Senior Administrative Coordinator, Ellie Heasley
Ellie assists all INBT visitors, staff, faculty, students, prospective donors, etc., in addition to processing administrative paperwork, maintaining lists, and lab rosters. She was an Art Researcher for National Geographic Magazine for 10 years, and was an Executive Assistant to the General Manager of a network, and a Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Relations at Discovery Channel. She has a certificate in Typing and Pitman Shorthand, and a Private Secretary’s Certificate from the Royal Society of Arts. Ellie's commitment to helping INBTs faculty, staff, and students with critical administrative support helps the Institute accomplish their goals efficiently and fluidly.
Research Service Analyst, Carla Dodd
Carla monitors and oversees INBT’s extensive research portfolio. She works with INBT’s scientists to locate and secure various types of funding sources for their research. In addition, she ensures that secured funding adheres to the organization’s guidelines such as proper award distribution, progress reports, and financial reports. She is a certified research administrator and has worked in the profession at the University of Illinois-Chicago and Northwestern University. Her interests in research administration and finance helps INBT continue with their collaborative endeavors to pioneer new research discoveries.
Budget Analyst, Jon French
Jon is responsible for many of the day-to-day financial transactions in the Institute; ensuring that all revenue and expenses are accounted for, and maintaining compliance within the established rules and regulations. He is in charge of tasks such as budgeting, purchasing, payments, auditing, and reconciliation of sponsored and non-sponsored accounts, which helps researchers to continue to make great strides with their research. He improves INBTs existing systems and processes and creates new ones to maximize INBTs efficiency. His BS in business administration and years of experience in accounting help INBT to perform bold, new research.
Director of Academic Programs, Camille Mathis
Camille manages and facilitates the many successful educational programs at INBT like the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), the Nanotechnology for Cancer Research training program, and the International Research Experience for Undergraduates (IRES), among others. Her dedication to INBT ensures that the institute’s educational programs provide students with the training they need to be successful, interdisciplinary scientists. She has worked in higher education for over 10 years as a former Assistant Director of Military and Veterans Advising and as an Academic Advisor. Her professional experience and MS degree in management with a specialization in human resource management preserves INBTs commitment to education.
Web and Animation Director, Martin Rietveld
Martin has been part of the communication team since INBT's inception in 2006. He manages INBT’s Animation Studio, is the institutes's art director, and provides IT solutions for INBT researchers. He has degrees in both graphic and animation design, and his work has appeared in a variety of scientific journals, magazines, and online publications. He has over ten years of experience teaching visual communication to students, scientist, and engineers. The art Martin has produced for the institute can be seen throughout INBT’s webpages, publications, and headquarters.
Media Relations Specialist, Gina Wadas
Gina manages many communication channels to showcase the ongoing work at INBT. She translates INBT’s innovative and revolutionary work to diverse audiences over multiple platforms. She uses her cumulative knowledge and experience from a BS in biology, MS in science and technology journalism, and teaching science communications in academia, to promote INBTs extraordinary presence in the nanotechnology field. Gina also teaches science communications workshops to students in the REU program and Certificate of Advanced Study in NanoBioTechnology.
Director of Corporate Partnership, Tom Fekete
Tom has been with the INBT team since 2009 working with industrial partners to establish collaborative opportunities for students. He manages INBT’s longstanding collaboration with The Intern-University MicroElectronics Center (IMEC) in Leuven, Belgium as part of our NSF-sponsored International Research Experience for Students (IRES) program. Tom also manages the innovative cooperative education program for MS students. He has a passion for providing career support and advice to Hopkins students and alumni. Before joining INBT, Tom had a long and distinguished career in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries with senior management positions in research, engineering, operations, project management, and strategic planning. His industry responsibilities took him to all regions of the US and across the world.