College of Engineering & Design


  • Francis X. Tweedie, MS, dean
  • Nicola LaManna, MEd, assistant dean

Department Chairpersons

  • Deana Marzocchi, MS, department chair, design
  • Lisa Nademlynsky, MBA, department chair, information management & technology
  • Kathryn Parchesco, MS, department chair, engineering 
  • James C. Sheusi, MPA, department chair, computer science


Department of Computer Science

  • Tom Calabrese, PhD, professor; BS, New York University; MS, Villanova University; PhD, University of Connecticut
  • Anthony Chavis, MS, assistant professor; BS, Western International University; MS, Boston University
  • James C. Sheusi, MPA, associate professor, department chair; BS, Buffalo State College; MPA, University of Rhode Island
  • Vidyasagar Sivalingam, MS, instructor; BS, PSG College of Technology; MS, Northeastern University; MS, University of New Haven
  • Stephen Sullivan, MBA, assistant professor; BS, MBA, University of Rhode Island
  • Jeffrey Tagen, MS, assistant professor; BA, University of Rhode Island; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology

Department of Design

  • Tim Cox, MFA, assistant professor; BA, Harding University; MFA, Savannah College of Art & Design
  • Jeff Drury, MFA, assistant professor; BA, Rhode Island College; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design
  • Jonathan Harris, MID, LEED-AP, assistant professor; BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MID, Rhode Island School of Design
  • Karyn Jimenez-Elliott, MFA, assistant professor; BFA, Moore College of Art & Design; MFA, University of the Arts
  • Deana Marzocchi, MS, associate professor, department chair; BS, Rhode Island College; BS, MS, Salve Regina University
  • Gail McCarthy, MBA, assistant professor; BA, Rhode Island College; MBA, Bryant University
  • Eugene Santos, MA, instructor; BA, MA, Rhode Island College
  • Walter Zesk, March., assistant professor; BA, Wesleyan University; March., Rhode Island School of Design

Department of Engineering 

  • Sol Neeman, PhD, professor; BS, Israel Institute of Technology; MS, Rhode Island College; MS, Johnson & Wales University; PhD, University of Rhode Island
  • Kathryn Parchesco, MS, associate professor, department chair; BA, Marquette University; MS, Johnson & Wales University
  • Wai Yung, MS, assistant professor; BS, MS, University of Rhode Island

Department of Information Management & Technology

  • Deborah Canning, MS, instructor; BS, Syracuse University; MS, California State University
  • Lisa Nademlynsky, MBA, associate professor, department chair; AS, BS, Johnson & Wales University; MBA, Providence College
  • Diane Santurri, MEd, associate professor; BS, Bryant University; MEd, Johnson & Wales University
  • Katharine Taylor, MBA, assistant professor; AS, Bryant University; BS, New England Institute of Technology; MBA, American Intercontinental University