Academic and Administrative Advisers
For academic questions

Next Gen. SAM program director and 4+1 coordinator: For general and academic (curricular and career preparation) questions for students in the 4+1 and Next Gen. SAM program.

Prof. Pascale Garaud
Email: pgaraud at ucsc dot edu
Office phone: (831) 459-1055

For administrative questions

SciCAM graduate advisor: For any administrative questions on applying to, and being a graduate student in SciCAM

Theo-Alyce Gordon
Phone: (831) 459-2438

Walk-in advising:
Monday: No walk-in
Tuesday-Thursday: 1:30pm-4pm
**Schedule an Appointment**

For general help

SAM Peer Adviser:

Martin Rodriguez (

Next Gen. SAM Counselor:  For general help, and questions specific to the Next Gen. SAM program

Wassila George
Phone: (831) 459-5472

Drop-In on Thursdays 10AM- 1PM

MEP Counselor: For questions specific to the MESA Engineering Program

Jennifer Wood 
Phone: (831) 459-1589

Scientific Advisers
Nic Brummell

Speciality: Fluid Dynamics, Magnetohydrodynamics, High-Performance Computing

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Marcella Gomez

Specialties: Mathematical Biology, Control Theory, Machine Learning

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Abhishek Halder

Specialties: Dynamical Systems, Control Theory, Optimization, Stochastic Modeling

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Dongwook Lee

Specialties: High-performance computing, Numerical Linear Algebra

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