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Helpful Contacts

 Using department car  Jean Baldwin,, 919 962 7172
Inventory orders, PCard usage, facilities/housekeeping requests, social events, colloquium logistics,

faculty recruitment logistics, surplus orders

 Jennifer Wells,, 919 843 4815
OneCard access, department keys, syllabus submissions, textbook orders, desk copies, posting to department monitors Hannah Johnson  919 962 2078

Department Administration

Frank Tsui
Department Chair
270 Phillips Hall

Rene Lopez
Director of Undergraduate Studies
343 Chapman Hall

Fabian Heitsch
Director of Graduate Studies
292 Phillips Hall

Joaquin Drut
Associate Professor
Associate Chair for Diversity and Mentoring
296 Phillips Hall

Laura Mersini-Houghton
Associate Chair of Development
264 Phillips Hall

Jennifer Weinberg-Wolf
Teaching Associate Professor
Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
182 Phillips Hall

Department Manager

Beverly Loftin
Business Manager
262 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-7167

Human Resources

Katelyn Howe
Human Resources Manager
274 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-4703

Research Administration and Accounting

Paige Tingen
Financial Services Manager
170 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-1177

Patina Herring
Research Services Administrator
166 Phillips Hall
(919) 843-8424

Cassandra Houston
Lead Research Services Administrator
164 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-4057

Alex Bucheli
Research Services Administrator
168 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-7169

Sarah Van Heuseun
Research Project Manager for Dr. John Wilkerson
202 Phillips Hall
(919) 843-2629

Student Services

Hannah Johnson
Academic Affairs Coordinator
280 Phillips Hall

Maggie Jensen
Graduate Affairs Coordinator
276 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-7173


Administrative Support

Jean Baldwin
Administrative Support Associate
278 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-7172

Jennifer Wells
Executive Assistant to the Chair
270 Phillips Hall
(919) 843-4815

Media and Communication Specialist
202 Phillips Hall


Research Staff

Shane Brogan
Teaching Lab Manager
186 Phillips Hall
(919) 843-4526

Real-Time Data Acquisition Software Developer
152 Phillips Hall

Vladimir Kupriianov
Research Associate

Jarrett Whitworth
Holographic Optics Fabrication Scientist
128 Phillips Hall

Lin Yang
Senior Research Scientist
  332 Chapman Hall

Instrument Shop

Philip Thompson
Instrument Shop Supervisor
115 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-1183

Forrest Overaker
115 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-1183

David Norris
Specialty Trades Technician
115 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-1183

Cliff Tysor
Specialty Trades Technician
115 Phillips Hall
(919) 962-1183