2016-2017 Academic Catalog: Faculty - A-G

NAKISA ALBORZ
Department Chair, Interdisciplinary Engineering
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; MSc., Construction Project Management Worcester Polytechnic Institute; BSc. Civil Engineering Technology Wentworth Institute of Technology, Certification: LEED AP BD+C.

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.

TUGBA ARSAVA
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering and Technology
Ph.D., Civil & Environmental Eng. University of Massachusetts Lowell; M.S., Civil & Environmental Eng. (Transportation Eng.), UMass Lowell; M.S., Civil Eng. (Structural Eng.), Atilim University (Turkey); B.S., Civil Eng., Atilim University (Turkey).

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.

PAYAM BAKHSHI
Associate 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; C.A.T.S., Episcopal Divinity School; M.B.A., Whittemore School of Business & Economics, University of New Hampshire; A.B., 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.

DEREK CASCIO

Assistant Professor, Industrial Design
B.F.A., Industrial Design, Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

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.

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

ROBERT C. STEPHEN CHOMYSZAK
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Technology

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

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
Department Chair and 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

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 University 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.

ANTONIO FURGIUELE
Associate Professor, Architecture
M.S., Architectural Studies: History, Theory & Criticism of Architecture and Art, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.Arch., Architecture, Syracuse University.

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
Associate 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.