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College of Applied Science and Technology - Graduate Faculty

S. Manian Ramkumar, BE, PSG, College of Technology-Bharathiar (India); ME, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton—Interim Dean

Linda A. Tolan, NCC, BS, State University College at Geneseo; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Andrews University—Senior Associate Dean, Professor

Michael Eastman, BS, MSCS, Rochester Institute of Technology,PhD, University at Buffalo—Associate Dean; Professor

Sean T. Bennett, BS, Clarkson University; M.Ed., State University College at Brockport; Ed.M., Harvard University—Assistant Dean

Rebecca L. Sumner, AB, Franklin and Marshall College; MA, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Dean for Research Development

School of Engineering Technology

Civil Engineering Technology

Amanda Bao, BS, MS, Tianjin University (China); Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder—Associate Professor

Harry G. Cooke, PE, BS, Northwestern University; MSCE, University of Texas; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute—Associate Professor

Todd Dunn, PE, BS, Dartmouth College; MSCE, University of California—; Associate Professor

Abdullah Faruque, PE, B.Sc., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (India); M.A.Sc., Ph.D., University of Windsor (Canada)—Associate Professor

Robert E. McGrath Jr., PE, BCE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; MSCE, Syracuse University—Professor Emeritus

Mark Piterman, MCE, Odessa Marine Engineers Institute (Ukraine)—Professor Emeritus

Maureen S. Valentine, PE, BSCE, Tufts University; MECE, Virginia Polytechnic Institute—Interim Department Chair; Professor

Scott B. Wolcott, PE, BS, MS, State University of New York at Buffalo—Undergraduate Program Coordinator; Professor

Teresa Wolcott, BS, State University of New York at Buffalo; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Environmental, Healthy and Safety Management

Josh Goldowitz, BS, State University of New York at Binghamton; MS, University of Arizona—Professor

Lisa Greenwood, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, University of New Haven; Ph.D., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry—Lecturer

John Morelli, PE, BS, Syracuse University; MS, Ph.D., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry—Professor Emeritus

Joseph M. Rosenbeck, CSP, BS, MS, Central Missouri State University—Graduate Program Director; Professor

Jennifer L. Schneider, CIH, BA, Roberts Wesleyan College; MS, University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts—Professor

Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering Technology

Miguel Bazdresch, BE, Western Institute of Technology and Higher Studies (Mexico); ME, National Polytechnic Institute (Mexico); Ph.D., National Higher School of Telecommunications (France)—Assistant Professor

Clark Hochgraf, BS, State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison—Associate Professor

Mark J. Indelicato, BEEE, Manhattan College; MS, Polytechnic University—Associate Professor

William P. Johnson, BA, Kings College; BSEE, MSEE, Syracuse University; JD, University at Buffalo Law School—Professor

Sungyoung Kim, BE, Sogang University (Korea); MM, Ph.D., McGill University (Canada)—Assistant Professor

Warren L. G. Koontz, BSEE, University of Maryland; MSEE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Purdue University—Professor Emeritus

James H. Lee, PE, BS, California Polytechnic State University; MS, Ph.D., Texas A&M University—Acting Department Chair; Program Director for Graduate Studies and Research; Associate Professor

Drew Maywar, BS, MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester— Associate Professor

Yossi Nygate, MS (computer science), MS (applied mathematics), Wiezmann Institute of Science (Israel); Ph.D., Case Western University—Associate Professor

Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology/Packaging Science

Ronald F. Amberger, PE, BME, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; ME, Pennsylvania State University—Professor Emeritus

Beth A. Carle, BSE, University of Pittsburgh; MS, Ph.D., University of Illinois; EIT Professional Certification—Associate Professor

Elizabeth M. Dell, BSME, General Motors Institute; MS, University of Michigan—Professor

Robert D. Garrick, BSEE, GMI Engineering and Management Institute; MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of South Carolina—Acting Department Chair, Professor

Martin Gordon, PE, BSME, MSME, MBA, State University of New York at Buffalo—Program Director for Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor

Seung H. Kim, BS, Hanyang University (South Korea); MS, Ph.D., University of Illinois—Associate Professor

William Leonard, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Chair; Associate Professor

Ti-Lin Liu, MS, Tsinghua University (China)—Associate Professor

Carl A. Lundgren, BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; MBA, University of Rochester—Professor Emeritus

Jennifer A. O'Neil, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Purdue University—Assistant Professor

Michael J. Parthum Sr., BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Michael J. Slifka, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

John A. Stratton, PE, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute—Professor Emeritus

Larry A. Villasmil, BSME, Universidad del Tachira (Venezuela); MSME, Ph.D., Texas A&M University—Associate Professor

Packaging Science

Carlos Diaz-Acosta, BS, MS, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), Ph.D., Michigan State University—Assistant Professor

Changfeng Ge, BSME, MSME, Tongji University (China); Ph.D., University of Dortmund (Germany)—Graduate Program Director: Professor

Daniel L. Goodwin, BS, MS, Ph.D., Michigan State University—Professor Emeritus

Deanna M. Jacobs, BS, State University College at Plattsburgh; MA, State University College at Geneseo; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Professor Emeritus

Daniel P. Johnson, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Department Chair; Professor

Thomas Kausch, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Georgios Koutsimanis, BS, MS, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)—Lecturer

Karen L. Proctor, BS, Michigan State University; MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology—Professor

School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Francis Domoy, Ph.D., Michigan State University—Chair Emeritus

Yuchin “Jerrie” Hsieh, BS, National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan); MS, Ph.D., Purdue University—Associate Professor

Muhammet Kesgin, BSc, MSc, Akdeniz University (Turkey) Ph.D., Coventry University (United Kingdom)—Assistant Professor

Richard M. Lagiewski, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Edinburgh Napier University (United Kingdom)—Assistant Professor

Karthik Namasivayam, BA, Madras University (India); MS, Ph.D., Cornell University—Department Chair, Professor

Carol B. Whitlock, RD, BS, MS, Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts—Professor

Department of Service Systems

James Jacobs Jr., BA, Purdue University; MS, Troy State University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Senior Lecturer, Emeritus

Malarvizhi Hirudayaraj, BA, Fatima College (Trinidad & Tobago); B.Ed., Madurai Kamaraj University; MA, Stella Maris College; M.Phil, University of Madras (India); Ph.D., Southern Illinois University—Assistant Professor

Jennifer Matic, BA, Grand Valley State University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Bath (United Kingdom)—Assistant Professor

Patricia Poteat, BA, University of Rochester; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Lecturer

Torrence E. Sparkman, BS, University of Illinois at Chicago; M.Div, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—Assistant Professor

Phillipa Thiuri, BA, Mount Holyoke College; M.Ed., Harvard University; Ph.D., Boston College—Lecturer

Linda Underhill, RD, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Department Chair; Associate Professor