Head of the Division of Science

Bulbul Chakraborty
Bulbul Chakraborty
Division Head, Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences
Enid and Nate Ancell Professor of Physics
781-736-2843 Abelson 345/346


Heather Felton
Co-Director, Division of Science
Director, Division of Science Finance, Personnel, and Pre-Award Groups; Administrative Manager, Biology & Neuroscience; Assistant Director, Volen Center for Complex Systems
781-736-4871 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 209
  • Director of the Division of Science Finance Group: oversees the accounting and compliance of sponsored programs and university funds. 
  • Personnel Group: manages the hiring, terminating, appointing, reappointing, salary and pay distribution changes, and other data changes for research staff, postdocs, and other appointments. 
  • Pre-Award Group: oversees the submission of sponsored programs to various federal and non-federal agencies. 
  • Manages the financial aspects of the Biology Department, Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program, and Volen Center for Complex Systems.
Steven Karel
Co-Director, Division of Science
781-736-3104 Volen 210, MS 013
  • computing and information technology for the Sciences
  • institutional research, including publications, training grants and outcomes
  • policies
  • undergraduate research
  • general questions about science in the Division