Faculty activities

November 2014

Mohammed AbdallahMohammed Abdallah, assistant professor of electrical engineering technology, presented “HDL-based Implementation of a Novel Dynamic Reconfigurable Data Acquisition Scheduler-on-Chip (SchoC), at the  4th IAJC/ISAM Conference, September 24-28, Orlando, Fla.

Ronny BullRonny Bull, lecturer in computer science, and Nick Merante, instructional support assistant, accompanied the Network and Computer Security Club to the regional computer/network security conference, September 25-29, Louisville, Ky.


Louise Dean-KellyLouise Dean-Kelly, associate professor of nursing, attended the 2014 Fall Semi-Annual American Association of Colleges of Nursing meeting, October 25-28, Washington, D.C.

Iulian GherasoiuIulian Gherasoiu, assistant professor of electrical engineering technology, presented his research at the Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference, September 7-12, Flagstaff, Ariz.


Laura Francis GladneyLaura Francis Gladney, associate professor of accounting, and Robert Edgell, assistant professor of technology management, attended the AACSB Accreditation Conference, September 21-24, Baltimore, Md.


Joanne JosephJoanne Joseph, professor of psychology, attended the Institute for the Development of Excellence in Assessment Leadership workshop, August 3-8, Baltimore, Md. Joseph and Veronica Tichenor, associate professor of sociology, were guest speakers at North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council’s annual meeting, October 3, Watertown, N.Y.

Russ KahnRussell Kahn, associate professor of communication and information design, presented his research at the International Professional Communication Conference at Carnegie Mellon University, October 12-15, Pittsburgh, Pa.


Firas KhasawehFiras Khasawneh, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, presented “Stability Determination in Turning using Persistent Homology and Time Series Analysis,” at the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 17-20, Montreal, Canada.

Zhanjie LiZhanjie Li, assistant professor of civil engineering, was selected as an ASCE EXCEED Fellow to attend a workshop, July 20-25, West Point, N.Y.


Kathleen SellersKathleen Sellers, associate professor of nursing, attended the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science 2014 State of the Science Conference on Nursing Research, September 18-19, Washington, D.C.



Kathryn StamKathryn Stam, associate professor of anthropology, was invited to present “Refugee Resettlement and Challenges to the Rights of the Family,” at the 2014 Human Rights Conference: Rights of the Family; also, she and Information Design & Technology student Jenjira May Htoo presented “Human Rights for Resettled Refugee Families” at the conference, October 7-10, Webster University, St. Louis, Mo. Stam also presented “Advocacy through Storytelling” at the UNSPOKEN Human Rights Film Festival, October 2, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica.

Ibrahim YucelIbrahim Yusel, assistant professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, authored “Rules For Writing Rules: How Instructional Design Impacts Good Game Design,” published in Volume I, Issue III of Analog Game Studies.

Yu ZhouYu Zhou, associate professor of mechanical engineering, presented “A reinforcement learning trained fuzzy neural network controller for maintaining wireless communication connections in multi-robot systems” at the International Society for Optics and Photonics, Security and Sensing, May 6-9, Baltimore, Md.