Computer Science

Administrative Staff

Staff Members

  • Jeffery Adams, Academic Personnel Coordinator; Assistant to the Chair; Webmaster; Publications Coordinator
  • Natasha Coulter, Undergraduate Program Advisor
  • Noreen Johnson, Contract and Grant Manager
  • Meshell Louderman, Department Manager (Management Services Officer)
  • Melinda Meeker, Reception and Instructional Support
  • Thao Pham, Undergraduate Program Coordinator and Advisor
  • Jane Ryan, Contract and Grant Compliance Officer
  • Jessica Stoller, Graduate Student Affairs Officer; Graduate Group in Computer Science (GGCS) Coordinator and Advisor

Peer Advisors

Undergraduate

E-mail address for the undergraduate peer advisors: csadvising@ucdavis.edu

  • Jingwen Low, Computer Science and Engineering, junior
  • Bhoomi Vasishtha, Computer Science, junior

Graduate

  • Justin Perona, MS student, second year

Jeffery Adams

Academic Personnel Coordinator; Assistant to the Chair; Webmaster; Publications Coordinator

Assistant to the Department Chair and MSO; academic personnel coordinator (appointments, merits/promotions, sabbatical/leave administration), faculty and lecturer recruitments, visas and visitor appointments; department website design, development and editing; print publications design/coordinator; Industrial Affiliates Program (IAP); and alumni relations.

Phone: (530) 752-7223
Office: 2063 Kemper Hall
E-mail address: jpadams@ucdavis.edu

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Natasha Coulter

Undergraduate Program Advisor

I am here to help with academic plans (three-quarter or four-year plans), advising holds, change of major questions and minor declaration questions. I have appointments and drop in hours; please check the website for updated hours or send me an email with quick questions.

Phone: (530) 752-1338
Office: 2063E Kemper Hall
E-mail address: csadvising@ucdavis.edu

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Noreen Johnson

Contract and Grant Manager

Conduct financial analysis and financial planning for research funds. Advises faculty and researchers on processes for business contracts, consulting agreements, matching fund programs, and corporate and private gifts and donations. Provides Pre- and Post-Award grant management assistance to Principal Investigators.

Phone: (530) 754-5830
Office: 3080 Kemper Hall
E-mail address: nnjohnson@ucdavis.edu

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Meshell Louderman

Department Manager (Management Services Officer)

In consultation with Department Chair, manages the department’s administrative, business, human resources, and fiscal activities, including budget control, resource planning, oversight of instructional and research programs, and organizational/operational improvements.

Phone: (530) 752-7005
Office: 2063B Kemper Hall
E-mail address: mlouderman@ucdavis.edu

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Melinda Meeker

Reception and Instructional Support

Reception; undergraduate and graduate instructional support (copying, course evaluations, instructional announcements, room changes, etc.); textbook orders; purchases office supplies for research and instructional labs, faculty, and staff; logs technical reports; maintains copier, fax, and printers; assists with conferences and workshops as needed. Coordinates conference room reservations.

Phone: (530) 752-7004
Office: 2063 Kemper Hall
E-mail address: mmeeker@ucdavis.edu

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Thao Pham

Undergraduate Program Coordinator and Advisor

Undergraduate advisor for students in the two undergraduate majors administered by the Department: Computer Science (CS) in the College of Letters and Science and Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) in the College of Engineering; prepares class schedules and course approval forms; coordinates student petitions and exception requests; coordinates quarterly course prerequisite screening for enrolled and waitlisted students, as well as coordination of PTAs (Permission To Add numbers); assists with the development and implementation of outreach, recruitment, admissions, and retention efforts for undergraduate students. For the CSE major, coordinator for ongoing review and evaluation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and Computing Sciences Accreditation Commission (CSAC). Represents department at outreach and recruitment functions that include, among others: Preview Day, High School Scholars Day, Campus Open House Week, Picnic Day, annual student orientations, parent/student visitations, and advisor meetings.

Phone: (530) 752-7036
Office: 2063C Kemper Hall
E-mail address: csadvising@ucdavis.edu

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Jane Ryan

Contract and Grant Compliance Officer

Departmental compliance expert in University policy and procedure as well as Federal granting agency guidelines and requirements. Conduct financial analysis and financial planning for department and research funds. Advises faculty and researchers on processes for business contracts, consulting agreements, matching fund programs, and corporate and private gifts and donations. Provides Pre- and Post-Award grant management assistance to Principal Investigators. Also serves as back-up to the MSO.

Phone: (530) 752-0415
Office: 3078 Kemper Hall
E-mail address: jbryan@cs.ucdavis.edu

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Jessica Stoller

Graduate Student Affairs Officer; Graduate Group in Computer Science (GGCS) Coordinator and Advisor

Administers Graduate Group in Computer Science and serves as advisor to BS/MS, MS, and PhD graduate students; resource for questions on program requirements, fellowship/scholarship programs, and other funding opportunities; administration of funding in support of new and continuing students; graduate program recruitment and retention; admissions; TA and Reader support; TA training and development; assists with program development, outreach, working professionals program, and program reviews; also serves as part-time advisor for CS and CSE undergraduate majors. Represents department at outreach and recruitment functions.

Phone: (530) 752-7224
Office: 2063D Kemper Hall
E-mail address: stoller@cs.ucdavis.edu

For graduate program information, contact: gradinfo@cs.ucdavis.edu

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