Departmental Staff

Chance Newkirk

Administrative Coordinator
Discovery Park F201B

Administrative Assistant to the Chair. Duties also include payroll, purchasing, the department budget, graduate program supervision, and anything else that might fall through the cracks.  

Kyle Baker, Sr Admin Specialist

Kyle Baker

Sr Administrative Specialist
Discovery Park F201A

Handles Ph.D. advising & the Ph.D. graduate program, supports the associate chair of graduate studies and graduate committee on Ph.D.-related action items.

Jasmine Kabera

Associate Academic Advisor
Discovery Park F201

Works closely with the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies on M.S. and other initiatives. Corresponds with Graduate Students & offers general support for Graduate Studies.

Kimberly Bien, Senior Administrative Specialist

Kimberly Bien

Sr. Administrative Specialist
Discovery Park F201J

Handles the undergraduate program, supports the associate chair of undergraduate studies and undergraduate committee, and processes undergraduate paperwork.

Trey Castillo

Sr. Administrative Specialist - Marketing
Discovery Park F201

Responsible for designing, preparing, and editing marketing materials consistent with the marketing and communication strategy for the Department/College, assists with special events, and other administrative duties.

Evin Shivers

Administrative Specialist
Discovery Park F201

Coordinates activities and acts as department/area liaison handling issues that are sensitive and confidential. Identifies and recommends improvements for administrative procedures, as necessary assignments vary from routine to complex in nature and require some latitude and problem solving and interpretation of departmental and university guidelines.

Todd Mendoza

Office Support Associate
Discovery Park F201

The front desk receptionist for the CSE department.


Instructional Technician
Discovery Park F261

This position manages the Embedded Systems, Reconfigurable Logic, Wireless Communication, and Senior Design Labs. He also maintains equipment, inventory, and workstations and administers a number of Linux servers for in support of our courses.