2016-2017 Academic Catalog: Faculty H-P

SEMERE HABTEMICAEL
Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
Ph.D., Financial Mathematics-Statistics, North Dakota State University; M.S., Applied Mathematics, North Dakota State University; B.S.. Mathematics, University of Asmara.

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.

JOSEPH HARNEY

Assistant Professor, Sciences
M.S., Applied Physics, University of Massachusetts Boston; B.S., Physics, University of Massachusetts Boston.

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.

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.

ELLA HOWARD
Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Ph.D., U.S. History: colonial to present, Boston University; M.A., History of the Decorative Arts, Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture; B.A., Art History and French Civilization, Scripps 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.

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.

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
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Toledo; MS Mechanical Engineering (Computational Biomechanics) Sharif University of Technology; BS Mechanical Engineering Tehran Polytechnic Institute.

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
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering Tulane University; MS Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine NE School of Acupuncture; BS Electrical Engineering with Cardiac Biomechanics Tsinghua University.

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.

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 FOLEY
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D., Engineering Science Harvard University; BS Mechanical Engineering Union College.

JAMES McCUSKER
Associate 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
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.

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, Management Department
 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, State University of New York, New Paltz, and B.S., Mathematics, State University of New York, 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.

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).

MARK E. PASNIK
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.

BEN PLACEK
Assistant Professor, Sciences
Ph.D., Physics. University at Albany; M.S., Physics, University at Albany; B.A., Physics-Astrophysics, Alfred University. A.S., Mathematics and Science, Corning Community College.