The main IEOR office is located at 4141 Etcheverry Hall

IEOR staff

Rebecca Pauling
Department Manager
510 / 643-5721
The Department Manager reports to the Chair and is the highest-ranking non-academic authority in the Department and is responsible for performing the highest level of administrative and policy analysis on a broad range of issues for the Chair. Independently responsible for the overall administration of the Department, the Manager provides leadership and management direction within Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. The Manager is accountable for the following major areas of responsibility: Managerial Leadership, Strategic Planning, Budget & Finance, Academic Administration (including Student Services), Technical & Instructional Support (including IT), Human Resources & Administrative Management, Space & Facilities, and Special Programs.

Sonia Chahal
Administrative Officer / Financial Analyst
510 / 642-5484
Sonia manages the IEOR front office and is responsible for assisting IEOR faculty, staff, students and visitors with administrative and financial processes. She also coordinates and executes department-wide events such as the weekly seminar series, holiday party, awards ceremony and commencement reception. Contact Sonia if you have any suggestions for department events.

Anayancy Paz
Student Affairs Officer IEOR / ORMS
Undergraduate Matters & MS / PhD Graduate Programs

510 / 642-5485
Anayancy is responsible for the student services office for graduate and undergraduate students in the ORMS, IEOR, M.S. and Ph.D. Programs. In addition to students services, she coordinates graduate admissions, undergraduate faculty advising, teaching evaluations, course scheduling, gsi/reader assignments and the following events: Cal Day, New Student Orientation, Visit Day and the Annual Commencement reception.

Jay Sparks
Systems Administrator
Computer programmer, network and server support.

510 / 643-8657

Keith McAleer
Communications Specialist
510 / 642-6222
Keith works with faculty, alumni, students, and staff to develop and implement communications plans and strategies for IEOR and the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. He also manages the relationship with the IEOR advisory board and works to engage alumni through events and membership. Contact Keith if you are an alumni interested in sharing your story, making a donation, or visiting campus.

Yerdua (Yeri) Caesar-Kaptoech
Student Affairs Officer
Academic Program Manager and Student Services Sutardja Center and M.Eng Programs

510 / 642-7983

Dan Essley
Facilities Manager
510 / 642-7789

Sutardja Center Staff

Jocelyn Weber
Associate Instructor and Academic Program Manager for the Sutardja Center's Engineering Leadership Professional Program, offered in Silicon Valley
Industry Fellow for Sutardja Center

925 / 297-9132

Victoria Howell
Associate Instructor, A. Richard Newton Series
Program Manager, Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

415 / 577-7766

Eugene Noh
New Ventures Program Manager, NSF I-Corps Recruiter
Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology
Eugene provides resources and mentoring for early-stage startups and manages the Delta Prize, an elite campus-wide program that has a strong record of helping startups accelerate their growth and secure venture funding. Eugene manages relationships with other campus startup programs and external partners including accelerators, venture capital firms, law firms, and global universities. For the NSF I-Corps, Eugene serves as the regional recruiter for the Bay Area node.