Department Contact Information

 

Student Affairs Office

Located on the first floor of  Powell Focht Bioengineering Hall (EBU 3)

Open Advising Office Hours: 

Undergraduates: Monday-Friday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Graduates: Announced via email biweekly and held via Zoom.

  • In order to remotely sign-in for undergraduate open advising office hours during the above days and times, please go here.
  • Students will be seen in the order that they sign in.

Open Advising office hours are designed for quick questions. If you wish to make an academic plan or have more complicated questions, please consider scheduling a one-on-one appointment.

Appointments: Undergraduate | Graduate

Undergraduate Affairs 

Current Students

 

For questions regarding undergraduate advising please use Virtual Advising Center via TritonLink 

Questions sent through email by current students will not be answered.

 

 

Prospective Students

 

For questions regarding undergraduate advising, please contact our office via email at be-uginfo@bioeng.ucsd.edu 

 

Undergraduate Affairs Team 

 

Elizabeth Soos
Student Affairs Manager
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 142
Email: esoos@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-1010

 

Sandra Marqas
Undergraduate Intake Advisor | MS/MEng Coordinator
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 141
Email: smarqas@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858)-822-0006

 

Kelly Thorpe
Teaching Programs Coordinator 
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 143
Email: kthorpe@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 534-7538

 

Graduate Affairs 

Current Students

 

Contact us via be-gradinfo@bioeng.ucsd.edu

 

Prospective Students

 

Contact us via be-gradinfo@bioeng.ucsd.edu

 

Graduate Affairs Team

 

Elizabeth Soos
Student Affairs Manager
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 142
Email: esoos@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-1010

 

Vanessa Hollingsworth
Graduate Affairs Coordinator | Ph.D. Graduate Advisor
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 144
Email: vkhollingsworth@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-1604

 

Please send all funding emails/inquiries to : be-gradfunding-g@ucsd.edu 

Graduate Financial Support Administrator - Open Position ~ 9/3/2022 
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall
Email:be-gradfunding-g@ucsd.edu 
Phone: (858) tbd

 

Sandra Marqas
Undergraduate Intake Advisor | MS/MEng Coordinator
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 141
Email: smarqas@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858)-822-0006

 

Kelly Thorpe
Teaching Programs Coordinator 
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 143
Email: kthorpe@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 534-7538

 


Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Fran Perez Estrada
Graduate Affairs Coordinator
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 141.2
Email: fperezestrada@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) tbd

 


Administrative & Business Affairs Office

Located on the first floor of  Powell Focht Bioengineering Hall (EBU 3)

Our office has appointment only access.

Please email the individual you are planning to meet.

See our team's contact information below.

Administrative Affairs 

Management Team

 

Dr. Adam Engler
Department Chair
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 133
Email: bechair@eng.ucsd.edu 
Phone: (858) 246-0678

 

Irene Hom, MBA
Chief Administrative Officer | MSO
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 136
Email: ihom@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-0493

 

Gabriela Moreira
Executive Assistant to the Chair & CAO
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 131G
Email: gmoreira@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-3441

 

Academic Personnel

 

Christine Jacobs
Academic Personnel Analyst 2
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm.138
Email: cjacobsstone@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-2290

 

Human Resources

 

Ley Clegg
Human Resources Generalist 2
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 139
Email: lclegg@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-1171

 

Facilities and Safety

 

Doug Guervitch
Facilities and Safety Coordinator
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 112
Email: dgurevitch@ucsd.edu 
Phone: (858) 534-2345

 

Administrative Support Team

 

Gabriela Moreira
Executive Assistant to the Chair & CAO
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 131G
Email: gmoreira@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-3441

 

Carol Kling
Program & Department Administrative Support
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 131A
Email: ckling@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 534-6828

 

Training Grant Program Support

 

Kelley Raymond
Interfaces Program and Training Grants Program Coordinator
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, 131F
Email: kjraymond@eng.ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) tba

 

Fiscal Affairs 

Management Team

 

Irene Hom
Business Officer
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 136
Email: ihom@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858)822-0493

 

Helder Balelo
Financial Manager
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Rm. 137
Email: hbalelo@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-1187

 

Research Administration Team 

 

Monica Flores
Research Administrator 3
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall - Rm.131C
Email: m1flores@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-1955

 

Janice Ka-shun Leung
Research Administrator 3 
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, 131D
Email: kleung@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 534-3753

 

Tahira Mershon
Research Administrator 3
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall,131G
Email: tmershon@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 534-2546

 

Fiscal Support Team 

 

Katia Vallejo
Project Coordinator
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, 131
kavallejo@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-1076

 

Alyssa Gonzales
Fiscal Assistant
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall (working remotely)
Email: a4gonzales@ucsd.edu
Phone: tbd

 

Jay Wu
Fiscal Assistant
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, 131
Email: jjw049@ucsd.edu
Phone: tbd

 

General Contact Information 

Department Operations

 

Business & Administrative Office: 

be-frontdesk@eng.ucsd.edu

(858) 534-7303

 

Safety Officer: 

dgurevitch@ucsd.edu

(858) 534-2345

 

Business Officer: 

ihom@ucsd.edu

(858) 822-0493

 

 

Department Chair: 

bechair@bioeng.ucsd.edu

(858) 246-0678

 

Asst. to Dept. Chair/MSO: 

gmoreira@ucsd.edu

(858) 822- 3441

Student Affairs

 

Graduate Student Affairs: 

be-gradinfo@bioeng.ucsd.edu

(858) 822-1604

 

Undergraduate Student Affairs: 

be-uginfo@bioeng.ucsd.edu

(858) 822-0006

Mailing Address

 

Department of Bioengineering
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive MC 0412
La Jolla, CA 92093-0412

FAX Number: (858) 534-5722