Technology Center

Center Staff

Yanko MicheaYanko Michea, MD, PhD
Director of Information & Learning Technologies
(206) 543-6264
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Yanko Michea is the newly appointed Director of Information Technology for the College of Education. In addition to leading technology operations, he works with faculty, staff and students around educational technology, instructional design and innovation to systematically support the college’s educational mission. He is experienced in technology-based academic innovation, gaming/simulation, and analytics. Yanko enjoys working with faculty and welcomes the opportunity of exploring new challenges! If not working, he likes to spend time in diverse activities either outdoors (running, hiking) or indoors cooking or watching movies with his family.

Paul HaniskoPaul Hanisko
Web & Database Developer
(206) 616-6366
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Paul Hanisko is the developer of our college databases, shared web-based tools that support our internal business processes. Paul has served multiple roles working with technology and data at UW since 2008. His goal for the college databases is to make our institutional data easy to maintain and accessible so we can make informed decisions efficiently. Paul enjoys playing board games and is getting pretty good at Hive.

Paul KeyesPaul Keyes
Web Manager
(206) 543-7863
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Paul has been Web Manager at the College since 2007, and works closely with both the Technology and Communications teams to build and maintain the College’s main website, as well as a number of other sites for Centers and Programs run by College faculty. He’s always happy to talk with members of the College community about web concerns, whether it’s something as small as updating your CV, or rolling out a new site for big research project. He owns too many guitars.

Ryan StewartRyan Stewart
Associate Director of Technology Support
(206) 221-4693
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Ryan is our IT Manager. He has been with the CoE since 2007, and focuses on managing the CoE servers and Help Desk. He graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts and Music in 1998. From there he has both studied and worked in Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Germany, before returning to Seattle. He loves the fast paced nature of technology. Ryan also enjoys home remodeling and playing the french horn.

Mikal HermanMikal Herman
Associate Director for Center Technology
CEL (206) 221-3677
Haring Center (206) 221-4203 / CEL support request / Haring Center support request
Mikal Herman joined the College of Education in the fall of 2016 after spending 14 years in IT at the UW Bothell campus. He provides technology support to the College’s Center for Educational Leadership and Haring Center as well as working closely with the other Technology Center staff. Mikal enjoys helping those he supports understand and use current and emerging technologies available to them in creative and meaningful ways. Away for work he enjoys being on the water and spending time outdoors with his family.

Molly VinsonMolly Vinson

Web Computing Specialist

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Molly Vinson works under Paul Hanisko developing college databases and shared web-based tools that support internal business processes. Molly likes to spend her free time going to parks with her dog, Roxanne.

Adrian Baldwin
Student Assistant

Adrian started working at the IT help desk in Fall of 2019. He plans to major in Finance through the Foster School of Business and become a financial advisor. He is a member of the business fraternity Phi Chi Theta. In his spare time, Adrian likes to play guitar and watch documentaries.


Arun Jog
Student Assistant
Arun started working at the IT help desk in winter 2021. He is majoring in Economics and hopes to own his own brewery. He is the president of Net Impact UW, and in his free time enjoys reading and going on hikes.

Kai Mihata
Student Assistant

Kai started working at the IT Help Desk in Fall of 2019 as a sophomore. He is double majoring in Computer Science and Statistics, with a strong interest in Machine Learning and Data Science. Outside of class, Kai enjoys running, orienteering and bouldering.

Daniel Pham
Student Assistant
Daniel started working at the IT Help Desk in the Summer of 2021. He is majoring in Informatics and has the goal of working in Software Development. His hobbies include cooking and playing tennis.