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Dr. Anthony W. Addison,
professor of chemistry, and colleagues published the article “Copper(II) Complexes of Tetradentate Thioether-Oxime Ligands” in Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol. 358 (2005), pp. 3449-56.
Drs. Christopher Agoglia
associate professor of accounting, and George Tsakumis, assistant professor of accounting, and Cathy Beadoin, doctoral candidate in accounting, presented “The Effect of Fraud Assessment Documentation Structure on Auditors’ Ability to Identify Control Weaknesses: The Moderating Role of Reviewer Experience” at the American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting.
Dr. Doreen Alvarez Saar
acting director of the English program, presented the paper “A Publishing Mystery” at the 13th International Conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, held at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dr. Rolph E. Anderson
Royal H. Gibson Sr. Professor of Marketing, and a colleague published “The Scholarship of Teaching in Marketing Education” in Marketing Education Review, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 1-10. Anderson and a colleague had the article “Empowering Salespeople: Personal, Managerial and Organizational Perspectives” accepted for publication in the Journal of Psychology and Marketing.
Dr. Dennis P. Andrulis
associate dean of research and director of the Center for Health Equality at the School of Public Health, published the report Hospital Care in the 100 Largest Cities and Their Suburbs, 1996-2002: Implications for the Future of the Hospital Safety Net in Metropolitan America, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Drs. Michael Atwood
professor, director of the IST Ph.D. program and IST associate dean, Xiaohua “Tony” Hu, assistant professor of IST, and colleagues published “Mining Candidate Viruses as Potential Bio-Terrorism Weapons from Biomedical Literature” in 2005 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics.
Dr. Hande Benson
“Interior Point Algorithms, Equilibrium Problems and Penalty Methods” at the Fourth International Conference on Complementary Problems. She presented “An Exact Penalty Approach to Warmstarting Interior-Point Methods for Linear Programming” at the Complementarity, Duality and Global Optimization conference.
Dr. Nihat Bilgutay
Vernon L. Newhouse Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and electrical and computer engineering department head, was a panelist providing technical and strategic advice on Cheney University’s offerings in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.
Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley
associate professor of chemistry, presented the talk “Podcasting, Screencasting, Blogs and Games as Part of a Low Risk Strategy to the Production of Blended and Fully Online Classes” at the Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange at Utah Valley State College. A recording of the talk is available at drexel-coas-elearning.wikispaces.org.
Dr. Robert J. Brulle
associate professor of sociology ad environmental science, and a colleague edited Power, Justice and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement (MIT Press). They also contributed “The Future of Environmental Justice Movements” to the book.
electrical and computer engineering sophomore, received a $2,500 HENAAC scholarship, to be presented at the HENAAC Student Leadership Dinner in Anaheim, Calif.
Dr. Ronald Comer
associate professor of behavioral and addictions counseling sciences, will present “Meeting the Annapolis Coalition’s Challenge for Innovative Pre-Service Education” at the 2005 National Conference of the International Coalition of Addictions Studies Educators and Central-East Addiction Technology Transfer Center in Silver Spring, Md.
Dr. Robert D’Ovidio
assistant professor of criminal justice, was appointed book review editor of the Security Journal, effective January 2006.
Dr. Jaudelice de Oliveira
assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, was the local arrangements chair for SIGCOMM 2005 and will serve as travel awards chair for SIGCOMM 2006.
Dr. Jaydev P. Desai,
associate professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics and materials science and engineering affiliated faculty member, will serve as the theme co-chair for “Biomechanics, Bio-Robotics and Surgical Planning” at the IEEE 2006 International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.
IST doctoral student, and Dr. Marti Smith, auxiliary associate professor of IST, published “Information Ethics” in Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics (Macmillan Reference USA).
assistant professor of behavioral and addictions counseling sciences, will present “Development and Integration of Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment Competencies within a Baccalaureate Curriculum” at the 2005 National Conference of the International Coalition of Addictions Studies Educators and Central-East Addiction Technology Transfer Center in Silver Spring, Md.
assistant professor in the physician assistant program, was appointed to the AAPA Education Council for a second term. She received the Educator of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants.
Dr. Gary Friedman
professor of electrical and computer engineering, Ondrej Hovorka, electrical and computer engineering doctoral student, and a colleague, published “Arranging Matter by Magnetic Nanoparticle Assemblers” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Alexander Fridman
Nyheim Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics and director of the Drexel Plasma Institute, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Plasma Chemistry Society.
mechanical engineering and mechanics Drexel Plasma Institute graduate student, received the Best Paper Award in the biomedical section at the 17th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry for “Blood Coagulation and Treatment of Surface Wounds Using Non-Thermal Plasma.”
Dr. Jacqueline Garner
, assistant professor of finance, presented the paper “When is 10% Not Enough?” at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Dr. David Gefen
associate professor of M.I.S., had his article “Relative Importance of Perceived Ease of Use in IS Adoption: A Study of E-Commerce Adoption,” which was published in Journal of the Association of Information Systems, vol. 1, article 8, listed among the publication’s top 10 most downloaded articles for the past year.
Roberta H. Gruber
director of the design and merchandising program, was a participant in the Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration at Bryn Mawr College.
Dr. Thomas Hewett
professor of psychology and computer science, and a colleague presented the paper “Instructional Computing: What Students Want” at the 11th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction. Hewett and Dr. Michael Atwood, professor, director of the IST Ph.D. program and IST associate dean, presented the tutorial “A Practical Approach to Interactive System Design” at the same conference.
Drs. R. Andrew Hicks
associate professor of mathematics, and Ronald K. Perline associate professor of mathematics, will publish the paper “Equiresolution Catadioptric Sensors” in the October 10, 2005 issue of Applied Optics.
Dr. Greg Hislop
associate professor of IST, was co-organizer for an NSF-supported workshop to help faculty develop shared curriculum materials for undergraduate software engineering education.
materials science and engineering doctoral student, received a $2,000 H.H. Harris Foundation Scholarship for the second consecutive year.
Dr. Xiaohua “Tony” Hu
assistant professor of IST, published “Mining Novel Connections for Large Online Digital Library Using Biomedical Ontologie” in Library Management Journal special issue “Libraries in the Knowledge Era: Exploiting the Knowledge Wealth for Semantic Web Technology; “A Data Mining Approach for Retail Banking Attrition Analysis” in International Journal of Applied Intelligence, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 47-60; and “Natural Language Processing and Ontology-Enhanced Biomedical Literature Mining for Systems Biology” in Computational Systems Biology, A. Kriete and E. Roland, editors (Elsevier).
instructor in the physician assistant program, was appointed to the APAP’s CASPA Advisor Committee.
Dr. Robert W. Keidel
visiting associate professor of management, published the article “Strategize on a Napkin” in Strategy & Leadership, July/August 2005.
Dr. Katherine W. McCain
professor of IST, presented the posters “Explorations in Bibliometric Historiography: The (Re)Emergence of Neural Networks, 1980-1991” and “Mapping the ‘Human’ Side of Computing: An Author Co-citation Analysis of the Interrelationships between Ergonomics, Human-Computer Interaction and Human Factors Research” (co-authored with Gulshan Pajwani, IST doctoral student) at the 10th International Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics. She also presented the paper “How Influential is Brooks’ Law? A Citation Context Analysis of Frederick Brooks’ The Mythical Man-Month” (co-authored with Laura J. Salvucci ’02) at the conference.
instructor in the physician assistant program, received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants.
Dr. V.K. Narayanan,
Stubbs Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and LeBow College of Business associate dean of research, presented “The Empirical Literature on Corporate Venturing: A Review and Synthesis” (co-authored with Yi Yang, business administration doctoral student) at the EDGE 2005 Conference held by the Singapore Management University. Narayanan and colleagues had the paper “Learning and Post Project Competence and Status Enhancement in Fast Cycle and Regular Teams” published in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2005. The paper was one of three finalists for the Stephen Schroeder Best Paper in the Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management.
associate professor and director of music therapy education in the Hahnemann Creative Arts in Therapy Program, published the article “Verbal Processing within the Music Therapy Relationship” in Music Therapy Perspectives, vol. 23, no. 1, 2005.
Dr. Ana Núñez
associate professor of medicine and director of the Women’s Health Education Program, and a colleague presented findings from the National Women’s Health Resource Center’s 2005 Annual Women’s Health Survey at the AARP Conference in New Orleans.
Dr. Anne-Marie Obajtek-Kirkwood
assistant professor of French, presented “La plume, pas le glaive?” at “Intellectuals and War from Verdun to Baghdad,” the Group for War and Culture Studies Ninth Annual Conference, held in London.
Dr. Jung-ran Park
assistant professor of IST, had the article “Western Theories through Non-Western Perspectives: The Case of Linguistic Politeness Across Cultures” accepted for publication as a chapter for the book Discourse and Multiculturalism (Hong Kong University Press).
BIOMED senior, received the Rita Shaffer Undergraduate Award from the Biomedical Engineering Society for demonstrating outstanding leadership, service and academic achievement as an undergraduate biomedical engineering student.
Dr. Rakhmiel Peltz
professor of culture and communication and director of Judaic Studies, presented the paper “The Yiddish Culture of the Pre-war Family: Holocaust Survivors Remember” at the 14th World Congress of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem.
Dr. Hugh Rosen
College of Nursing and Health Professions professor emeritus, published the novel Silent Battlefields.
Dr. Peter Rumm
associate professor of public health and co-director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication in the School of Public Health, presented “The National Advisory Committee on Children and Terrorism, and Current U.S. Changes in How Preparedness is Evaluated” in London, Guildford and Beckenham, England, and Kaunas, Lithuania.
Anthony C. Ruocco
Anthony C. Ruocco, clinical psychology doctoral student, had the manuscript “The Neuropsychology of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Meta-analysis and Review” accepted for publication in the Journal of Psychiatry Research. He presented “Neuropsychological and Psychiatric Malingering: One and the Same?” at the meeting of the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Konstantinos Serfes
assistant professor of economics, presented “Product Customization” at the Conference on Research in Economic Theory and Economics, held in Syros, Greece. His paper “A Location Model with Preference for Variety” was accepted for publication in The Journal of Industrial Economics.
Dr. Arthur B. Shostak
emeritus professor of sociology, will publish “On Teaching Futuristics: Utopian Thought and Non-Traditional Students” in Journal of Futures Studies, winter 2005; “Labor Movement” and “Trade Unionism” in International Encyclopedia of Social Policy (Routledge Reference 2005); and “Workers in 2010: Employee Law Challenges” in Proceedings, 2005 Annual Meeting, National Employment Lawyers Association.
Dr. Scot Silverstein
assistant professor of healthcare informatics and information technology and director of the Institute for Healthcare Informatics, was a panelist for a NIH Center for Scientific Review panel that reviewed NIH Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer grant proposals. His op-ed on healthcare IT published in Health-IT World was named “Article of the Month” in August by Intelligent Solutions for Emergency Department Information Systems (isEDIS) and posted on the isEDIS Web site.
Dr. Derek Soles
director of the Freshman Writing Program, published “Who Needs Whom?” in English Journal, vol. 94, no. 5, pp. 34.
Drs. Il-Yeol Song
professor of IST, Xiaohu “Tony” Hu, assistant professor of IST, Robert Allen, associate professor of IST, and a colleague published “An Automatic Unsupervised Querying Algorithm for Efficient Information Extraction in Biomedical Domain” in Pacific-Asia Knowledge Discovery in Databases and “Integrating Text Chunking with Mixture Hidden Markov Models for Efficient Biomedical Information Extraction” in 2005 International Workshop on Bioinformatics Research and Application. Song and Drs. Hyoil Han, assistant professor of IST, and Bying-Kwon Park, IST visiting professor, had the paper “PIES: A Web Information Extraction System using Ontology and Tag Patterns” accepted to the Sixth International Conference on Web-Age Information Management, to be held in Hangzhou, China.
Dr. Wei Sun
associate professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics, conducted an invited keynote presentation on “CAD/CAM in Computer-Aided Tissue Engineering” at the CAD ’05 International Conference in Bangkok. He presented “Computer-Aided Tissue Engineering: A Modern Engineering Approach for Tissue Scaffold” at the 2005 Annual Technical Conference for the Society for In-Vitro Biology.
interventionist in the School of Public Health, presented “Who Takes Part in HIV Prevention Projects: Recruiting Women for the Protect and Respect Project” and “What Do HIV-Positive Women Want to Talk About? Themes from a Group-Level Risk Reduction Intervention” at the National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta.
professor of media arts and director of the undergraduate digital media program, will publish an article on the history of digital photography in Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography (Routledge). He exhibit his work in the following shows: “Powelton Photographs” at PhotoGallery West in October; “Photography Plus” at Allegheny College in November; and “Direct Objects: Work by Blaise Tobia” at the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art in November.
Dr. Rosina Weber
assistant professor of IST, presented “Modeling Preferences Online” at the International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology. The paper was published in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies. Weber chaired the sessions “Simulation and Planning” and “Machine Learning Applications-II” at the 18th International FLAIRS Conference. She will serve on the program committee of the Eighth European Conference on Case-Based Reasoning, to be held in Turkey and co-authored the paper “Systemically Evolving Configuration Parameters for Computational Intelligence Methods” in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (Springer).
Dr. Steven Weber
assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, served as Web chair for SIGCOMM 2005.
Dr. Yen Wei
Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, delivered the invited speech “Novel Nanobiotechnology: Encapsulation of Enzymes and Therapeutic Agents in Nanoporous Materials for Biocatalysts, Biosensor and Pharmaceutical Applications” at the Johnson & Johnson Ninth Annual Analytical Worldwide Conference. He was an invited panelist for the NIH National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis panel on Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence.
Dr. Howard D. White
professor emeritus and visiting research professor of IST, was one of two winners of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics’ 2005 Derek J. de Solla Price Award for his contributions to scientometrics and information science. He presented “On Extending Informetrics: An Opinion Paper” at the Society’s 10th International Conference in Stockholm.
Dr. Suzanne Willard
assistant professor of nursing, was selected as a site director for the UCSF International Nursing Network for HIV/AIDS research.
Dr. Robert Zaller
professor of history, presented a comment, “Representative Government: How Sure a Thing?” at the invitation-only conference on Parliaments, Peoples and Representation, 1600-1800, held at Yale University. He presented the paper “An Early Modern Crisis of Civil Liberties: King, Parliament and the Law, 1625-1629” at the Third International Conference on the Humanities at Cambridge University. Zaller published the article “The Abandoned Studio: Philip Guston’s Gnostic Testament” in Boulevard, spring 2005.