Staff

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Sharla Alexander HR Generalist II
(352) 294-6960

Education
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Responsibilities
Human Resources team lead for Chemical Engineering and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Jennifer Barrett Academic Assistant II
(352) 273-0304

Responsibilities:

  •  Approves Bright Futures Extension Requests
  • Assists in the Coordination of the Annual Transition Event
  • Coordinates Faculty Evaluations
  • Coordinates Faculty Syllabi Uploads
  • Manages Grade Change Requests
  • Manages Lobby System and Student Workflow
  • Oversees Academic Activities Reporting
  • Oversees Internship, Co-op, and Research Registration Forms
  • Oversees Minor Forms
  • Processes Summer Waiver Requests
  • Updates and Reviews Student Files
Tina Bolton Fiscal Assistant I
(352) 294-1189

Awards

  • 2021 Years of Service at UF – 15
David Bourget End User Computing Specialist III
(352) 392-5765
Ashley Carver Research Administrator II
352-392-1753
Mary Church Director of Development
(352) 294-7988

Mary Church is the Director of Development for the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida, where she fundraises for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She comes to the University of Florida with non-profit experience having worked at the American Cancer Society where she was instrumental in making the largest nationwide gain in the Good to Great pilot for Making Strides events.…

Sonya Clements Office Assistant
(352) 392-7591
  • Property Inventory Updates
  • Space Audit Entry
  • UF Facilities Work-order Requests
  • Dosimetry Badge Coordinator
  • Fed Ex Requests
  • Building Access
  • Door Code for Labs
  • Room Reservation

Awards

  • 2021 Years of Service at UF – 30
Benjamin Crosbie Student Assistant
Melanie DeProspero Administrative Specialist II
(352) 294-1191

Responsibilities

  • Administration Operations
  • Tenure and Promotion
  • Departmental Events
  • Faculty Onboarding
  • Departmental Security Administrator
  • Facilities Operations
  • Property Custodian
  • Space Allocation
  • Facility Management

Awards

  • 2021 Years of Service at UF – 15
  • 2019 Jan Rockey Outstanding Staff Award
Dr. Warren Dixon Dean’s Leadership Professor and Department Chair
(352) 846-1463

Prof. Warren Dixon received his Ph.D. in 2000 from Clemson University. He worked as a research staff member and Eugene P. Wigner Fellow at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) until 2004, when he joined the University of Florida in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, where he is now an Ebaugh Professor and Department Chair. His main research interest has been the development and application of Lyapunov-based control techniques for uncertain nonlinear systems.…

Andrew Evans Warehouse/Stores Assistant
(352) 294-3390
Michael Fitzgerald Student Services Manager
(352) 392-6228

Education
M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University
Responsibilities

  • Academic Advising
  • Adult Learning and Development
  • Assessment and Accreditation
  • Degree Certification
  • Enrollment Management
  • Experiential Learning
  • International Programs
  • Strategic Initiatives
Pamela Gonzales Academic Program Spec I
Pynie Gonzales Business Administration Specialist III
352-294-7967
Jessica Grosso Research Administrator II
352-294-1187
Jeremy Hall Graduate Program Manager
(352) 294-1184

Jeremy is originally from Pensacola, Florida, but has called Gainesville home for more than fifteen years. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Santa Fe College in 2015 and his Master’s degree in Higher Education from the University of Florida in 2017. Jeremy worked in higher education for almost five years prior to joining the University of Florida in 2017; his professional specializations include admissions, advising, educational technology, and many other areas.…

Megan Holland Fiscal Assistant II
(352) 294-1186
Huei Wen “Jessie” Hsueh Fiscal Assistant II
(352) 392-8157

Awards

  • 2022 Productivity Staff Award
  • 2022 Years of Service at UF – 5
Austin Leto IT Professional II
(352) 846-3019
Megan McMahon Academic Program Spec I
Sierra McVeigh Undergraduate Academic Advisor I
(352) 392-3104

Education
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UF (2017)
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UF (2019)
Responsibilities

  • Advises Non-Graduating Seniors
  • Coordinates Undergraduate Advising Inbox
  • Liaison for Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution
  • Liaison for Student Organizations
  • Liaison to the Career Connections Center
  • Liaision to the HWCOE STAR Office
  • Liaison to the University Petitions Committee
  • Manages IPPD Program Applications
  • Manages Latin-American Scholarships
  • Manages Student Initiated Drop/Add Requests
  • Serves as Interviewing Officer for University Petitions

 
Awards

  • 2022 Jan Rockey Outstanding Staff Award
Greg Norton Systems Admin / Programmer II
(352) 846-1712

Awards

  • 2022 Innovation Staff Award
  • 2018 Years of Service at UF – 15
Crystal Porchiazzo Accounting Specialist
Daniel M. Preston Facilities Operations Specialist
(352) 392-3101

Education
AA General Sciences and Engineering, Santa Fe College

Responsibilities

    Keypad code and hardware maintenance
    Vehicle fleet maintenance
    Coordinate work order requests and repairs with Facilities Services
    Inventory of attractive and capital items
    Initial safety office for MAE
    Department Space Audit
    Logistical support for space moves and student team activities
    Responsible for maintenance and safety of MAE Student Design Center
    Backup mail receiving and delivery
Bashon Robinson Undergraduate Academic Advisor I
352-392-0963

Education

  •  B.S. in Sociology from UF (2018)
  •  (In Progress) M.S. in Education from UF (2023)

Responsibilities

  • Advises Second Year Students
  • Manages MAE Academic Probation Program, Advises MAE Academic Probation Students
  • Manages MAE Peer Advisor Program
  • Manages Annual Transition Event
  • Liaison to the First Year Engineering Advising Office
Shirley Robinson Undergraduate Academic Advisor I
(352) 846-1375

Responsibilities

  • Assist with advising Third and Fourth-Year Students
  • Coordinates Prospective Undergraduate Inbox
  • Liaison to the Office of Admissions
  • Liaison to the Registrar’s Office
  • Oversees Grade-a-Gator
  • Manages and Input Course/Room Schedules
  • Processes Transfer Admissions Applications
  • Processes Transient Applications

Awards

  • 2021 Jan Rockey Outstanding Staff Award
  • 2020 Years of Service at UF – 40
Loren Ruffin Marketing and Communications
Julia Sander HR Generalist I
(352) 294-6962

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, University of Florida
Master of Business Administration, University of Florida

Responsibilities
Human Resources related to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Chemical Engineering

Awards

  • 2021 Years of Service at UF – 5
Chris Sells HR Assistant
(352) 294-7939

Awards

  • 2021 Years of Service at UF – 10
Robert Sessions Research Administrator II
352-294-1568
Ericka Solano Research Administrator III
Linda Sorrels Fiscal Assistant  II
(352) 392-7290

Awards

  • 2018 Years of Service at UF – 5
Donna L Stilwell Assistant Director, Human Resources
352-294-7977

Awards

  • 2021 Years of Service at UF – 30
Eliseo Torres End User Computing Specialist II
352-846-1628
Matthew Walters Associate Director, Administrative Services
352 273 3811
Stephanie Warren Chair Assistant, Administrative Support Assistant II
(352) 294-3339
Stephanie Wells Student Assistant
Amy Wolff Research Administrator I
(352) 392-3105