Melissa Cisneros

Provides administrative support to Professors Lydia Kavraki, Moshe Vardi and Chris Jermaine. Coordinates travel, meeting, workshop, and conference arrangements for assigned faculty and departmental visitors. Additional duties include: assisting with faculty members' editorial responsibilities; managing calendars; preparing accounting documents for travel, entertainment and business meeting expenses; maintaining digital files; and handling phone calls.

Manages the admissions process for the MCS program. Coordinates with Mack Joyner, Director of the MCS program, to send Admit / Reject letters. Works with OISS and GPS to ensure students matriculate smoothly. Assist students throughout the semester with change of status, verification letters, confirmation of internships, etc.


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