Departmental Offices:

The CBE Department office is located at the center of the third-floor main hallway of the Towne Building. Directions | Visitor Parking

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
220 South 33rd Street, Room 311
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6393

Phone: 215-898-8351
Fax: 215-573-2093

Departmental Resources:

CBE Courses
CBE Seminar Series
Departmental Lab Groups
Research Areas
Departmental Faculty
Graduate Group Research Matrix
Scholarly Publications

Departmental Staff

Our staff provides key support to faculty, staff, and visitors to the department.  Please feel free to direct questions about our program or the department to any of our staff.

Administrative Staff


Jamie Lipford
Director of Academic Operations
Office: 311 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-4309


Tamika Easley
Graduate Coordinator
Office:  311 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-4427

  Paulina Johnson
Undergraduate Coordinator
Office 311 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-8352
  Courtney Johnson
Graduate Coordinator - Masters of Biotechnology & CBE Staff
Office: 311 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-0221
  Aiasha Saalim Graham
Administrative Assistant
Office: 311 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-8351


Laboratory Staff



Marylin Huff
Laboratory Director
Office: 116 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-8640


PICS Staff



Katherine Thompson
Program Coordinator
Office: 3401 Walnut Street, 5th Floor Reception
Phone: 215-573-6037


Towne Business Office

All Towne Business Office staff may be reached at 215-898-7106 or