Linda Fleishman Gottermeier, Au.D.
Associate Professor/Rehabilitative Audiologist
Communication Studies and Services Department
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
- Joined RIT in 1977 as the hearing aid shop technician in the audiology department
- Instructor for service learning projects for Margaret's House, Hillside Children's Center, the Open Door Mission, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Casselberry Elementary School and the Red Cross.
- Author of several published papers on hearing aid use, loudness, speech reading, and technology to facilitate communication between hearing and deaf populations
- Contributed presentations to several regional and international conferences
- Co-coordinator of Communication Studies and Services Department Professional Development Committee.
- Co-investigator on the VATEA Grant for Postsecondary Education to create a website for training instructors in the use of social media and video technologies to teach deaf or hard of hearing learners
- Fundraising facilitator for Advent House Hospice
- Facilitator of deaf students' presentations at Imagine RIT
- Au.D., Salus University; MA, audiology, SUNY Geneseo; BS, audiology/speech pathology, Nazareth College of Rochester, BS, philosophy, Nazareth College of Rochester
Ivona Bezáková, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Science
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
- Joined RIT in 2006 as an assistant professor
- Faculty leader for a computer science study abroad program in Dubrovnik, Croatia
- Current research interests include: design and analysis of algorithms, Markov chains, discrete random structures
- Eighteen peer-reviewed publications since 2006, including top-tier international conference and journal papers
- Refereeing work includes the SIAM Journal of Computing, Theoretical Computer Science, the IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science, the ACM Symposium on Theory of Computation and the ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms
- Principal Investigator on grants totaling over $221,000 since 2007, including the National Science Foundation
- Organizer of the Northeast North America Round of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest
- Organizer of "Multiplayer Board Game Strategies in the Introductory Computer Science Curriculum", a workshop for college and high-school instructors from the eastern US
- Ph.D./MS computer science, University of Chicago, Magister, computer science, Comenius University (Slovakia)
Christina Goudreau Collison, Ph.D.
School of Chemistry and Materials Science
College of Science
- Joined RIT in 2003 as a lecturer
- Current research areas include: pedagogical methods for improving the success of students in organic chemistry, natural product synthesis of biologically significant compounds and organic synthesis using organometallic processes.
- Mentor for 13 undergraduate and 6 graduate students since 2003
- Recipient of over $180,000 in funded grant proposals since 2005
- Reviewer for Tetrahedron, Tetrahedron Letters and the Journal of Organic Chemistry
- Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost's Award finalist 2003-2006
- Co-founder and faculty advisor to the RIT Chemistry Club
- Member College of Science Curriculum Committee, Women in Science Committee, and Alumni Advisory Board
- Member of the American Chemical Society and the Council on Undergraduate Research
- Ph.D., organic chemistry, University of Rochester; MS, chemistry, University of Rochester; BA cum laude, chemistry, Colby College