Engineering Graduate Programs

Online Master’s Programs

Experience world-class academics online, where ever you are, in Master of Computer and Information Technology (MCIT), Master of Science in Engineering in AI (MSE-AI), and Master of Science in Engineering in Data Science (MSE-DS). For contacts and more information on the Penn Engineering Online Master’s programs, please visit this page.


Philadelphia Campus Graduate Program Contacts

Each degree program is managed through a Graduate Chair or Program Director. The Chair is assisted by a Graduate Administrator, who is the first point of contact for questions about a program or major. For degree program websites, please use the lists above in their respective sections.


Department/Program Administrator Chair/Program Director
Bioengineering (BE):
Master’s and PhD
Erin Reavy-Fredericks (Master’s)
Taylor Rosetti (PhD)
Kate Venit (PhD)
David Issadore (Master’s)
Yale Cohen (PhD)
Biotechnology (BIOT) Master’s Eshani Agrawal Bomyi Lim
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE):
Master’s and PhD
Ashley Culver John Crocker
Computer Graphics and Game Technology (CGGT) Master’s Redian Furxhiu Stephen Lane
Computer and Information Science (CIS):
Master’s and PhD
Redian Furxhiu (Master’s)
Britton Carnevali (PhD)
Swapneel Sheth (Master’s)
Anindya De (PhD)
Computer and Information Technology (MCIT) Master’s Redian Furxhiu Arvind Bhusnurmath
Data Science (DATS) Master’s Staci Kaplan Susan Davidson
Electrical and Systems Engineering (ESE): PhD

Electrical Engineering (EE) Master’s
Systems Engineering (SE) Master’s

Nicole Contosta (PhD)

Liana Shallenberg (EE Master’s)
Teddy Chappel (SE Master’s)

Troy Olsson  (PhD)

Tania Khanna (EE Master’s)
Rakesh Vohra (SE Master’s)

Integrated Product Design (IPD) Master’s Maryeileen Griffith Sarah Rottenberg
Materials Science and Engineering (MSE):
Master’s and PhD
Irene Clements Mahadevan Khantha (Master’s)
Ling Li (PhD)
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM):
Master’s and PhD
Byron Lee (Master’s)
Peter Litt (PhD)
Howard Hu  (Master’s)
Prashant Purohit (PhD)
Nanotechnology (NANO) Master’s NANO Office Mark Allen
Robotics (ROBO) Master’s Mariel Celentano M. Ani Hsieh
Scientific Computing (SCMP) Master’s Delaney Parks Talid Sinno



Engineering Certificate Programs and Contacts


The Certificate in Engineering Entrepreneurship provides a foundation of knowledge and skills for pursuing high-tech entrepreneurial opportunities, and is intended to compliment the student’s graduate education and training in the Penn Engineering’s on-campus master’s degree programs. Students are encouraged to talk with Ashley Dailey if they have questions on applying and requirements.


The Advanced Scientific Computing Certificate helps students develop unique skills at the nexus of high-performance scientific computing, data science, physical science and engineering. Students become equipped to solve the complex scientific and technological problems that carry societal impact through theory and computing. This certificate is open to all Master’s and PhD students enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania. Students are encouraged to talk with Julia Esposito if they have questions on applying and requirements.