Mitsunori Ogihara

Secondary app'ts ECE, MMI, CoA, HGG
Director of Graduate Studies

(305) 284-2268 x2308
Dr. Mitsunori Ogihara joined the University of Miami in 2007 as Professor in the Department of Computer Science and as Program Director of the Big Data Analytics & Data Mining Program for the Center for Computational Science (now IDSC). More recently, he served as...

Lina I. Lopez

Asst. Director, Programs

(305) 284-2034
Dr. Lina I. Lopez is Assistant Director of Programs in the Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies. She earned a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning at the University of Miami, where her research and writing focused on the intersection of literacy, bilingual learners, and digital education. Among her accomplishments as an undergraduate...

Catherine Shaw Wheeling

College Recruiter

(305) 284-3167
Cathy holds BS in Journalism and Communications with a Minor in Business from the University of Florida.  She recruits for the College of Arts & Sciences professional programs, generating new business, managing external and internal admissions, and facilitating special events.  Prior to arriving at UM, Cathy served as...

Frances Lydia Smith

Sr. Program Coordinator

(305) 284-8782
Frances is a long-time UM Hurricane. As the manager for the Department of Biology for 16 years, she worked with many prestigious faculty, four department chairs, coordinated budgets that included almost every type of account used by UM and special projects such as working with the British Embassy to honor one of the...

Jean-Paul Wong

Sr. Program Coordinator

(305) 284-2030
Jean-Paul is the Senior Program Coordinator for the Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies at the College of Arts and Sciences. They earned their Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing at Florida International University, and their Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of South Florida....

Bianca Elizabeth Sproul

Marketing Specialist

Bianca Sproul is the Marketing Specialist for the College of Arts & Sciences’ Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies. She is primarily responsible for all media collateral (websites, social, and print) promoting the College’s professional masters’ degrees.  Well-familiar with...