Meltem Erol is the director of Graduate Student Outreach in the College of Engineering. Her office serves undergraduate students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in engineering as well as ensuring that current Berkeley graduate students have the support and resources needed to complete their degrees. Meltem works with graduate student organizations including LAGSES and BGESS, to provide academic, professional and social activities. Prior to joining the College of Engineering, Meltem spent five years as the director of education and outreach for the Center of Integrated Nanomechanical Systems (COINS), a National Science Foundation multi-campus center. She is a Bay Area native, with a B.A. from Long Island University and an M.S. in education from Stanford University.