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FACULTY AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF ACCOMPLISHMENTS

JUNE-JULY-AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2002
 


PUBLICATIONS

Steven Bell, Gutman Library “The New Information Marketplace Competitors: Issues and Strategies for AcademicLibraries,” Portal: Libraries and the Academy 2 (2), 277-304, 2002. 
 
Parimal Bhagat, School of Business Administration“Role of Price Knowledge in Consumer Product Knowledge Structures,” Psychology & Marketing, Wiley Press, June 2002. 
 
“The Nature of Relationship-based E-Services: A Framework for Evaluating Client Relationships in Seamless Organizations,” conference proceedings,” Hawaii International on Business, Hawaii, June 18-20, 2002.  
Charles Bock, School of Science & Health“The Arrangement of First – and Second – Sphere Water Molecules in Divalent Magnesium Complexes: Results from Molecular Orbital and Density Functional Theory and from Structural Crystallography,” co-authored with George D. Markham, Jenny P. Glusker, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 106, No. 19, 5118-5134.
 
“S-Adenosylmethionine Conformations in Solution and in Protein Complexes: Conformational Influences of the Sulfonium Group,” co-authored with George D. Markham and Per-Ola Norrby, Biochemistry, Vol. 41, No. 24, 7637-7646. 
Diana Cundell, School of Science & Health; Les Sztandera, School of Business Administration“An Investigation of Differential Skin Colonization of Neonates by Staphylococci, Using An Artificial Neural Network-Based System,” co authored with A. Arbeter and J. M. Morrone, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pp. 468-473, 2002.
 
“Analysis of Staphylococci Colonization Using An Artificial Neural Network-Based System,” co-authored with A. Arbeter and J. M. Morrone, IEEE Computational Intelligence, pp. 648-653, 2002. 
Joanne Gonzalez-Major, Instructional Technology“Designing Virtual Communities,” The Resource, the quarterly newsletter of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of American Society for Training & Development, Summer 2002. 
Morna Livingston, School of Architecture & DesignSteps to Water, The Ancient Stepwells of India, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2002.
 
Jaideep Naidu, School of Business Administration“Insights into Solution Procedures for the Single Machine Tardiness Problem,” Journal of the Operational Research Society, Volume 53, 7, pp. 800-806, July 2002.
 
“On the Optimal Decomposition Algorithm for the Single Machine Total Tardiness Problem,” International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, Volume 7, 2, pp. 95-103, June 2002. 
Vini Nathan, School of Architecture & Design“Vastu Purusha Mandala: Beyond Building Codes,” Architecture and Mathematics, edited by Williams, K. and Rodrigues J. F., published by KWB, Florence, Italy, pp. 151-163.
 
Catherine Verrier Piersol, School of Science & Health “Weaving Occupation into the Classroom and Fieldwork OT Practice, OT Practice, August 2002. 
 
Ray Poteau, School of Business Administration“The New Government Reporting Model: An Assessment of the Dual Measurement Perspective,” Business Journal, Fall-Spring 2002.
 
Les Sztandera, School of Business Administration; Charles Bock & Mendel Tractman, School of Science & Health“Computational Intelligence, Molecular Orbital and Density Functional Theory Aid in the Design of Safe Chemicals,” co-authored with J. Velga and A. Garg, Soft Computing Chemistry, pp. 67-93, 2002.
 
Les Sztandera, School of Business Administration“Spatial Relations Based on Dominance of Fuzzy Sets, Soft Computing in Designing Spatial Relations, pp. 41-62, 2002.

Neural Network-Based Adaptive Protection System, co-authored with A. Halinka, P. Sowa, and M. Szewczyk, Soft Computing in Industrial Electronics, pp. 231-248, 2002.
 


CONFERENCES

Frank Baseman, School of Architecture & Design “Using Writing in Graphic Design, presentation; “Design for Social Responsibility: TheTolerance Project,” presentation; “Models for Learning/Models for Teaching,” panel discussion, American Institute of Graphic Arts National Design Conference, Washington, DE, March 2002. 
Sue Christoffersen, School of Business Administration“Productivity in the Textile Industry,” presentation, North American Productivity Workshop, Union College, Schenectady NY, July 20, 2002.
 
Susan Frostén, School of Architecture & Design“Learning from the Local: Using the Logic of an Eastern Precedent to Build Ecologically,” presentation, 17th Conference of the International Association for
People-Environment Studies, Corunna, Spain, July 23-27, 2002.
 
“Animism through Demarcation: Using the Logic of an Eastern Precedent to Reveal Meaning,” presentation and conference proceedings, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, International Conference, Havana, Cuba, June 2002. 
Joanne Gonzalez-Major, Instructional Technology“Assessment: A Shared Commitment,” presentation, American Association for Higher Education 2002 Assessment Conference, Boston, MA, June 20-23, 2002.
 
Craig Griffen, School of Architecture & Design“Making Design Affordable; Universal Strategies for Urban Housing Design,” presentation in absentia by Susan Frosten, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, International Conference, Havana, Cuba, June 2002.
 
Ellen Kolodner, School of Science & Health“Linking Design and OT Students: Strategies for Improving Collaboration and Problem Solving,” presentation; “Educating the Consumer: An Innovative Marketing Approach,” presentation, World Federation of Occupational Therapists 13th World Congress, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2002.
 
“Assessing and Addressing Needs of an Aging Population,” session chair and discussant, Gerontology Special Interest Section Annual Program, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Miami, FL, May 2002.  
Cheryl Longfellow, School of Science & Health“Undergraduate Research Measuring Atmospherically Important Henry’s Law Constants,” poster, Ninth National Conference, Council of Undergraduate Research, Connecticut College, June 2002.
 
Katharine Jones, School of General Studies“What Difference Do Women Make: The Influence of Gender, Race, Class and Sexuality on the Identities of English Football Fans,” presentation, Annual Meetings of American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL, August 15-19, 2002.
 
Tim McGee, Instruction Technology “The Smart (?) Machines: Assessing the Assessors,” presentation, Teaching and Learning in Virtual Spaces, Computers and Writing 2002 Conference, Illinois State University, 
Normal, IL, May 17, 2002.
 
Vini Nathan, School of Architecture & Design“A Fusion between Design Uniformity and Identity in Culture, Quality of Life and Globalization: Problems and Challenges for the New Millennium,” presentation and conference proceedings, 17th Conference of the International Association of People Environment Studies, pp. 147-148, La Corruna, Spain, July 23-27, 2002.
 
Vastu Purusha Mandala: Beyond Building Codes,” presentation, Fourth Biennial Conference of Nexus: Architecture and Mathematics, Obidos, Portugal, June 15-18, 2002. 
 Catherine Verrier Piersol, School of Science & Health“Practice Opportunities: Making the Connection in the Community,” presentation; “Fieldwork: 
 Today’s Experiences, Tomorrow’s Directions,” presentation, American Occupational Therapy 
 Association (AOTA) Annual Conference, Miami, FL, May 2002. 

Sumantra Sen, School of Business Administration“A Talk on Monetary Policy for Traders,” Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR), Bandra (E), Mumbai, India, August 20, 2002. 

Nancy Sorkin, Learning & Advising Center“And Professor Makes Three: Taking Writing Tutoring Into the Classroom,” presentation, 8th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, University of Staffordshire, Stafford, U.K., July 2002.


 
GRANTS
Muthu Govindaraj & Chris Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology NSF Grant for “Representations and Algorithms for Deformable Objects,” in conjunction with Stanford, Rice and Rutgers Universities. 
 
Cheryl Longfellow, School of Science & Health Grant from Research Corporation, for “Measurements of Henry’s Law Constant Under Tropospheric Conditions for Naturally Occurring Volatile Organic Compounds.”

 

University Research & Design Grants 

Diana Cundell & Anne Bockarie, School of Science & Health Halting an Invasion: Ecological and Microbial Assessment of Invaded and Non-InvadedForest Sites
 
Gary Bolton, School of Architecture & Design Pathos and Pathology (Viruses, Hybrids and Monsters): The role of conflict in architectural design.

Doreen Burdalski, School of Business Administration; Jeremy Rosenau, School of Textiles & Materials Technology Define, Quantify and Compare the Responsibilities of the Merchandiser in an Apparel Company and the Product Manager in a Retail Company 

Herbert Barndt, School of Textiles & Materials Technology Improving Colorfastness Measurements 

Sue Christoffersen, School of Business Administration Cuba: An Emerging Economy? 

Katharine Jones, School of General Studies  What Difference Do Women Make? The Influence of Gender, Race and Class on English Football Fans

D. K. Malhotra, School of Business Administration Predicting Mutual Fund Ratings Using Neural Systems 

Malka Michelson, School of Architecture & Design Design Sustainability Through Various Pursuits 

Jaideep Naidu, School of Business Administration The Single Machine Tardiness Problem-Analysis and Extensions 

John Pierce, School of Science & Health Herbal Supplements and the Natural Progression of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in Hybrid Mice 

Hossein Rostami, School of Science & Health Sustainable Textile Building Materials 

Cathy A. Rusinko, School of Business Administration On-Site Research on Sustainable Carpeting
 
Philip Russel, School of Business Administration Odd Lot Share Repurchase Programs and Shareholder Returns 

Les Sztandera, School of Business Administration Investigation of Computational Intelligence Approaches: Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithm 

Natalie Weathers, School of Textiles & Materials Technology Determining Textile Marketing Strategies for the 21st Century 

Rachel Wilson, School of Science & Health Collection, Identification and Morphological Analysis of Spirogyra and Sirogonium 
University Grants for Innovations in Teaching and Learning

Matt Baker & Diana Cundell, School of Science & Health, John Eliason; School of General Studies Designing Independent Learning Tools for Use in Histology  

Lauren Baumbach & Craig Griffen, School of Architecture & Design Building Technology Resource Website Development 

Jaideep Naidu & Cathy Rusinko, School of Business Administration, Innovative Approaches to Enhance Independent Learning 

Tom Schrand, School of General Studies Applying Problem-Based Learning (PBL) to L911: Contemporary Perspectives 
NTC Research Grants – 2002-2003 

Kris Bhat & Charles Bock, School of Science & Health; Nancy Howard, School of Textiles & Materials Technology COS and HTC Design of High Performance Non-toxic Chemicals for Textiles
 
Celia Frank, School of Textiles & Materials Technology; Les Sztandera, School of Business AdministrationA Fuzzy Forecasting Model for Apparel Sales 
 
Chris Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology; Alex Messinger & Rob Fleming, School of Architecture & DesignArchitectural Fabric Structures 
 
Muthu Govindaraj, Hitoshi Ujiie & Brian George, School of Textiles & Materials Technology Integration of Fabric Formation and Coloration
 
Chris Pastore & Tom Twardowski, School of Textiles & Materials Technology Engineering Non-Linear Elastic Blended Fabrics
 
Muthu Govindaraj & Chris Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology Haptic Simulation of Fabric Hand 
 
Mohamed Abou-iiana, Claire Beevers & Chris Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology On-Line Weight and Shrinkage Control of Cotton Knits 

Sue Christoffersen, D.K. Malhotra & Anusua Datta, School of Business Administration Optimal Investment Strategies for Enhanced Productivity in the Textile Industry
 
University Pre-Proposal Grants for NTC - 2002-2003 
Cathy Rusinko, School of Business Administration; Chris Pastore, School of Textiles & Materials Technology New Market Opportunities in Sustainable Carpeting for Consumers
 
Nancy Howard & Hitoshi Ujiie, School of Textiles & Materials Technology; Kris Bhat & Charles Bock, School of Science & Health Design of Universal Set of Colorants for Digital Inkjet Textile Printing
 
Kris Bhat, Charles Bock, Diana Cundell & Herman Hamann, School of Science & Health; Brian George, School of Textiles & Materials TechnologyBactericidal Active Fibers
 
Hossein Rostami & Herman Hamann, School of Science & Health Using Reactive Barriers for Treatment of Heavy Metals from Textile Wastewater
 


OTHER

Frank Baseman, School of Architecture & Design Elected chair, Design Education Community of Interest, American Institute of
Graphic Arts.
 
Authored and organized “The Tolerance Project,” student poster designcompetition, AIGA Philadelphia Education Committee.
 
David Breiner, School of Architecture & Design“The Impact of the Textile Industry on the Architecture of Germantown,” lecture, West Mount Airy Neighbors Annual Meeting, June 2002.
 
Chris Dougherty, Office of Continuing & Professional Studies Elected to the Board of Directors for the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE).
 
John Eliason, School of General Studies
“Transferability of Writing Program Administrator Goals, Roles, and Responsibilities,” presentation, Philadelphia Writing Program Administrators Retreat, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, August 30, 2002. 
 
Served as guest editor for The Writing Across the Curriculum Journal, 2001-2002. 
Elected to three-year term on executive committee of Philadelphia Writing Program Administrators (PWPA), May 2002. 
Katharine Jones, School of General StudiesVisiting Scholar at Sir Norman Chester Centre for Football Research, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK, June 2002.
 
Visiting Fellow at Football Industries Group, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, July 2002. 
Barbara Lowry, Gutman Library“Textile Information Users Council, List of Serials,” presentation, Textile Information Users Council meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 2002.
 
Natalie Weathers, School of Textiles & Materials Technology Addressed a group of trade representatives from Namibia on the details involved with the AGOA Bill and expectations of US apparel retailers, Washington, DC, April 5, 2002.






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