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Newsmakers

  • John Andersen, associate professor, physics, was elected to a three-year term as zone councilor for the Society of Physics Students, a branch of the American Institute of Physics. Andersen's Þrst duty was to represent the 53 chapters of zone two, which includes New York, Quebec and Ontario, at the annual councilor meeting in College Park, Md., Sept. 17-19.

  • Bob Chung, professor, School of Printing Management and Sciences, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, presented a co-authored technical paper on "ICC-based CMS and Its Color Matching Performance" at the TAGA conference held in Chicago this spring. He also gave an invited tutorial on color management systems at the IGAEA conference held in San Luis Obispo this August. He also spoke at Seybold Publishing Conference and Seminars, Aug. 30­Sept. 4, in San Francisco where he discussed key issues in color management workþow.

  • Frank Cost, associate dean, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, and Bob Chung, professor, School of Printing Management and Sciences, were invited to speak at the Taipei International Graphic Arts Exhibition Seminar Aug. 28-30 in Taiwan where they discussed key issues in digital printing applications, computer-to-plate and digital color-proofing technologies.
  • Paul Haefner Jr., professor, biological sciences, presented his research "Ovarian Growth, Egg Development, and Molting Increment of Crangon septemspinos (Say) in Laboratory Conditions" at the Fourth International Crustacean Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 20­24. He also convened a session of contributed papers on Crustacean Biochemistry and Physiology. His research was supported by a College of Science Dean's Summer Fellowship, and his travel to Amsterdam was supported by a Wyeth-Lederle Faculty Development Grant.

  • William Keyser, professor emeritus, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, will receive an alumni merit award for recognition of professional accomplishments in the field of furniture design from Carnegie Mellon University during the school's homecoming on Oct. 16. Keyser, a 1958 graduate of Carnegie Mellon's mechanical engineering program, will also be featured in a show, "William Keyser Furniture and Sculpture," at the University Center Art Gallery through Oct. 16.

  • Douglas Merrill, professor and head, biological sciences, organized and chaired the 13th Conference of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions in Washington, D.C., June 24-28. The conference, "Fostering Partnerships for Educating Future Health Professionals in Times of Change," was attended by more than 600 premedical advisors from undergraduate universities and representatives from schools of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and optometry.
  • Albert Paley, artist-in-residence, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, delivered a technical demonstration as well as a lecture on some of his recent work at an international conference hosted by the American Blacksmith Association of North America. Paley is one of the founding members of the organization which this year celebrated its 25th anniversary. Paley also recently addressed the Rochester chapter of The Torch Club, a national organization that deals with professional and educational interchange.

  • Richard Shearman, assistant professor, College of Liberal Arts, presented a paper for the theme of Philosophy and Ecology: Greek Philosophy and the Environment at the 10th Annual Conference on Greek Philosophy held in Samos, Greece, Aug. 23­28. His paper, "Aristotle the Environmentalist?: Reþections on Aristotle's Teleology," arose from his doctoral dissertation and will be published in the conference proceedings.

  • Thomas Upson, professor, mathematics and statistics, represented the RIT chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at the 37th Triennial Convention in State College, Pa., Aug. 4-8.
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