There are many people that can support your engineering education at Wellesley. Meet them!

Wellesley Engineering Team

Amy Banzaert

Lecturer in Engineering

Amy Banzaert is focused on building Wellesley's engineering program.  The founder of We-Lab, she teaches introductory engineering classes, and advises students interested in engineering-related careers in conjunction with Class Dean Jennifer Stephan.




Jennifer Stephan

Class Dean

Jennifer Stephan advises all Wellesley students who are interested in engineering, whether they are considering engineering for graduate school, enrolling in a dual degree program with Olin or MIT, pursuing the Olin Engineering Certificate, or otherwise exploring how their education can have an engineering focus.



Wellesley Engineering Advisory Committee

Robbie Berg

Professor of Physics

Ted Ducas

Professor of Physics

Lyn Turbak     

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Robbie Berg, Ted Ducas, and Lyn Turbak form Wellesley's Engineering Advisory Committee.  As a team, they were instrumental in creating Wellesley's first engineering class and building Wellesley's connections with Olin College and MIT. They are active in supporting the work of We-Lab and advising students interested in engineering.


Faculty with Engineering Experience

Monica Higgins Louise Darling

Monica Higgins

Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Louise Darling

Assistant Professor of Natural and Biological Sciences

Monica Higgins and Louise Darling are two professors at Wellesley with extensive knowledge of environmental and biological engineering, respectively. They actively support and advise students interested in these fields.


Olin-Wellesley Engineering Liason


Interested in opportunities at Olin College?  Along with talking to at least one of us above, reach out to Prof. Jean Huang '01, a Wellesley alumna and the Olin liaison for Wellesley students.