U I C WISEST - Women in Science and Engineering System Transformation

Executive Committee

Eric A. Gislason, Chair
Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

Renee Taylor, Co-Chair
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Anjum Ansari
Professor Department of Physics

Luisa A. DiPietro
Professor, Department of Periodontics
Director, Center for Wound Repair and Regeneration

Mitra Dutta
Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Vice Chancellor for Research

Stacie Geller
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Center for Research on Women and Gender

Peter Nelson
Professor, Department of Computer Science
Dean, College of Engineering

Mrinalini Rao
Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics

Astrida Tantillo
Professor, Department of Germanic Studies
Professor, Department of History

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Women in Science and Engineering System Transformation (WISEST)

The goal of the WISEST Initiative is to increase the number, participation, and leadership status of women — majority and minority — in academic science and engineering through institutional transformation at UIC.