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Dr. Anthony P. Curatola
Joseph F. Ford Professor of Accounting, published Fringe Benefits and Employment Taxes I, Continuing Professional Education Software Series (Denver, CO: MicroMash), 1st Edition, May 1997. He also has articles in recent issues of Tax Column - Management Accounting.
Dr. Charles N. Haas
Betz Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering, has been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology.
Dr. Ernest A. Hakanen
assistant professor of humanities and communications and director of the communication program, published "Music Use for Emotional Management by Japanese Adolescents," in the Keio Communication Review, Japan`s top communication journal, and "Counting Down to Number One: The Evolution of the Meaning of Popular Music Charts," in Popular Music, a Cambridge Press Journal.
dean of enrollment and career management, and Philip Terranova, vice president for university relations, delivered a paper on Drexel`s enrollment turnaround to the American Marketing Association at its mid-November conference in Boston.
Dr. Thomas Hewett
professor of psychology, gave a presentation, "There`s Really Very Little Wrong with HCI Education" during the CHI 97 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Atlanta.
assistant professor of political science, will have an essay, "Justice, Democracy and Hazardous Siting," co-authored with Iris Marion Young, University of Pittsburgh, in the March 1998 issue of Political Studies.
Dr. Frank Ko
Under the leadership of Dr. Frank Ko, director, the Fibrous Materials Research Center is participating in a three-year, $5 million research project, "Three Dimensional Fibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering," sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Corporate Biomaterials Center under the NIST ATP program. Other faculty active in this program are Dr. Wei Sun, mechanical engineering and mechanics, and Dr. Amotz Geshury, materials engineering.
Dr. Alan Lawley
A.W. Grosvenor Professor of Materials Engineering, presented a lecture, "Powder Metallurgy Applications in the Automotive Industry" at the European Conference on Advances in Structural PM Component Production, Munich.
Dr. Banu Onaral
has been named president-elect of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) of the Institute of Electrical and Computer Engineers. With nearly 9,000 members, the EMBS is the world`s largest professional member-based biomedical engineering organization.
associate professor of media arts, won the Photo Review Jury Competition Purchase Award. The selection of one of his prints was made by Martha Mock, curator of photography at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and will become part of the Museum`s permanent collection.
Dr. Bert Rosenbloom
G. Behrens Ulrich Professor of Marketing, spoke on "The Distributors` Changing Role in the 21st Century Marketing Channel" at the Annual Conference of Food Distributors International (FDI), held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Drs. Wan and Wei Shih
professors of materials engineering, have been awarded a three-year $259,500 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled "Study on the Gelation, Consolidation and Rheology of Sol-Gel Coated Ceramic Suspensions."
Dr. Donald F. Stevens
associate professor of history, has been appointed senior assistant editor of The Americas: A Quarterly Journal of Inter-American Cultural History. He recently presented a paper to the Latin American History Workshop at Harvard University.
assistant professor of materials engineering, organized a symposium and presented two papers at the International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in Dallas.