Nov 15, 2019  
2014-2015 Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty


 

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Elhami Nasr, PMP
Professor
Engineering Management and Motion Intelligence
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
College of Engineering

enasr@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
MSc., Civil Engineering, California State University at Long Beach
BSc., Civil Engineering, California State University at Long Beach

 

Dr. Chris Yakymyshyn
Associate Professor
Electrodynamics, Control Systems, Magnetics
Electrical Engineering
College of Engineering

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, New York.
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, New York.
B.S., Electrical Engineering and Physics, University of Alberta, Canada.

 

Dr. Jorge Vargas
Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering
Magnetics and Semiconductors
College of Engineering
jvargas@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Florida International University, Miami.
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Florida International University, Miami.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Florida International University, Miami.

 

Dr. Sesha S. Srinivasan
Assistant Professor
Physics
Nanotechnology
College of Innovation & Technology
ssrinivasan@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D., Solid State and Condensed Matter Physics from Banaras Hindu University in India
M.S., Physics (Solid State Electronics), Banaras Hindu University in India
B.S., Physics, Banaras Hindu University in India.

 

Dr. Robert I. MacCuspie
Assistant Professor
Director of the Nanotechnology and Multifunctional Materials Programs
College of Engineering
rmaccuspie@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D., Nanotechnology and Materials Chemistry from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
M. Phil., Chemistry from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
B.S., Molecular Biology and Microbiology from the University of Central Florida, Orlando.
B.S., Chemistry from the University of Central Florida, Orlando.

 

Dr. Ryan Integlia
Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering
Health Informatics, Digital Hybrid Systems, Electrodynamics
College of Engineering; College of Innovation & Technology
rinteglia@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

 

Dr. Christina H. Drake
Assistant Professor
Engineering
Nanotechnology, Multifunctional Materials, Semiconductors and Electrodynamics
College of Engineering

cdrake@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Central Florida
B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida.

 

Dr. Harvey S. Hyman
Assistant Professor
Advanced Technology
Big Data Analytics and Cloud Virtualization
College of Innovation & Technology
hhyman@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D. in Information Systems and Decision Sciences, College of Business, University of South Florida, Tampa.
M.B.A., Charleston Southern University, South Carolina.
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, Florida.
B.B.A., College of Business, Florida International University, Miami.

 

Dr. Anas Salah Eddin
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Information Technology,
Cybersecurity
College of Innovation & Technology
aeddin@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Florida International University, Miami.
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University, Miami.
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Damascus University.

 

Dr. Jaspreet Singh Dhau
Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Business

Ph.D., Chemistry (Materials), Panjab University, India
M.S., Chemistry, Himachal Pradesh University, India
M.B.A., Punjabi University, India
B.S., Biology, Himachal Pradesh University, India
B.S., Chemistry, Himachal Pradesh University, India

 

 

Dr. Susan LeFrancois
Assistant Professor
Life Sciences
Chemistry
smichals@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D. in Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Florida, Gainesville.
B.A. of Science in Chemistry, University of South Florida, Tampa.

 

Dr. James T. Byrd
Assistant Professor
Chemistry

Ph.D., Chemical Oceanography, Florida State University
M.S.P.H., Environmental Chemistry, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
B.A., Chemistry, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
B.A., French, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

 

 

Dr. Jim Dewey
Assistant Professor
Economics and Motion Intelligence
jdewey@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D. , Economics, University of Florida, Gainesville
M.A., Economics, University of South Florida
B.A., Economics and Political Science, University of South Florida

 

Dr. Victoria Astley
Assistant Professor
Physics and Mathematics

Ph.D., Applied Physics, Rice University, Texas
M.S., Applied Physics, Rice University, Texas
B.S., Physics/Applied Mathematics, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne

 

 

Dr. Myles (MunJu) Kim
Assistant Professor
Mathematics

Ph.D., Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering, Brown University, Rhode Island
M.S., Mathematics, Brown University, Rhode Island
M.S., Mathematics, Seoul National University, Korea
B.S., Mathematics, Seoul National University, Korea

 

 

Dr. Jared Bunn
Assistant Professor
Mathematics

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
M.S., Mathematics, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
B.S., Mathematics, University of Tennessee-Martin

 

 

Dr. C. Wylie Lenz
Assistant Professor
English

Ph.D. in English, University of Florida, Gainesville
M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Florida, Gainesville
B.A., English, University of Houston, Texas
B.A., History, University of Houston, Texas
B.A., Philosophy, University of Houston, Texas

 

 

Dr. Jessica H. Zbeida
Assistant Professor
English

Ph.D., English, University of North Texas-Denton
M.A., English, University of Southern Mississippi-Hattiesburg
B.A., English, University of Texas
B.A., Philosophy, University of Texas

 

 

Dr. Heather Freeman
Assistant Professor
English

Ph.D., English, Vanderbilt University
M.A., English, Vanderbilt University
B.A., English Language and Literature, Yale University

 

Dr. Svetlana V. Tyutina
Assistant Professor
Languages

Ph.D., Spanish Literature, Florida International University
Ph.D., Romance Languages, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St. Petersburg
M.A., Latin American and Spanish Literature, University of Northern Iowa.
B.A., Second Language Acquisition and Instructional Technology (5-year program), Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

 

 

Dr. Amanda Bruce
Assistant Professor
History

Ph.D., History, Stony Brook University
M.A., History, Stony Brook University
B.A., History, University of California-Santa Barbara

 

 

Dr. Patrick Luck
Assistant Professor
History

Ph.D., History, Johns Hopkins University
M.A., History, University of Texas-Austin
B.A., History, Rice University, Texas
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Rice University, Texas

 

Dr. Brian Kent Birky
Interim Executive Director
Public and Environmental Health Research Director
Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute
bbirky@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D., Health Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville.
M.S., Health Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville.
B.S., Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville.

 

Dr. Steven G. Richardson
Reclamation Research Director
Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute
srichardson@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D., Plant Ecology and Physiology, Utah State University
M.S., Plant Science, Utah State University
B.S., Botany, Weber State College, Utah.

 

Dr. Jinrong “Patrick” Zhang
Research Director, Mining and Beneficiation
Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute
jzhang@floridapolytechnic.org

Ph.D., Metallurgical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno.
M.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China.
B.S., Metallurgy, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China.

 

Gary Albarelli
Director of Information Programs
Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute
galbarelli@floridapolytechnic.org

M.A., Library and Information Science, University of South Florida, Tampa.
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, New York.

 

Karen J. Stewart
Library Director and Publications Editor
Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute
kstewart@floridapolytechnic.org

M.A., Library and Information Science, University of South Florida
B.A., Spanish Language, Central College, Iowa.

 

Part-Time Faculty

Dr. Berhane T. Ghaim
Adjunct Professor
Mathematics

Ph.D., Pure Mathematics, Kent State University
M.S., Mathematics, Kent State University
B.S., Mathematics, Mount Vernon Nazarene College
Advanced Diploma, Metal Technology, Bahir-Dar Polytechnic Institute, Ethiopia

 

 

James Aspinwall
Adjunct Professor
Mathematics

M.B.A., University of Cincinnati
B.S., Psychology, Ohio State University

 

Dr. Ric Rohm
Adjunct Professor
Organizational Behavior and Leadership

Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, Regent University
M.S., International Relations, Troy University
M.B.A., Hawaii Pacific University
B.S., Mathematics, Penn State University

 

 

George Topalidis
Adjunct Professor
Biology

M.S., Microbiology, University of Connecticut-Storrs
M.A., History, Southern Connecticut State University-New Haven
B.S., Biology, Southern Connecticut State University-New Haven

 

Gregory Lane Thomas
Adjunct Professor
Biology

M.S., Biological Science, Florida State University
B.S, Botany, University of Florida

 

Mark A. Castricone
Adjunct Professor
Philosophy

M.A., Philosophy and the Arts, SUNY Stony Brook
B.A., Philosophy, Emory University
B.A., History, Emory University

 

 

Jeffrey A. Hinzmann
Adjunct Professor
Philosophy

M.A., Philosophy, Florida State University
B.A., Philosophy and History, Florida State University

 

 

David Hatami
Adjunct Professor
English

M.A, English Literature, Mercy College, NY
M.Ed., American InterContinental University
B.A., Art History/Studio Art, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

 

 

Nann Tucker
Adjunct Professor
English

M.A., English, University of South Florida
B.A., English, University of South Florida

 

 

Danielle Day
Adjunct Professor
English

M.A., English, National University
M.S., Criminal Justice, Nova Southeastern University
B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Florida

 

Benjamin J. LeFrancois
Adjunct Professor
Ethics

J.D., University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
B.S., Business Administration, Bryant College, Rhode Island