2015-2016 Academic Catalog: Faculty

SARA ALIBEIK
Assistant Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, McMaster University (Canada); M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Western Ontario; B.E., Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran.

LEONARD ANDERSON
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Ph.D. and M.S., Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Certified Professional Constructor, Licensed Construction Supervisor.

LOIS J. ASCHER
Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A., English Literature, Northeastern University; B.A., English Literature, Wheaton.

KARINA ASSITER
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Networking
Ph.D., Computer Science, Tufts University; M.S., Computer Science, Tufts University; B.A., Computer Science, Mills College.

SALAH BADJOU
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Solid State Physics, Northeastern University; M.S., Physics, Syracuse University; B.S., Physics and Mathematics, Syracuse University; Baccalaureat Technique Mathematiques, Lycee Technique de Garcons d‘Alger, Algeria.

PAYAM BAKHSHI
Assistant Professor, Construction Management
Ph.D., Civil Eng./ Construction Management, Northeastern University; M.Sc., Civil Eng./ Transportation Eng., K. N. Toosi University of Technology; B.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Tehran.

RONALD R. BERNIER
Department Chair and Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D. and M.A., History & Theory of Art, Essex University, England; M.A., Theology and Religious Studies, University of Scranton; M.B.A., Whittemore School of Business & Economics, University of New Hampshire; B.A., Art History, Vassar College.

M. ILYAS BHATTI
Associate Professor, Construction Management
M.S., Civil Engineering, Northeastern University; B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan; Registered Professional Engineer; Douglas C. Elder Professor.

DAVID BIRKETT
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Columbia University; B.S.E.E., Michigan State University.

ANN BORST
Professor, Architecture
M. Arch., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., Williams College; Registered Architect; NCARB Certification.

CAROL BURNS
Associate Professor, Architecture
M. Architecture, Yale University; B. Architecture, Yale University; Registered Architect, NCARB Certification, LEED Accredited Professional.

AARON CARPENTER

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester; M.S.M Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester; B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester.

FRANK CASERTA, JR
Assistant Professor, Mechanical
Ph.D., and M.A., Physics, Boston University; S.B.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Registered Professional Engineer.

ABIGAIL CHAREST
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Environmental Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; B.S., Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Registered Professional Engineer.

STEPHEN CHOMYSZAK

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Technology

RICHARD CHRISTIANO
Assistant Professor, Facility Planning and Management
M.Ed., Facilities Management, Cambridge College; B.S., Education, Boston State College/University of Massachusetts; Certified Facility Manager.

CHARLES J. CIMINO
Associate Professor, Architecture
M.B.A., Operations Management, Suffolk University; B.S., Architectural Engineering Technology, Wentworth Institute of Technology; A.E., Wentworth Institute; Registered Architect, NCARB Certification.

BETH ANNE COOKE-CORNELL
Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A., American Studies, University of Massachusetts-Boston; M.A., English, Central Connecticut State University; B.A., English, Merrimack College.

LEON L. CORT
Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Political Science, Boston University; M.A., International Affairs, Ohio University; B.A., Modern Foreign Languages, Fisk University.

CRISTINA COSMA
Associate Professor, Construction Management
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, and M.E., Civil Engineering, University of Florida; B.S., Civil Engineering, Technical University of Iasi, Romania.

ROBERT C. COURNOYER
Associate Professor, Mathematics
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University; M.M.T., Mathematics, University of Lowell; B.S., Mathematics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

ROBERT COWHERD
Associate Professor, Architecture
Ph.D., History, Theory, and Criticism, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Urban Design Certificate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.Arch., The Cooper Union.

GAUTHAM DAS
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Infrastructure & Environmental Systems, University of North Carolina; M.S. Civil Engineering, University of North Carolina; B.S. Civil Engineering, Bangalore University.

SIBEN DASGUPTA
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
E.E., Post Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University; M.S., Engineering Management, Northeastern University; M.S., Electrical Engineering, Calcutta University; B.S., Electrical Engineering, Calcutta University; Registered Professional Engineer.

MICHAEL DAVIDSON
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering and Technology
M.S.C.E., Civil Engineering, University of Rhode Island; B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Rhode Island; Registered Professional Engineer.

HOLLIS DAVIS
Associate Professor, Business Management and Facility Management
M.B.A., Computer Information Systems, Florida Atlantic University; B.S., Marketing, Florida Atlantic University; Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM); Microsoft Certified Professional and Trainer.

MANUEL E. DELGADO
Professor, Architecture
M.S., Urban Studies and Planning, and Certificate in Urban Design, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.Arch., Universidad Central de Venezuela; Registered Architect in Venezuela.

LEON DELIGIANNIDIS
Professor, Computer Science and Networking
Ph.D., Tufts University; M.S., Tufts University; B.S., Northeastern University.

LEONARD DeLOSH
Associate Professor, Business Management and Facility Management
M.B.A., Marketing and Operations Management, University of Massachusetts; B.S.E., Computer Engineering, Northeastern University; Associate in Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Wentworth Institute of Technology; Certified Energy Manager (CEM); Certified Demand Side Manager (DSM).

NATE DERBINSKY
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Computer Networking
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; B.S., North Carolina State University.

DOUGLAS DOW
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D. and M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan; M.S., Computer Science, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; B.S., Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University; B.A., Liberal Arts Engineering, Wheaton College (IL); Member IEEE.

DAVID J. DOWNEY
Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A., English Literature, Northeastern University; B.S., English Literature, Northeastern University.

FREDERICK F. DRISCOLL
Dean of the College of Engineering and Technology
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University; B.S., Electrical Engineering, Merrimack College.

JOHN W. DUGGAN
Department Chair and Professor, Civil Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Environmental Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Lowell; M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Lowell; B.S., Chemical Engineering, Clarkson College of Technology, Registered Professional Engineer, Certified Soil Evaluator.

ANTHONY DUVA
Associate Professor, Mechanical
M.S. and B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Rhode Island; Registered Professional Engineer.

HAIFA EL-SADI
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Concordia University; M.A.Sc., Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia Universityl B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology.

MAGDY M. ELLABIDY
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Networking
M.S., Management Information Technology, and B.S., Human Services, Lesley University.

JOHN S. ELLIS
Professor, Architecture
Master of Design Studies, Harvard University; M.S., Architecture and Urban Design, Columbia University; B. Arch., Pratt Institute; A.S., Building Construction Technology, Wentworth Institute; Registered Architect, NCARB Certification.

LISA FALVEY
Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Communication and Rhetoric, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A., English, William Paterson University; B.S., Arts Administration, Russell Sage College.

PAUL FIRENZE

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Religious Studies, Brown University; M.A., English, Mississippi State University; B.A., English, University of Texas at Austin.

CHRISTOPHER S. GLEASON
Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Creative Writing: Fiction, University of Utah; M.F.A., Creative Writing, Florida International University; B.A., Literature/Creative Writing, Eckerd College.

GARRICK N. GOLDENBERG
Professor, Architecture
M.S.C.E., Structural and Foundation Engineering, Northeastern University; B.S./ M.S., Structural and Construction Engineering, Institute of Civil Engineering, USSR; A.S., Structural Engineering, USSR; Registered Professional Engineer.

DOUGLAS GOODMAN

Assistant Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Physics, University of Connecticut; M.S., Physics, University of Connecticut; B.S., Physics, Trinity College.

JODY MICHAEL GORDON
Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Classics, University of Cincinnati; M.A., Classics, University of Cincinnati; B.A., History and Classics, St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba.

PETER C. GREENBERG
Assistant Professor, Interior Design
M. Arch., Harvard University Graduate School of Design; B.A., Yale University, cum laude, Distinction in Architecture; Registered Architect, NCARB Certifications, LEED AP.

THEODORE GREENE
Associate Professor, Mechanical
M.S., Manufacturing Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

SCOTT GRENQUIST
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Doctor of Science Education, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia; M.S. in Electrical Engineering, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, B.A., Japanese, University of Notre Dame.

LAURIE E. GROVE
Associate Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Wisconsin – Madison; B.S., Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University.

PATRICK F. HAFFORD
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., Management, Sullivan University; M.B.A., Babson College; A.A., Moorpark College.

JOHN HAGA
Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Connecticut; B.S., Mathematics, University of Connecticut.

MARK H. HASSO
Professor, Construction Management
Ph.D., Construction Management, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Project Management, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.S., with Distinction in Civil Engineering, The City University of London, UK; B.S., Civil Engineering, Alhikma (Jesuit) University; Registered Professional Engineer.

AMANDA HATTAWAY
Department Chair and Associate Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D., and M.S., Mathematics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.S., Bioinformatics, Brandeis University; Sc.B. Mathematics, Brown University.

MELVIN S. HENRIKSEN
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
M.S., Engineering, University of California, Irvine; B.S., Engineering, University of California, Irvine.

FRANCIS J. HOPCROFT
Professor, Civil Engineering and Technology
M.S.C.E., Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University; M.B.A., Management, University of Maine at Portland-Gorham; B.S., Civil /Sanitary Engineering, Northeastern University; Registered Professional Engineer (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT); Licensed Site Professional (Massachusetts).

DWIGHT F. HORAN
Associate Professor, Mathematics
M.Ed., specializing in Mathematics, Fitchburg State College; B.S.E., Mathematics, Fitchburg State College.

CHARLES HOTCHKISS
Dean of the College of Architecture, Design and Construction Management
Ph.D., Cornell University; M.R.P., Cornell University; B.A., Bates College.

BARRY HUSOWITZ
Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Arizona; M.S., Physical Chemistry, Youngstown State University; B.S., Chemistry/Mathematics, Bloomsburg University.

MARK JOHN ISOLA
Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., English, Tufts University; M.A., English, Simmons College; B.A., Gerontology, English Minor, Quinnipiac College.

MICHAEL E. JACKSON
Department Chair and Associate Professor, Mechanical
M.Ed., Cambridge College; B.S., Aeronautics, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; Federal Aviation Administration Certification, Aircraft and Powerplant Technician.

TODD JOHNSON
Assistant Professor, Construction Management
M.Eng, Civil Engineering (concentration in Construction Management), Pennsylvania State University, Park, PA; B.S., Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; CPC, LEED Certified, OSHA 500 Certified.

GEORGE KATSIAFICAS
Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Sociology, University of California, San Diego; B.S., Industrial Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

WILLIAM KEARNEY
Assistant Professor, Construction Management
M.S., Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; B.S., Civil Engineering, Northeastern University.

PHILLIP (DONNIE) KEATHLEY
Visiting Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky; B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky.

SUZANNE KENNEDY
Department Chair and Professor, Management and Facilities
M.S., Design, University of Wisconsin, Madison; B.S., Interior Design, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Certified Facility Manager.

ALI KHABARI
Department Chair and Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Florida International University; M.S. and B.S., Electrical Engineering, Florida International University; A.A., Miami Dade College.

ALI KIAPOUR
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

LORA KIM
Associate Professor, Architecture
M. Arch., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.A., Architecture, University of California at Berkeley; Registered Architect.

MARK A. KLOPFER
Professor, Architecture
Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Virginia; Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University; Registered Landscape Architect; Registered Architect, NCARB Certification, CLARB Certification, LEED Accredited Professional.

SHANKAR M. KRISHNAN
Department Chair and Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D., EE specialization in Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island; M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Bombay.

JAMES R. LAMBRECHTS
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering and Technology
M.S.C.E., Purdue University; B.S.C.E., University of Maryland; Registered Professional Engineer.

ALLISON LANGE

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., History, Brandeis University; M.A., History, Brandeis University; B.A., History, University of Georgia.

JOSEPH LAWRANCE
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Networking
Ph.D., Computer Science, Oregon State University; M.S., Computer Science, Oregon State University; B.S., Computer Science, Lawrence University.

PAUL J. LAZAROVICH
Associate Professor, Humanities, Social Sciences and Management
Certificate of Graduate Public Relations, Emerson College; Master in Public Administration (M.P.A.), Suffolk University; B.S. English - Journalism & Secondary Education, Suffolk University; A.A.S., Communications, Grahm Junior College; (CJE) Certified Journalism Educator, Journalism Education Association.

XIAOBIN LE
Associate Professor, Mechanical
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China; M.S. and B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Southern Institute of Metallurgy, China; Registered Professional Engineer, Canada.

THOMAS M. LESKO
Professor, Architecture
M.A., Studio Arts, Harvard University; B. Arch., Syracuse University; Registered Architect, NCARB Certification.

WEIHUI LI
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

FAITH LITCHOCK-MORELLATO
Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A.T., Teaching English as a Second Language, The School for International Training; B.F.A, Writing, Literature and Publishing, Emerson College.

GLORIA MA
Associate Professor, Electronics and Mechanical
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas; M.E. Mechanical Engineering, University of Singapore; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Xidian University.

LILI MA
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Utah State University; M.S., Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Science and Technology; B.S., Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Science and Technology.

LISA M. MacLEAN
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Networking
M.S., Computer Information Systems, Bentley College; B.S., Computer Information Systems, and B.S., Management, Rhode Island College.

MICHAEL W. MacPHAIL
Department Chair and Associate Professor, Architecture
M. Arch., Southern California Institute of Architecture; B.Arch., University of British Columbia; B.A., Urban Geography, University of British Columbia; Registered Architect, NCARB Certification.

RACHEL LASH MAITRA
Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
Ph.D., Mathematics, Yale University; M. Phil., Mathematics, Yale University; B.A., Mathematics, Alfred University.

RABEEH MAJIDI

Visiting Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Rochester; M.S., Electrical Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad; B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran.

JOSEPH MARTEL
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

JAMES McCUSKER
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts; M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts; B.S., Electro Mechanical Engineering, Wentworth Institute of Technology.

ROBERT MESZAROS
Associate Professor, Industrial and Interior Design
M.F.A., Painting, Boston University; B.F.A., Painting, Rhode Island School of Design; B.A., Fine Arts, Fairfield University.

JEFFREY A. MICHAEL
Associate Professor, Industrial and Interior Design
M.F.A., 3-D Design, Cranbrook Academy of Art; B.S.I.D., Industrial Design, University of Cincinnati.

JENNIFER LEE MICHALISZYN
Assistant Professor, Architecture
M.Arch., Harvard University; B.A., Architecture, Princeton University.

MARK MIXER
Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
Ph.D., Mathematics, Northeastern University; M.A., Mathematics, Northeastern University; B.A., Mathematics, Dartmouth College.

ALI R. MOAZED
Professor, Mechanical
Ph.D. and M.S., Engineering Mechanics, University of Tennessee; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo; Registered Professional Engineer.

GLORIA MONAGHAN
Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A., American and British Literature, Boston College; B.A., English, Loyola University.

SAMUEL MONTAGUE
Department Chair and Associate Professor, Industrial Design
M.F.A., Design, The Dynamic Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design; B.F.A., Industrial Design, Carnegie-Mellon University.

TERRY M. MOOR
Professor, Architecture
M.L.A., Harvard University; B. Arch., University of Texas; Registered Architect; NCARB Certification; Registered Construction Supervisor.

ROBERT MORAN
Associate Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Health Sciences Management, Pacific Western University; M.S., Health Science, Northeastern University; B.S., Chemistry, Stonehill College; Fellow, College of Critical Care Medicine (F.C.C.M.); Fellow, American Institute of Chemists (F.A.I.C.); Certified Laboratory Consultant; Fellow, National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (F.A.C.B.).

STEVEN MORROW
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D., Mathematics, Indiana University; M.A., Mathematics, Wayne State University; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester.

MICHAEL MOZILL
Associate Professor, Business Management and Facility Management
M.B.A., Babson College; B.S., Biology, State University of New York at Albany.

KRISTEN NIELSEN

Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Education, Boston University; M.A., European Literature & Languages, State University of New York at Stony Brook; B.A., English & French, Rutgers University.

HOSSEIN NOORIAN
Professor, Business Management
M.B.A., Finance, Northeastern University; B.S., International Business, Tehran Business College.

JAMES G. O’BRIEN
Department Chair and Associate Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Physics, University of Connecticut; M.S. Physics, University of Connecticut; B.S., Physics and Mathematics, State University of New York at New Paltz.

MASOUD OLIA
Professor, Mechanical
Ph.D., and M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University; Registered Professional Engineer.

NICK ORTOLINO
Assistant Professor, Industrial and Interior Design
M.F.A., Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK; B.F.A., Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Diploma in Studio Art and Fifth-year Certificate, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

MICHAEL OUDSHOORN
Department Chair and Professor, Computer Science and Networking
Ph.D., Computer Science, B.Sc. (Hons) and B.Sc., Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, University of Adelaide (Australia).

LYNETTE PANARELLI
Assistant Professor, Interior Design
Master of Interior Design, Boston Architectural College; B.S., Fisheries Conservation, University of Massachusetts; NCIDQ Certified.

ZORICA PANTIC
President, Institute Professor
Ph.D., M.S., and B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Nis, Yugoslavia (Serbia).

NICHOLAS PARK
Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; B.A., Sociology, San Jose State University.

MARK E. PASNIK
Associate Professor, Architecture
Master in Design Studies (History and Theory of Architecture), Harvard University Graduate School of Design; B.Arch., Cornell University; Registered Architect, NCARB Certification, LEED Accredited Professional.

TROY PETERS

Associate Professor, Architecture
M.Arch., University of Oregon; B.A., University of Illinois, Chicago; Registered Architect, NCARB Certification; LEED Accredited Professional.

ANN W. PITT
Associate Professor, Architecture
M. Arch, Harvard University; B.A., Mathematics and Art, Salem College, North Carolina; Registered Architect; NCARB Certification.

WELDON PRIES
Professor, Architecture
M. Arch., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B. Arch., University of Manitoba; Registered Architect, NCARB Certification.

HENDERSON W. PRITCHARD
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Northeastern University; M.S., Biology, Southern Connecticut State University; B.A., English/Biology, Denison University.

YOUSSEF QRANFAL
Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
Ph.D., Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada; M.S., Mathematics, Joseph Fourier University, France; M.Eng., Mathematics, Joseph Fourier University, France; B.S., Mathematics, University of Orléans, France.

NAOMI RIDGE
Assistant Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Astrophysics, Liverpool John Moores University; M.Phys., Physics with Astrophysics, University of Leeds.

DAVID G. RILETT
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Networking
Master of Software Engineering, Brandeis University; M.A., Literature, Language, and Linguistics, Central Michigan University; B.A., History, University of Michigan.

JONATHAN G. RIPLEY
Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Modern American Literature, St. John‘s University; M.Ph., Modern American Literature, St. John‘s University; M.A., Modern British and American Literature, Adelphi University; B.A., Philosophy, University of Rochester.

RICHARD L. ROBERTS
Associate Professor, Mechanical
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University; B.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts; Graduate certificate, Manufacturing Engineering, Tufts University; E.I.T.; CMfgT.

RYAN ROGERS
Assistant Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Biomedical Science, University of Connecticut Health Center; B.S., Biology, Wagner College.

EDWARD ROONEY
Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
M.F.A., Creative Writing, Washington University in St. Louis; B.A., English, Pomona College.

DAVID ROSENBERG
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Computer Networking
M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; B.S., University at Buffalo.

KRISTEN HUDAK ROSERO
Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Political Science, Northeastern University; M.A., International Relations, Salve Regina University; B.A.S., Politics and Economics, Salve Regina University.

PETER S. ROURKE
Associate Professor, Mechanical
M.S., Manufacturing Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.Ed., Industrial Education, Fitchburg State College; B.S., Industrial Education, Fitchburg State College; CMfgE.

FRANZ RUECKERT
Assistant Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Physics, University of Connecticut; M.S., Physics, San Diego State University; B.S., Physics, San Diego State University; B.A., Mathematics, San Diego State University.

JOHN P. RUSSO
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Networking
M.S., Computer Science, Boston University; M.S., Mathematics, University of Lowell; B.A., Chemistry, St. Anselm College.

REINALDO SANCHEZ-ARIAS
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D., Computational Science, University of Texas at El Paso; M.S., Computational Science, University of Texas at El Paso; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad del Valle Cali (Colombia).

JOSEPH F. SANTACROCE
Associate Professor, Electronics
M.S. and B.S., Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University; Registered Professional Engineer; Life Member of IEEE.

JENNIFER SARABIA
Assistant Professor, Interior Design
M. Arch., Rhode Island School of Design; B.S., Architecture, Northeastern University.

SAMAN SARGOLZAEI

Visiting Assistant Professor , Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida International University; M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami; M.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology; B.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mazandaran University of Sciences and Technology.

VITALIY SAYKIN
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Northeastern University; M.S., Civil Engineering, Northeastern University; B.S., Civil Engineering, Northeastern University.

ANNE-CATRIN SCHULTZ
Assistant Professor, Architecture
Ph.D., Universität Stuttgart, Germany; Dipl.-Ing., Architekt, Universität Stuttgart, Germany; Registered Architect, Baden-Württemberg Chamber of Architects.

SALLY SHADY
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

RICHARD SHURTLEFF
Associate Professor, Sciences
M.S., Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; B.S., Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook.

ERIK SIMON
Assistant Professor, Construction Management
Ph.D., Planning, Design and Built Environment, Clemson University; M.C.R.P., City and Regional Planning, California Polytechnic State University; B.S., Construction Management, University of Washington.

GARY M. SIMUNDZA
Professor, Mathematics
M.S., Biophysics, University of Rochester; B.S., Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

GERGELY SIROKMAN
Associate Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.S., Chemistry, Brandeis University.

ELAINE A. SLATER
Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A., Art History, Tufts University; B.A., Art History, Simmons College.

EMMA SMITH ZBARSKY
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Chicago; M.S., Mathematics, University of Chicago; M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Washington; S.B., Mathematics, M.I.T.; S.B., Physics, M.I.T.

MONICA A. SNOW
Associate Professor, Construction Management
Ph.D., Forestry, University of New Brunswick; M.Eng., Civil, Memorial University, Newfoundland; B.S., Forest Engineering, University of New Brunswick; Registered Professional Engineer; Honorary Research Assistant, University of New Brunswick.

JIAHUI (JENNY) SONG

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University; M.S., Pattern Recognition & Intelligent Systems, Southeast University; B.S., Automation, Southeast University.

NADINE STECHER
Assistant Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Biology, University of Cincinnati; M.S., Biology, University of Rostock (Germany); B.S., Biology, University of Rostock (Germany).

MARILYN R. STERN
Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
M.S., Broadcasting and Film, Boston University; B.A., English, Skidmore College; C.A.E.S., English, Boston College.

CINDY P. STEVENS
Professor, Business Management
Ph.D., Technology Management, Indiana State University; M.A., Technical and Professional Communication, East Carolina University; B.A., English, Hilbert College.

SEAN STEWART
Department Chair, Interior Design and Associate Professor, Industrial and Interior Design
M. Arch, San Francisco Institute of Architecture; B. Architecture, Boston Architectural Center; Registered Architect; NCIDQ Certified; LEED AP.

INGRID STRONG
Assistant Professor, Architecture
M. Arch, Harvard University; B.A. Architecture and Music, Bennington College; Registered Architect; LEED Accredited Professional.

E. SCOTT SUMNER
Department Chair and Associate Professor, Construction Management
M.S., Systems Management, University of Southern California; B.S., Geology/Civil Engineering, California State University at Los Angeles; Certified Construction Manager.

DURGA SURESH
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Networking
M.S., Computer Science, St. Joseph‘s University; B. Engineering (Electronics and Communication), Madras University.

THOMAS A. TADDEO
Associate Professor, Construction Management
M.S., Civil Engineering, Stanford University; B.S., Civil Engineering, Tufts University.

ILIE TALPASANU
Associate Professor, Mechanical
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington; Doctor Engineer, Mechanics and B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic University, Bucharest; EIT.

BO TAO
Associate Professor, Mechanical
Ph.D. and M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University; M.S. and B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

FREDERICK TRILLING
Associate Professor, Business Management
J.D., Suffolk University; M.B.A., Suffolk University; B.A., Political Science, Brandeis University.

ROBERT TRUMBOUR
Assistant Professor, Architecture
M. Arch., University of Texas at Austin; B.F.A., University of Massachusetts at North Dartmouth.

SANTIAGO UMASCHI
Associate Professor, Business Management and Facility Management
M.B.A, University of Chicago ; Master of Finance, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella ; B.S. Economics, Universidad De Buenos Aires.

MAMI WENTWORTH
Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
Ph.D., Mathematics, North Carolina State University; B.S., Mathematics/Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

PHYLLIS WENTWORTH
Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Psychology, University of New Hampshire; M.A., Psychology, Mount Holyoke College; B.A., Philosophy and Art History, Boston College.

SIMON R. WILLIAMSON
Associate Professor, Industrial and Interior Design
M. Des., Royal College of Art, London; B.A. (hons.), Industrial Design, University of Northumbria.

CHARLIE WISEMAN
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Networking
Ph.D., Computer Science, Washington University of St. Louis; M.S., Computer Science, Washington University of St. Louis; B.S., Computer Science, University of Tennessee.

HONGSHENG WU
Professor, Computer Science and Networking
Ph.D., Biostatistics; M.A., Biostatistics, Boston University; M.S., Computer Science, Ohio University; B.S., Analytical Chemistry, Shandong University, People‘s Republic of China.

YUGU YANG-KEATHLEY

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky; B.S. in Microelectronic Science and Technology, University ot Electronic Science and Technology of China.

JONES YU
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Computer Networking
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., National Taiwan University; B.Eng., Tamkang University.

MIRA YUN
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Networking
Ph.D., Computer Science, The George Washington University, M.S. in Telematics Engineering, Pukyung National University; B.S. Telematics Engineering, Pukyung National University.

MANSOUR ZENOUZI
Professor, Mechanical
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University; M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University: B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran; Registered Professional Engineer.

OMAIR ZUBAIRI
Assistant Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Computational Science, San Diego State Univeristy JDP Claremont Graduate University; M.S., Physics, San Diego State University; B.S., Physics, San Diego State University.