Office of the Chair

The Office of the Chair supports all department activities, including: tenure & promotion, faculty & staff meetings, event coordination, marketing and communications.

Contract & Grants

The ECE Research Administration team covers the activities related to the full lifecycle of sponsored program administration including assistance in the preparation, coordination, and submission of proposals; supporting faculty in the post-award administration (both financial and non-financial); ensuring institutional compliance with Federal and State regulations, sponsor policy and University policy; and serving as the primary liaison between PIs, the Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP), Contracts and Grants Accounting (C&G) and other University core offices involved in grant administration.


The facilities area maintains and upgrades the physical environment in which the department works. Locations include: Benton Hall, Larsen Hall, portions of NEB, and FICS in the MAE building. In addition, the area provides the following services: package delivery, office support, building access, and department inventory.

Fiscal & Travel

The area is in charge of processing departmental expenditures consisting of Pcard purchases, Purchase Orders, unencumbered payments and reimbursements.

Information Technology

The ECE IT area provides computing support to students, staff and faculty members within and associated with our Department. They provide shared resources such as email, Web hosting, Name Service, network file storage, and application servers for critical departmental laboratory, teaching, and research computing resources.

Payroll & Personnel

The ECE Payroll/Personnel office coordinates all personnel/payroll activities/transactions.

Student Services

Student Services provides academic advising services to all ECE students.

Research Centers and other staff

Research center staff support the various research activities of department-affiliated institutes, labs, and centers.