About Us

Faculty Advisory Board

The Faculty Advisory Board provides strategic insight, guidance, and assistance in the pursuit of Nexus’ vision and mission. They help to connect Nexus with faculty across the College of Engineering and expand access to its educational resources that meet the needs of learners and employers.

Carol Menassa, PhD

  • Chair, Nexus Faculty Advisory Board
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

Todd Allen, PhD

  • Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS)

Xiuli Chao, PhD

  • Industrial Operations Engineering (IOE)

Brent Gillespie, PhD

  • Michigan Robotics

Mary-Ann Mycek, PhD

  • Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Raj Nadakuditi, PhD

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

Ferdinand Poudeu, PhD

  • Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)

Tuija Pulkkinen, PhD

  • Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering (CLASP)

Ex-Officio Members

Lola Eniola-Adefeso

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, PhD

  • Associate Dean for Graduate & Professional Education

Chris LaBelle, EdD

  • Executive Director for Online and Professional Education, Nexus


  • Director, Student Affairs and Faculty Relations

Vineet Kamat, PhD

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

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