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Dr. Denise Agosto,
assistant professor of IST, published “Using Gender Schema Theory to Examine Gender Equity in Computing: A Preliminary Study” in Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, vol. 10, pp. 37-53.
assistant professor of photography, had work in two exhibitions: “Dislocation-Relaunch Exhibition” at Hong Kong’s Volkswagen Fotogalerie at the Fringe Club, June 26-July 10; and “F/r/a/m/e Analysis of Motion” at the Center for Photography in Woodstock, N.Y., June 26-July 30.
Dr. Shyamalendu M. Bose,
professor of physics, presented an invited talk on the theory of superconductivity in carbon nanotubes at the Indo-U.S. workshop on “Nanoscale Materials: From Science to Technology” in Puri, India.
director of microscopy in the department of materials science and engineering, presented “Graphics for Microscopists: Optimizing the Scientific Image” at the April 2004 Scanning Meeting in Washington, D.C., and the State Microscopal Society of Illinois in Chicago.
Drs. Kevin Brown,
assistant professor of accounting, and Chris Agoglia, assistant professor of accounting, and a colleague presented “Interactive Experiential Learning in an Audit Setting” at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in Honolulu.
Dr. David R. Campbell,
professor of accounting, was appointed accounting and tax department head.
director of safety and health, and Martin Bell, manager of safety and health, gave a presentation on the use of technology to improve efficiency and utilization of resources in the department of safety and health at the regional CSHEMA meeting at Penn, the Northeast Regional Conference of the Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and the CSHEMA Conference in Chicago.
Dr. Tom Chiang,
Marshall M. Austin Professor of Finance, is associate editor of Multinational Finance Journal, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies and International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management.
Dr. Donna De Carolis,
associate professor of organization sciences, was appointed management department head.
materials science and engineering doctoral student, and Dr. Yury Gogotsi, professor of materials science and engineering, had their SEM micrograph of naturally occurring graphite cones published on the back cover of the April 2004 edition of Journal of the American Ceramic Society.
Dr. Arnold R. Eiser,
professor of medicine and associate dean for Mercy Catholic Programs, and colleagues published “Assessing Professionalism: A Review of the Literature” in Medical Teacher, June 2004, pp. 366-73.
assistant professor of design, presented “Magic Squares and Claude Bragdon’s Theosophic Architecture” at the Fifth International Interdisciplinary Conference Nexus 2004 in Mexico City.
materials science and engineering undergraduate, received the A.W. Grosvenor Scholarship from the ASM International Liberty Bell Chapter.
Dr. Sharon Foley,
assistant professor of management, and Dr. Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, William A. Mackie Professor of Management, presented “Work-Family Balance: Exploration of a Concept” at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
Dr. Alexander Fridman,
John A. Nyheim Endowed University Chair Professor and director of the Drexel Plasma Processing Institute, and a colleague, published the book Plasma Physics and Engineering (Taylor & Francis).
Dr. Jacqueline Garner,
assistant professor of finance, had “Unit IPOS: What the Warrant Characteristics Reveal about the Issuing Firm” accepted for publication in The Journal of Business.
Dr. Yury Gogotsi,
professor of materials science and engineering, was a session chair and organizer of the Symposium on Nanostructured Ceramics at the 106th American Ceramic Society Annual Meeting. He presented the keynote lecture at the International Workshop on Ceramic Matrix Composites in Les Embiez, France and at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Ultra-Nano-Crystalline Diamond in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Dr. Mark Greenberg,
dean of the Pennoni Honors College, spoke on “Myth, Magic and Machines: Developing a Tragic Sense of Technology” at the Technology Awards Dinner at Germantown Academy (Pa.). The talk will be published in the school’s alumni magazine, The Patriot.
Dr. Jeffrey H. Greenhaus,
William A. Mackie Professor of Management, presented “Work and Family as Allies and Enemies: Are There Gender Differences?” at the Third Annual Invitational Journalism-Work/Family Conference in Boston. He and alumnus Dr. Gerard A. Callanan ’89 were commissioned by Sage Publications to develop and edit the Encyclopedia of Career Development. Greenhaus and alumnus Dr. Romila Singh ’01 published “The Relation between Career Decision-Making Strategies and Person-Job Fit: A Study of Job Changers” in Journal of Vocational Behavior. Greenhaus and a colleague published “The Relation Between Work-Family Balance and Quality of Life” in the Journal of Vocational Behavior.
BS/MD student received a Hartford/ American Federation of Aging Award to study gerontology at Harvard this summer.
Dr. Thomas Hewett,
, professor of psychology and computer science, and colleagues published “In Depth Observational Studies of Professional Intelligence Analysts” in Proceedings of HPSAA II: The Second Conference on Human Performance, Situation Awareness and Automation Technology.
materials science and engineering doctoral student, received a $200 travel award to attend the 30th Northeast Bioengineering Conference, where she presented “The In Vitro Interfacial Mechanics of a Bioactive Composite for Mandibular Construction.”
Dr. Xiaohua Tony Hu,
assistant professor of IST, Il-Yeol Song, professor of IST, and a colleague, had “Designing and Developing an Automatic Interactive Keyphrase Extraction System with UML” accepted for presentation at the ASIST2004 Annual Meeting, “Managing and Enhancing Information: Cultures and Conflicts.” Hu and colleagues published “A New Rough Sets Model on Database Systems” in Journal of Fundamental Informatics, vol. 59 (2004), pp. 1-18.
materials science and engineering doctoral student, won the $500 third prize for “Solid Particle Erosion Resistance of Thermally Sprayed Functionality Graded Polymer/Ceramic Coatings” at SAMPE 2004.
Dr. Dov Jaron,
Calhoun Distinguished Professor of Engineering in Medicine, was appointed to the editorial board of Applied Bionics and Biomechanics.
Dr. Jeremy Johnson,
professor of computer science, was appointed computer science department head. He presented “Performance Models for the Walsh-Hadamard Transform” at the Mathematics of Computer Algebra and Analysis conference.
Dr. Robert W. Keidel,
visiting associate professor of management, presented “Shared Mindset: Organization as Meta-Cognition,” at the Third International Conference on Systems Thinking in Management (ICSTM2004).
Dr. J. Yasha Kresh,
professor of cardiothoracic surgery, medicine and biomedical engineering, was elected to the editorial board of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs.
Dr. Frank Ko,
professor of materials science and engineering, chaired two technical sessions at the Society for the Advancement of Materials Processing and Engineering 2004 Conference.
computer science graduate student, received the Allen Newell Prize for Best Student Paper at the International Conference on Cognitive Modeling 2004 for “Deciding When to Switch Tasks in Time-Critical Multitasking.” The paper was co-authored with Drs. Dario Salvucci and Frank Lee, assistant professors of computer science.
Dr. Christopher Li,
assistant professor of materials science and engineering, was section chair of the Polymer Science Meeting at Peking (China) University. He presented “Sub-micron Scroll/Tube from Nylon 66 Single Crystals” at the Third East Asian Polymer Conference in Chendu, China, and “Hierarchical Assembly of a Series of MJLCP Rod-Coil Block Copolymers” at the International Symposium on Polymer Physics in Dali, China.
Dr. Carol Lippa,
professor of neurology and director of the memory disorders program in the Drexel University College of Medicine, graduated from the ELAM national executive leadership program for women in medicine and dentistry based at DUCOM.
Cheryl H. Litzke,
assistant professor in programs in couple and family therapy, published “Quality Time for Families with Addictive Behaviors” in Holistic Nursing Practice: The Science of Health and Healing (March/April 2004), Litzke and Marcia Polansky, associate professor in the School of Public Health, presented “APEP: An Attachment-Based Parent Enrichment Program with Women in Residential Substance Abuse Treatment” to the national conference of the Association for Women in Psychology.
Dr. Patrick Loll,
associate professor of biochemistry, had his article “Membrane Protein Structural Biology: The High Throughput Challenge” recognized as one of the top 25 most downloaded articles of the Journal of Structural Biology in 2003.
, materials science and engineering doctoral student, won the $800 second prize for “Advancements in Melt-Electrospinning of Polymers” at the SAMPE Conference. recognized as one of the top 25 most downloaded articles of the Journal of Structural Biology in 2003.
digital media sophomore, won the $500 first prize in the Alexandria (Va.) Commission for the Arts logo competition.
materials science and engineering undergraduate, received the Joseph J. Weisser Memorial Scholarship from the ASM International Liberty Bell Chapter.
Dr. Karen Miu,
assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received an honorable mention award in the Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer Awards Program.
Dr. Karen Moxon,
assistant professor of BIOMED, and colleagues published “Nanostructured Surface Modification of Microelectrodes to Enhance Biocompatibility for a Direct Brain Machine Interface” in the IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering special issue on brain-machine interfaces, vol. 51, no. 6, pp. 881-89.
materials science and engineering doctoral student, and Dr. Michel Barsoum, professor of materials science and engineering, had their optical micrograph of a polished and etched hot pressed sample of Ti3SiC2 featured on the front cover of the April 2004 edition of Journal of the American Ceramic Society. Their optical micrograph of polished and etched titanium silicon carbide sintered in the presence of silicon vapor was featured in the publication’s May 2004 edition.
Dr. Ana Núñez
associate professor of medicine and director of the Center of Excellence and Women’s Health Education program, presented “Which Woman? Decoding the Influence of Culture and Individual Influence in Women’s Health” at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Women’s Health Clinical Insights for the Practitioner Conference. She was an invited panelist on Women’s Health Education Curricular Models at the Association of Academic Women’s Health Programs’ “Women’s Health in the Medical School: Where Do We Go from Here?”.
Dr. Anne-Marie Obajtek-Kirkwood,
assistant professor of French, presented Dominique Noguez: un peu de provocation, un peu de rire, un peu de morale at the 57th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. She organized and chaired the session Ces femmes qui travaillent and presented Questions de travail ou question de regard? Sans moi de Marie Deplechin et Les bonnes intentions d’Agnès Desarthe at the 20th-21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium.
BS/MS BIOMED student, received the 2004 Biomedical Engineering Society’s Rita Shaffer Undergraduate Award.
Dr. Giuseppe Palmese,
associate professor of chemical engineering and affiliated associate professor of materials science and engineering, was appointed department head of chemical engineering.
materials science and engineering undergraduate, received the Anthony Gallacio Scholarship from the ASM International Liberty Bell Chapter.
Dr. Linda L. Pederson,
, professor and chair of epidemiology and biostatistics in the School of Public Health, presented “Communication Strategies for Tobacco Control Among Young Adults” at a Centers for Disease Control-sponsored meeting in Atlanta.
Dr. Frankie Denise Powell,
associate professor of programs in couple and family therapy, research co-director of the Center of Excellence of Women’s Health and affiliate researcher in the Center for Health Equality, presented the workshop “A Community Assets Approach to Breast Cancer Education,” moderated the workshop “Networks” and served as regional network spokesperson and regional hostess at the Ninth Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved and Cancer in Washington, D.C.
materials science and engineering (MSE) doctoral student, Jing Zhang, MSE doctoral student, Brenton Woods, MSE master’s student, Josh Houskamp, MSE master’s student, Jason Lyons, MSE doctoral student, Elizabeth Hoffman, MSE doctoral student, Nick Titchenal, MSe master’s student, Kris Behler, MSE doctoral student, and Hoa Lam, MSE doctoral student, won second place in the SAMPE 2004 bridge building poster competition.
computer science masters student, and Dr. Werner Krandick, assistant professor of computer science, presented the poster “Compiler Enforced Memory Semantics in Legacy Code via Generic Programming” at the East Coast Computer Algebra Days. Krandick, Dr. Jeremy Johnson, professor of computer science, and Anatole Ruslanov, mathematics doctoral student, presented “Architecture-Aware Taylor Shift by 1” at the conference.
professor of photography, has a photograph included in the exhibit “Glorious Harvest” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through October 3, 2004.
Dr. Bert Rosenbloom,
Dr. Bert Rosenbloom, Rauth Chair in Electronic Commerce Management, will serve as guest editor for a special edition of Industrial Marketing Management on “Multi-Channel Marketing Strategy in Business-to-Business Distribution Channels.”
adjunct faculty in engineering management and LeBow College of Business, presented “Developing a Viable ASP Model for Distributed Learning” and “ERP Implementation as an Agent of Organizational Change” at the CUMREC Conference in Austin, Texas.
Drs. Kathy Shelfer,
assistant professor of IST, and Xiaohua Tony Hu, assistant professor of IST, published “Making Better Sense of the Demographic Data Value in the Data Mining Procedure” in Foundation of Data Mining (Lin and Chu, eds.), vol. 1, Spring-Verlag, 2004.
Dr. Sid Siegel,
professor of management, presented “Group Projects In and Out of the Classroom: Enhancing the Student Experience” at the European College Teaching and Learning Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. The paper will be published in the refereed conference proceedings. He also chaired a round table session at the conference.
Dr. Marti Smith,
auxiliary associate professor of IST and director of distance education for the library and information science curriculum, presented Drexel’s online degree programs at the annual conferences of the New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware Library Associations.
Dr. Il-Yeol Song,
professor of IST, presented “Applying UML and XML for Designing and Interchanging Information for Data Warehouses and OLAP Applications” at the Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology in Daejon, and Hansung University in Seoul. Song was industry program co-chair for the Ninth International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications. Song will serve as program co-chair for the First International Workshop on Modeling and Management of Digital Governments: Systems and Technologies. Dong and colleagues published “Design and Development of a Cross Search Engine for Multiple Heterogeneous Databases Using UML and Design Patterns” in Information System Frontiers, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 77-91.
Dr. Jonathan Spanier,
assistant professor of materials science and engineering, presented “Interpretation of Heat Capacity and Raman Scattering Experiments Using MedeA-VASP-Phonon” at a Materials Design (software) users group meeting in Orcas Island, Wash.
Dr. Gerry Stahl,
associate professor of IST, published “Groupware Goes to School: Adapting BSCW to the Classroom” in International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, vol. 19, nos. 3-4, pp. 162-74. He also published “Can Community Knowledge Exceed its Members?” in ACM SigGroup Bulletin, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 3-7.
materials science and engineering master’s student, won the $500 second prize for “Nanocomposite Carbon Fibers Through the Co-Electrospinning of PAN and MWNT” at SAMPE 2004.
executive director, office of international students and scholars services, presented “Ignorance is Not Bliss: Basic Immigration for People Who are Not Foreign Student Advisers” at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference in Baltimore. She was also elected as a representative to the Association’s communications and information committee.
Dr. Peter Wade,
associate professor and interim department head of chemistry, was a discussion group leader at the Fourth Annual Leadership in Science Education Conference at the Chemical Heritage Foundation.
guest lecturer and graduate student in rehabilitation sciences, was an honored senior professor at Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand 2004 with Emphasis on the Tendon and Nerve conference.
Dr. Rosina Weber,
assistant professor of IST, and a colleague published “Knowledge Management for Computational Intelligence Systems” in Eighth IEEE International Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering (HASE 2004), pp. 116-25. She presented “Identifying Critical Factors in Case-Based Prediction” at the 17th International FLAIRS Conference and “Reasoning Methodologies in Information Technology” at the Information for Development Division, Sustainable Development Division, of the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Howard White,
professor emeriti and visiting research professor of IST, published “Reward, Persuasion and the Sokal Hoax: A Study in Citation Identities” in Scientometrics, vol. 60, pp. 93-120.
Dr. Antonios Zavaliangos,
professor of materials science and engineering, gave a lecture on “Modeling in Particulate Materials” for the special interests program at the PM2TEC2004 MPIF Conference. Materials science and engineering graduate students Jing Zhang and Brandon Williams and undergraduate Daniel Solari also made presentations at the conference.
materials science and engineering doctoral student, won the $500 Best Student Poster award at the 2004 TMS Annual Meeting for “Numerical Simulations of Temperature and Electrical Fields in Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS).”
Dr. Qiping Zhang,
assistant professor of IST, will serve on the program committee for the 2004 International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, to be held September 14-16 in Wuhan, China. Zhang and colleagues had “Does Video Matter for Long Distance Collaborators?” at the 28th International Congress of Psychology, held August 8-13 in Beijing, and “A Comparative Study on Personal Value and Knowledge Management Among U.S. and China” at the 17th International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, held August 2-6 in Xi’an, China.