Staff

UMIACS supports more than 80 faculty and 200 graduate students that represent 15 departments and six colleges and schools on the UMD campus. We also provide administrative and technical support for the dozen-plus federal scientists embedded full-time on campus working in our quantum centers and institutes, as well as support staff in the Immersive Media Design undergraduate program and the Singh Sandbox makerspace.

Matthew Baney

Assistant Director of Computational Systems

Melissa Brachfeld

Multimedia Communications Specialist

Stephen Eide

Systems Engineer

Carolyn Flowers

Associate Director of Research Administration

Emily Hartz

Executive Director, Administration & Operations

Maria Herd

Assistant Director of Communications

J'Vaughn Holmes

Facilities Coordinator

Elizabeth Hontz

Coordinator, UMIACS

Jisha Jesudass

Network Engineer

Vivian Lu

Coordinator, Payroll and Benefits

Janice Perrone

Administrative Assistant, CfAR

Dana Purcell

Coordinator, Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2)

Eric Reasoner

Network Storage Engineer

Joe Ridge

Assistant Director, Technical Students Program

Andrea Svejda

Coordinator, QuICS

Yerty Valenzuela

Director of Research Program Administration

Tom Ventsias

Director of Communications

Jane Wang

Financial Coordinator

Derek Yarnell

Director of Computing Facilities

Petra Zapf

Director, Finance

Elena Zotkina

Research Web Developer