Academic Advisors

Advising Overview

All nuclear and radiological engineering students have two advisors, an academic advisor and a faculty advisor.

Undergraduate Advising Process Changes due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Update, 8/1/2020)

  • Students who need assistance other than academic advising should see services in the Campus Assistance Options.
  • With the campus changes Georgia Tech has enacted for COVID-19, please know that your academic advisors are still be available remotely to reply to emails, handle registration issues, schedule video/phone advising meetings, and sign forms.  To accommodate this, we are asking students to use these process and procedures until further notice.
  • Academic Advising until Further Notice: Hybrid Advising
    • Advising hours are 8-12 and 1-4 each day, Eastern Standard Time.
    • Appointment Days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday): You must sign up for an appointment throughAdvisor Link ~24 hours in advance.
    • Submit all documents for advising or that require signatures to the ME/NRE Canvas Advising site, 24 hours in advance.
    • The academic advisors are working mostly virtually, with some in-person hours.

Undergraduate Advising Purpose

  • Our mission is to support and inspire the development of Woodruff School undergraduate students.
  • Our vision is that undergraduate academic advising in the Woodruff School will actively engage students in their educational experience so they can become independent, life-long learners who are innovative and contributing members in their larger community.

Undergraduate Advising Process

Academic Advisors

Your academic advisor is available to help with class scheduling, class planning and institute rules and regulations.

Lenna Applebee - Advises ME and NRE students with a last name starting with A - C.

  • Schedule an appointment with Lenna.
  • She sees students in person or virtually on Monday and Tuesday, and via videoconferencing Wednesday to Friday.

Laura Tolliver - Advises ME and NRE students with a last name starting with D - H.

Amy Huttenhoff - Advises ME and NRE students with a last name starting with I - M.

Kristi Mehaffey - Advises ME and NRE students with a last name starting with N - R.

  • Schedule an appointment with Kristi.
  • She sees students in person or virtually on Monday and Tuesday, and via videoconferencing Wednesday to Friday.

Hillary Sutherland - Advises ME and NRE students with a last name starting with S - Z.

Faculty Advisors

Faculty advisors are available to help with career planning, research opportunities, technical electives and graduate school. Faculty advisors are assigned by the first letter of your last name.

ADr. Anna Erickson
BDr. Said Abdel-Khalik
CDr. Anna Erickson
D-FDr. Chaitanya Deo
G-IDr. Nolan Hertel
J-LDr. Bojan Petrovic
M-MnDr. Farzad Rahnema
Mn-NDr. Anna Erickson
O-RDr. Lei Zhu
S-TDr. Weston Stacey
U-ZDr. Chris Wang
B.S./M.S. NRE StudentDr. Nolan Hertel