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Edward Dennis
Distinguished Professor and Department Chair
Academic leader of the department responsible for all aspects of its mission.
Office:  UHA 2050
Phone:  858-534-3577
Email:  edennis@ucsd.edu

Rommie Amaro
Professor and Vice Chair
Serve as a member of the Department Leadership team and represent the Chair as needed.
Office:  Urey Hall 3234
Phone:  858-534-9629
Email:  ramaro@ucsd.edu

Michael Burkart
Professor and Vice Chair
Serve as a member of the Department Leadership team and represent the Chair as needed.
Office:  Pacific Hall 6100D
Phone:  858-534-5673
Email:  mburkart@ucsd.edu

Ulrich Muller
Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education
In cooperation with the Chair, oversee all aspects of the graduate and undergraduate programs.
Office:  Urey Hall 5218
Phone:  858-534-6823
Email:  ufmuller@ucsd.edu

Steven Ford
Chief Operating Officer
The executive level business leader of the department with demonstrated expertise in university administration, with special interests in resource management in a scientific department.
Office:  Urey Hall Addn 2050
Phone:  858-534-0203
Email:  sford@ucsd.edu
Hours:  M-F 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Jennifer Lewis
Chair and COO Assistant
Assistant to Chair and COO, and front desk duties.
Office:  Urey Hall Addn 2050
Phone:  858-534-3577
Email:  jml025@ucsd.edu
Backup:  Carson, Jill
Hours:  M-F: 7:00AM - 3:30PM