Committees

Title Committee Description Committee Chair Members
Academic Committee

Work related to undergraduate and graduate curricula and degree programs; oversight of scholarship and fellowship awards/funds

Chris Castro
Ave Arellano, Eyad Atallah, Ali Behrangi, Brittany Ciancarelli, Xiquan Dong, Ty Ferré , Guo-Yue Niu, Lupe Romero, Dale Ward, Martha Whitaker
Admissions Committee (Academic Sub-Committee)

Work related to graduate admissions

Christopher Castro, Ty Ferré
Awards (Staff & Faculty)

Work related to the nomination of staff and faculty awards

Hoshin Gupta and Avelino Arellano
Laura Condon, Xubin Zeng
Awards - Students (Academic Sub-Committee)

Work related to the nomination of student awards, encompassing scholarships available to students enrolled in the HAS department and awards offered by the College of Science

Chris Castro
Ave Arellano, Eyad Atallah, Ali Behrangi, Brittany Ciancarelli, Xiquan Dong, Ty Ferré , Guo-Yue Niu, Lupe Romero, Martha Whitaker, Dale Ward
Development & Industrial Affiliates

Promote philanthropic suport for the department's research, teaching and outreach programs via Alumni, Advocacy and Corporate Relations 

Eric Betterton, Thomas Meixner
El Día

Advisors for El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera, the spring event showcasing student research in Schools of Earth & Environmental Sciences/COS and Natural Resources & the Environment/CALS

Ty Ferré , Erma Santander, HAS Student Association
Executive Committee

Advisors to the department head on academic, business, finance, infrastructure, and personnel matters

Tom Meixner
Chris Castro, Martha Whitaker, Xubin Zeng
HAS Seminar

Coordinators of the department's weekly colloquium series featuring invited speakers

Yang Song
Bo Guo
Promotion and Tenure Committee

Work related to the promotion and tenure of tenure-track faculty members

Larry Winter
Jennifer McIntosh, Xubin Zeng, Xiquan Dong
Space and Computer Facilities

Work related to monitoring and maintaining the department's building space and computer facilities

Tim Corley, Mike Eklund