Faculty & Staff

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Faculty

DEAN NIEUSMA

EDS Department Head
303.273.3322
nieusma@mines.edu

CHELSEA SALINAS

EDS Assistant Department Head and Teaching Associate Professor
303.384.2290
csalinas@mines.edu

YOSEF ALLAM

Director of Cornerstone Design & Teaching Professor
303.384.2044
yallam@mines.edu

ALINA HANDOREAN

Teaching Professor Joint Appointment, Civil and Environmental Engineering
303.273.3592
ahandorean@mines.edu

MARIE STETTLER KLEINE

Teaching Assistant Professor
303.273.3462
mkleine@mines.edu

LESLIE LIGHT

Teaching Associate Professor
303.384.2440
llight@mines.edu

JUAN LUCENA

Director of Humanitarian Engineering Undergraduate Programs and Outreach &
Professor

303.273.3564
jlucena@mines.edu

MIRNA MATTJIK

Teaching Associate Professor
303.273.3010
mmattjik@mines.edu

CJ MCCLELLAND

Teaching Associate Professor
303.273.3367
cmcclell@mines.edu

Kevin Moore

KEVIN MOORE

Executive Director, Humanitarian Engineering
Director, Mines Robotics Program
Professor, Department of Engineering, Design, and Society
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering

303.273.3898
kmoore@mines.edu

Mark Orrs

MARK ORRS

Teaching Associate Professor
303.273.3704
orrs@mines.edu

ELIZABETH REDDY

Assistant Professor Joint Appointment, Geophysics
503.810.2267
reddy@mines.edu

LAUREN SHUMAKER

Teaching Assistant Professor and Director for Thorson First-Year Honors Experience
303.273.3103
shumaker@mines.edu

JESSICA SMITH

Professor and Director of Humanitarian Engineering Graduate Programs and Research
303.273.3944
jmsmith@mines.edu

KATE YOUMANS

Teaching Associate Professor
303.384.2237
kyoumans@mines.edu

Staff

BECKY BUSCHKE

Program Assistant
Engineering Annex 107
303.384.2754
rbuschke@mines.edu

CRISTIN GEORGIS

Research Support
cgeorgis@mines.edu

MONICA KURTZ

Stakeholder Relations Manager
Engineering Annex 107
303.384.2483
mkurtz@mines.edu

JULIA ROOS

Associate Director of Humanitarian Engineering
214 Engineering Hall 
303.384.2629
jroos@mines.edu

 

KIM WALKER

Department Manager
Engineering Annex 100
303.273.3593
kwwalker@mines.edu

Adjunct Faculty

HAMID ALAMIN

Cornerstone Adjunct Faculty
aalamin@mines.edu

SCOT ALLEN

Research Compliance Officer
303.273.3734
allen@mines.edu

SUE ANDERSON

Cornerstone and Capstone Adjunct Faculty
sanderson@mines.edu

JAMES BESEDA

Capstone Adjunct Faculty
jbeseda@mines.edu

MAX BILLINGTON

Capstone Adjunct Faculty
mdbillin@mines.edu

DONNA BODEAU

Cornerstone and Capstone Adjunct Faculty
dbodeau@mines.edu

TRACI CASE

Cornerstone Adjunct Faculty
tcase@mines.edu

GARRETT ERICKSON

Capstone Adjunct Faculty
gerickso@mines.edu

MARK FLORIDA

Cornerstone and Capstone Adjunct Faculty
mflorida@mines.edu

HEATHER GOETSCH

Capstone Adjunct Faculty
hgoetsch@mines.edu

ROXANN HAYES

Capstone Adjunct Faculty
rohayes@mines.edu

BRIAN JOHNS

Cornerstone Adjunct Faculty
brianjohns@mines.edu

CARA JUERGENSEN

Cornerstone Adjunct Faculty
carajuergensen@mines.edu

RAVI KISHORE

Capstone Adjunct Faculty
rkishore@mines.edu

PATRICIA LITTMAN

Cornerstone Adjunct Faculty
plittman@mines.edu

KELLY PICKERING

Cornerstone and Capstone Adjunct Faculty
kpickering@mines.edu

ROBERT REEVES

Capstone Adjunct Faculty
robertreeves@mines.edu

GREG RULIFSON

Humanitarian Engineering Adjunct Faculty
grulifson@mines.edu

EMILY SIEVERS

Cornerstone and Capstone Adjunct Faculty
sievers@mines.edu

BRIDGET WETZEL

Cornerstone and Capstone Adjunct Faculty
mbwetzel@mines.edu

LISA WOODWARD

Capstone Adjunct Faculty
lisawoodward@mines.edu

SCOTT WRENICK

Capstone Adjunct Faculty
swrenick@mines.edu

Affiliate Faculty 

Stephanie Claussen

STEPHANIE CLAUSSEN

Research Professor
303.273.3650
sclausse@mines.edu

Stephanie Claussen

ELLEN MORRIS

Professional V-University Program Leader
303.384.6299
ellen.morris@nrel.gov

QIN ZHU

Assistant Professor, Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
303.384.2090
qzhu@mines.edu