Staff

The Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering’s human constituents represent a diverse mix of individuals, including distinguished faculty, committed staff and talented students. Use the information below to lookup details (including contact information) about staff members, including office staff, student advisors, IT staff and other personnel.

  1. Administrative Staff
  2. Student Services
  3. System Administrators

Staff Duties (PDF) – A listing of each staff member’s duties and responsibilities. These details can also be found below.

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Administrative Staff

admin-office@cise.ufl.edu
Please use the above email for:
HR Needs – Hires, Terminations, Personnel Changes, J1 Requests
Travel Needs – Requests, Reimbursements
Purchasing – Ordering, PCard Receipts (reconciling), Reimbursements

calendar@cise.ufl.edu
Please use the above email for requesting a CISE conference room.

NameDetails
Coleman, Cheryl
Research Administrator
ccole@eng.ufl.edu
352-294-2043
E360 CSE

Duties
- Oversee/Submit proposals
- Approve grant expenditures
- Monitor grant spending
- Process/Initiate corrections to spending
- Prepare financial reports
Colson, Marcia "Tessie"
Fiscal Assistant lll
mcolson@ufl.edu
352-273-2554
E301 CSE

Duties
- Budget Reconciliation
- Approving Pcards
- Special Travel/Group Activities/Spending
- Renovations
Cunningham, Paula
Office Manager
pjcu@ufl.edu
352-392-1200
E301 CSE

Duties
- All HR hires/terminations/edits, etc.
- Payroll distributions
- GA Letters of Appointment (fee waiver)
- Additional payments (On-Line, etc.)
- Liaison between CISE & Tax Services
- Space reporting
- Visa status updates
Glisson, Joan
HR Assistant
joanmglisson@ufl.edu
352-392-0099
E301 CSE

Duties
- Assist OM with all OPS/STAS hires
- Process J1 applications
- Time Reporting/Approval audit
- Notary
- Key distribution
Griffith, Emily
Research Administrator
egriffith@eng.ufl.edu
352-294-0471
E358 CSE

Duties
- Oversee/Submit proposals
- Approve grant expenditures
- Monitor grant spending
- Process/Initiate corrections to spending
- Prepare financial reports
- Pcard approvals
Hsueh, Jessie
Fiscal Assistant - Travel
hsuehhueiwen@ufl.edu
352-392-0092
E301 CSE

Duties
- Travel
- Reconcile Travel PCard purchases
- Input PCard Info for travel purchases
Logan, Allison
Marketing & Communication Specialist
allisonlogan@ufl.edu
352-273-2608
E322 CSE

Duties
- All Department Marketing
- Newsletter Editor/Designer
- Promotional Material for Events/Conferences
- Social Media
- Manages Website Content
- Department SWAG Purchases
- Name Tag Ordering
- CDW Coordinator
Molina, Rodolfo
Research Administrator
rmolina@eng.ufl.edu
352-392-0054
E364 CSE

Duties
- Oversee/Submit proposals
- Approve grant expenditures
- Monitor grant spending
- Process/Initiate corrections to spending
- Prepare financial reports
- Pcard approvals
Stephens, Tina
Assistant to Department Chair
tstephens@cise.ufl.edu
352-392-1201
E301 CSE

Duties
- Chair’s travel
- Chair’s expense reimbursements
- Chair’s calendar
- Organizer IAB
- T&P
- Faculty evaluations
- Assist faculty interviewees
- Update Dept Phone Directory
- Graduate Faculty Status requests
Walters, Matthew
Associate Director Admin Services
mwalt@eng.ufl.edu
352-392-0350
E362 CSE

Duties
- Oversee all financial transactions
- Effort Reporting
- Faculty Assignment Reports
- Pcard approvals
- Prepare financial reports
- Approve travel
- Faculty payroll distributions
- Monitor all department accounts
Williams, Kendra
Research Administrator
kendrawilliams@ufl.edu
352-273-4045
E356 CSE

Duties
- Oversee/Submit proposals
- Approve grant expenditures
- Monitor grant spending
- Process/Initiate corrections to spending
- Prepare financial reports
- Pcard approvals

Student Services

NameDetails
Best, Todd
Undergrad Advising
tbest@cise.ufl.edu
352-392-1090
E411 CSE

Duties
- Undergraduate Academic Advisor: Computer Science (EG & LS) & Digital Arts and Sciences
- Undergraduate advising issues (2nd year and above)
- Advising hold removal
- Coordinate departmental probation
- Oversee Academic Tutoring Center
- Maintain undergraduate blog (non-vital news and announcements)
- Set up department course schedule
- Coordinate transfer admission evaluation
- Reserve classrooms for academic purposes
- Meet with prospective students
- Department grading coordinator (along with other Academic Advisor III)
- Coordinate Honors Theses for undergrads
- Liaison to College of Engineering
- Liaison to Innovation Academy
- Liaison to Career Resource Center
Bird, J. Kevin
Undergrad Advising
kevin.bird@ufl.edu
352-294-2076
E410 CSE

Duties
- Undergraduate Academic Advisor: Computer Science (EG & LS) & Digital Arts and Sciences
- Undergraduate advising issues (2nd year and above)
- Advising hold removal
- Coordinate departmental probation
- Oversee Academic Tutoring Center
- Maintain undergraduate blog (non-vital news and announcements)
- Set up department course schedule
- Coordinate transfer admission evaluation
- Reserve classrooms for academic purposes
- Meet with prospective students
- Department grading coordinator (along with other Academic Advisor III)
- Coordinate Honors Theses for undergrads
- Liaison to College of Engineering
- Liaison to Innovation Academy
- Liaison to Career Resource Center
Cook, Adrienne
Graduate Advising
alcook@eng.ufl.edu
352-392-7392
E408 CSE

Duties
- Graduate Student Academic Advisor
- Registration, drop/add, hold, issues
- Graduate Petitions
- Degree Certification
- Proposal/candidacy processing
- Graduation verification
- Minor degree requirements
- Tracking at-risk students
- Various petitions
- Grades input for research courses
- Tracking enrollment (for IWL purposes)
- Maintain grad email lists
- GIMS data input, updates, verification
- Maintain PhD grad database
- TA evals
- Annual PhD student evals
- Achievement Award tracking
- TA data (and TAAS data input)
- Taulbee
- AAR
- Credential holds
- Advising holds
- QE exam – all paperwork, scheduling, spreadsheet info
- Track SPEAK score issues
McCarty, Jessica
Undergrad Advising
jessicamccarty@ufl.edu
352-294-2075
E409 CSE

Duties
- Undergraduate Academic Advisor: Computer Science (EG & LS) & Digital Arts and Sciences
- Undergraduate advising issues (2nd year and above)
- Advising hold removal
- Coordinate departmental probation
- Oversee Academic Tutoring Center
- Maintain undergraduate blog (non-vital news and announcements)
- Set up department course schedule
- Coordinate transfer admission evaluation
- Reserve classrooms for academic purposes
- Meet with prospective students
- Department grading coordinator (along with other Academic Advisor III)
- Coordinate Honors Theses for undergrads
- Liaison to College of Engineering
- Liaison to Innovation Academy
- Liaison to Career Resource Center
Sapp, Kristina
Admissions Assistant
klsapp@cise.ufl.edu
352-392-1090
E407 CSE

Duties
- Graduate Admissions
- Processing for B/M, grad transfer, non-traditional, concurrent
- Post Baccalaureate applications
- Senior Certificate
- Cooperative Practical Training
- Optional Practical Training
- Recruiting (especially February Ph.D. recruiting)
- Assist with Orientation
- Faculty Regalia
- Maintain job blog for grad students
- Manage Master’s/Ph.D. mailing list

System Administrators

consult@cise.ufl.edu

NameDetails
Acosta, Dayron Edmundo
System Admin/Programmer
dayron.acosta@ufl.edu
352-294-0416
E314B CSE

Duties
- Main Administration
- Windows Server Desktop Administration
Eicher, Dan
IT Manager
dhe@cise.ufl.edu
352-294-0415
E314A CSE

Duties
- Unix Server/Desktop Administration
- Network Administration
- Backup Administration
- Mail Administration
- Cluster (CPU/GPU) Administration
- Building Services/Maintenance/Operations Coordination
- Building Emergency Coordinators
Laurent, Addison
System Admin/Programmer
alaurent@cise.ufl.edu
352-294-0419
E314E CSE

Duties
- Unix Server/Desktop Administration
- Network Administration
- Cluster (CPU/GPU) Administration
Windischman, Mark
Computing Specialist
windisch@cise.ufl.edu
352-294-0418
E314D CSE

Duties
- Asset/ITAR/Travel Request Administration
- Hardware Support
- Building Services/Maintenance/Operations Coordination
- Building Emergency Coordinator
- Maintain Card Access System / Keypad Entry and Camera Systems

Research Coordinators

NameDetails
Brown, Timothy
Research Coordinator
timothy.brown@ufl.edu
Under direction of Kristy Boyer.