Applications and Technology Solutions (ATS), UITS
M.SC. Computer and Information Engineering—completed PhD course work in the same discipline—University of Illinois at Chicago.
Worked at Gerber Scientific (CAD/CAM/CAE) and Travelers Insurance Company before joining UConn in 1987. At UConn, Jila started as a programmer/analyst in the Student Administration area. She then moved to the team implementing the original Telecommunication Management System. She also worked as the application administrator and technical lead on the implementation of Pinnacle Communications Management System as well as other Telecommunications applications. Jila has been in charge of initiation, implementation and support of numerous applications. She has been managing WDIT team since June 2009.
Jila represents UITS within the eScience Committee. The group started by developing guidelines and templates for the NSF Data Management Plan required for the submission of grant proposals. She is also a member of the Teaching and Learning Governance as well as UITS Communications Coordination Committee. Jila has served in many other university committees and working groups such as CIO Search Committee, Mobile Development Steering Committee, Emergency Communications Steering Committee, Enterprise Content Management Committee, FAMIS Steering Committee, UITS 2012 Strategic Plan Working Group and more.