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.  

Holly Stjernstrom

Sr Administrative Specialist
Discovery Park F201J

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

Chido Kwande

Sr Administrative Specialist
Discovery Park F201A

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

Vacant

Marketing Specialist
Discovery Park F201
940-369-5231

Handles updates to the website, promotion and planning of events, advertisement of thesis and dissertation, and other marketing needs.

Vacant

Sr. Administrative Specialist
Discovery Park F201

Handles correspondence, graduate applications, and degree plans for the Master’s programs.

Evan Tom

Administrative Specialist
Discovery Park F201

Assists with scheduling, enrollment requests, and CPT forms.

Evin Shivers

Office Support Associate
Discovery Park F201
940-565-2767

The front desk receptionist for the CSE department.

Alejandro Olvera

Instructional Technician
Discovery Park F261

Alejandro 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.