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College of Applied Science and Technology - Undergraduate 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, BS, State University College at Geneseo; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Andrews University; NCC—Senior Associate Dean for Curriculum Innovation, Human Resources and Engagement; Professor

Michael Eastman, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology, Ph.D., University at Buffalo—Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Continuous Improvement; Professor

Sean T. Bennett, BS, Clarkson University; M.Ed., State University College at Brockport; Ed.M., Harvard University; Ed.D. University of Pennsylvania—Assistant Dean for Academic Operations and Student Success

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, BS, Northwestern University; MSCE, University of Texas; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; PE—Associate Professor

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

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

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

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

Rizk Sinada, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

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

Scott B. Wolcott, BS, MS, State University of New York at Buffalo; PE—CAST Faculty Associate for Study Abroad Initiatives; Professor

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

Gretchen L. Wainwright, BS, MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; PE—CET Undergraduate Coordinator; Senior Lecturer

Environmental Sustainability, Health and Safety

J. Grant Esler, BS, Boston University; MPH, University of Michigan; CIH, CPE, CSP—Senior Lecturer

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

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

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

Jennifer L. Schneider, BA, Roberts Wesleyan College; MS, University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts; CIH—Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking; Professor

Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering Technology

W. David Baker, BSEE, Monmouth College; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Professor Emeritus

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

Jeanne Christman, BS, Clarkson University; MS, University of Texas at Dallas, Ph.D., University at Buffalo—Associate Department Chair; Associate Professor

Richard C. Cliver, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MSEE, University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Steven A. Ciccarelli, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Thomas Dingman, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Professor Emeritus

Greg Guarino, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Lecturer

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—Graduate Program Director; Professor

Daniel S. Kaputa, BS, MS, Ph.D., University at Buffalo—Assistant 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, BS, California Polytechnic State University; MS, Ph.D., Texas A&M University; PE—Acting Department Chair; Associate Professor

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

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

David M. Orlicki, BS, Michigan State University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Carol Richardson, BSEE, University of Wyoming; MSEE, Union College—Professor Emerita

Jacob Schanker, BEE, MEE, City College of the City University of New York, PE—Lecturer

John T. Schueckler, AAS, State University College at Canton; BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute—Senior Lecturer

George H. Zion, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University at Buffalo—Professor

Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology

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

Jackie S. Anderson, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Syracuse University—Lecturer

Martin Anselm, BS, State University College at Geneseo; MS, Clarkson University; Ph.D., Binghamton University—Assistant Professor

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

Anthony J. Chirico III, BS, University of Buffalo; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Elizabeth M. Dell, BSME, General Motors Institute; MS, University of Michigan—Faculty Associate to the Provost for Female Faculty; Graduate Program Director; 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—Interim Department Chair; Professor

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

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

William Leonard, AAS, State University College at Canton; BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Christopher Lewis, BS, Pennsylvania College of Technology; MS, University of Texas; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

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

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

Michael P. Medlar, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

Robert A. Merrill, BS, Clarkson College; MS, Northeastern University; PE—Professor Emeritus

Mark W. Olles, AAS, Monroe Community College; BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Tennessee—Assistant Professor

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

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

Brian Rice, BS, University of Buffalo; MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

Michael J. Slifka, AAS, Niagara County Community College; BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Senior Lecturer

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

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

Packaging Science

Carlos A. 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

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

School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation

Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

David H. Crumb, BS, Florida State University; MBA, Michigan State University—Professor Emeritus

Edward Ganster, BS, MS Rochester Institute of Technology—Visiting Lecturer

Lorraine E. Hems, BS, Nazareth College of Rochester; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; CS, CWE—Lecturer

Jerrie (Yu-chin) Hsieh, BS, National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan); MS, Ph.D., Purdue University—Graduate Program Director; 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 (Scotland)—Assistant Professor

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

Warren Sackler, BS, Michigan State University; MS, New York University—Associate Professor Emeritus

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

Department of Service Systems

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

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

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

Reserve Officer’s Training Corps

Army ROTC

Maj. Rodney Clark, BS, Texas State University; MA, American Military University—Assistant Professor

Capt. Marc Janvier, BA, St. Martin’s University; MS, University of Texas El Paso—Assistant Professor

Master Sgt. Charles Nelson, Senior Military Science Instructor

Lt. Col. Christopher Otero, BS, Mercer University; MS, Central Michigan University—Professor

Donald C. Powell, BA, State University College at Geneseo; MA, State University College at Brockport—Recruiting Operations Officer; Assistant Professor

Air Force ROTC

Lt. Col. Dizzy B. Murphy, BS, Carnegie Mellon University; MS, University of Phoenix—Professor

SSgt Shalayne Dulan, BA, University of Central Oklahoma—Non-Commissioned Officer-in-Charge Administration Management

Capt. Zachariah D. Gonyea, BA, Niagara University; MA, American Military University—Assistant Professor

MSgt Veronica Williams, AA, Community College of the Air Force—Non-Commissioned Officer-in-Charge

Distinguished Professorships

Russell C. McCarthy Professorship in Engineering Technology

Established: 1979

Donor: The Russell C. McCarthy endowed chair was created in 1980 by a group of six donors to augment the creation of the RIT School of Applied Industrial Studies. The endowed chair now resides in the College of Applied Science and Technology and reports to the college dean.

Purpose: To build relationships between the college and industrial and professional communities worldwide that share the college’s interests, goals, and values.

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