Uma Mulukutla is FSI's associate director for finance and budgeting. Uma brings extensive Stanford research, finance, and administrative experience to this leadership role, most recently as a research accountant in the Office of Research Administration, and in her previous roles as research and finance administrator in the School of Engineering, program manager and faculty administrator, both in the Department of Computer Science, and faculty affairs administrator in the School of Medicine. Uma's academic background also makes her a great fit for FSI. She holds an ED.M. with a concentration in technology innovation education from Harvard University, an M.S. in mass communication with a concentration in advertising and marketing from Boston University, and an M.Phil in public administration with her research dissertation on employer-employee relations in the public sector from Osmania University. Before joining Stanford, she was an education researcher at the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology in Palo Alto and an education specialist at Sun Microsystems in Menlo Park, and, prior to moving to the U.S., she taught public administration in India.