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Staff

Justyna Gutowska

Program Administrator
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Phone: 847-467-1299

Justyna Gutowska is the NICO Program Administrator. She directs the administrative management of the Institute including the NU Data Science Initiative (DSI), and ensures effective administration of the Big Data Planning Committee and related sub committees. She also oversees the daily management of all operational, financial and business functions including faculty support, pre and post award management, fellowship management, post doc and student funding, and Institute budget preparation and reconciliation.

Alanna Lazarowich

Senior Director of Scientific Partnerships
Kellogg School of Management

Phone: 847-491-2711

Alanna Lazarowich is the Senior Director of Scientific Partnerships for Kellogg’s Center for Science of Science and Innovation (CSSI) and the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO). Alanna collaborates with faculty and industry experts in the development of research partnerships and curricular innovations and facilitates the translation and distribution of intellectual content.

Andrew Marfia

Senior Project Coordinator
Kellogg School of Management

Phone: 847-491-8065

Andy Marfia is a Senior Project Coordinator at the Kellogg School of Management. He manages NICO's marketing and communications strategy, including the Wednesday @ NICO speaker series, Data Science Nights, and other NICO sponsored events, and is responsible for maintaining the NICO web site and social media accounts. In addition, Andy manages the finances for Brian Uzzi's lab within NICO, including post-award management.

Meghan Stagl

Business Coordinator
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Phone: 847-491-2527

Meghan Stagl joined NICO as the Business Coordinator in 2019. She manages NICO's business operations, handles all logistics for the Wednesday @ NICO speaker series and other NICO or Data Science Initiative events, and she oversees the NICO list serve.
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