Updates for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Achievements

Jun 19 2012

Danielle Apfelbaum (dapfelba@nyit.edu), Librarian I, presented "Prezi: One Editor, Endless Possibilities" on June 8 at the SUNY Librarians Association Conference in New York City. 

School of Architecture and Design Associate Professor Frances Campani (fcampani@nyit.edu), associate professor, and Professor Michael Schwarting (jschwart@nyit.edu), director of the graduate program in urban and regional design, were invited to participate in a design session and workshops on architecture organized by the Politecnico di Milano, in Palanzano, Italy, May 20 -27. The project focused on investigating potential sustainable development for a number of sites and towns in the Val di Cavaliere in the Appinine Mountains south of Parma, Italy. Schwarting also led a walking tour in Rome for trustees of the American Academy in Rome on May 28. The tour examined Renaissance palazzi and piazze on the Papal processo routes through the Camp Marzio area.

Schwarting and Campani have also formed the Aluminaire House Foundation to help find a new site for the 81-year old home that introduced prefabricated design methods. Read more.

An interview with Susana H. Case, Ph.D. (shcase@nyit.edu), professor and Manhattan campus coordinator for behavioral sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, appears in Laura Madeline Wiseman's chapbook blog series. Read more.

Anthony DiMatteo (dimatteo@nyit.edu), professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences, had two poems published in Avatar Review, Issue 14. Read more.

Leonard B. Goldstein (lbgoldst@nyit.edu), D.D.S., Ph.D., director of clerkship education and associate professor of family medicine at the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Margarita Makhaylova, OMS III, had their article, entitled “Current Understanding and Management of Medication-Overuse Headache,” published in the June 2012 issue of Practical Pain Management.

Lawrence Herman (lherman@nyit.edu), professor of physician assistant studies in the School of Health Professions, gave a presentation entitled "More Twisted Tales from the Emergency Department: Malpractice Cases You Don’t Want To Miss" and presented three posters ("Practicing Physician Assistant Point of Care Learning Preferences," "Does Delay in Appointment Impact Patient Provider Preference?," and "Methicillin-Resistant Stahpylococcus Aureus Colonization of Primary Care Offices") at the American Academy of Physician Assistants' 40th Annual Conference and CME in Toronto, Canada, May 24 - May 30.

David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. (dhogsett@nyit.edu), professor of English and writing coordinator in the College of Arts and Sciences, delivered two lectures, "Bringing Hope to Orphans in Kunming, China" and "What in the World is God Doing? Sovereign Grace and Providential Workings in the Life of a Christian" at Green Run Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, Va., on June 10.

Dean of Career Services John Hyde (jmhyde@nyit.edu) delivered the presentation, “Supplying the Global Workforce,” at the National Association of Colleges and Employers “Smart Solutions” conference in Las Vegas. Associate Director of Career Services Yvonne Harrison (yharriso@nyit.edu) moderated the panel discussion, which focused on global operations of university career service offices. 

Sabiha A Wadoo (swadoo@nyit.edu), Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, had her paper, "Sliding Mode Control of Crowd Dynamics," published in IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, a journal published by the IEEE Control Systems Society. Read more.

Shiang-Kwei Wang (shiang-kwei.wang@nyit.edu), Ph.D., Hui-Yin Hsu (hhsu02@nyit.edu), Ph.D., associate professors in the School of Education, and Lisa Runco (lrunco@nyit.edu), Ph.D., Department of Life Sciences assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, presented at the National Science Foundation Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education 2012 PI meeting in Arlington, Va. Their project is entitled "Cyber-Enabled Learning: Digital Natives in Integrated Scientific Inquiry Classrooms."

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