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Leadership

ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP

Frank Doyle

Frank J. Doyle

Dean

Dean Francis J. Doyle III manages new faculty recruitment and faculty relations (authorizes faculty searches; directs and approves promotion reviews; approves special appointments); leads strategic planning for SEAS (vision; financial needs; represents SEAS to other Harvard University deans, as well as the President and Provost); coordinates fundraising and alumni relations; determines and implements educational, research, and administrative goals.

Area Chairs

Area Chairs are a clear single point of responsibility for each academic concentration (existing and proposed) and are responsible for mentoring tenure-track faculty and for the oversight of Area-related searches, reviews, and promotions.

Petros Koumoutsakos

Petros Koumoutsakos

Area Chair for Applied Mathematics

Vinothan N. Manoharan

Interim Area Chair for Applied Physics (Fall 2021)

Lene V. Hau

Area Chair for Applied Physics (Spring 2022)

Samir Mitragotri

Area Chair for Bioengineering (Fall 2021)

Jennifer Lewis

Area Chair for Bioengineering (Spring 2022)

Eddie Kohler

Area Chair for Computer Science

Marko Loncar

Area Chair for Electrical Engineering

Steven C. Wofsy

Area Co-Chair for Environmental Science and Engineering

Frank N Keutsch

Area Co-Chair for Environmental Science and Engineering

Mike Aziz

Michael J. Aziz

Area Chair for Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Oversees planning for all strategic aspects of the organization, including: finance and budget, administration and staffing, physical resources and space, IT, resource development, communications, and the fundraising campaign, including financial relationships with FAS, other Schools and the Center, and enhanced space, financial, and campus planning for Allston and the Campaign.

Tim Bowman

Dean for Administration and Finance

Anas Chalah

Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning

Catherine A. Chute

Assistant Dean for Professional Programs

Fawwaz Habbal

Executive Dean for Education and Research

David Hwang

David Hwang

Dean for Research

Kim Harris

Kimberly Harris

Assistant Dean for Human Resources

Paul Karoff

Associate Dean for Communications & Strategic Priorities

Eric Mazur

Academic Dean

Rebecca Nesson

Rebecca Nancy Nesson

Dean for Academic Programs

Hanspeter Pfister

Academic Dean

Pamela Choi Redfern

Assistant Dean for Space Planning and Design

Leslie Schaffer

Leslie E Schaffer

Associate Dean for Finance

Diane L. Schneeberger

Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs

Alexis J. Stokes

Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Jim Waldo

James H. Waldo

Chief Technology Officer

STEERING COMMITTEE

Chaired by the Dean, this group provides counsel and guidance on important matters that span finance, administration, faculty affairs, academic programs, research, communications, and diversity, inclusion & belonging (DIB) initiatives.

  • Frank Doyle (Chair)
  • Michael Aziz (MSME Area Chair)
  • Tim Bowman (E-O)
  • Lene Hau (AP Area Chair, Spring)
  • David Hwang (E-O)
  • Paul Karoff (E-O)
  • Frank Keutsch (ESE Area co-Chair)
  • Eddie Kohler (CS Area Chair)
  • Petros Koumoutsakos (AM Area Chair)
  • Jennifer Lewis (BIO Area Chair, Spring)
  • Marko Loncar (EE Area Chair)
  • Vinothan Manoharan (Interim AP Area Chair)
  • Eric Mazur (Academic Dean)
  • Samir Mitragotri (BIO Area Chair, Fall)
  • Rebecca Nesson (E-O)
  • Hanspeter Pfister (Academic Dean)
  • Diane Schneeberger (E-O)
  • Alexis Stokes (E-O)
  • Steven Wofsy (ESE Area co-Chair)

Ex-officio (E-O) indicates that the committee member is included on the committee because of their main role at SEAS.