College of Engineering Leadership



Lakshmi Reddi    

Ph.D., P.E.    

College of Engineering Dean


Sonya Cooper, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean of Academics

Roles and Responsibilities: Academic policies and procedures, enrolled student affairs, curricular changes, program additions/changes, assessment, student retention activities, learning communities.

Primary interactions are with department heads, faculty and students.

Phillip De Leon, Ph.D..
Associate Dean of Research

Pre- and postaward processes, implementation of strategies for growth in research and doctoral education, development of cross-departmental/
college collaborations and foundation, industry, government, laboratory partnerships.

Primary interactions are with department heads, faculty and development directors.

Patricia Sullivan, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Outreach

K-12 programs, cooperative extension – technology transfer to address community engineering needs, increased focus on development of continuing education and training workshops for practicing engineers and professionals.

Primary interactions are with department heads and faculty.



Stephanie Armitage
Development Director

Mark Gladden
Development Director

(photo to come)

Alumni contacts, Dean’s Advisory Council, alumni relations and fundraising events.