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Dr. Christopher Agoglia,
associate professor of accounting, and Dr. Joseph Brazel ‘04 presented a paper titled “The Effects of Audit Review Format on the Quality of Workpaper Documentation and Reviewer Judgments,” at the American Accounting Association Auditing Section mid-year meeting in Los Angeles.
a graphic design student, submitted a logo to Creative Quarterly, which was one of 45 the magazine selected for inclusion from 650 submissions for its next issue, Creative Quarterly, Issue 6, Winter 2007.
Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley
Drexel e-Learning coordinator for the College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor of chemistry, hosted the Open Notebook Science session at the Science Blogging conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Chaomei Chen
associate professor of IST, and professors from French universities and Penn State University presented the co-authored paper “Visual Analysis of Conflicting Opinions” at the IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology. The paper was published in the symposium’s proceedings. Chen was a program committeeperson for the IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization.
and Chris Ineson, graphic design students, created the new look of DrexelOne, the University’s online portal for students, faculty and staff, modernizing the site while making it easier to navigate.
and Kyle Cook graphic design students, created the new look of DrexelOne, the University’s online portal for students, faculty and staff, modernizing the site while making it easier to navigate.
Dr. Donna DeCarolis
associate professor of management, has been invited to become a member of the editorial review board of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, a leading research journal in the field of entrepreneurship. Dr. DeCarolis is also a member of the editorial review board of the Journal of Small Business Management.
assistant professor of biomed, served as a preparedness faculty member at a teleconference on pandemic influenza, hosted by the Alliance for Children and Families for its member agencies nationwide on December 14. Representatives from child and family welfare agencies from 17 states participated in the teleconference.
Dr. Daniel Dorn
presented the paper “Turnover and Volatility,” co-authored with Gur Huberman from the Columbia University Business School, at the UNC Chapel-Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Dr. Bakhtier Farouk
professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics, and his research group were featured on Tecplot.com’s “Plot of the Month” in “Advanced Simulation Code Unveils the Mystery of Acoustic Waves.” Dr. Farouk and mechanical engineering and mechanics doctoral student Yiqiang Lin were quoted in the discussion of their research.
Dr. David E. Fenske
dean of the College of Information Science and Technology; Thomas J. Smith, auxiliary assistant professor of IST; and Suzanne Myers, director of IST marketing, visited the Microsoft School of the Future on December 4 to explore a possible community partnership with The iSchool at Drexel. A cutting-edge Philadelphia Magnet Technology School for 750 gifted students, the School of the Future uses an innovative technology-based curriculum that projects as the template for all high schools in the 21st century. The proposed partnership could involve face-to-face student interaction and sharing the iSchool’s technological resources with the School of the Future.
Dr. Janet Fleetwood
professor of preventive medicine, published “STDs in Patients with Multiple Partners: Confidentiality” in American Family Physician, vol. 74, no. 2, pp. 1963-64.
Dr. Arthur L. Frank
professor of public health, was appointed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Health Commissioner to serve as an advisor to the Department of Health project involved with environmental health tracking and spoke at two occupational medicine programs at the Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India, one dealing with the hazards of asbestos and the other a CME offering in occupational medicine for corporate and other physicians.
Dr. Susan Gasson
assistant IST professor, and Ed Elrod, an IST doctoral student, won the Best Paper in Track Award for “Distributed Knowledge Coordination across Virtual Organization Boundaries” at the International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) 2006, in Milwaukee. ICIS is a highly selective conference, with an 18 percent acceptance rate. The paper presented findings from a two-year study of collaboration in a global e-commerce group, as part of the knowledge management track at ICIS.
Dr. Jeffrey H. Greenhaus
professor of management, Christy H. Weer ‘06, and S. Nihal Colakoglu ‘05 published the article, “The Role of Maternal Employment, Role-Altering Strategies, and Gender in College Students’ Expectations of Work–Family Conflict,” in Sex Roles, vol. 55, nos. 7-8, pp. 535-544.
Dr. Olympia Hadjiliadis
assistant professor of mathematics, published “Drawdowns preceeding rallies in the Brownian Motion model” with co-author Dr. Jan Vecer, associate professor of statistics at Columbia University, in Quantitative Finance, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 403-409.
Dr. Shawkat Hammoudeh
professor of economics and international business, presented a paper titled “A Common Currency Peg in the GCC Area: Optimal Choice of Exchange Rate Regime,” at the Middle East Economic Chapter of the ASSA conference in Chicago.
Dr. Hyoil Han
assistant professor of IST, attended the 15th Annual Conference on Information and Knowledge Management in November in Arlington, Va., where she presented “Concept Frequency Distribution in Biomedical Text Summarization.” Dr. Han also helped organize and host the First International Workshop on Semantic Web Applications: Theory and Practice at the 25th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling in Tucson, Ariz.
Dr. Thomas Hewett
professor of psychology and computer science, presented a professional development course, “Designing with the Human Memory in Mind,” at the OZCHI Conference on Human Computer Interaction in Sydney, Australia and was an invited participant in the conference workshop, “Supporting Awareness in Intense Distributed Collaboration.”
Dr. Barbara Hoekje
director, and Mara Blake-Ward, assistant director, from the English Language Center and Sheyna Arthur, international area studies program coordinator, attended the European Student Leadership conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Dr. Xiaohua Tony Hu
assistant professor of IST, published “Gene-Miner: Integration of Cluster Ensemble and Text Mining for Comprehensive Gene Expression Analysis” in International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Application, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 325-38. Hu and colleagues had “Mining Hidden Connections among Biomedical Concepts from Disjoint Biomedical Literature Sets through Semantic-Based Association Rule” accepted for publication in Journal of Intelligent Systems, and published “A Language Modeling Text Mining Approach to the Annotation of Protein Community” accepted in the Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE Symposium on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering.
Dr. Christian Hunold
associate professor of political science, co-authored with Carolyn Hendriks of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and John Dryzek of Australian National University “Turning Up the Heat: Partisanship in Deliberative Innovation,” which will appear in a forthcoming issue of Political Studies.
Dr. Christopher Li
assistant professor of materials science and engineering, received the Outstanding Overseas Young Scientist Award from the National Science Foundation of China.
Dr. Frank Linnehan
associate professor of management, published “The Undergraduate Portfolio,” in BizEd, November/December 2006.
Dr. Karen A. Moxon
associate professor of biomed and electrical and computer engineer, and recently graduated doctoral student Steve Leiser, Ph.D., published “Responses of Trigeminal Ganglion Neurons during Natural Whisking Behaviors in the Awake Rat” in Neuron, vol. 58, January 4, 2007, pp. 1-18.
Dr. V.K. Narayanan
professor of management, with S. Nadkarni co-authored the paper “Strategic Schemas, Strategic Flexibility and Firm Performance: The Moderating Role of Industry Clockspeed,” which will be published in Strategic Management Journal. Dr. Narayanan and Yi Yang, a management doctoral student, also presented “The Wave Hypothesis in CVC,” at the Strategic Management Conference in Vienna, Austria. Dr. Narayanan also led a panel on Theory Construction in Strategic Process.
Dr. Ana Elizabeth Núñez
associate professor of medicine and director of the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, and Elizabeth Thul, associate director from the Women’s Health Education Program at the Drexel University College of Medicine, hosted the recent North East Consortium (NEC) on Cross Cultural Medical Education and Medical Practice meeting. Dr. Núñez is the NEC vice president. She presented “The 360° of Cross Cultural Effectiveness: Inclusivity of Gender and Ethnic Health Curriculum to Reduce Disparities in Heart, Lung and Blood Disorders: The Drexel University College of Medicine Model” as part of the National Heart Blood and Lung Institute Consortium at the Fifth National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations in Seattle. She also presented “Building the Essential Link between Quality, Cultural Competence and Disparities Reduction” at the conference.
Dr. Anne-Marie Obajtek-Kirkwood
assistant professor of French, published D’une histoire d’amour l’autre: copié collé chez Marguerite Duras et Sophie Calle in Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, vol.10, no. 4, Verbal, Visual, Virtual, pp. 437- 445.
Dr. Hernando Perez
assistant professor of public health, was author and task force facilitator of the “Pennsylvania Mold Management Task Force Report to the Pennsylvania General Assembly.”
auxiliary instructor of English and philosophy, published “A.I.,” an article about artificial intelligence in science fiction, in YLEM Journal: Artists Using Science and Technology, vol. 26, no. 10.
research manager at the Institute for Women’s Health, presented “Disappearing Black Men: The Epidemic of Incarcerated Black Men in America through the Lens of Human Rights and Capabilities” at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association.
Anthony C. Ruocco
clinical psychology doctoral student, received an American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award for his dissertation examining the neural correlates of emotional and interpersonal processes in borderline personality disorder and co-authored with colleagues at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center the paper “Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation for Severe Idiopathic Dystonia: Impact on Severity, Neuropsychological Status and Quality of Life,” which was accepted for publication in the Journal of Neurosurgery.
Dr. Derek Soles
associate professor of English and philosophy, published The Concise Guide to Teaching Composition (Prentice Hall).
Dr. Il-Yeol Song
professor of IST, was program co-chair and “Modeling and Transformation” session chair at the Second International Workshop on Best Practices of UML in Tucson, Ariz. He was a steering committee member and spoke on “Celebrating 25 Years of ER Conferences” at the ER 2006 26th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling. Dr. Song served as general chair for the ACM Ninth International Workshop.
Dr. Mark Stehr
assistant professor of economics, authored an article titled “The Effect of Cigarette Taxes among Men and Women,” which was accepted for publication in Health Economics.
assistant professor of visual studies, exhibited artwork in a juried group show called “Works on Paper” at the Philadelphia Sketch Club.
a materials science and engineering graduate student, received the 2007 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship for his work in the area of X-ray crystallography.
Dr. Yen Wei
professor of polymers and materials chemistry and director of the Center for Polymers and Materials Chemistry, delivered invited lectures “Nanoporous Materials for Bioscience and Biotechnology” at the University of Connecticut-Storrs department of chemisty and “Nanostructured Materials Platforms for Biocatalysis, Drug Release, Neurological Diseases, Dentistry, and Tissue Engineering” at the Pennsylvania State University-University Park department of materials science and engineering, and served as invited panelist on the National Institutes of Health study section for “Nanotechnology for Dental Materials (NIDCR RFA DE-07-005)” in Bethesda, Md.
clinical psychology doctoral student, received the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Diversity Dissertation Scholarship, Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research and the Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology Dissertation Grant Award for his doctoral dissertation project, “The Effect of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Psychoeducation on the Nature and Severity of Traumatic Stress Symptoms in a Burundian Sample.”