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FACULTY PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Summer-September 2000

PUBLICATIONS

Mohamed Abou-iiana, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
"A Forum for Machinery and Future Technologies," The International Hosiery Exposition, Melliand English and German Editions, June 2000.

Steven Bell, Gutman Library
"To Keep Up, Go Beyond: Developing a Personal Professional Development Plan Using E-Resources Outside the Bounds of Library Literature," College & Research Libraries News, V. 61, N.7, July-August, 2000, pgs. 581-584.

David Breiner, School of Architecture & Design
"75 Years of History at St. Madeleine Sophie Parish," Germantown Crier: A Publication of the Germantown Historical Society, Vol. 50, No. 1,
Spring 2000.

Doreen Burdalski, School of Business Administration
Case Study Text Supplement to Berman and Evans textbook, Retail Management: A Strategic Approach, Eighth edition, Prentice Hall Publishing.

Susan Frosten, School of Architecture & Design
"The Fire Island House," featured in The American House Today by Arian Mastaedi.

Russell Kleinbach, School of General Studies
"Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan," with Sara Amsler, The International Journal of Central Asian Studies, Volume 4, 1999, pp. 185-216.

D.K. Malhotra, School of Business Administration
"Identifying Potential Loan Defaulters in the Credit Union Environment: A Comparative Analysis of Statistical and Neural Network Models," Journal of Information Technology Cases and Applications, Volume 2,2, 2000, 20-48.

Christopher Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
"Opportunities and Challenges for Textile Reinforced Composites," Mechanics of Composite Materials, 12-3, 2000.
"Composites Part B," reviewer, Journal of Composites Technology and Research, and ASME.

Cathy Piersol, School of Science & Health
"Home Health Practice: A Guide for the Occupational Therapist," Imaginart International, Inc., Bisbee, Arizona.

CONFERENCES

Mohamed Abou-iiana, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
"On the Wet Processing of Knitted Structures," presentation, AATCC International Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, Sept. 17-20, 2000.

William Brendley & Hossein Rostami, School of Science & Health
"Removal of Cadmium from Contaminated Water", presentation, Seventeenth Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, September, 13, 2000.

Doreen Burdalski, School of Business Administration
"The Visual Merchandising of Softlines to Increase Sales," B.C. Sports, Inc. Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, April 18, 2000.

Susan Christoffersen & DK Malhotra, School of Business Administration
"The Economies of Scale in the Closed-end Fund Industry," presentation, International Conference on Banking & Finance: Issues & Strategies, Kuala Lumpur, August 2000.

Susan Christoffersen, School of Business Administration
"Teaching Using Electronic Teaching Resources," participant, Thinkwell Conference, Cancun, Mexico, August 2000. 

Godlove Fonjweng, Anne Bockarie, School of Science & Health, with Philadelphia University students
Three posters; 1. An analysis of two wetlands (Anacostia and Jug Bay in MD) for trace metals; 2. Study of some chemical and physical parameters of Indian Creek and Wissahickon Creek; 3. Stream Quality Assessment: A Comparison of Mill Creek & Wissahickon Creek at Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, annual meeting, April 27-28, 2000. 

"A Geological Perspective of the Lake Nyos Disaster," presentation to the Cameroonian Society of Engineers, Detroit, MI, June 9-11, 2000.

Godlove Fonjweng & Anne Bockarie, School of Science & Health
"Making the Environmental Science Connection: Stewardship in Philadelphia," presentation at the National Association for Environmental Professionals Annual Meeting, Portland, MA, June 24-29, 2000. 

Susan Frosten, School of Architecture & Design
"Techne: A Linke Between the Local and the Global," presentation, Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture International (ACSA)Conference, Hong Kong, China, June 2000.

Craig Griffen, School of Architecture & Design
"Interweaving Culture: Weaving as an Analogy for Architecture," presentation, ACSA International Conference, Hong Kong, China, June 10-14, 2000.

Russell Kleinbach, School of General Studies
"Bride Kidnapping Continued," presentation, Committee on Family Research of the International Sociological Association Meetings, Uppsala, Sweden, June 23, 2000.

Christopher Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
"Opportunities and Challenges for Textile Composites," keynote speaker, MCM 2000 (11th International Conference on Mechanics of Composite Materials), Riga, Latvia, June 11-15, 2000.

Maureen Roberts, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
"Lifelong Learning: A 25th Year Celebration of What We've Done and Who We Are for National Art Education Association," and "Doing Community Service Projects Right; For the Right Reasons", presentation, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention, Los Angeles, CA, 
March 30-April 4, 2000.

AWARDS/HONORS

Craig Griffen, School of Architecture & Design
Technology fellowship to attend ACSA Technology Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, July 14-17, 2000. 

Christopher Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Fiber Society - Award for Distinguished Achievement in Basic or Applied Fiber Science, 2000.

Maureen Roberts, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Elected National Chairman for 2000-2001 of NAEA's Committee on Life-Long Learning.

Grants

Philadelphia University, Summer 2000 Research & Design Grants

Eileen Angelini, School of General Studies, Témoins: La France et la Deuxième Guerre Mondiale & Strategies of "Writing the Self" in the French Modern Novel.

David Breiner, School of Architecture & Design, What are the historical and cultural connections between Philadelphia University and its location along the spine of School House Lane.

Mihaela Chamberlin, School of Science & Health, How regulation of histone acetylation by transcriptional activator Zta protein occurs.

Susan Christoffersen, School of Business Administration, How effective is investment in R&D for firms in the textile industry?

Diana Cundell & John Pierce, School of Science & Health
The effects of common nutritional supplements on immune system functioning in rats. 

Steven Dinero, School of General Studies
Adaptation of Nomads and Hunter/Gatherers to State-Sponsored Development: Two Case Studies in Alaska and Israel.

Robert Fleming & Susan Frosten, School of Architecture & Design
Zen CAD: An Intuitive Multimedia Guide to Mastering AutoCAD from a Design and Visualization Perspective.

Godlove Fonjweng & Les Sztandera, School of Science & Health
Impact of urbanization on Philadelphia streams: A case study of Mill Creek in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Philadelphia, PA.

Barbara Kimmelman, School of General Studies
The Immigrant Mendel: American Science and the Advent of Mendelism, 1885-1909.

Morna Livingston, School of Architecture & Design
Documentary Photography for "Fluid Precision: the Baroque Fountains of Rome."

D.K. Malhotra, School of Business Administration
Hedging Cotton Prices with Cotton Futures: An Interemporal Error Correction Model Approach.

Amar Raheja, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Optimization of the Fiber-Yarn Production Process Using Computational Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms.

Hossein Rostami, School of Science & Health
Technical feasibility and the economical viability of Activated Fly Ash Permeable Reactive Barrier (AFA-PRB) material in removing heavy metals from contaminated textile wastewater.

Joyce Storey, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
20th Century textile printing techniques - The development of industrial screen printing in all its forms and the influence on the quality of printed textiles, particularly their design and style.

Sigrid Weltge, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Katherine S. Dreier: Pioneer of Modernism, Phase Two

NTC Research Grants - 2000-2001

Krishna Bhat, Charles Bock, Mihaela Chamberlin, School of Science & Health & Nancy Jo Howard, School of Textiles & Materials Technology 
COS and HTS Design of High-Performance, Nontoxic Chemical for Textiles.

Alexander Messinger, School of Architecture & Design & Chris Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Architectural Fabric Structures: Exploration, Modeling and Implementation

Matt Dunn & Eileen Armstrong-Carroll, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Engineered Non-Linear Elastic Blended Fabrics

Chris Pastore, Matt Dunn & Moishe Garfinkle, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Scale Sensitive Modeling of Braided Hybrid Composites

Muthu Govindaraj, Chris Pastore & Amar Raheja, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Haptic Simulation of Fabric Hand

Chris Pastore, Brian George, Matt Dunn & Eileen Armstrong-Carroll, School of Textiles & Materials Technology and John Pierce, School of Science & Health
Educating the Educators

Les Sztandera & Charles Bock, School of Science & Health
Computational Intelligence in the Design of Safe Textile Chemicals.

Muthu Govindaraj, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Physically Based Fabric Drape Models as Tools for Computer Aided Design of Apparel and Other Textile Structures.

Other Grants

Anne Bockarie & Godlove Fonjweng, School of Science & Health
Grant from the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) to develop service-learning materials in Environmental Science.

Godlove Fonjweng & Anne Bockarie, School of Science & Health
Received Community Collaboration Grant from PHENND to support student collaborative research with the Lower Merion Conservancy on, "A Cooperative Project in Service Learning: Stream profiling, data management and a survey of residents along Mill Creek."

Hossein Rostami & Jeffrey Ashley, School of Science & Health
Awarded NSF grant, in collaboration with Temple University, to investigate "In-Situ Remediation of Contaminated Water with AAM Permeable Reactive Barriers to Remove Mercury and Lead."

Sigrid Weltge, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
National Endowment for the Humanities, six-week summer seminar fellowship. "Berlin 2000: from Zero Hour to the Republic", Berlin, Germany, June/July 2000, 



OTHER

Susan Christoffersen, School of Business Administration
Visiting scholar at Long Island University, Summer 2000.

Christopher Dougherty, Office of Graduate & Continuing Studies
Completed Ph.D. at Penn State University.

Matt Dunn, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Advisory Board Member, ASME Textile Engineering Division and
Reviewer, eleven articles for American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Barbara Lowry, Gutman Library
Treasurer of Customers of Dynix Inc. (CODI). 

Christopher Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Panelist for Drexel University Senior Design Competition.


Maureen Roberts, School of Textiles & Materials Technology 
Reviewer, NAEA's committee proposals for National Conference on 
Lifelong Learning, New York, NY, April 2001.

Sigrid Weltge, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
"Virginia Gardner Troy: Anni Albers and Ancient American Art", refereed book, for Ashgate Publishing Company, London.