Media Arts & Sciences
MAS Team Members


Andy Ryan

Andy Ryan

Meet Our Team 

The MAS team oversees all academic programming and administration of the Program in Media Arts and Sciences (MAS). Students come to the Media Lab through the Program in Media Arts and Sciences (MAS), based within MIT’s School of Architecture + Planning. Each year, the program accepts master’s and PhD candidates with backgrounds ranging from computer science to psychology, architecture to neuroscience, mechanical engineering to material science, and more.

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Mahy El-Kouedi
Director of Academic Program Administration
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Sarra Shubart
Graduate Administrator
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Alma Jam
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer
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Meghan Jordan
Student Support Coordinator
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Faith Masaku
Program Assistant, Diversity & Student Support
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Jonathan Richards
Administrative Assistant

Connect With Us

MAS is a private, friendly and easily accessible support hub for MAS students. Whether you're struggling with your research or courses, having personal or health challenges, are considering taking time away from the program, or just aren't sure who to talk to,  connect with us:

Interested in learning about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) programs and initiatives? Have ideas or recommendations that can help improve DEI and belonging efforts in the lab? MAS hosts a variety of diversity-driven programs, professional development, advocacy workshops, and community-building events. We also work collaboratively with Media Lab on the DEI Working Group which is open to new members (students, faculty and staff) year-round. If you have any questions,  connect with us:

Schedule a Meeting With Us

Ways To Stay In Touch

  • Location: MAS Suite, E14-416, 75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Office Hours: M-F, 9-5 PM
  • For general questions, email:
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