Faculty & Staff in the College of Engineering & Science

Honors Convocation

Our faculty members want help you build a boundless future!  You'll sense that from the moment you start at Detroit Mercy. Almost all of our professors have a Ph.D. or other highest available degree in their field of expertise and you'll enjoy small classes because our student-faculty ratio is 14:1. You'll be working closely with accomplished, dedicated professionals whose first priority is teaching. 

Faculty and Staff Directory

Biology

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Michelle Andrzejak
Associate Professor of Biology
313-993-1183
andrzemc@udmercy.edu

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Stokes Baker
Associate Professor of Biology
313-993-1142
bakerss@udmercy.edu

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Rachelle Belanger
Associate Professor of Biology
313-993-1571
belangra@udmercy.edu

Victor Carmona
Director of Sustainability
Associate Professor of Biology
313-993-1182
carmonvi@udmercy.edu

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Stephanie Conant
*Associate Professor and Chair
313-993-1181
conantsb@udmercy.edu

Jonathan Finkel
Assistant Professor of Biology
313-993-1416
finkeljs@udmercy.edu

Gnanada Joshi
Assistant Professor of Biology
313-993-1159
gnanadjs@udmercy.edu

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Jacob Kagey
Associate Professor of Biology
313-993-1408
kageyja@udmercy.edu

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Nicole Najor
Assistant Professor of Biology
313-993-1189
najorn@udmercy.edu

Staff

Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics

Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Klaus Friedrich
Associate Professor of Chemistry
313-993-2495
friedrkj@udmercy.edu

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Katherine Lanigan
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
313-993-1569
lanigakc@udmercy.edu

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Matthew Mio
*Chair and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
313-993-3375
miomj@udmercy.edu

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Elizabeth S. Roberts-Kirchhoff
Assistant Dean for Academics
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
313-993-1021
robkires@udmercy.edu

Physics

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Meghann Murray
Stockroom Manager in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department
313-993-1259
murraymn@udmercy.edu

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Jane Schley
Administrative Assistant in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department
313-993-1258
schleyja@udmercy.edu

Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering

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Utpal Dutta
*Chair of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
313-993-1040
duttau@udmercy.edu

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Alan Hoback
Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
313-993-1578
hobackas@udmercy.edu

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James Lynch
Associate Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
313-993-3361
lynchjj@udmercy.edu

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Alexa Rihana-Abdallah
Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
313-993-1041
rihanaa@udmercy.edu

Computer Science

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Shadi Banitaan
Associate Professor
Director, Computer Science
313-993-1163
banitash@udmercy.edu

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Shadi Banitaan
Associate Professor
Director, Computer Science
313-993-1163
banitash@udmercy.edu

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Miriam Faied
Assistant Professor
Director, Robotics
313-993-1169
faiedma@udmercy.edu

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Utayba Mohammad
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
313-993-3364
mohammut@udmercy.edu

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Mark Paulik
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
*Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
313-993-1057
paulikmj@udmercy.edu

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Michael Santora
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
313-993-1057
santormj1@udmercy.edu

Mathematics

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Dawn Archey
Associate Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science
313-993-3376
archeyde@udmercy.edu

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Abhijit Dasgupta
Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Software Engineering
313-993-1062
dasgupab@udmercy.edu

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Mustafa Demir
Associate Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science
313-993-3393
demirmf@udmercy.edu

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Lazaros Kikas
*Department Chair, Mathematics Associate Professor
313-993-3379
kikasld@udmercy.edu

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Nart Shawash
Associate Professor of Mathematics
313-993-0427
shawasnm@udmercy.edu

Ioannis Souldatos
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
313-993-1410
souldaio@udmercy.edu

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Xiaohui Zhong
Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science
313-993-1013
zhongk@udmercy.edu

Mechanical Engineering

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Megan Conrad
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor
313-993-1506
conradmo@udmercy.edu

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Shuvra Das
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director of International Programs
313-993-3380
dass@udmercy.edu

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Nihad Dukhan
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
313-993-3285
dukhanni@udmercy.edu

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Richard Hill
Assistant Dean for Research & External Initiatives
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
313-993-1402
hillrc@udmercy.edu

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Darrell Kleinke
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director of Professional Engineering Programs
313-993-1140
kleinked@udmercy.edu

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Mostafa Mehrabi
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
313-993-1656
mostafme@udmercy.edu

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Kirste Plantenberg
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
313-993-1595
plantenk@udmercy.edu

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Nassif Rayess
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
*Chair, Mechanical Engineering
313-993-1402
rayesna@udmercy.edu

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Jonathan Weaver
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
313-993-3372
weaverjm@udmercy.edu

Office of the Dean

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Richard Hill
Assistant Dean for Research & External Initiatives
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
313-993-1402
hillrc@udmercy.edu

Carolyn Rimle
Assistant Dean for Academics (Engineering)
313-993-3362
rimlec@udmercy.edu

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Elizabeth S. Roberts-Kirchhoff
Assistant Dean for Academics
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
313-993-1021
robkires@udmercy.edu

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Katherine Snyder
Dean
Associate Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science
(313) 993-1216
snyderke@udmercy.edu