College of Science & Engineering Directory


Photo of Frank Pezold Frank Pezold, Ph.D.
Dean of the College
Office: CI 372
Phone: (361) 825-2349


Fish diversity, systematics, ecology and conservation
Photo of Michele Roth Michele Roth
Executive Assistant
Office: CI 372
Phone: (361) 825-2349



Photo of Lea-Der Chen Lea-Der Chen, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research; Director, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
Office: CI 371
Phone: (361) 825-3046


Combustion and Gasification of Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Fuel Characterization; Fuel Cells; Immersive Evaluation of Vehicles; Solar Thermal Power; Wind Turbine
Photo of Mario Garcia Mario Garcia, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academics; Professor, Computer Science
Office: CI 370
Phone: (361) 825-2898


Network Security; Intrusion Detection/Prevention; Computer Forensics; Web Security; Software Engineering; Artificial Intelligence; Neural Networks; Fuzzy Logic; Intelligent Agents; Genetic Algorithms.

Photo of Sunil Mathur Sunil Mathur, Ph.D.
Assistant to the Dean for Research & Development and Professor of Math
Office: CI 356
Phone: (361) 825-3932


Dr. Mathur's research interests include childhood obesity, memory loss, epigenetics, cancer research, public health, biostatistics, genomics, big data, and epidemiology.

Photo of Sharon Magnuson Sharon Magnuson
Biomolecular Core Lab Coord
Office: CS 245
Phone: (361) 825-2757


Photo of Sasha Sentz Sasha Sentz
Administrative Assistant
Office: CI 350B
Phone: (361) 825-6094



Photo of Krystal Thomasson Krystal Thomasson
Event Coordinator
Office: CI 352
Phone: (361) 825-2479


Photo of Cynthia Williams Cynthia Williams
Senior Administrative Assistant
Office: CI 350A
Phone: (361) 825-5777



Photo of Lisa Garza Lisa Garza
College Business Manager
Office: CI 369
Phone: (361) 825-2560


Photo of Jordan Greer Jordan Greer
Grants Coordinator
Office: CI 368
Phone: (361) 825-3938



Photo of Luis Hernandez Luis Hernandez
Grants Coordinator
Office: CI 354
Phone: (361) 825-3207



Photo of Tom Merrick Tom Merrick
Information Technology Manager
Office: CI 353
Phone: (361) 825-2435


Photo of David Burk David Burk
Network Manager II
Office: CI 318
Phone: (361) 825-3379



Photo of Philip Spreen Philip Spreen
Operations Manager
Office: CS 126A
Phone: (361) 825-3304


Photo of Roy Ferdin Roy Ferdin
Operations Technician II
Office: CS 126
Phone: (361) 825-2471



Photo of Laura Helbling Laura Helbling
Purchasing Specialist
Office: CS 126B
Phone: (361) 825-2176


Photo of Robert Retif Robert Retif
Operations Technician
Office: CS 126



Photo of Chriss Shope Chriss Shope
Field Operations Coordinator
Office: BB SHED
Phone: (361) 825-2887