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Dr. Keith M. Cianfrani,
assistant professor, military science, spent a month in Korea to serve as an evaluator of aviation attack operations in a "mock" invasion of South Korea from the North Korean Forces. The exercise was designed to test the Combined Forces Commands of the U.S. Military and the Republic of Korea Army.
Dr. Paula Cohen,
professor, humanities and communications, was a plenary speaker at the Hitchcock Centennial Celebration Conference, New York City. In addition, the British Film Institute published her essay, "James, Hitchcock, and the Fate of Character." Another of Cohen`s essays, "Return to Main Street: Sinclair Lewis and the Politics of Literary Reputation," appeared in Sinclair Lewis: New Essays in Criticism.
Dr. Anthony P. Curatola,
Joseph F. Ford Professor of Accounting, published "State Tax Rules Regarding Distributions in IRAs, Questions and Answers" and "An Examination of Organizational Design and Performance Improvement in the Manufacturing Industry" in the International Review of Accounting. Curatola was also co-chair of the roundtable discussion of Management Accounting Issues at the annual meeting of the Institute of Management Accountants.
Dr. Rebecca Dickstein,
associate professor, bioscience and biotechnology, earned a two-year, $137,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for her research project, "The Role of Enod8 in Symbiotic Nitrogen-fixing Nodule Development." She also participated in the Ninth International Congress on Plant-Microbe Interactions and the Medicago truncatula satellite meeting, both in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Dr. William Evanco,
associate professor, information science and technology, presented a paper, "Standard Clock Models for Erlang Timing Distributions," at the 1999 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Chicago. He also published a paper, "The Potential Impact of Rural Mayday Systems on Vehicular Crash Fatalities," in the July issue of Accident Analysis and Prevention.
Dr. Abby Goodrum,
assistant professor, information science and technology, and Kathi Martin, assistant professor, design arts, published an article, "Bringing Fashion Out of the Closet: Classification Structure for the Drexel Historic Costume Collection," in the Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science.
Dr. Christian Hunold,
assistant professor, political science, received a $3,000 grant from the European Community Studies Association to revise a course on the European Union. In addition, Hunold`s textbook, European Politics Reconsidered, was published by Holmes & Meier.
Dr. Cato Laurencin,
Helen I. Moorehead Professor of Chemical Engineering, Drexel, and clinical associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, MCPHU, was named an international fellow of the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering.
Dr. Saroj Parasuraman,
professor, management, was selected to be included in the first volume of Who`s Who in the Management Sciences, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Dr. Fariborz Y. Partovi,
associate professor, decision sciences, will publish an article, "A Quality Function Deployment Approach to Strategic Capital Budgeting," in the fall issue of The Engineering Economist.
Dr. Nunzio Pernicone,
associate professor, history, won the Domenic Massaro Prize for the year`s best article in the journal Italian Americana, "Arturo Giovannitti`s `Son of the Abyss` and the Westmoreland Strike of 1910-1911."
Dr. Chris Rorres,
professor, mathematics and computer science, chaired a session and delivered a paper on the optimal design of an Archimedes screw, an ancient machine still widely used to lift water, at the Fourth International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Dr. Il-Yeol Song,
associate professor, information science and technology, participated in the program committee meeting for the Eighth International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM`99), Kansas City, Mo. Barbara S. Spiro, senior vice president for institutional advancement, was invited to participate in the Fortune Leadership Summit on the Most Powerful Women in Business, New York. She also attended a gala reception and dinner at the Hudson Theatre honoring Fortune`s `99 list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business.
Barbara S. Spiro,
senior vice president for institutional advancement, was invited to participate in the Fortune Leadership Summit on the Most Powerful Women in Business, New York. She also attended a gala reception and dinner at the Hudson Theatre honoring Fortune`s `99 list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business.
the English Language Center`s specialist in English for Specific Purposes, made the plenary address, "Content and Passion in ESP for the 21st Century," at the First International Conference on ESP in the 21st Century, Irbid, Jordan.
Dr. Orien Tulp,
professor, bioscience and biotechnology, chaired a symposium and presented a paper, "Physiologic Effects of Aging in Man and Animals," at Experimental Biology `99, Washington, D.C. Tulp also made a presentation, "Nutraceuticals in Medicine," at the annual conference of the American Nutraceutical Association, San Diego.
Dr. Andrew Verzilli,
professor emeritus, made a presentation, "The Twentieth Century Economy Here Welcome," at the Western Economic Association Meeting, San Diego.