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men’s lacrosse coach, gave a presentation on traditional offense at the 13th Annual Pennsylvania Lacrosse Coaches’ Clinic in January.
Dr. Chaomei Chen,
associate professor of IST, published two papers with colleagues: “Visualizing Latent Domain Knowledge” in [i]IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Part C Applications and Reviews;[/i] and “Visualization and Simulation: Two Sides of the Same Coin” in [i]Simulation,[/i] Vol. 77, No. 3-4.
Thomas L. Fagan,
associate research professor and ACIN program general manager, presented “Communicating with Your Customers, Subcontractors and the Government” at the IEEE 5th Annual Conference held at Drexel. Fagan was also appointed by President George W. Bush to head a delegation of 30 reliability engineers to the People’s Republic of China in October 2002 under the U.S.’s People to People Ambassador program.
Dr. Bakhtier Farouk, Dr. Bakhtier Farouk
professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics, participated in the panel discussion, “Pool Fire Measurement, Modeling and Simulation,” at the 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress in New York. Farouk has also been selected as an ASME/ABET Mechanical Engineering Evaluator by the ASME Board on Engineering Education.
Dr. Sandra Hughes-Hassel
assistant professor of IST, gave three presentations at the American Association of School Librarians’ 10th National Conference and Exhibition: “Learner-Collection Development in a Collaborative Access Environment;” “Building an Electronic Professional Development Model to Enhance School/Public Library Cooperation;” and “Introduction to School Library Power: A Hands-On Companion to Information Power.” She also published two papers with colleagues: “The Urban Minority Young Adult Audience: Does Young Adult Literature Pass the Reality Test?” in [i]The New Advocate,[/i] Vol. 14, No. 4; and “Reaching Out to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth,” in [i]Journal of Youth Services,[/i] Vol. 15, No. 1.
Dr. Surya Kalidindi,
professor and department head of materials engineering, co-organized a series of five symposia, “Materials by Design,” at the 9th International Conference on Plasticity, held in Aruba. He also presented the lecture, “Role of Deformation Twinning in Mechanical Response of FCC and HCP Metals,” and the paper, “Process Design to Achieve Targeted Microstructures: The Spectral Method,” and chaired the session, “Textures in Polycrystals.”
Dr. Frank Ko,
director of the Fibrous Materials Research Center, presented a talk, “The World of Textile Materials,” as an invited speaker for Santa Fe Science and Technology, Inc. He also served as a session chair on textile composites and presented a talk, “Composite Manufacturing by the Braidtrusion Process,” at the 33rd SAMPE International Technical Conference in Seattle.
Dr. Bijou Y. Lester,
associate professor of economics, has been invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Socio-Economics. She authored the article, “Electronic Commerce, Economic Efficiency and Society,” published in the [i]Pennsylvania Economic Review.[/i]
Dr. Roger C. McCain,
professor of economics, authored the paper, “Flexible Learning of Optimal Strategies in Some Problematic 2x2 Games: A Behavioral-Economic Agent-Based Simulation Study,” which he presented at the IFAC Symposium on Modeling and Control of Economic Systems in Klagenfurt, Austria.
Dr. Glen Muschio
assistant professor of media arts and director of digital media, spoke about his animation and new media work with Southeast Asian refugee children and non-profit organizations in Philadelphia as an invited speaker at the 4th National Seminar for Academic Education on New Technologies and Methodologies in Arts, Media & Design, at the Rajabhat Institute in Suan Sunuandha, Bangkok, Thailand.
Dr. V.K. Narayanan,
Stubbs Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, presented the paper, “The Social Construction of Organizational Capabilities: A Multi-Level Analysis,” at the Strategic Management Society (SMS) Mini-Conference on Strategy Process, held in Switzerland. The paper will appear in Blackwell’s SMS Series.
associate professor of legal studies, and [b]Robert Orkin,[/b] LCoB ‘01, co-authored the article, “A Proposal to Arbitrate Disputes Under the Czech Employee Invitation Statute,” published in [i]The Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society.[/i]
associate professor of media arts, was one of several photographers and artists whose work was represented in a show at Philadelphia’s Seraphin Gallery.
Dr. Bert Rosenbloom,
Rauth Professor of Electronic Commerce Management, authored the article, “From Merchants to Marketers: Trends in U.S. Retailing for Europe to Watch,” published in THEXIS (Marketing Theory and Practice). He gave the keynote speech, “E-Commerce and Distribution Channel Structure and Strategy in the 21st Century,” at the 11th International Conference on Research on the Distributive Trades held in Tilburg, The Netherlands.
Dr. Arthur B. Shostak,
professor of sociology, presented the paper, “CyberUnions and Computer Uses,” at the 2001 LaborTech Conference in San Francisco. He was interviewed on his effort to incorporate Utopian ideas into the teaching of sociology in the December 2001 issue of Footnotes, the American Sociological Association’s newspaper, and published an article, “Reflections on 40 Years of College Teaching: Insights, Goals and Sighs,” in the fall 2001 issue of Sociological Viewpoints, the journal of the Pennsylvania Sociological Society.
Dr. Dongjun Wu,
assistant professor of management information systems, published four papers in the proceedings of the 34th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. He also co-authored the articles, “Strategic Gaming in Electric Power Market,” presented and published in [i]European Journal of Operational Research,[/i] and “Organizational Agent Systems for Intelligent Enterprise Modeling,” published and presented in the [i]International Journal of Electronic Markets. [/i]