Institutional Effectiveness & Analysis Team

The FAU Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Analysis is composed of the group of professionals with many years of experience in the field. The IEA team has moved its offices in the Behavioral Science Building BS-12 on the 3rd floor at the FAU Boca Raton campus. line Phone: 561-297-2665
Fax: 561-297-2590
Email: iea@fau.edu

Zhiyuan Ma (ZMa)  

Zhiyuan Ma (ZMa)

   

Interim Director
Phone: 561-297-4196
E-mail: zma@fau.edu

 

Short Biography

Zhiyuan (ZMa) joined FAU-IEA in July 2014, as a programmer/systems Analyst, a Program Manager & Technical Lead, and in July 2017 as the Interim Director. She is responsible for administering and managing databases, SAS Visual Analytics and other systems used for reporting and analysis by IEA and assists the Institutional Data Administrator to ensure the accuracy of over 50 file submissions to the state. Writes complex programming code and reviews SQL codes done by others. Zhiyuan received her master’s degree in computer and information science from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).


Komal Sharma  

Komal Sharma

   

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 561-297-2665
E-mail: sharmak@fau.edu

 

Short Biography

Komal joined FAU-IEA in June of 2014 as the Administrative Assistant, she is responsible for managing the Quick Facts Dashboard & FAIR Databases, IEA department budget & web page updates. Coordinates the scheduling of meetings and organizing travel as needed. Manages the IEA office data requests Internal & BOG. Prior to FAU, Komal worked in the private CPA firm as an Accounting Manager in both the US & Canada for many years. Komal graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Business from University of Bombay (Mumbai) and is currently working on getting her Second Bachelor’s in Fine Arts, mastering the techniques of Web designing and graphic designing, and will complete in spring of 2018.


John Cahill   

John Cahill 

   

Senior Research Analyst
Phone: 561-297-0244
E-mail: jcahill@fau.edu

 

Short Biography

John joined FAU-IEA in September of 2002, as a Senior Research Analyst and has been active in institutional research for the past 15 years. John came to FAU from Barry University where he worked in the Office of Institutional Research. Prior to FAU, John worked as a research analyst in the Health Policy Resources Center’s Survey Center of the American Dental Association from 1998 to 2001. John has lead workshops on design & administration of web-based surveys at regional and national institutional research conferences. He received his bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences from Illinois State University and his master’s degree in Sociology from Northern Illinois University.


Maite Trujillo Vega  

Maite Vega

 

 

Programmer/Systems Analyst
Phone: 561-297-3156
E-mail: mvegatrujillo@fau.edu

 

Short Biography

Maite joined FAU-IEA in August of 2013 as a programmer/systems analyst. She has worked on several projects such as the Title III grant program, Common Data Set, Quick Facts, NCAA surveys, US News surveys, and data requests from the Colleges. She also administers SAS Visual Analytics. Prior to FAU, Maite worked for 10 years as a systems analyst in the central OIT department of Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Software Engineering in 1994 from the Technical University of Havana (CUJAE), Cuba.


Margaret A. Goodlin  

Margaret Goodlin

   

Programmer/Systems Analyst
Phone: 561-297-4947
E-mail: mgoodlin@fau.edu

 

Short Biography

Maggie joined FAU-IEA in October of 2014, as a programmer/systems analyst. She has worked with IPEDS, ETL data uploads to IEA Databases, editing & updating IEA’s Web page, and many data requests. Prior to FAU, Maggie worked in the office of the university registrar at WVU as a programmer/data manager and has over 25 years working with data collection in the manufacturing world. Maggie has two Associated of Applied Science Degrees, in Applications & Database Management from Westmoreland Community College in PA, a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technologies, a Master’s in Information Systems both from the University of Phoenix Online, and a Master’s of Online Teaching from Wilkes University in PA, completed August 2016.


Benjamin Silva  

Benjamin Silva

   

Statistical Research Analyst 
Phone: 561-297-2727
E-mail: silvab@fau.edu

 

Short Biography

Ben joined FAU-IEA in July of 2015 where he coordinates statistical research with a specific emphasis on predictive modeling in academic success, admissions, and retention. Prior to FAU, Ben was a high school mathematics teacher at Miami Beach Senior High, Ben earned his M.S. in Statistics at Florida State University while teaching statistics as an adjunct instructor at Tallahassee Community College.


Michael Pace  

Michael Pace

   

Programmer/Systems Analyst
Phone: 561-297-4751
E-mail: mpace@fau.edu

 

Short Biography

Mike joined FAU-IEA in May of 2016 after working as a student intern for the past year. During his time as a student at the University, Michael has held several student positions in various areas of the University such as OIT and the Graduate College. As of May 2016, Michael currently holds a Bachelor's of Science in Management Information Technology as well as a Master of Science in Information Technology and Management.


Howard Hamilton  

Howard Hamilton

   

Programmer/Systems Analyst
Phone: 561-297-2718
E-mail: hhamilton@fau.edu

 

Short Biography

Howard joined FAU-IEA in June of 2016, as a programmer/systems analyst. He works with the Performance Funding Metrics. Prior to FAU, Howard has worked with private and public organizations in Jamaica and other Caribbean Islands leading IS/IT initiatives in Manufacturing, Healthcare, Transport, and Statistics. He taught IS and IT courses at the University College of the Caribbean (Kingston, Jamaica), Nova Southeastern University (Davie, Florida), and ECPI University (Newport News, Virginia). Howard has earned his BSc. in Computer Science and Mathematics (double major), an MSc. in Computer-based Management Information Systems, and Ph.D. in Information Systems. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).


                                          

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IEA Mailing Address: Florida Atlantic University - Institutional Effectiveness & Analysis ~ 777 Glades Road ~ BS-12 ~ 3rd Floor ~ Boca Raton, FL 33431


 Last Modified 11/20/17