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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Administrative Staff


Laboratory Supervisor

Jacob Arredondo 
Abercrombie Lab, B114A | Jacob.H.Arredondo@rice.edu

Key Responsibilities: 
Undergraduate Laboratory Manager
Department Safety Officer

Department Academic Coordinator 

Barbara Windish 
713.348.4901 | Abercrombie Lab, B232 | Barbara.L.Windish@rice.edu | Fax: 713.348.5478  

Key Responsibilities: 
Administrative Support for Graduate and Undergraduate Programs and Committees
Graduate recruitment support
Process course schedules and changes to curriculum
Student hire paperwork
Grade sheets, scholarships, commencement activity
Student events


Department Administrative Coordinator 

Carol Lewis 
713.348.4902 | Abercrombie Lab, B216 | Carol.A.Lewis@rice.edu | Fax: 713.348.5478  

Key Responsibilities: 
Manage department front office
Assistant to the department chair and administrator
Support for department faculty
Space surveys
Conference room reservations 

Department Accountant 

Pamela Ebling 
713.348.2706 | Abercrombie Lab, B219 | Pam.Ebling@rice.edu | Fax: 713.348.5478 

Key Responsibilities 
Post-Award Financial Management
Processes effort reports 
Signature Authority for: invoices, purchasing, cost transfer documents, reimbursements
Graduate stipend support PAFs
Concur approvals for TEBM

Cost reallocations


Accounting Assistant

Leewanda S. Hines 
713.348.4902 | Abercrombie Lab, B218 | Leewanda.Hines@rice.edu | Fax: 713.348.5478

Key Responsibilities 
Marketplace order processing and approval
Assess management
Purchase order and check request data entry

Faculty P-card management


Senior Dept. Administrator

Karen Shelton
713.348.4720 | Abercrombie Lab, B215 | Karen.P.Shelton@rice.edu| Fax: 713.348.5478

Key Responsibilities 
Chair support
Department budget and financial oversight
Personnel and Payroll management for faculty, staff and visitors
Signature Authority for financial, academic and HR actions
Facilities management
Alumni Liaison

Graphic Designer

Linh Hoang
Abercrombie Lab, A211 | linh.t.hoang@rice.edu

Key Responsibilities 
Graphic design
Webpage design