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

Administration and Staff Directory

Name title room phone email
Yasser Gowayed Professor & Department Chair T57A Human Ecology Building (HEB) 607-255-2144
Gretchen Strong Chair's Assistant T57 Human Ecology Building (HEB) 607-255-2144
Kim Fenner Administrative Manager T57B Human Ecology Building (HEB) 607-255-3152
So-Yeon Yoon Director of Undergraduate Studies, Design + Environmental Analysis 3411 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall (MVR) 607-255-8467
Jack Elliott Director of Graduate Studies, Design + Environmental Analysis 3425 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall (MVR) 607-255-9714
Sienna Torbitt Academic Programs Coordinator, Design + Environmental Analysis 1411 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall (MVR) 607-255-2168
Fran Kozen Director of Undergraduate Studies, Fiber Science & Apparel Design and Department Extension Leader 275 Human Ecology Building (HEB) 607-255-6204
Darin Gillenwater Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Fiber Science & Apparel Design T57 Human Ecology Building (HEB) 607-255-3196
Anil N. Netravali Jean & Douglas McLean Professor in Fiber Science & Director of Graduate Studies 233 Human Ecology Building (HEB) 607-255-1875
Karen Steffy Graduate Field Assistant, Fiber Science & Apparel Design 1427 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall (MVR) 607-255-8605
Christianne McMillan White Faculty Support 1411 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall (MVR) 607-255-3151
Vicki Sill Financial Administrator 1414 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall (MVR) 607-255-5321