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Staff Listing



  1. Nahlah Alsiryani, Senior Systems Engineer

    OIT - Tech Operations

  2. Lionel Ball, Part Time Staff

  3. Vick Bhatia, Network Engineer, Design & Architecture

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

    Send email to Vick Bhatia

    (202) 885-2536

  4. Evgeny Bisk, Senior Systems Engineer

    OIT - Tech Operations

    Send email to Evgeny Bisk

    (202) 885-2602

  5. Keith Britt, Senior Network Engineer

    OIT - Tech Operations

  6. Robert Brudin, Switch Manager

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

    Send email to Robert Brudin

    (202) 885-1111

  7. Ming Cheng, Manager-Network Ops Ctr

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

    Send email to Ming Cheng

    (202) 885-2792

  8. Ana Choto, Senior Oracle Database Administrator

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

    Send email to Ana Choto

    (202) 885-2275

  9. Denis Cofer, Communications Service Manager

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

    Send email to Denis Cofer

    (202) 885-1128

  10. Kevin Drummond, Telecommunications Analyst

    OIT - Tech Operations

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  11. Charles Duckworth, Part Time Staff

  12. Bruce Eggleston, Part Time Staff

  13. William Fleitz, Manager, Network Design & Engineering

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

  14. Michael Grinnell, Director of Enterprise Architecture

    OIT - Enterprise Systems

    Michael Grinnell has been with AU for fifteen 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, an… More

    (202) 885-2491

  15. Seare Habte, Network Engineer

    OIT - Tech Operations

  16. Bron Kidwell, Part Time Staff

  17. Maksim Korsakov, Part Time Staff

  18. Amir Lowlavar, Network Operations Center Analyst

    OIT - Tech Operations

    Send email to Amir Lowlavar

  19. Hassan Marvi, Director of Network Operations

    OIT - Tech 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

    Send email to Hassan Marvi

    (202) 885-2799

  20. Saleh Mitchell, IT Asset Management Analyst

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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.

    Send email to Saleh Mitchell

    (202) 885-3699

  21. Mohammad Nahidian, Senior Systems Engineer

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

    Send email to Mohammad Nahidian

    (202) 885-2564

  22. Cenk Nair

    OIT - Tech Operations

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  23. Thomas Nguyen, Senior Systems Engineer

    OIT - Tech Operations

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  24. Joshua Olsen, Network Operations Center Analyst

    OIT - Tech Operations

    Send email to Joshua Olsen

    (202) 885-6502

  25. Filemon Palero, eSupport Analyst

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

    Send email to Filemon Palero

    (202) 885-6079

  26. James Proctor, Part Time Staff

    University Communications

    Send email to James Proctor

    (202) 885-1111

  27. Jasbeer Singh, Network Engineer

    OIT - Tech Operations

  28. Joni Snyder, Production Application Systems Services Manager

    OIT - Tech Operations

  29. Patrice Sul, Network Operations Center Analyst

    OIT - Tech Operations

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  30. Richmond Sweet, Senior Systems Engineer

    OIT - Tech Operations

    Send email to Richmond Sweet

    (202) 885-6306

  31. Kenneth Tse, Network Engineer

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

    Send email to Kenneth Tse

    (202) 885-2281

  32. Benjamin Wall, Systems Programmer II

    OIT - Tech Operations

    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

    Send email to Benjamin Wall

    (202) 885-3877

  33. Gary Wood, Systems Manager, Enterprise Platforms Support Services

    OIT - Tech Operations

    Send email to Gary Wood

    (202) 885-2758