Academic Executive Committee

The Academic Executive Committee of the Discovery Partners Institute provides advice on academic matters related to DPI. The committee explores related academic programs across University of Illinois System universities, recommends the development of DPI's initial academic programs, and gives advice on the process to implement those academic programs.

BILL SANDERS

Chair & Interim DPI Director
Professor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

JAMES ANDERSON

Dean & Professor
College of Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Matt Ando

MATT ANDO

Professor & Associate Dean
Department of Mathematics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jennifer Bernhard

JENNIFER BERNHARD

Professor & Associate Dean
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Keenan Dungey

KEENAN DUNGEY

Associate Professor &
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research & Institutional Effectiveness

Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois at Springfield

Kevin Hamilton

KEVIN HAMILTON

Dean & Professor
College of Fine & Applied Arts
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Cheryl Hanley Maxwell

CHERYL HANLEY-MAXWELL

Dean & Professor
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ranjan Karri

RANJAN KARRI

Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Management
University of Illinois at Springfield

Jerry Krishnan

JERRY KRISHNAN

Professor & Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Population Health Sciences
Department of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago

KLARA NAHRSTEDT

Professor & Director, Coordinated Science Laboratory
Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Pete Nelson

PETE NELSON

Dean & Professor
College of Engineering
University of Illinois at Chicago

Shelly Nickols Richardson

SHELLY NICKOLS-RICHARDSON

Interim Assoc. Dean & Director of Extension & Outreach
Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mike Pagano

MIKE PAGANO

Dean & Professor
College of Urban Planning & Public Affairs
University of Illinois at Chicago

Peter Pfanner

PETER PFANNER

Research Professor & Executive Director, Innovation Center
Department of Graphic Design
University of Illinois at Chicago

Ed Seidel

ED SEIDEL

Vice President for Economic Development & Innovation
Professor, Department of Physics, UIUC
University of Illinois System

Andy Singer

ANDY SINGER

Professor & Assoc. Dean for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign