Cornell Bowers College of Computing and Information Science
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Facilitating collaboration, connection and opportunity

From world-class faculty to experienced staff, the strength of Cornell Bowers CIS is in the connections and collaborations we create with our students, our alumni and partners across campus and in industry.

Dean's Office


Kavita Bala, Dean

105 Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Phone: 607.255.9188


Caitlin Fields, Executive Staff Assistant to the Dean

105 Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Phone: 607.255.9188


Lindsay Welsh, Executive Assistant

105 Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Phone: 607.255.4819





Pat Musa, Associate Dean for Strategic Projects

105C Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Phone: 607.255.9219



Kellie Page, Associate Dean, Administration and Finance

105C Bill & Melinda Gates Hall


David Bindel, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion 

425 Bill & Melinda Gates Hall


Danielle Bluey, Associate Dean, Alumni Affairs and Development


Larry Blume, Interim Associate Dean for Education



Carrie Irwin, HR Director

105E Bill & Melinda Gates Hal



Laura Batten, Director of Strategic Partnerships

Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Phone: 607.255.3952



Yl Guanchez, Finance Manager

105 Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Phone: 607.255.7336



Ingrid Jensen, Director of Student Services

527 Rhodes Hall

Phone: 607-255-3702


Thorsten JoachimsAssociate Dean for Research



Melissa Osgood, Director of Communications

105D Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Phone: 607.254.8855



LeeAnn Roberts, Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

526 Rhodes Hall



Michael Swartwout, Director of Facilities

104 Gates Hall

​For room reservation and tour requests, please contact the Cornell Bowers CIS Dean's Office.


Scott Yoest, Senior Director of Information Technology Service Group

Gates Hall






Computer Science Department

402 Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Phone: 607.255.0983

Éva Tardos, Chair

Elizabeth Estabrook, Director of Administration


Information Science Department

236 Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Phone: 607.255.6571

David Williamson, Chair

Eileen Grabosky, Director of Administration


Department of Statistics and Data Science

301 Malott Hall

Phone: 607.255.8066

Martin Wells, Chair

Donna Bunce, Director of Administration


Sponsored Research Administration: 

Sponsored Research website


Claudia Wojcinski, Director

G09 Bill & Melinda Gates Hall


IT Service Group: 

IT Service Group website


Scott Yoest, Director

130 Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

Help Desk:



Business Service Center

111 Ward Center