Research IT Staff

Research Information Technology Staff

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Stephen DeGennaro
Research Information Technology Director
Responsible for setting team priorities and making sure that our applications, processes, and support mechanisms allow us to meet the needs of our end-users in the research community.

Stella Uyeno
Director, Application System Development

Project Managers/Project Specialist

Leah Bamford
Senior Manager, Application System Development

Nadia Fertil
Manager, Web Services

Henry Manfrediz
Velos eResearch Senior Project Manager

Raquel Zamora
IT Project Manager, InfoEd and IRB

Kanchan Sakhrani
IT Project Specialist

Carlos Canales
Business Systems Analyst

Developers / Database Administrator

Maurice Duque
Senior Systems Analyst

Peyman Taghioff
Senior Database Analyst

Danny Leal
Senior Programmer

Giselle Wong Won
Senior Programmer

Aymee Ortiz Acosta
Senior Programmer

Sakshi Mittal
Senior Programmer

Smitha Shetty-Hiliyana
Senior Systems Analyst

Farhad Hemmati
Programmer, Intermediate

End-User Support

Daniel Auguste
Help Desk Technician