NEDSI PEOPLE

OFFICERS

  • President: Pedro M. Reyes, Baylor University
  • President Elect: Neset   Hikmet, University of South Carolina       
  • Immediate Past President: Joy Field, Boston College
  • Program Chair 2018: Doug Hales, University of Rhode Island
  • Program Chair Elect 2019: Eric Stein, Penn State University - Malvern
  • VP Communications: Hal   Ravinder, Montclair State University    
  • VP Technology: Koray Ozpolat, University of Rhode Island
  • VP Promotional Activities: Javad Paknejad, Hofstra University
  • VP Member Services: Carolyn   Lamacchia, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania    
  • Treasurer:  Lynn  Ruggieri, Roger Williams University    
  • Secretary: Gang Li, Bentley University
  • Archivist: Jennifer A. Swanson, Stonehill College
  • Local Arrangement Chair: Mehmet G. Yalcin, University of Rhode Island

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Homer Bonitsis, NJIT
  • Arthur Cheng-Hsui Chen, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology
  • Q.B. Chung, Villanova University
  • Surendra M. Gupta, Northeastern University
  • Neset Hikmet, University of South Carolina
  • Chun-An Li, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology
  • Matthew J. Liberatore, Villanova University
  • Virginia Miori, St. Joseph's University
  • Dinesh Pai, Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg
  • Kaushik Sengupta, Hofstra University
  • Amy Zhang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Neil   Desnoyers, St. Joseph's University    
  • Deb Sledgianowski, Hofstra University
  • Manouch   Tabatabaei, Georgia Southern University   
  • Linda   Weiser Friedman, Baruch College and CUNY     

ADVISORY COUNCIL

  • John Affisco, Hofstra University - Emeritus
  • Shaw K. Chen, University of Rhode Island
  • Mark M. Davis, Bentley University
  • Maling Ebrahimpour, University of Rhode Island
  • Joy Field, Boston College
  • Neset Hikmet, University of South Carolina
  • David M. Levine, Bernard M. Baruch College (CUNY)
  • Fariborz Y. Partovi, Drexel University
  • Luis Rivera, Capella University
  • Jennifer A. Swanson, Stonehill College
  • Minoo Tehrani, Roger Williams University

PAST PRESIDENTS

  • 1972-1973 Thomas E. Vollman
  • 1973-1974 David C. Murphy
  • 1974-1975 Rocco Carzo, Jr.
  • 1975-1976 Louis R. Desfosses
  • 1976-1977 Dennis W. McLeavey
  • 1977-1978 William Naumes
  • 1978-1979 Thomas J. Hindelang
  • 1979-1980 Frank T. Paine
  • 1980-1981 William R. Allen
  • 1981-1982 James D. Portwood
  • 1982-1983 Michael J. Maggard
  • 1983-1984 William E. Hahn
  • 1984-1985 Jonathan S. Burton
  • 1985-1986 Robert A. Parsons
  • 1986-1987 David M. Levine
  • 1987-1988 Algin B. King
  • 1988-1989 Robert J. Pavan
  • 1989-1990 John C. Saber
  • 1990-1991 Albert E. Avery
  • 1991-1992 Margaret J. Naumes
  • 1992-1993 David W. Pentico
  • 1993-1994 Mark M. Davis
  • 1994-1995 Christine T. Kydd
  • 1995-1996R. Dan Reid
  • 1996-1997 Paul M. Mangiameli
  • 1997-1998 Maling Ebrahimpour
  • 1998-1999 Stephen J. Schiffman
  • 1999-2000 Shaw K. Chen
  • 2000-2001 Susan E. Pariseau
  • 2001-2002 Luis Eduardo Rivera-Solis
  • 2002-2003 Shaw K. Chen
  • 2003-2004 Barbara E. Withers
  • 2004-2005 Janelle Heineke
  • 2005-2006 Larry Meile
  • 2006-2007 Fariborz Y. Partovi
  • 2007-2008 Jennifer A. Swanson
  • 2008-2009 Rhonda A. Hyde
  • 2009-2010 Snehamay Banerjee
  • 2010-2011 Kenneth J. Sousa
  • 2011-2012 Susan E. Pariseau
  • 2012-2013 Minoo Tehrani
  • 2013-2014 Janelle Heineke
  • 2014-2015 John Affisco
  • 2015-2016 Minoo Tehrani

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Program Chair: Doug Hales, University of Rhode Island
Assistant program Chair: Mehmet Yalcin, University of Rhode Island