Your Graduate & Professional Education

Welcome to the office of the Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Education at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering. Michigan Engineering aspires to create an educational experience for graduate students that is among the finest in the world.

We serve a diverse population of top students from around the globe by preparing them for successful careers in academia, industry, and the public sector through access to world-class facilities, cutting edge research, and innovations in graduate education.

We offer dozens of top ranked Master’s and doctoral graduate degree programs to help students meet their academic and professional goals. We also offer top ranked online education, enabling you to pursue a high-quality, graduate engineering education that is flexible and convenient. 

You may learn more online about the College of Engineering, our graduate and professional programs, and Nexus, the college’s home for online and professional education. And if you’d like to connect with the graduate education experts in a particular engineering department, check out these listings.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to me or my staff for assistance, we’re here to serve graduate students as well as all stakeholders in Michigan Engineering’s graduate and professional education. You may contact Carol Wisner if you’d like to schedule a meeting with me. We look forward to hearing from you!

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, Ph.D.

Office of the Associate Dean for Graduate & Professional Education (ADGPE)

Lola Eniola-Adefeso
Associate Dean for Graduate & Professional Education


John Foster
Director, College of Engineering’s Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship Program


Vineet Kamat
Director, Graduate Degree Programs


Purabi Devi
Business Intelligence Analyst Associate

Jennifer Downey
Strategic Initiatives & NextProf Program Manager

Brandon Lucas
Director of Graduate Initiatives, Strategic Planning, & Experiential Learning

Jordan Peyton
OGPE Program Assistant

Amanda Pickering
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Coordinator

Tiffany Porties
Assistant Director of Partnerships, Outreach and Business

Eric Rutherford
Strategic Planning & Implementation Specialist

Shira Washington
Senior Graduate Recruiting Coordinator



Carol Wisner
Executive Secretary