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assistant professor, management information systems, published an article, "A Comparison of Machine Learning Techniques with a Qualitative Response Model for Auditor`s Going Concern Reporting," in Expert Systems with Applications. Anandarajan also received a $15,000 grant from the Lindback Foundation for outstanding research in 1999.
Dr. Rolph Anderson,
Royal H. Gibson Professor of Marketing, chaired a session and presented a paper, "Changing Roles and Training Needs of Salespeople and Sales Managers in an Era of Telecommunications Innovations," at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas.
has been appointed the new head of the Department of Hotel/Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts. Aramberri comes to Drexel after a 15-year career in the Spanish Diplomatic Service
international cooperative education coordinator for the Career Management Center, co-presented "International Co-op Education Models," at the World Association for Cooperative Education conference, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Ronald Bishop,
assistant professor, communication, presented a paper, "Stealing the Signs: A Semiotic Analysis of Professional Sports Logos," at the Popular Culture Association conference, San Diego, Calif.
Dr. Anthony Curatola,
Joseph F. Ford Professor of Accounting, presented a paper, "An Empirical Examination of Organizational Designs and Performance Improvement," at the 1999 Western Decision Science Institute Conference and "Team Building" at the Mid-Atlantic Council`s Leadership Training Seminar. Curatola also published an article, "Fringe Benefits - Spousal Travel," in the February issue of Management Accounting and Tax and Education, an eight-chapter interactive software monograph.
Dr. Roger Doherty,
interim head, Department of Materials Engineering, made a keynote presentation and led a workshop on "Recrystallization Texture" at the 12th International Conference on Texture, Montreal.
Dr. Thomas Hewett,
professor, psychology, presented a tutorial, "Cognitive Factors in Design," at the CHI `99 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Pittsburgh, Pa.
systems administrator, Career Management Center, made a presentation, "Career Management and the Web: Linking Students, Educational Institutions and the Workplace," with two colleagues at the 1999 CEA-WACE International Conference on Cooperative Education, Washington, D.C. Host joined Kimberly Farren, associate director, Career Management Center, to make a presentation on the same topic at the annual Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers Conference, Boston.
Dr. Maxwell Hughes,
research professor, information science and technology, was a panelist on the IT-Business Alignment segment of Summit `99, the annual conference of Ed Yourdin`s Consortium of IT consultants, Boston.
Dr. Sandra Hughes,
assistant professor, information science and technology, gave a presentation, "Developing a Standards-Based Unit of Study," at the Pennsylvania School Librarians Conference, Hershey, Pa.
Dr. Paul Jensen,
assistant professor, economics, co-authored an article, "Free Entry in the Indian Automobile Industry: A Calibration Model," in The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development.
Dr. Surya R. Kalidindi,
assistant professor, materials engineering, is currently visiting Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium to give a series of lectures on "Crystal Plasticity" and to explore future collaborations with the research groups in the Department Metaalkunde en Toegopaste Materialkunde.
Dr. Richard Knight,
research professor, materials engineering, and Director of the Center for the Plasma Processing of Materials, gave an invited talk on "Thermal Plasma Spraying," at the Institution of Electrical Engineers Plasma Technology Training School, Buxton, U.K.
Dr. Edward C. Koziara and Dr. Chiou-shuang Yan,
both professors of economics, co-authored three papers to be presented to the Congress of Political Economists in Tallinn, Estonia. They also co-authored an article, "President Clinton, Economic Performance, Political Business Cycles and the Dow," that will appear in the Journal of the Southwestern Society of Economists.
Dr. Gary H. Kritz,
assistant professor, marketing, presented a paper, "Consequences of Product Trial: Does the Disconfirmation Model Fit?," at the annual meeting of the Academy of Marketing Sciences Conference, Coral Gables, Fla. Dr. Bijou Y. Lester, associate professor, economics, presented a paper, "An Explanation of the Impact of Culture on the Economy: An Empirical Study of Unemployment," at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Behaviorial Economics, San Diego.
Dr. Peter Lewin,
professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, was nominated as a chief judge (special awards) on behalf of the Acoustical Society of America.
Dr. Jacqueline Mancall,
professor, and Harriet Nash, lecturer, information science and technology, presented a mini-session, "Lesson Learned: How to Use a Focus Group to Begin to Advocate for Information Power/Building Partnerships for Learning," at the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Annual Conference, Hershey, Pa.
Dr. Roger McCain,
professor, economics, has been invited to submit material from his Web site to the inaugural issue of "Online," a new section of the Journal of Economic Education.
Dr. Gordian Ndubizu,
professor, accounting, published an article, "Regulatory Climate and the Adjustment Process of the Return on Equity: The Short- and Long-Run Effects," in The Southern Business and Economic Journal.
Dr. Arthur Shostak,
professor, sociology, had the lead article, "Tomorrow`s Most Challenging Practice Issues: 21st Century Surprises," in the premiere issue of Sociological Practice. He also moderated a panel, "The Future of Unionism," and served as an author-meets-the-public speaker for his new book, CyberUnion: Empowering Labor through Computer Technology, at the annual meeting of the World Future Society, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Srini S. Srinivasan,
assistant professor, marketing, presented a paper, "Measuring Coupon Proness: A Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling Approach," at the Marketing Science Conference, Syracuse. Srinivasan also published a paper, "Consumer Evaluations of Price and Promotional Restrictions," in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing.
Dr. Linghui Tang,
assistant professor, economics, presented a paper, "Vertically Integrated Multinational Enterprises and Intra-firm Trade," co-authored with Dr. Vibhas Madan, department head, economics, at the Spring Mid-West International Economics Meeting, Purdue University.
Dr. Kevin Webb,
assistant professor, marketing, presented a paper, "A Performance Model of Hybrid Channel Conflict," at the Academy of Marketing Science annual conference, Coral Gables, Fla.
Dr. Yen Wei,
professor, chemistry, will receive the 1999 Philadelphia American Chemical Society Section Award for his outstanding accomplishments in electrically conducting polymer chemistry and organic-inorganic hybrid materials. Wei presented two invited papers, "Well-defined Electroactive Oligomers: Chemistry and Biochemical Properties" and "Room with a View: Novel Method for Immobilization of Enzymes," at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, Calif., and the annual conference of the North American Catalytic Society, Boston.