Faculty Senate Committees

Academic Standards Committee

  • Jeff King, Chair – Faculty Senate, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Michael Barankin – Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Bernard Bialecki – Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Stephanie Claussen – Electrical Engineering
  • Manika Prasad – Petroleum Engineering
  • Todd Ruskell – Physics
  • Paul Santi – Geology and Geological Engineering

Contact Us

Marcelo Simoes

Faculty Senate President
Professor, Electrical Engineering
Brown Hall 314E
msimoes@mines.edu
(303) 384-2350

Leadership Nomination Committee

  • Alina Handorean, Chair – Faculty Senate, Engineering, Design and Society

Library Committee

  • Paula Farca, Chair – Faculty Senate, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Carol Smith – Library
  • Rebecca Swanson – Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Jürgen Brune – Mining Engineering
  • Anna Seiffert – Library
  • Melanie Brandt – Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Erika Stromerson – Undergraduate Representative
  • Matthew Zappulla – Graduate Representative

Faculty Oversight Committee on Sports and Athletics

  • Richard Wendlandt, Chair – Geology and Geological Engineering
  • Steve Thompson, Faculty Senate, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Joe Samaniuk – Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Becky Lafrancois – Economics and Business
  • Jeffrey Wheeler – Mechanical Engineering
  • Alan Sellinger – Chemistry
  • Whitney Trainor-Gutton – Geophysics

Non-Voting

  • Daniel Fox – Vice President for Student Life & Dean of Students (Ex Officio)
  • David Hansburg – Director of Athletics (Ex Officio)

Executive Committee of the Senate

  • Tzahi Cath, Chair – President of the Faculty Senate, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Linda Battalora – Petroleum Engineering
  • Marcelo Simoes – Electrical Engineering
  • Alexis Sitchler – Geology & Geological Engineering

Graduate Council

  • Marcelo Simoes, Chair – Electrical Engineering

Spring Odd Year Elections

  • Shubham Vyas – Chemistry
  • Marte Gutierrez – Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Peter Maniloff – Economics and Business
  • Juan Lucena – Engineering, Design, & Society
  • Alexiander Gysi – Geochemistry
  • Yaoguo Li – Geophysics
  • Dave Benson – Hydrological Science & Engineering
  • Christine Baker – Library
  • Geoff Brennecka – Materials Science
  • Garritt Tucker – Mechanical Engineering
  • Jenifer Shafer – Nuclear Engineering
  • Xiaolong Yin – Petroleum Engineering
  • Jeramy Zimmerman – Physics

Spring Even Year Elections

  • Steve Pankavich – Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Moises Carreon – Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • DJ Yang – Computer Science
  • Gongguo Tang – Electrical Engineering
  • Alexander Gysi – Geology and Geological Engineering
  • John Heilbrunn – Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Zhenzhen Yu – Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Hugh Miller – Mining Engineering
  • Gabe Walton – Underground Construction and Tunneling

Research Council

  • Tzahi Cath, Chair – Faculty Senate, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Spring Odd Year Elections

  • Svitlana Pylypenko – Chemistry
  • Chris Higgins – Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Jared Carbone – Economics and Business
  • Juan Lucena – Engineering, Design & Society
  • TBD – Geochemistry
  • Rich Krahenbuhl – Geophysics
  • Adrianne Kroepsch – Hydrologic Science and Engineering
  • Eric Toberer – Materials Science
  • Paolo Tabares – Mechanical Engineering
  • Jeff King – Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Xiaolong Yin – Petroleum Engineering
  • Susanta Sarkar – Physics

Spring Even Year Elections

  • Mahadevan Ganesh – Applied Mathematics & Statistics
  • Ning Wu – Chemical & Biological Engineering
  • Hao Zhang – Computer Science
  • Payam Nayeri – Electrical Engineering
  • Richard Palin – Geology and Geological Engineering
  • Adrianne Kroepsch – Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Emmanuel De Moor – Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Nicole Smith – Mining Engineering
  • Eunhye Kim – Underground Construction and Tunneling

Nonvoting

  • Ye Li – Library

Undergraduate Council

  • Gus Greivel, Chair – Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Spring Odd Year Elections

  • Brian Trewyn – Chemistry
  • Christopher Bellona – Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Scott Houser – Economics and Business
  • Carrie McClelland – Engineering, Design, & Society
  • Andrei Swidinskiy – Geophysics
  • Gysi Evans – Library
  • Derrick Rodriguez – Mechanical Engineering
  • Luis Zerpa – Petroleum Engineering
  • Tim Ohno – Physics

Spring Even Year Elections

  • Jennifer Strong – Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Rachel Morrish – Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Jeff Paone – Computer Science
  • Jeff Schowalter – Electrical Engineering
  • Bruce Trudgill – Geology and Geological Engineering
  • Derrick Hudson – Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • Vladin Stevanovic – Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Nicole Smith – Mining Engineering

Readmissions Committee

  • Neal Sullivan – Faculty Senate, Mechanical Engineering
  • Jennifer Strong – Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Becky Swanson – Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Allison Caster – Chemistry
  • Christopher Painter-Wakefield – Computer Science
  • Susan Reynolds – Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Tyrone Vincent – Electrical Engineering
  • Ian Lange – Economics
  • Stephen Liu – Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Ashley Munson – Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Jennifer Miskimins – Petroleum Engineering

Representatives

Colorado Faculty Advisory Council (CFAC)
  • Terry Bridgeman – Applied Mathematics Statistics
Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) to Athletic Board
  • Richard Wendlandt – Geology and Geological Engineering
Parking Advisory Committee
  • Sridhar Seetharaman – Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Joe Horan – Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences