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Drs. Chris Agoglia and Kevin Brown,
assistant professors of accounting, published “Dickinson Technologies, Inc.: Assessing Control Environment and Fraud Risk” in Issues in Accounting Education. Drs. Rolph E. Anderson, Royal H. Gibson Senior Professor of Marketing, Srini S. Srinivasan, associate professor of marketing, published “E-Satisfaction and E-Loyalty: A Contingency Framework” in Psychology and Marketing.
Dr. Michel Barsoum,
, professor of materials science and engineering, received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the Office of Naval Research for the project “MAX-Based High Temperature Foil Bearings.” Barsoum and Dr. Surya Kalidindi, professor of materials science and engineering, received a three-year, $450,000 grant from the Army Research Office for the project “Comprehensive Study of Incipient and Regular Kink Band Formation in Natural Nanolaminates.”
assistant professor and program director of graduate programs in nursing, presented “Minor Procedure Skills: What Do Nurse Practitioners Want?” at the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Meeting in Anaheim, Calif.
Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley,
associate professor of chemistry, Sundar Babu, chemistry postdoctoral associate, Jay Bhatt, information services librarian, and Thomas McLaughlin, Hagerty Library systems specialist, created a community in DSpace for the automated publication of laboratory knowledge products supported by the SMIRP Knowledge Management System. It can be found at http://dspace.library.drexel.edu.
Dr. Chaomei Chen,
associate professor of IST, joined the advisory board of Dictionary of XML Technologies and the Semantic Web, to be published by Springer-Verlag.
Dr. Harris R. Clearfield,
professor of medicine and section chief of gastroenterology at Hahnemann University Hospital, was appointed physician for the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
Dr. Anthony Curatola,
Joseph F. Ford Professor of Accounting, published “Final Regulations Issued for Required Minimum Distributions (RMD)” and “Individual Tax Update” in Strategic Finance.
, mechanical engineering and mechanics Ph.D. student supervised by Dr. Wei Sun, was selected as a finalist in the EMBS-Whitaker Student Paper Competition for “3D Microtomographic Characterization of Precision Fused Deposited Biocompatible Polymer Scaffolds.”
Dr. Donna DeCarolis,
assistant professor of management, presented “Managing Adversity in High Technology New Ventures: The Impact of Clinical Terminations in the Biotechnology Industry” at the Babson-Kaufmann Entrepreneurial Research Conference at Babson College in Babson Park, Mass. She published “Competencies and Imitability in the Pharmaceutical Industry: An Analysis of their Relationship with Firm Performance” in Journal of Management.
environmental science Ph.D. candidate, and Dr. Robert J. Brulle, associate professor of environmental policy, published “Media’s Social Construction of Environmental Issues: Focus on Global Warming A Comparative Study” in the fall 2003 issue of International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. Brulle and a colleague received a 18-month $96,006 grant from the Nonprofit Sector Research Fund of the Aspen Institute for the project “Foundation Funding for Environmental Advocacy.” He was also elected secretary/treasurer of the Environment and Technology Section of the American Sociological Association.
Dr. Bakhtier Farouk,
professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics, presented “Atmospheric Pressure Microdischarges: A Characterization Study” at the National Heat Transfer Conference, held in Las Vegas.
Dr. Denise Ferrier,
associate professor of biochemistry, co-facilitated the workshop “Diagnosing Mental Models” and presented the poster “Expansion of Medical Nutrition Teaching in Year One of a Problem-Based Curriculum Through Traditional and Computer-Based Modalities” at the Seventh Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, held at Georgetown University.
Dr. David Fisman,
assistant professor of biostatistics and epidemiology, presented “SARS in Toronto: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” at the Delaware Valley Regional Bioterrorism Preparedness Working Group meeting at the Center City Hahnemann Campus.
Dr. Richard G. Fuller,
, assistant professor of EMS, will present “Creating Online Collaborative Learning Networks: Lessons Learned from the Trenches” at the Ninth Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks, to be held in Orlando.
Dr. Stephen F. Gambescia,
assistant dean of Goodwin College of Professional Studies, contributed an article on best practices of communicating student assessment plans and grading in the June/July newsletter of the Association of Continuing Higher Education.
Dr. Jacqueline Garner,
assistant professor of finance, co-authored “Unit IPOs: The Who, When and Why of Warrant Amendment” in the Journal of Financial Research.
, adjunct professor of dramatic writing and film and video, and a colleague, received a $10,000 2003 Humanitas Prize in the Children’s Live Action category for “A Ring of Endless Night.” The teleplay was written for the Disney Channel.
Dr. Charles N. Haas,
L.D. Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering, received the biennial Harvey Rosen Memorial Award of the International Ozone Association for the paper “Design Criteria for Inactivation of Cryptosporidium by Ozone in Drinking Water,” published in Ozone Science and Engineering.
Dr. Ernest A. Hakanen,
department head of communication programs, published “Relationship of Emotional Intelligence to Emotional Recognition and Mood Management” in Psychological Reports.
Dr. Hyoil Han,
assistant professor of IST, was appointed to the International Workshop on Web Information and Data Management 2003 Program Committee. Her paper “Learning Rules for Conceptual Structure on the Web” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, to be published in May 2004.
Dr. James Herbert,
associate professor of psychology and director of clinical training, had his paper on child and adolescent social anxiety disorder featured on WebMD.com. The article can be viewed at http://my.webmd.com/content/article/72/81539.htm.
Dr. Nira Herrman,
professor and department head of mathematics, and Paul Zoski, instructor of mathematics, presented “Pen-Based Tablets in the Teaching of Statistics” at the Syllabus 2003 National Conference, held in San Jose, Calif.
Dr. Thomas Hewett,
, professor of psychology and computer science, was appointed partner of the Creativity and Cognition Research Studios at the University of Technology in Sydney (UTS). He received a travel and expenses grant to support his month-long visit to UTS as a visiting professor. He was also named to the advisory team for exhibit planning at the Franklin Institute Science Museum.
Dr. Surya Kalidindi,
professor of materials science and engineering, received a five-year, $461,000 grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the project “Modeling Microstructure Evolution in Friction Stir Welding.” Kalidindi presented “How Do Polycrystalline Materials Deform Plastically?” and chaired the session “Polycrystalline Plasticity” at Plasticity 2003 in Quebec City. Students Gwenaelle Proust, Joshua Houskamp and Xianping Wu, also attended the conference and presented “Robust Materials Design Using Microstructure Sensitive Design,” “Prediction of Stress Strain Response and Deformation Textures in Polycrystalline ?-Ti at Large Strains,” and “Elastic-Plastic Property Closures for Cubis and Hexagonal Polycrystals.”
Dr. Moshe Kam,
Robert G. Quinn Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was appointed chair of the IEEE Audit Committee.
Dr. Susan Kilham,
, professor of bioscience, presented “A Pre-Extirpation Study of the Role of Stream-Dwelling Frogs in Neotropical Foodweb Dynamics” at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, held in Savannah, Ga.
Dr. Jacqueline Kloss,
, assistant professor of psychology, co-edited Principles and Management of Insomnia, Cambridge Press, June 2003.
Drs. Frank Ko,
professor of materials science and engineering, Yury Gogotsi, professor of materials science and engineering and affiliated professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics, Bakhtier Farouk, professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics, Giuseppe Palmese, associate professor of chemical engineering, Guoliang Yang, assistant professor of physics, and Christopher Li, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, received a six-month $111,700 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency grant for the project “Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Carbon Fiber.” Ko also spoke on “Nano-Materials for Advanced Structures” at the Boeing 7E7 Nano-Composites Workshop, held in Everett, Wash.
Dr. Kirstin Larson,
assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, presented the poster “How Can Medical Genetics and Pathogenetics Be More Effectively Communicated Within a Problem-Based Curriculum?” at the Seventh Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, held at Georgetown University.
Dr. Mark S. Lechner,
assistant professor of bioscience and biotechnology, and colleagues published “regulated Recruitment of HP1 to a Euchromatic Gene Induces Mitotically Heritable, Epigenetic Gene Silencing: A Mammalian Cell Culture Model of Gene Variegation” in Genes & Development.
instructor of music therapy, edited Caring for the Care Giver, published by the American Music Therapy Association.
Dr. Michael Lowe,
professor of psychology, presented “Dieting: Really Harmful, Merely Ineffective or Actually Helpful?” at the Conference on Food Intake Regulation in Humans, held in Maastricht, Netherlands. The talk was based on a paper co-written with Alix Timko, clinical psychology doctoral candidate that will be published in the British Journal of Nutrition later this year.
Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen,
distinguished professor of English, published “On the Death of Portraiture” in the July issue of the Yale Review.
Dr. Mariadelaluz Matus-Mendoza,
assistant professor of Spanish, had the article “Assibilation of and Migration Among Mexicans” accepted for publication in Language Variation and Change.
Dr. Bruce McCullough,
associate professor of decision sciences, co-authored “Verifying the Solution from a Nonlinear Solver: A Case Study” in the American Economic Review.
instructor of architecture, presented “Lessons from Practice: Can Thirty Years of Professional Experience in the U.S. Be Useful to Architects and Environmental Psychologists in the U.K.?” at the conference Environmental Psychology in the United Kingdom, held in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Dr. Page S. Morahan,
professor of microbiology and immunology and co-director of the ELAM program, published “Renewal Resources for Physicians, Scientists, Teachers and Students” in Academic Physician & Scientist. She served as a faculty member at the AAMC’s Mid-Career Women in Medicine Program, held in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Edward Nelling,
associate professor of finance, presented “Effective Board Monitoring: Evidence from Socially Responsible Firms,” a paper co-authored with Elizabeth Webb, finance doctoral student, at the Financial Management Association European Meeting in Dublin, Ireland.
associate professor and director of music therapy education, received a presidential appointment to the Education and Clinical Training Advisory Board of the American Music Therapy Association.
Dr. Ana E. Núñez,
associate professor of medicine and director of the Institute of Women’s Health and Leadership’s National Center of Excellence of Women’s Health, was invited to join the executive team of the Pennsylvania Cardiovascular Health Consortium.
materials science and engineering doctoral student, was accepted to the National Academies Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Internship Program sponsored by the National Academy of Science, the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council.
mechanical engineering and mechanics graduate student, received a $60,000 Korean Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship.
Dr. Marilyn Piety,
English and philosophy faculty member, will receive the Best Paper award at the 10th Annual Conference Promoting Business Ethics for “Living for the Long Term: Capitalism and Culture in the New Millennium.” It will be published in the Journal of Business Ethics.
Drs. Steven Platek,
, assistant professor of psychology, Feroze Mohamed, assistant professor of radiology control, and colleagues had the paper “Where Am I? Neural Correlates of Self and Other” accepted for publication in Cognitive Brain Research. Platek received the Best Paper award at the Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society for “Children on the Mind: Sex Differences in Neural Correlates to Children’s Faces as a Function of Facial Resemblance.”
electrical and computer engineering student working with Dr. Moshe Kam, received a $5,000 IEEE Student-Branch Leadership Scholarship for the 2003-04 academic year, the second consecutive year he has received the award.
Dr. Ali Shokoufandeh,
, assistant professor of computer science, and a colleague presented a four-day lecture series on applications of various theoretical techniques to problems in pattern recognition and computer vision at the IT University of Copenhagen. John Shust, mechanical engineering and mechanics pre-junior, received an ASME John and Elsa Gracik Scholarship.
Dr. Gerry Stahl,
, associate professor of IST, served on the program committee and organized a workshop series for the 2003 International Conference of Computer Support for Collaborative Learning, held in Bergen, Norway. Stahl, Stephen Weimar, director of the Math Forum at Drexel, Drs. Wesley Shumar, assistant professor of culture and communication, and Craig Bach, assistant professor of education, were awarded a two-year research grant from the National Science Foundation program in National Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Digital Libraries for the project “Collaboration Services for the Math Forum Digital Library.”
Dr. Patricia Suplee,
, assistant professor of nursing, and colleagues published “Use of Upright Positioning with Epidural Anesthesia: Findings from an Observational Study” in MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 28 (3), p. 152-59. Suplee also published “Just Ordinary Guys” in ADVANCE for Nurses, 5 (12), p. 13.
Dr. John Swaney,
professor of biochemistry, presented the poster “Teaching Medical Nutrition Through the Use of Web-Based Lecture Replacement Models” at the Seventh Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, held at Georgetown University.
Dr. Peter Wade,
, associate professor of chemistry, presented the seminar “New Developments in the Chemistry of Nitro Compounds and Nitronic Esters” at the Guelph-Waterloo Research Center, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Rosina Weber,
assistant professor of IST, presented “Proactive Knowledge Distribution for Agile Processes” at the First Workshop on Knowledge Management for Distributed Agile Processes at the IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises, held in Linz, Austria. She also served on the program committees of the Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, the 17th International FLAIRS Conference (FLAIRS 2004) and the Case-Based Reasoning Special Track at FLAIRS 2004.
materials science and engineering Ph.D. student supervised by Dr. Antonios Zavaliangos, presented “The Effect of Specimen Conductivity on Current and Temperature Distribution in Field Activated Sintering” at the PM2TEC2003 Conference in Las Vegas. Zhang and Zavaliangos received the Poster of Merit Award for “Thermoelectric Phenomena in Field Activation Sintering” at the conference.