Case School of Engineering


Case School of Engineering
10900 Euclid Avenue Nord Hall 500
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7220

Dean's Office

Jeffrey L. Duerk

Dean and Leonard Case Professor of Engineering
About the Dean

Gary Wnek

Associate Dean, Academics 216.368.3116

Clare Rimnac

Associate Dean, Research 216.368.6442

Lisa Camp

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives 216.368.5507

Heidi Fanta

Executive Aide to the Dean 216.368.3227

Kathleen Ballou

Assistant to Associate Dean Wnek 216.368.8859

Lyn Spellman

Assistant to Associate Dean Rimnac 216.368.5755


Department Chairs

Robert F. Kirsch

Chair of Biomedical Engineering 216.368.6047

Uziel Landau

Chair of Chemical Engineering 216.368.2750

Xiangwu (David) Zeng

Chair of Civil Engineering 216.368.2923

Kenneth Loparo

Chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering 216.368.2802

David Schiraldi

Chair of Macromolecular Science and Engineering 216.368.4243

James D. McGuffin-Cawley

Chair of Materials Science and Engineering 216.368.6482

Robert Gao

Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 216.368.6045


Office of Faculty Development

Cindy Petriella

Assistant to the Associate Dean  216.368.5733


Division of Engineering Leadership and Professional Practice (Engineering Student Programs)

Bonnie Copes

Department Assistant II 216.368.5119

Debbie Fatica

Assistant Dean for Engineering Student Programs 216.368.4449

Mary Rose Tichar

Director of Cooperative Education 216.368.4447

Genine Apidone

Director of Student Engagement 216.368.5024

Development and External Affairs

Daniel Ducoff

Associate Dean 216.368.0835

Ken Johnson

National Director of Strategic Development, Campaigns and Principal Gifts

Michael Dolsak

Senior Director 216.368.1110

Marina Corleto

Director 216.368.5284

Roger Cerne

Executive Advisor 216.368.1385

Angela Puertas

Co-Director, Donor Relations & Events 216.368.1149

Lauren Biddlecombe

Co-Director, Donor Relations & Events 216.368.1149

Tiarra Thomas

Coordinator 216.368.8556


Marketing and Communications

Christine Coolick


Jacqueline Fitch

Assistant Director


Administration and Finance

Rimas Biliunas

Director of Information Technology 216.368.5177

Ann Boughner

Director of Human Resources and Leadership Development 216.368.5922

Deborah Hamzah

Director of Research Administration 216.368.5211