemeth

Julia Nemeth

Graduate Program Manager
jnemeth@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-3574
HDSI 114 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm

Responsible for the management and administration of the HDSI graduate programs, graduate support for MS and PhD students including and annual TA allocations, student appointments/fellowships as well as graduate instruction.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Staff HDSITeam grad affairs manager
Sonlong Nguyen

Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Manager
svn001@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-4619
HDSI 118 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: W | Remote: M, Tu, Th, F

Responsible for the administrative management of the Student Affairs Unit, both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Back up: Jen Morgan

Student Affairs student affairs director
Kaleigh O’Merry

Kaleigh O’Merry

Special Projects & Initiatives Analyst
k1omerry@ucsd.edu
(619) 942-6419
HDSI 407 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, W, F | Remote: Tu, Th

Provide high-level business analyses to HDSI leadership on matters pertaining to strategic planning of resource management and budgetary processes related to existing and proposed programs, special project and strategic initiatives.

Staff HDSITeam External Relations Core External Relations
Jessica Peurifoy

Jessica Peurifoy

Master's Program Advisor
jpeurifoy@ucsd.edu
HDSI 117 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: Tu, F

Responsible for Master's Academic Advising, providing guidance in the administration all matters pertaining to admissions of Master's and Bachelor’s/Master's Student Programs.

Back up: Kimber Worthy

HDSITeam Student Affairs Graduate Student Affairs Graduate Advising
Dimitris Politis

Dimitris Politis

Distinguished Professor, HDSI Associate Director
858.534.5861
Administrative Oversight Council Faculty Associate Director Endowed Chairs Tenure-Track
Lori Porter

Lori Porter

HR Generalist
loporter@sdsc.edu
SDSC

Manages: Short term exceptions, Service credit, Postdocs, Visiting Grads, Graduate Students

HDSITeam Human Resources
Christine Stevens

Christine Stevens

Fiscal support

Responsible for reporting, tracking, and analyzing fiscal management for all department funds.

Back up: Jen Morgan

Staff HDSITeam Business Office
Aimee Sung

Aimee Sung

HR Analyst – Recruitments and Academic Personnel
aisung@ucsd.edu
SDSC

Manages: Recruitment, Job cards, H1 Visas, Academics / Lecturers, FMLA

Human Resources
Shirley Tam

Shirley Tam

Academic Personnel Analyst
sltam@ucsd.edu
HDSITeam AP Relations

Undergrad Advisor

Academic Advisor
HDSI 111 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: W, Th, F | Remote: M, Tu

Responsible for undergraduate student advising, student petitions, student enrollment, degree audits, and is the Student Organizations Liaison.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Undergraduate Affairs
Sophia Tran

Sophia Tran

Industry Relations Project Manager
sotran@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-3016
HDSI 240 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M,W | Remote: Tu, Th, F

Researches, analyzes and develops solutions to a wide range of operational and implementation issues for HDSI's industry relations initiatives.

Back up: Erik Mjoen

Staff HDSITeam Industry Relations External Relations
Frank Vallejo

Frank Vallejo

Senior Graphic Designer and Digital Content Curator

Provide graphic design solutions, both digital and print, for a variety of outlets and communication channels on behalf of HDSI.

External Relations HDSITeam External Relations Core

Elvert Vasquez

HR Specialist
evasquez@ucsd.edu
SDSC

Manages: Student and REU hires, Volunteers, Timekeeping

HDSITeam Human Resources
Cristina Villasana

Cristina Villasana

Fiscal Assistant
cvillasana@ucsd.edu
HDSI 310B | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, W | Remote: Tu, Th, F

Provide administrative support to the executive team, business office management and faculty in HDSI. Assists Financial Analyst (FA) and Research Administrator in pre- and post-award administration.

HDSITeam Business Office Financial Staff
Mona Wang

Mona Wang

Undergraduate Program Coordinator & Academic Advisor
yiw461@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-2112 (currently inactive)
HDSI 113 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: Tu, W, Th | Remote: M, F

Responsible for all undergraduate academic advising and programming.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Undergraduate Affairs
Nika Weixelman

Nika Weixelman

Faculty Assistant
nmweixelman@ucsd.edu
HDSI 306 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Provide adminstrative support to HDSI faculty research and assist with the management of daily operations across various units in HDSI. Areas of specialization may include, fiscal transactions, academic personnel, student affairs support, events and media.

Back up: Patricia Coakley

Staff HDSITeam Business Office Faculty Assistance/Operations
Logan Wiedenhoffer

Logan Wiedenhoffer

Executive Assistant
lwiedenhoffer@ucsd.edu
(858) 648-2932
HDSI 228 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Provides support to the Director of the Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI) as well as the department Business Office.

Back up: Curtis Lo

Staff HDSITeam Business Office faculty assistant operations supervisor
Kimber Worthy

Kimber Worthy

PhD Advisor
kworthy@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-9619
HDSI 115 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, Tu, W | Remote: Th, F

Provides professional staff support for the administration and implementation of the M.S. and Ph.D programs ensuring that all students are making progress towards their degree and career goals.

Back up: Jessica Peurifoy

HDSITeam Student Affairs Graduate Student Affairs Graduate Advising

Undergrad Advisor

Academic Advisor
HDSI 111 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: W, Th, F | Remote: M, Tu

Responsible for undergraduate student advising, student petitions, student enrollment, degree audits, and is the Student Organizations Liaison.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Undergraduate Affairs
Simeng Zeng

Simeng Zeng

External Relations Event Specialist
s3zeng@ucsd.edu
HDSI 334 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: W | Remote: M, Tu, Th, F

Responsible for admissions and administrative support for executive and professional degree programs within HDSI.

Staff HDSITeam Industry Relations External Relations
Jen Morgan

Jen Morgan

Chief Administrative Officer
jlmorgan@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-5415
HDSI 408 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: Tu, F

The executive level business leader of the department with demonstrated expertise in university administration, with special interests in resource management in a scientific department.

Back up: Steven Ford

Administrative Oversight MSO Staff HDSITeam

FACULTY ASSISTANCE & OPERATIONS

Logan Wiedenhoffer

Logan Wiedenhoffer

Executive Assistant
lwiedenhoffer@ucsd.edu
(858) 648-2932
HDSI 228 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Provides support to the Director of the Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI) as well as the department Business Office.

Back up: Curtis Lo

Staff HDSITeam Business Office faculty assistant operations supervisor
Kristina Bonikowski

Kristina Bonikowski

TILOS & HDSI Faculty Assistant (50% TILOS, 50% HDSI Business Office)
kbonikowski@ucsd.edu
HDSI 310 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: Tu, W, Th | Remote: M, F

Provide administrative support for the TILOS program and Director.

Back up: Cristina Villasana

HDSITeam Business Office TILOS Staff Faculty Assistance/Operations
Jennifer Church

Jennifer Church

Faculty Assistant
jechurch@ucsd.edu
HDSI 306 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm

Provide administrative support to HDSI faculty research and assist with the management of daily operations across various units in HDSI. Areas of specialization may include, fiscal transactions, academic personnel, student affairs support, events and media.

Business Office Faculty Assistance/Operations HDSITeam
Patricia Coakley

Patricia Coakley

Faculty Assistant
pcoakley@ucsd.edu
(360) 610-8460
HDSI 306 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: Tu, Th | Remote: M, W, F

Provide administrative support to HDSI faculty research and assist with the management of daily operations across various units in HDSI. Areas of specialization may include, fiscal transactions, academic personnel, student affairs support, events and media.

Staff HDSITeam Business Office Faculty Assistance/Operations
Curtis Lo

Curtis Lo

Operations Coordinator
c6lo@ucsd.edu
HDSI 406 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, W, Th | Remote: Tu, F

Provides administrative support to the social media and graphic design team and support to the Comm Director/Event Coordinator, as well as space and facilities support to the CAO.

Back up: Logan Weidenhoffer

Faculty Assistance/Operations Staff HDSITeam Business Office
Nika Weixelman

Nika Weixelman

Faculty Assistant
nmweixelman@ucsd.edu
HDSI 306 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Provide adminstrative support to HDSI faculty research and assist with the management of daily operations across various units in HDSI. Areas of specialization may include, fiscal transactions, academic personnel, student affairs support, events and media.

Back up: Patricia Coakley

Staff HDSITeam Business Office Faculty Assistance/Operations

FINANCIAL

Cristina Villasana

Cristina Villasana

Fiscal Assistant
cvillasana@ucsd.edu
HDSI 310B | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, W | Remote: Tu, Th, F

Provide administrative support to the executive team, business office management and faculty in HDSI. Assists Financial Analyst (FA) and Research Administrator in pre- and post-award administration.

HDSITeam Business Office Financial Staff
Kyle Hofer-Mora

Kyle Hofer-Mora

Assistant Director for External Relations and Strategic Initiatives
khofer@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-3040
HDSI 409 | Hours: 8:30am - 5:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: T, F

Serve as key member of executive team in developing and implementing the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute's unique education, training and development programs and operations, and play a strategic role in supporting the Director in growing the program portfolio.

Back up: Jen Morgan

External Relations external relations leadership
Thomas Cahoon

Thomas Cahoon

Senior Coordinator, Admissions and Student Success for Master of Data Science Program
tpcahoon@ucsd.edu
HDSI 250 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Responsible for admissions and administrative support for graduate executive and professional programs within HDSI.

HDSITeam External Relations Core External Relations
David Lightfoot

David Lightfoot

Administrative Assistant for External Relations
dhlightfoot@ucsd.edu
HDSI 247 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: Tu, F

Provides administrative support to all units which fall under the External Relations umbrella including: Industry Relations, Career Services, Employer Engagement, Alumni Outreach, Diversity Outreach and Professional Programs

External Relations Core External Relations
Saura Naderi

Saura Naderi

K-14 Outreach Director
snaderi@ucsd.edu
HDSI 305 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Serve as the technical advisor and technical content developer for data science education programs and relevant curricula for HDSI; with a primary focus on broadening participation and improving retention among students from underrepresented groups in computing.

External Relations Core External Relations
Kaleigh O’Merry

Kaleigh O’Merry

Special Projects & Initiatives Analyst
k1omerry@ucsd.edu
(619) 942-6419
HDSI 407 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, W, F | Remote: Tu, Th

Provide high-level business analyses to HDSI leadership on matters pertaining to strategic planning of resource management and budgetary processes related to existing and proposed programs, special project and strategic initiatives.

Staff HDSITeam External Relations Core External Relations
Frank Vallejo

Frank Vallejo

Senior Graphic Designer and Digital Content Curator

Provide graphic design solutions, both digital and print, for a variety of outlets and communication channels on behalf of HDSI.

External Relations HDSITeam External Relations Core

INDUSTRY RELATIONS

Erik Mjoen

Erik Mjoen

Industry Relations Manager
emjoen@ucsd.edu
(858) 754-7144
HDSI 239 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Identifies, pursues, executes, and stewards funded collaborative industry partners for the HDSI. Maintains a portfolio of Industry Partner Alliance (IPA) corporate/government partners. Work with Industry Partners to increase coporate investment in talent, research, and other programs/initiatives at HDSI.

Back up: Sophia Tran

Staff HDSITeam External Relations industry relations manager
Kelly Jensen

Kelly Jensen

Career Advisor and Alumni/Employer Outreach Specialist
kbjensen@ucsd.edu
HDSI 139 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M,W | Remote: Tu, Th, F

Advise and connect students with appropriate internships and career opportunities, as well as other experiential opportunities and provide career advising with a focus in the field of Data Science

Industry Relations Career Services External Relations Staff HDSITeam
Sophia Tran

Sophia Tran

Industry Relations Project Manager
sotran@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-3016
HDSI 240 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M,W | Remote: Tu, Th, F

Researches, analyzes and develops solutions to a wide range of operational and implementation issues for HDSI's industry relations initiatives.

Back up: Erik Mjoen

Staff HDSITeam Industry Relations External Relations
Simeng Zeng

Simeng Zeng

External Relations Event Specialist
s3zeng@ucsd.edu
HDSI 334 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: W | Remote: M, Tu, Th, F

Responsible for admissions and administrative support for executive and professional degree programs within HDSI.

Staff HDSITeam Industry Relations External Relations

ACADEMIC PERSONNEL

Doug Dutson

Doug Dutson

Academic Personnel Analyst

F (on campus)

HDSITeam AP Relations
Shirley Tam

Shirley Tam

Academic Personnel Analyst
sltam@ucsd.edu
HDSITeam AP Relations

STAFF HUMAN RESOURCES

Amy Giang-Tran

Amy Giang-Tran

HR Manager – Employee Relations
agiang@ucsd.edu
SDSC

Manages: Discussion on equities and reclass, Stipends, Employee Relations / other issues, Salary approval

Human Resources HR Manager
Daniel Hazlett

Daniel Hazlett

HR Specialist – TA/Tutors, Timekeeping
dghazlett@ucsd.edu
SDSC

Manages: TAs, Tutors, STAR awards, Staff Onboarding, Benefits

Human Resources
Lori Porter

Lori Porter

HR Generalist
loporter@sdsc.edu
SDSC

Manages: Short term exceptions, Service credit, Postdocs, Visiting Grads, Graduate Students

HDSITeam Human Resources
Aimee Sung

Aimee Sung

HR Analyst – Recruitments and Academic Personnel
aisung@ucsd.edu
SDSC

Manages: Recruitment, Job cards, H1 Visas, Academics / Lecturers, FMLA

Human Resources

Elvert Vasquez

HR Specialist
evasquez@ucsd.edu
SDSC

Manages: Student and REU hires, Volunteers, Timekeeping

HDSITeam Human Resources
Sonlong Nguyen

Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Manager
svn001@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-4619
HDSI 118 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: W | Remote: M, Tu, Th, F

Responsible for the administrative management of the Student Affairs Unit, both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Back up: Jen Morgan

Student Affairs student affairs director
Kate Carpenter

Kate Carpenter

Administrative Assistant
kjcarpenter@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-0198
HDSI 110A | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: W, Th, F | Remote: M, Tu

Provide administrative support to the Student Affairs unit.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Student Affairs Core HDSITeam

GRADUATE PROGRAM

Julia Nemeth

Julia Nemeth

Graduate Program Manager
jnemeth@ucsd.edu
(858) 246-3574
HDSI 114 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm

Responsible for the management and administration of the HDSI graduate programs, graduate support for MS and PhD students including and annual TA allocations, student appointments/fellowships as well as graduate instruction.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Staff HDSITeam grad affairs manager
Caesar Aceituno

Caesar Aceituno

Graduate Financial Assistant
caceitun@ucsd.edu
HDSI 110B | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: M, Tu, W | Remote: Th, F

Responsible for graduate financial support (payroll/stipends), administration of Instructional Apprenticeship Program (TA/IA).

Back up: Julia Nemeth

HDSITeam Student Affairs Graduate Student Affairs Staff
Laura Horton

Laura Horton

Graduate Admissions Advisor
lkhorton@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-9066
HDSI 116 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: M, Tu, W | Remote: Th, F

Responsible for graduate student admissions and recruitment.

Back up: Julia Nemeth

HDSITeam Graduate Student Affairs Graduate Admissions
Jessica Peurifoy

Jessica Peurifoy

Master's Program Advisor
jpeurifoy@ucsd.edu
HDSI 117 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: M,W,Th | Remote: Tu, F

Responsible for Master's Academic Advising, providing guidance in the administration all matters pertaining to admissions of Master's and Bachelor’s/Master's Student Programs.

Back up: Kimber Worthy

HDSITeam Student Affairs Graduate Student Affairs Graduate Advising
Kimber Worthy

Kimber Worthy

PhD Advisor
kworthy@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-9619
HDSI 115 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: M, Tu, W | Remote: Th, F

Provides professional staff support for the administration and implementation of the M.S. and Ph.D programs ensuring that all students are making progress towards their degree and career goals.

Back up: Jessica Peurifoy

HDSITeam Student Affairs Graduate Student Affairs Graduate Advising

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

Undergrad Advisor

Academic Advisor
HDSI 111 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: W, Th, F | Remote: M, Tu

Responsible for undergraduate student advising, student petitions, student enrollment, degree audits, and is the Student Organizations Liaison.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Undergraduate Affairs
Mona Wang

Mona Wang

Undergraduate Program Coordinator & Academic Advisor
yiw461@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-2112 (currently inactive)
HDSI 113 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: Tu, W, Th | Remote: M, F

Responsible for all undergraduate academic advising and programming.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Undergraduate Affairs

Undergrad Advisor

Academic Advisor
HDSI 111 | Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm | Onsite: W, Th, F | Remote: M, Tu

Responsible for undergraduate student advising, student petitions, student enrollment, degree audits, and is the Student Organizations Liaison.

Back up: Sonlong Nguyen

Student Affairs Undergraduate Affairs
Reuben Chatterjee

Reuben Chatterjee

Student Social Media Assistant
Student Staff
Christine Deng

Christine Deng

Student Graphic Designer
HDSITeam Student Staff
Yusu Wang

Yusu Wang

Professor
Tenure-Track TILOS Director Council Faculty
Arya Mazumdar

Arya Mazumdar

Associate Professor
Tenure-Track TILOS Deputy Director Council Faculty
Angela Berti

Angela Berti

TILOS Managing Director
TILOS TILOS- Managing Director
Kristina Bonikowski

Kristina Bonikowski

TILOS & HDSI Faculty Assistant (50% TILOS, 50% HDSI Business Office)
kbonikowski@ucsd.edu
HDSI 310 | Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm | Onsite: Tu, W, Th | Remote: M, F

Provide administrative support for the TILOS program and Director.

Back up: Cristina Villasana

HDSITeam Business Office TILOS Staff Faculty Assistance/Operations