Fiber Science & Apparel Design (FSAD) is comprised of faculty, academic staff, administrative staff and students who are committed to making FSAD a department that strives for excellence. We work collaboratively to support creativity and success in teaching and learning, research and public engagement.

Faculty and Staff Directory

Name Title Room Phone Email

Yasser Gowayed

Professor & Department Chair

T57A Human Ecology Building

607 255-2144

Gretchen Strong Chair's Assistant T57 Human Ecology Building 607-255-2144

Anil N. Netravali

Jean & Douglas McLean Professor in Fiber Science & Director of Graduate Studies

233 Human Ecology Building


Karen Steffy Graduate Field Assistant 1427 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall 607-255-8605

Fran Kozen

Director of Undergraduate Studies &
Department Extension Leader
275 Human Ecology Building 607-255-6204

  Undergraduate Program Coordinator   607-255-3196

Kim Fenner Administrative Manager  T57B Human Ecology Building 607-255-3152
Vicki Sill Financial Administrator 1414 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall 607-255-5321
Christianne McMillan White Administrative Assistant 1411 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall 607-255-3151