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DCNR Seminar- Dr. Paolo Nucifora

Seminar Series

 

“Neuroimaging in Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD”

Guest Lecturer: Dr. Paolo Nucifora, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology,

Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

 

DDLS - Dr. A. Ericsson

Fall 2014 CMNST Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Series

Dr. Aprille Ericsson, deputy to the chief technologist

Applied Engineering and Technology Division NASA Goddard Flight Center

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Bank of America Bldg, Rm 309 | 6 pm

DDLS - Dr. Byung K. Yi

Fall 2014 CMNST Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Series

Dr. Byung K. Yi, chief technology officer and executive VP

InterDigital Labs, Inc.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
MLK Jr Student Center, Parlor C | 6 pm

MARC U*STAR Seminar- Dr. Helen Anni

“Early transcriptional signatures of aberrant neurodevelopment in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders”

 
Dr. Helen Anni, Assoc. Professor of Research
SHRO Cancer Research & Molecular Medicine Institute and Center of Biotechnology, Department of Biology, Temple University
 
 

CMNST Staff - D. Weller

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 Ms. Diane M. Weller serves CMNST as Administrative Assistant to Dean Melikechi and the Associate Deans, having come on board from another college on campus. She has been with the University since March, 2011.  Ms. Weller is a local Delawarean, having grown up in the farmlands around Bombay Hook Wildlife Refuge near Smyrna.  She graduated cum laude from Delaware Technical & Community College with an A.S. degree in Management & Marketing and summa cum laude from Wilmington University with a B.S. degree in Management.   Prior to coming to DSU, Ms. Weller’s interests and education led to an extensive career  as a paralegal with Dover law firms, as a sales account manager for a textile manufacturing firm, and as proprietor of a pet-sitting business known as “All Creatures Great and Small.”  She particularly enjoys DSU for the friendliness of its faculty, staff, and students. Back to the Staff DirectoryBack to College Home Page (c) 2014 CMNST, Delaware State University, Dover, DE 19901

CMNST Staff - F. Woodard

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Faith Woodard is an Academic Advisor in the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology. Prior to Delaware State University, she was the Coordinator of Academic Advisement at Wesley College. She co-created a course in the Mathematics department to inspire students who needed to jumpstart their college preparedness. The course was so successful that the number of sections has doubled. As a result of this course, students can make the adjustments needed and acquire math skills required to be successful at the college level. Her philosophy is one of encouragement-with accountability. She brings experience from both industry and higher education. She worked as an Electrical Engineer after graduating from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Faith then completed her Master of Business Administration and began her career in higher education while teaching Mathematics as an adjunct instructor.  Back to the Staff DirectoryBack to College Home Page (c) 2014 CMNST, Delaware State University, Dover, DE 19901

CMNST Staff - D. Pokrajac

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Dr. David Pokrajac, Ph.D.was born in Sibenik, Croatia. He received his BS in electrical engineering (1993) and MS in telecommunications at University of Nis, Serbia (1997). He attended the PhD program at Washington State University 1998-2000 and received his PhD in Computer Science from Temple University in 2002. In addition, he received MBA degree from Delaware State University in 2013. He is currently a Professor of computer and information sciences and Associate dean for research and analytics at College of Mathematics, Natural sciences and Technology, Delaware State University, Dover, DE. Also, he worked as a senior scientist at VIP Mobile, Inc. 2008-2010. His research interests include machine learning, computer vision, video analytics, computational geometry and theory of algorithms. Dr. Pokrajac is member of ACM and F\&AM Equity Lodge 591, Pennsylvania.  Back to the Staff DirectoryBack to College Home Page

CMNST Staff - C. Watson

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Dr. Clytrice Watson is Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and serves as Associate Dean for Student Success in the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences & Technology. She possesses a Ph.D., Microbiology/Food Microbiology from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD; an M.S., Biology, Delaware State University, Dover, DE and a B.S., Biology from Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA. She also received a Certificate of Academic Leadership from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington, DC. In addition to being a tenured faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences, Dr. Watson serves as Director of the Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP) and the EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) undergraduate and high school summer research programs. Past positions of leadership include the Director of the Forensic Biology program, Associate Director for the MARC U*STAR program and the Director for Student Support and Scholarship. Her commitment to graduate and undergraduate research and mentoring is evident as numerous students have transitioned through her laboratory, thus making presentations at local, regional and national conferences. Dr. Watson was recently awarded the 2014 Excellence Award for Advising as a result of her dedication to advising and student success. Extramural funding includes the NSF Targeted Infusion grant, NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) and the NSF EPSCoR for the state of Delaware.              Back to the Staff Directory Back to College Home Page   (c) 2014 CMNST, Delaware State University, Dover, DE 19901

CMNST Staff - M. Bobrowsky

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Dr. Matthew Bobrowsky is a scientist, educator, and science communicator.  He has been teaching astronomy, physics, and astrobiology for 25 years and is the lead author of the “Phenomenon-Based Learning” series of books published by NSTA Press.  He has received numerous teaching awards, including the University of Maryland Board of Regents' Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Bobrowsky is an astronomer and worked at the Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute as a science content specialist for the Origins Education Forum — a NASA educational group concerned with the origin of galaxies, stars, planets, and life.  He was responsible for presenting science related to NASA's Origins missions in a form appropriate to various educational and public audiences.   In his scientific research, Dr. Bobrowsky has made astronomical observations with many telescopes, including the Hubble Space Telescope.  His specialty is the study of planetary nebulae — clouds of gas expanding outward from aging stars.  He discovered several planetary nebulae using Hubble, including the Stingray Nebula.  Dr. Bobrowsky lectures widely on astronomy, physics, the Hubble Space Telescope, life in the universe, the process of science, Phenomenon-Based Learning, and science vs. pseudoscience.   Back to the Staff Directory Back to College Home Page

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