Accomplishments

Faculty Accomplishments: College of Engineering & Computing Sciences

The College of Engineering & Computing Sciences is excited to share recent accomplishments from our faculty and staff members.

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Accomplishments are listed by date of achievement in reverse chronological order, with the most recent first.


All Recent Accomplishments

Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, was interviewed by Analytics India Magazine on December 23, 2019 about his knowledge of the international technological scenario regarding IoT and 5G. Beheshti also spoke about his role as dean, the background necessary to become a data scientist, the role of MOOCs and STEM education, and the rise of IoT and 5G.

Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, was quoted in a December 8, 2019 Network World article, "5G in 2020: Still just a private party," about the implications of 5G and mark it will make in 2020.

Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, was featured in an episode of the PBS program, SciTech Now. Beheshti spoke in a segment about the future of 5G on November 14, 2019.

Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, published an article, “What 5G Means for Smart Cities,” in SmartCitiesWorld on October 23, 2019.

Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of NYIT College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, published an article, “What's Needed to Deploy 5G in Rural Environments,” in The Fast Mode on October 22, 2019.

Robert N. Amundsen, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Energy Management, was a speaker at the Nassau County Museum of Art exhibition "Energy: The Power of Art" in Roslyn Harbor, NY, on October 6, 2019. He spoke on a panel about the future of energy, including renewable energy, micro-grids, decarbonization, and government policy.

Wenjia Li, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science, was selected as a recipient of the 2019 IEEE Region 1 Technological Innovation (Academic) Award on September 26, 2019.

Milan Toma, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical engineering, presented on the topic of “Computational Assessment of Risk of Subdural Hematoma Associated with Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement” at the 16th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering organized by Columbia University in New York City on August 16, 2019.

David Nadler, Ph.D., department chair and assistant professor of environmental technology and sustainability, published an article, "Decision support: using machine learning through MATLAB to analyze environmental data," which appeared in the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences on August 14, 2019.

Azhar Ilyas, Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and computer science, published a research article entitled "Early pregnancy biochemical markers of placentation for screening of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)" in the peer-reviewed journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews on July 1, 2019.