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Dr. Michel Barsoum,
Dr. Michel Barsoum, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, had a research image of his work, an optical micrograph of Ti3SiC2 oxidized in air at 1050?C for 517h, featured on the cover of February 2004 issue of Journal of the American Ceramic Society. Miladin Radovic, Barsoum’s former Ph.D. student, also worked on the research.
Dr. Connie M. Borror,
assistant professor of decision sciences, published two articles in the January 2004 issue of Journal of Quality Technology and had two papers accepted for publication in Quality and Reliability Engineering International and Journal of Quality Technology.
chemistry doctoral student, won the Rohm and Haas Award for best poster at the American Chemical Society Delaware Valley Graduate Student Poster Session. Her advisor is Dr. Karl Sohlberg.
materials science and engineering doctoral student, presented “Carbothermal Synthesis of BN Coatings on SiC Fibers and Carbon Nanotubes” and a poster on “Mechanical Properties of Tyranno ZMI SiC Fibers with Alumina-based Coatings” at the 28th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites.
Dr. Lisa Chiarello,
associate professor of programs in rehabilitation sciences, presented “Preparing Students for Early Intervention Service Delivery” at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections meeting.
materials science and engineering undergraduate, was a winner in the Delaware Valley Engineers Week Council Paper contest for “Capacitance Measurement of Nanoporous Carbon Obtained from Chlorinating Ti2AIC.”
Dr. Mun Choi,
associate dean of the College of Engineering and professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics, presented a seminar on “New Trends in Graduate Education” as a panelist at the American Society of Engineering Educators Associate Deans meeting, held in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Anthony Curatola,
Joseph F. Ford Professor of Accounting, was honored by the Mid-Atlantic Council of the Institute of Management Accountants for having received the R. Lee Brummet Award in Academic Excellence from the Institute of Management Accountants.
Dr. Jaydev P. Desai,
assistant professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics and adjunct assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery, presented “Reality-Based Soft Tissue Modeling for Robot-Assisted Surgery” at the Columbia University Computer Science Department and at Penn’s General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception Laboratory.
Dr. Roger Doherty,
professor of materials science and engineering, was named A.W. Grosvenor Professor of Materials Science and Engineering.
Dr. Vladislav Domnich,
research assistant professor of materials science and engineering, presented “Nanoindentation, Transmission Electron Microscopy and Raman Spectroscopy Study of Boron Carbide Ceramics” at the 28th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites.
Dr. Daniel Dorn,
assistant professor of finance, presented “Does Sentiment Drive the Retail Demand for IPOs?” at the American Finance Association Meetings.
assistant professor of programs in rehabilitation sciences, presented “Therapy Management of Fractures about the Elbow Rehabilitation of Distal Radius and Ulna Fractures” at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections meeting.
and Jody Seshardi, entry-level doctor of physical therapy students, won the Section on Geriatrics Educational Brochure-Student Project Award at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections meeting for “Helping You Prevent Falls.”
Dr. Howard Forman,
assistant professor of marketing, received a Best Paper award from the American Marketing Association’s Relationship Special Interest Group for “The Influence of Buying Center Roles and Innovation Characteristics on Technology Adoption and Internalization in the U.S. Automotive Industry.”
assistant professor of programs in rehabilitation sciences, presented “Treatment of Myositis Ossifications in a Hockey Player Using Acetic Acid Iontophoresis” at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections meeting.
Dr. David Gefen,
assistant professor of MIS, and colleagues published “Potential and Repeat e-Consumers: The Role of and Trust vis-à-vis TAM” in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 50, no. 3, pp307-21. Gefen published “Tutorial Assessing Unidimensionality through LISREL: An Explanation and Example” in Communications of the Association for Information Systems, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 1-26. Gefen and Dr. Chitti Govindarajulu, assistant professor of MIS, presented their book, Advanced VB.NET: Programming Web and Desktop Applications in ADI.NET and ASP.NET (Prentice Hall), at the International Conference on Information Systems.
Dr. Yury Gogotsi,
professor of materials science and engineering and director of the Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, joined the editorial board of British Ceramic Transactions. He presented “Nanocrystalline Ceramic Coating on Carbides and Carbon” at the 28th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. He also chaired the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology’s editorial board session at that meeting.
Dr. Shawkat Hammoudeh,
associate professor of economics, was invited by the Arab Planning Institute in Kuwait to contribute a chapter to a newly edited book, Economics of Reconstruction in Iraq. Hammoudeh and colleagues had “Volatility of the UK Basis: Persistence and Sudden Changes” accepted for publication in Finance Letters.
Dr. Hyoil Han,
assistant professor of IST, Dr. Il-Yeol Song, professor of IST, Dr. Xiaohua “Tony” Hu, assistant professor of IST, and colleagues had “Managing and Mining Clinical Outcomes” accepted by the International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications 2004.
Dr. Eric Johnson,
assistant professor of couple and family therapy, published “How Family Members of the Mentally Ill View Mental Health Professionals: A Focused Ethnography” and “The Role of Families in Buffering Stress in Persons with Mental Illness: A Correlational Study” in Evidence-Based Practice Manual: Research and Outcome Measures in Health and Human Services (Oxford University Press). He presented “The Effect of Socioeconomic Status on the Community Functioning of People with Serious Mental Illness and Their Families” at the International Families and Poverty Research Conference.
Dr. Roy Kim
associate professor of history and politics, and a colleague spoke on “Weapons of Mass Destruction” at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia.
Dr. Miriam N. Kotzin,
associate professor of humanities and communications, had her poems “Only a Lady Poet” and “Mirror Images” accepted for publication on ForPoetry.com in April. Her poems “Buck Season” and “My Landscape” will be published in The Vocabula Review. “Palette” and “I’m Sorry” will be included in “Word and Image,” a show of collaborative works between visual artists and poets to be held at the Philadelphia Sketch Club May 2-30.
Dr. Christopher Li,
lphia Sketch Club May 2-30. Dr. Christopher Li, assistant professor of materials engineering, presented “Polymer Assembly: From Sub-Micron Nylon 6, 6 Tube to Hierarchical Rod-Coil Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymers” at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.
Dr. Merrill Liechty,
assistant professor of decision sciences, and colleagues published “Bayesian Correlation Estimation” in Biometrika, vol. 91.
Dr. Joseph R. Mason,
assistant professor of finance, hosted a conference on asset-backed securities and credit cards with the Payment Cards Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Mason and colleagues published “Fundamentals, Panics and Bank Distress during the Depression” in American Economic Review (December 2003) and “Too-Big-to-Fail, Government Bailouts and Managerial Incentives: The Case of Reconstruction Finance Corporation Assistance to the Railroad Industry during the Great Depression” in Too-Big-to Fail: Policies and Practices in Government Bailouts (Greenwood Press).
Douglas B. Metcalfe,
administrator of the Department of Neurosurgery in the Drexel University College of Medicine, received the ACHE Early Career Healthcare Executive Regents Award.
, instructor of programs in rehabilitation sciences, will present “Is Your Patient at Risk for Falls?” at the Drexel Psychiatric/Gerontological Nursing Update.
Dr. Maggie O’Neil,
assistant professor of programs in rehabilitation sciences, presented “The Treatment of Low Back Dysfunction by Different Healthcare Providers: An Analysis of Cost Using the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey” at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections meeting.
associate professor of legal studies, will present “Resolving Issues Concerning Employee Invention Rights: A 21st Century Approach” at the 12th National Labor Management Conference.
Dr. Margo Orlin,
assistant professor of programs in rehabilitation sciences and interim director of the entry-level doctor of physical therapy program, presented “Effect of Calcaneal Eversion on Balance and Temporal Spatial Characteristics of Gait in Children” at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections meeting. She also co-authored the poster “Comparison of Percutaneous and Surface Functional Electrical Stimulation During Gait in a Child with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy.” Orlin and colleagues published the manuscript “Direct Effect of Percutaneous Electric Stimulation During Gait in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy: A Report of Two Cases”
Dr. Robert Palisano,
professor of programs in rehabilitation sciences, and Dr. Margo Orlin, assistant professor of programs in rehabilitation sciences and interim director of the entry-level doctor of physical therapy program, were presenters at Philadelphia’s Shriners Hospital for Children’s Fifth Annual Cerebral Palsy Conference.
Dr. Yanni Papadakis,
assistant professor of decision sciences, published “On the Sensitivity of Configure-to-Order Supply Chains for Personal Computers After Component Market Disruptions” in the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (2003).
Dr. Steven M. Platek,
assistant professor of psychology, and a colleague had the book Female Infidelity and Paternal Uncertainty accepted for publication by Cambridge University Press.
Dr. Bert Rosenbloom,
professor of marketing and Rauth Chair in Electronic Commerce, was invited to join the editorial board of Psychology & Marketing. He co-authored “Barriers to Online Shopping in Switzerland,” which will be published in the Journal of International Consumer Marketing.
assistant professor of programs in rehabilitation sciences, presented “A Structured 16-Weel Clinical Internship to Prepare Today’s Physical Therapist” at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections meeting.
engineering management adjunct faculty member and distance learning/faculty development consultant, conducted the half-day workshop “Leveraging Adult Learner Experiences and Expectations” at the International EDUCAUSE Conference.
Dr. Milton Silver,
professor of management, and William Dean, instructor of management, presented “Mentions Contribute to Entrepreneurial Culture/ Environment at Drexel University” at the NCIAA Eighth Annual Meeting. Their paper “Introducing a Global Dimension to the Mentoring of Drexel Entrepreneurs” was selected for the AGSE-BABSON Exchange Forum, held in Melbourne, Australia.
Dr. Wei Sun,
associate professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics (MEM), and Jae Nam, Andrew Darling, Binil Starly, Zhibin Fang, Connie Gomez and Saif Khalil, MEM doctoral students, had the poster “Computer-Aided Tissue Engineering” presented at the Sixth International Tissue Engineering Conference. Also presented at the conference were Sun’s and Darling’s poster “Bio-Blueprint Modeling for 3-D Tissue and Organ Printing” and Sun’s, Fang’s and Gomez’s “Modeling and Homogenization of Mechanical Properties of Polymer-Based Tissue Scaffold Under Biodegradation.”
Dr. Linghui Tang,
assistant professor of economics and international business, had a paper accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Asymmetries. She was also appointed a member of the Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship editorial board.
director of Alcohol, Other Drug and Health Education, and Seth Eaker, MBA student, presented “Queer Guys for the Straight Eye” at the Bacchus Gamma Peer Education Network National Meeting.
Dr. Rosina Weber,
assistant professor of IST, Dr. William Evanco, associate professor of IST, and a colleague had “Identifying Critical Factors in Case-Based Prediction” accepted for FLAIRS-2004.
Dr. Yen Wei,
Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, presented the seminar “Biochemistry and Biotechnology of Nanostructured Materials: Immobilization of Enzymes in Mesoporous Materials for Biocatalysis, Biosensor and Pharmaceutical Applications” at the State University of New York-Binghamton. He is a North American alumni coordinator for the International Symposium in Celebration of 50 Years of Polymer Education and Research in Peking University.
Michael G. Welker,
instructor of accounting, was selected for the 2004 eighth edition of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.
Dr. Suzanne Willard,
assistant professor of graduate nursing programs, spent two weeks in Botswana, Africa, as a member of team of healthcare providers from the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center. The group met with the Botswana Ministry of Health and AIDS service organizations to develop plans to decrease HIV/AIDS transmission rates and establish HIV/AIDS education plans in that country.