Committees

EXECUTIVE/ADVISORY COMMITTEES

(+) = Chairperson

Faculty Council

President-elect is elected for a two year term by Speed Faculty, serves as President-elect and Recording Secretary for one year, and then serves as President for one additional year. Other members are elected to two year staggered terms by the faculties of their respective departments.

NameTermRepresenting
(+) Roger Bradshaw
01/01/15-12/31/15President
Mark McGinley
01/01/14-12/31/15President-Elect
Hermann Frieboes01/01/15-12/31/16BE
Ibrahim Imam01/01/14-12/31/15CECS
Nageshwar Bhaskar01/01/14-12/31/15CEE
Kyung Kang
01/01/14-12/31/15CHE
Cindy Harnett
01/01/14-12/31/15ECE
Angela Thompson
01/01/15-12/31/16EF
Jason Saleem
01/01/15-12/31/16IE
Geoff Cobourn
01/01/15-12/31/16ME

Charge: See Bylaws, Article IV and Appendix 2.

Administrative Plans and Policies Committee

Members consist of the Dean, an Associate or Assistant Dean appointed by the Dean, all Department Chairs, the President of the Faculty Council, and the Chair of the Student Council.

NameTermRepresenting
(+) John S. Usher
Dean
Thomas Starr (or alternate as appointed by Dean)
Office of Dean
Rob S. Keynton
BE
Adel S. Elmaghraby
CECS
J.P. Mohsen
CEE
Joel Fried
CHE
Bruce Alphenaar
ECE
Patricia A. S. Ralston
EF
Suraj M. Alexander

IE
Kevin Murphy
ME
Roger Bradshaw01/01/15-12/31/15Faculty Council
Tyler Poteet
07/01/15-06/30/16Student Council

Charge: See Bylaws, Article VI and Appendix 3.

BYLAWS COMMITTEES

Faculty Affairs Committee

Each academic department nominates, if possible, two persons at the rank of Professor with tenure. The entire Speed voting faculty then elects one of those nominees to represent each constituency for three-year staggered terms. The Associate Dean for Administration Planning and Faculty Affairs shall serve as an ex-officio (non-voting) member but will not participate in promotion and tenure reviews or periodic career reviews.

NameTermRepresenting
(+) Steve Koenig
07/01/15-06/30/18BE
Anup Kumar
07/01/15-06/30/17CECS
Nageshwar Bhaskar
07/01/15-06/30/16CEE
Mahendra Sunkara
07/01/15-06/30/16CHE
Jacek Zurada
07/01/15-06/30/16ECE
Larry Tyler
07/01/15-06/30/18EF
Mickey Wilhelm
07/01/15-06/30/17IE
Bill Hnat
07/01/15-06/30/18ME
John Usher-Assoc. Dean (Ex-Officio)

Charge: See Bylaws, Appendix 5, Section 1.A.

Student Affairs Committee

Four faculty members from four different departments are selected by the Speed Faculty to serve staggered three-year terms. Three student members are selected for one-year terms by the Student Council – two from the undergraduate / MEng programs and one from the MS / PhD programs. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member.

NameTermRepresenting
Young Kim (CEE)07/01/15-06/30/18Faculty
(+) Jim Watters (CHE)07/01/15-06/30/18Faculty
Jim Lewis (EF)07/01/15-06/30/17Faculty
Ellen Brehob (ME)07/01/15-06/30/16Faculty
Tyler Poteet07/01/15-06/30/16Students (BS/MEng)
Laken Hamilton07/01/15-06/30/16Students (BS/MEng)
Gabriel Draper07/01/15-06/30/16Students (MS/PhD)
Gail DePuy-Assoc. Dean (Ex-Officio)

Charge: See Bylaws, Appendix 5, Section 1.B.

STANDING COMMITTEES

Undergraduate Education Committee

Each academic department is represented by one faculty member, selected by the department, for three-year staggered terms. One student member is selected for a one-year term by the Student Council. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member.

NameTermRepresenting
Guruprasad Giridharan07/01/15-06/30/18BE
Ibrahim Imam
07/01/15-06/30/17CECS
Mark French
07/01/15-06/30/16CEE
Sean Fu
07/01/15-06/30/16CHE
Shamus McNamara
07/01/15-06/30/18ECE
Jim Lewis
07/01/15-06/30/17EF
Monica Gentili
07/01/15-06/30/18IE
Michael Day
07/01/15-06/30/16ME
Carly Graf
07/01/15-06/30/16Students
Gail DePuy
-Assoc. Dean (Ex-Officio)

Charge: See Bylaws, Appendix 5, Section 2.A.

Graduate Education Committee

Each academic department is represented by its departmental Director of Graduate Studies. One student member is selected for a one-year term by the Student Council. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member.

NameTermRepresenting
Gina Bertocci
-BE
(+) Mehmed Kantardzic
-CECS
Zhihui Sun
-CEE
Kyung Kang
-CHE
John Naber
-ECE
Lihui Bai-IE
Peter Quesada-ME
Alexandra Doggett
07/01/15-06/30/16Students
Gail DePuy
-Assoc. Dean (Ex-Officio)

Charge: See Bylaws, Appendix 5, Section 2.B.

Research and Scholarship Committee

Each Research Area Faculty Group is represented by one faculty member selected by faculty members who identify as part of the group. One ad hoc member is selected by the Dean and serves as chair of the committee. The Associate Dean for Research serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member.

NameTermRepresenting
Kevin Walsh (ECE)
-Chair (Dean Appointment)
Tom Rockaway (CEE)
-Energy and Sustainability
Olfa Nasraoui (CECS)
-Cyber Enabled Discovery
Gina Bertocci (BE)
-Engineering Human Health
Kevin Gue (IE)
-Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics
Bob Cohn (ECE)
-Material Science and Engineering
Tom Starr
-Assoc. Dean (Ex-Officio)

Charge: See Bylaws, Appendix 5, Section 2.C.

Diversity Committee

Each academic department is represented by one faculty member, selected by the department, for two-year staggered terms. One staff member is selected by the Dean for a two-year term. One student is selected by the Student Council for a one-year term. One student for each of the Speed School RSOs with a diversity focus are selected by the RSO for a one-year term (these include, but are not limited to, the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)). The Director of Student Success also serves as a voting member of the committee.

NameTermRepresenting
TBD
07/01/15-06/30/16BE
Adrian Lauf
07/01/15-06/30/17CECS
Qian Zhao
07/01/15-06/30/17CEE
Delania Amos07/01/15-06/30/17CHE
Karla Welch
07/01/15-06/30/17ECE
Gale Crush
07/01/15-06/30/16EF
Ki-Hwan Bae
07/01/15-06/30/16IE
Stuart Williams
07/01/15-06/30/16ME
(+) Heidi Neal-Director of Student Success
Kari Donahue
07/01/15-06/30/17Speed School Staff
Brooke Barrow
07/01/15-06/30/16Student Council
Gabriel Draper07/01/15-06/30/16NSBE
Holly McTaggart
07/01/15-06/30/16SWE
TBD
07/01/15-06/30/16SHPE

Charge: See Bylaws, Appendix 5, Section 2.D.

 

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

University Faculty Senate

Nominations made by Speed faculty. Members serve three-year terms.

NameTerm
Kyung Kang
09/01/14-08/31/17
Roger Bradshaw09/01/15-08/31/18
Kevin Walsh
09/01/13-08/31/16
J.P. Mohsen09/01/13-08/31/16

Charge

University Faculty Grievance Committee

Nominations made by Speed faculty. Members serve three-year terms.

NameTerm
Kevin Walsh
07/01/15-06/30/18
Roman Yampolskiy
07/01/15-06/30/18
Robert Cohn07/01/15-06/30/18

Charge: See Appendix A.IV

University General Education Curriculum Committee

Nominations made by Speed faculty. Members serve three-year terms.

NAMETERM
Geoffrey Cobourn07/01/14-06/30/17
Ahmed Desoky
07/01/15-06/30/18

Charge (PDF)

University Graduate Council

Nominations made by Speed graduate faculty. Members serve three-year terms.

NameTerm
Aly Farag
07/01/15-06/30/18
Jacek Zurada
07/01/15-06/30/18

Charge (PDF): See Section 2.2

University Undergraduate Council

Nominations made by TBA. Members serve 3-year terms.

NameTerm
Jim Watters
07/01/13-06/30/16

Charge (PDF): See Section 2.2

University Graduate Student Academic Grievance Committee

Nominations/elections made by Speed graduate faculty. Members serve three-year terms.

NameTerm
Roman Yampolskiy
07/01/15-06/30/18
Kevin Walsh (alternate)
07/01/15-06/30/18

Charge (PDF): See Section 2.3.5

University Research Advisory Committee

Members are appointed by the Dean or Research Dean of each school. Members serve three-year terms and may be invited to continue by the EVPR.

NameTerm
Bruce Alphenaar01/01/15-12/31/17
Gina Bertocci01/01/15-12/31/17
Robert Cohn01/01/15-12/31/17

Charge

UofL Athletic Association Board of Advisors

Nominations for SSOE representatives made by Faculty Council, elected by University faculty. Members serve three-year terms. SSoE has 2 representatives maximum.

NameTerm
Eric Berson07/01/15-06/30/16
N/A
N/A

Charge (PDF)

Archive: Committees Prior to 2015 Bylaws Changes

Updated 08.31.15