Graduate Studies Committee

The Graduate Studies Committee shall be the body of the faculty that gives expression to its graduate educational philosophy and provides broad guidance for the formulation of its academic plans, for the establishment of its curricula, and for other educational activities. The committee shall concern itself with the general and educational concepts that permit the crossing of boundaries within the university's educational programs.


The Graduate Studies Committee shall consist of the graduate Advisor for each academic graduate degree program selected by the faculty associated with that department or program, one graduate student selected by the graduate student body of the Samueli School, and the dean or the deans designated representative, ex officio. The faculty members of the committee shall serve for three years each. The student member of the committee shall serve for a one-year term.

Current Members

Russ Detwiler (Chair)
CEE Graduate Advisor

Michelle Digman
BME Graduate Advisor

Ali Mohraz
CBE Graduate Advisor

Filippo Capolino
EECS Graduate Advisor

Marc Madou
MAE Graduate Advisor

Lorenzo Valdevit
MMT Program Director

Martha Mecartney
MSE Graduate Advisor

John LaRue
MSEM Program Director

Hamid Jafarkhani
NTWS Program Director

Hamsa Gowda
Student Representative

Contact Info

Hamsa Gowda

Hamsa Gowda

GSC 2019-20 Student Representative

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