Office of Information Technology

Technology Operations
Staff Listing



Nahlah Alsiryani

Nahlah Alsiryani

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Systems Analyst

202-885-3710
OIT - Tech Operations


Winston Barker

Winston Barker

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Network Operations Center Analyst

Winston has more than ten years of computer and customer service experience. He began as a part-time Support Technician at AU, in 2001. In 2005, he became a full-time Network Operations Center Analyst. Winston has extensive knowledge of all Microsoft... [More]

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202-885-2792
OIT - Tech Operations


Vick Bhatia

Vick Bhatia

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Network Engineer, Design & Architecture

Vick has over five years of experience in IT, including 4 years at AU as a LAN Analyst. Vick manages and troubleshoots the EagleNet network infrastructure, including: switches, wireless equipment, hubs, and cabling. Vick provides on-site technical su... [More]

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202-885-2536
OIT - Tech Operations


Evgeny Bisk

Evgeny Bisk

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Senior Systems Engineer

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202-885-2602


Keith Britt

Keith Britt

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Senior Network Engineer

Keith comes to American University with over 25 years of experience in the IT field. He works in the Office of Information Technology as a Senior Network Engineer for the campus local and wireless network. He will be responsible for the design, confi... [More]

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202-885-2289
OIT - Tech Operations


Robert Brudin

Robert Brudin

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Switch Manager

Bob has worked in the telecommunications field for over 40 years. He started in this line of work in 1956 with the "The Bell System" and had several types of jobs with them, including central office work, installing phones in private homes and busine... [More]

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202-885-1111
OIT - Tech Operations


Ming Cheng

Ming Cheng

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Manager-Network Ops Ctr

Ming began working for AU's Office of Information Technology in 2002. He is currently an Analyst for AU's Network Operations Center, where the University's enterprise network infrastructure and data backup system are constantly being monitored for po... [More]

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202-885-2792
OIT - Tech Operations


Ana Choto

Ana Choto

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Senior Oracle Database Administrator

Ana came to the United States in 1979 from El Salvador. She earned her bachelor's degree in computer science and business management in 1987 from AU. Started working part-time in AU's payroll office in 1988. In 1991, Ana started working for what was ... [More]

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202-885-2275
OIT - Tech Operations


Denis Cofer

Denis Cofer

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Communications Service Manager

Denis has worked in the Telecommunications industry for thirty years, installing and maintaining all types of PBX systems and their associated voicemail, call center, and ACD applications. At AU, Denis works to ensure that the telecommunications need... [More]

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202-885-1128
OIT - Tech Operations


William Fleitz

William Fleitz

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Manager, Network Design & Engineering

William has fourteen years experience in networking and systems administration and is a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). He began his career at the Washington College of Law and earned valuable networking experience, during the mid-to-late n... [More]

202-885-6022
OIT - Tech Operations


Brian George

Brian George

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Network Operations Center Analyst

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202-885-8908
WAMU


Michael Grinnell

Michael Grinnell

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Director, Systems Engineering Services

Michael Grinnell has been with AU for thirteen years. During this time, he has helped to implement numerous projects including CCA, PGP, VPN, and many others. He is proficient in Linux, OS X, and Windows administration, and dabbles in Perl, Python, a... [More]

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202-885-2491
OIT - Information Security


Seare Habte

Seare Habte

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Network Engineer

Seare joined the Technical Support unit within the Office of Information Technology at the start of 2010, after having served as a Help Desk Analyst for over two years. Prior to that, he worked at AU for several years as a PC maintenance contractor w... [More]

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202-885-3488
OIT - Tech Operations


Hassan Marvi

Hassan Marvi

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Director of Network Operations

Hassan has over twenty-nine years of managerial, technical, and training experience. He has been employed at AU since 1982. Hassan played a leading role in the infrastructure design and installation of AU's first major water-cooled IBM mainframe syst... [More]

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202-885-2799
OIT - Tech Operations


Saleh Mitchell

Saleh Mitchell

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IT Asset Management Analyst

Saleh has served AU on the Help Desk for almost a year, and he has many years of IT customer support experience. He is also an Apple Certified Support Professional. Previously, he had worked for Discovery Communications and Blackboard.

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202-885-3699
OIT - Tech Operations


Mohammad Nahidian

Mohammad Nahidian

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Senior Systems Engineer

Hosein works in the Office of Information Technology, Systems Engineering Services unit, as a Senior Systems Engineer. He is responsible for managing the enterprise Novell environment and ensuring OIT's technology is always available and performing f... [More]

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202-885-2564
OIT - Tech Operations


Cenk Nair

Cenk Nair

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Network Operations Center Analyst

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202-885-2792
OIT - Tech Operations


Avenash Nanan

Avenash Nanan

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Systems Engineer

Avenash comes to AU having previously done technical support work at Comcast Communications and Verizon. He is an Apple Certified Support Professional.

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202-885-2550
OIT - Tech Operations


Thomas Nguyen

Thomas Nguyen

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Systems Programmer II

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202-885-2556
OIT - Tech Operations


Filemon Palero

Filemon Palero

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eSupport Analyst

Filemon joined the American University community in 1993, when he was accepted into a degree program. After acquiring his degree in Public Communication, he joined the Registrar's Office, as an IT Systems Support Coordinator. Filemon was then recruit... [More]

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202-885-6079
OIT - Tech Operations


Nazareth Reyes

Nazareth Reyes

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Network Operations Center Analyst

Naz has worked at AU for over 20 years. He started working in the Development Office as a data management assistant, processing gifts to the university. He later became a computer operator for Computer Services/OIT. He is currently working for OIT as... [More]

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202-885-2792
OIT - Tech Operations


Jasbeer Singh

Jasbeer Singh

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Network Engineer

Jesse has recently joined the Network Operations group within the Office of Information Technology. During his five years of service at AU, he has held several different positions within OIT, working previously as a LAN Analyst and a Help Desk Analys... [More]

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202-885-2789
OIT - Tech Operations


Joni Snyder

Joni Snyder

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Production Application Systems Services Manager

202-885-2274
OIT - Tech Operations


Patrice Sul

Patrice Sul

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Part Time Staff



Richmond Sweet

Richmond Sweet

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Senior Systems Engineer

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202-885-6306
OIT - Tech Operations


Mulugeta Teffra

Mulugeta Teffra

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Senior Database Administrator

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202-885-6426
OIT - Tech Operations


Kenneth Tse

Kenneth Tse

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Network Engineer

Kenneth has over 12 years of technical experience in PC hardware and software support. He has been involved in several major network infrastructure projects at AU. Since the early 2000s, Kenneth has played a major role in upgrading, configuring, and ... [More]

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202-885-2281
OIT - Tech Operations


Benjamin Wall

Benjamin Wall

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Systems Programmer II

In his position as a Systems Administrator, Ben is responsible for helping to keep American University's e-mail and backup systems running smoothly, and for maintaining the university's spam filtration software. Ben joined AU in 2004 as a member of t... [More]

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202-885-3877
OIT - Tech Operations


Gary Wood

Gary Wood

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Systems Manager, Enterprise Platforms Support Services

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202-885-2758
OIT - Tech Operations