Graduate Programs & Advising

See the UCF Graduate Catalog for complete information on the degree and certificate programs offered and the requirements for each.

CECS Graduate Affairs

Ali Gordon, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs

Kim Small, Director

Heather Houser, Graduate Coordinator

Graduate Program Coordinators

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Andrew Randall, Graduate Coordinator
Ana Lucia Salas, Graduate Assistant
Computer Science
Liqiang Wang, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
Jeanine Clements, Graduate Assistant
Digital Forensics
Cliff C. Zou, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
Jeanine Clements, Graduate Assistant
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kalpathy Sundaram, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
Diana Camerino, Graduate Assistant
Industrial Engineering
Qipeng Zheng, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
Ricardo Scuotto, Graduate  Assistant
Materials Science & Engineering
Jiyu Fang, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
Pamela Ross, Graduate Assistant
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Jihua “Jan” Gou, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
Gabriela Laboy, Graduate Assistant
Modeling and Simulation
Kirsten Seitz, Graduate Coordinator


Most graduate student advising is done by the respective programs and a student’s graduate faculty coordinator. General advising about university and college policies is offered in CECS’s Academic Affairs Office in Engineering 1, Room 107.


General Graduate Student Advising:  Heather Houser, 407-823-2455

**Graduate students are best served by their specific program faculty coordinators and staff assistants for program requirements, plans of study, and course selection.

Faculty Graduate Program Coordinators and Staff Assistants, by DepartmentClick Here