Organizational structure

The Beckman Institute's organizational structure

Director

Jeff Moore is the director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. He reports to Susan Martinis, the vice chancellor for research and innovation.

 

Organizational structure

Jeffrey S. Moore's directory photo.

Jeffrey S. Moore Director of the Beckman Institute, Professor jsmoore@illinois.edu

Reporting to the director

Patty Jones's directory photo.

Patty Jones Associate Director for Research pmjones5@illinois.edu

The associate director for research oversees Beckman's research enterprise and shared research facilities. The directors of the Biomedical Imaging Center, Microscopy Suite, and Visualization Lab report to her.

Kara L. Johnson's directory photo.

Kara L. Johnson Associate Director for Administration kjohnsn@illinois.edu

The associate director for administration oversees these groups:

 

Meg Dickinson's directory photo.

Meg Dickinson Director of Communications megd@illinois.edu

Stacy  Olson's directory photo.

Stacy Olson Administrative Assistant srolson@illinois.edu

Research theme leaders

Integrative Imaging

Wawrzyniec Dobrucki's directory photo.

Wawrzyniec Dobrucki Associate Professor dobrucki@illinois.edu

Zhi-Pei Liang's directory photo.

Zhi-Pei Liang Professor z-liang@illinois.edu

Diane M. Beck's directory photo.

Diane M. Beck Professor dmbeck@illinois.edu

Elizabeth A L Stine-Morrow's directory photo.

Elizabeth A L Stine-Morrow Professor eals@illinois.edu

Charles Schroeder's directory photo.

Charles Schroeder Professor cms@illinois.edu

Committees

Beckman Institute Executive Committee

BIXC is comprised of the research theme co-chairs, as well as a few other faculty members. BIXC members, along with the associate directors and the director of communication, meet with the director every two weeks to discuss matters of interest.

  • Peter Beak (Term: March 2018 to present)
  • Diane Beck (Term: August 2018 to August 2023)
  • Rohit Bhargava (Term: August 2016 to August 2021)
  • Stephen Boppart (Term: August 2016 to August 2021)
  • Wawrzyniec Dobrucki (Term: February 2019 to August 2023)
  • Zhi-Pei Liang (Term: August 2015 to August 2020)
  • Deana McDonagh (Term: August 2018 to August 2023)
  • Susan Schantz (Term: August 2017 to August 2022)
  • Charles Schroeder (Term: June 2018 to August 2023)
  • Elizabeth Stine-Morrow (Term: August 2016 to August 2021)
  • Brad Sutton (Term: August 2017 to August 2022)
  • Jonathan Sweedler (Term: August 2017 to August 2022)

Program Advisory Committee

The director invites faculty members to join the Program Advisory Committee. The primary duties of this committee are to review the applications for the Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows Program and the Beckman Institute Graduate and Undergraduate Fellows Programs.

Members are:

  • Aron Barbey
  • Qian Chen
  • Chris Evans
  • Randy Ewoldt
  • Mark Hasegawa-Johnson
  • Michael Insana
  • Mariana Kersh
  • Fam Lam
  • Nancy McElwain
  • Justin Rhodes
  • Ryan Shosted 
  • Charles Sing
  • Pengfei Song

Coordinating Committee

The Coordinating Committee consists of the executive officers of units relevant to the Beckman Institute who serve as an advisory body to the director on issues and activities involved in interdisciplinary research on campus. Members of the Coordinating Committee are:

  • Jonathan Freund, aerospace engineering
  • Rodney Johnson, animal sciences
  • Brenda M. Farnell, anthropology
  • Alan Mette, art and design
  • Satish Nair, biochemistry
  • Mark Anastasio, bioengineering
  • King Li, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
  • Paul Kenis, chemical and biomolecular engineering
  • Catherine Murphy, chemistry
  • Janet Jokela, College of Medicine
  • Uwe Rudolph, comparative biosciences
  • Nancy Amato, computer science
  • Klara Nahrstedt, Coordinated Science Lab
  • Chilin Shih, East Asian languages and cultures
  • Kiel Christianson, educational psychology
  • Bruce Hajek, electrical and computer engineering
  • Andy Suarez, evolution, ecology, and behavior
  • Nicki Engeseth, food science and human nutrition
  • Xiuling Li, Holonyak Micro & Nanotechnology Laboratory
  • Deborah Thurston, industrial and enterprise systems engineering
  • Kim Graber, kinesiology and community health
  • Hye Suk "James" Yoon, linguistics
  • Nancy Sottos, materials science and engineering
  • Jeremy Tyson, mathematics
  • Anthony Jacobi, mechanical science and engineering
  • Claudio Grosman, molecular & integrative physiology
  • Rizwan Uddin, nuclear, plasma, and radiological engineering
  • Matthias Grosse Perdekamp, physics
  • Wendy Heller, psychology
  • Jonathan Sweedler, School of Chemical Sciences
  • Milan Bagchi, School of Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Karen Kirk, speech and hearing science
  • Bo Li, statistics
  • Uretz Oliphant, surgery