Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015
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The Division of Science and Technology includes the following departments: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Science and Physics, Library, Mathematics, Nursing, and Physical Therapy.
Abdeslem El Idrissi, Chairperson and Professor
Professors: Alejandra del Carmen Alonso, Frank Burbrink, Gregory Cheplick, Leonard Ciaccio, Abdeslem El Idrissi, Charles Karmer, William L’Amoreaux, Jacqueline LeBlanc, Chang-Hui Shen, William Wallace, Andrzej Wieraszko. Associate Professors: Cesar Arenas-Mena, Robert Corin, Margaret Dooley, Elena McCoy. Assistant Professors: Jimmie Fata, Jianying Gu, Nancy Liu-Sullivan, Lisa Manne, Shibal Mitra, Eugenia Naro-Maciel, Gregg Phillips. Lecturers: Rebecca Chamberlain, Carol DeMartinis Hartman. Chief College Lab Technician: Emmel (Tom) Brown. Senior College Lab Technicians: Cassandra Camillio, Lisa Ghigliotti, Kinnea Keating. College Lab Technicians: Ileana D’Aversa.
The department offers the Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biology with options in Bioinformatics and Adolescent Education and a Master of Science degree in Biology. The department participates in the joint program for the Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and a minor in Biochemistry, and in the interdisciplinary program leading to the Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology. The department is active in the University's Doctoral program in Biology, with many students in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior and Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology; and Neuroscience. The Medical Technology program utilizes hospital affiliations accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).
The MS program in Biology is coordinated by Professor Frank Burbrink. Assistant Professor Jimmie Fata serves as Chair of the advisory committee for pre-medicine students.
Chairperson and Professor Qiao-Sheng Hu
Distinguished Professor: Fred Naider
Professors: Probal Banerjee, Qiao-Sheng Hu, Michal Kruk, Alan Lyons, Chwen-Yang Shew, Nan-Loh Yang, Shuiqin Zhou. Associate Professors: Shi Jin, Ralf Peetz, Krishnaswami Raja. Assistant Professors: Sharon Loverde, Sebastien Poget, Hong-Bin Yu. Chief College Lab Technician: Tai Park. Senior College Lab Technician: Soa Thu Dang, Abraham Malz. College Lab Technicians: Carol (Huiyu) Liu.
The department offers the Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and participates in the joint program leading to the Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry. Minors are offered in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The department also participates in the interdisciplinary program leading to the Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology. The University’s Doctoral program in Polymer Chemistry is coordinated by Professor Nan-Loh Yang.
Susan Imberman, Chairperson and Associate Professor
Professors: Natacha Gueorguieva,Michael Kress, Louis Petingi. Associate Professors: Emile Chi, Yumei Huo, Susan Imberman, John Owens, Herbert Schanker, Deborah Sturm, Sarah Zelikovitz, Shuqun Zhang, Zhanyang Zhang, Xiaowen Zhang. Assistant Professors: Anatoliy Gordonov. Senior College Lab Technicians: Orit Gruber, Chang Guo.
The department offers programs leading to the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science. The Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Mathematics is offered jointly with the Department of Mathematics; the Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems is offered jointly with the Department of Business; and the department participates in the University Doctoral program. Baccalaureate students majoring in other disciplines may also minor in Computer Science. The department offers an Associate’s degree program in Computer Technology that provides sound career preparation as well as a solid foundation for continued study in the field. Faculty in the department participate with the Interdisciplinary Coordinating Committee for the Associate in Applied Science degree program in Electrical Engineering Technology. The Bachelors program in Computer Science is accredited by the Computer Science Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET. Assistant Professor Anatoliy Gordonov is coordinator of the Master's degree program.
Neophytos (Neo) Antoniades, Chairperson and Professor
Professors: Neophytos (Neo) Antoniades, Erlan Feria, William Fritz, Anshel Gorokhovsky, Anatoly Kuklov, Alfred Levine, Syed Rizvi, William Schreiber, José Torres, Alexandre Zaitsev. Associate Professors: Satyaprakash Das, Mark Feuer, James Hladek, Xin (Jessica) Jiang, Athanasios Koutavas, Lihong Li, Charles Liu, Chang-Min Kim, Vadim Oganesyan, Dwight Richards, Irving Robbins, Leonard Winkler. Assistant Professors: Li Ge, Anderson Ohan, Emily Rice, Vinay Vaishampayan. Lecturers: Jane Alexander, Alan Benimoff. Senior College Lab Technicians: Tracy Campbell, Jackeline Figueroa. College Lab Technician: Valerie DeAngelo, Thomas Rodberg.
The department offers programs leading to the Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Physics, and Physics (7-12) and participates in the University Doctoral program in Physics, Engineering, Astrophysics, and Environmental Science. The Associate’s degree is offered in Engineering Science in Applied Science, and in Electrical Engineering Technology. Courses in astronomy, geology, and integrated science are offered by the department, and faculty in the department direct the programs and research at the Astrophysical Observatory. The BS degree in Engineering Science is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The AAS degree in Electrical Engineering Technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The interdisciplinary Master’s degree program in Environmental Science is coordinated by Professor Alfred Levine.
Wilma Jones, Associate Dean and Chief Librarian
Professors: James Kaser, Wilma Jones, Associate Professors: Rebecca Adler Schiff, Andrew Leykam, Judy Xiao. Assistant Professors: Jonathan Cope, Ewa Dzurak, Mark Aaron Polger, Amy Stempler. Lecturer: Rachel Jirka. Higher Education Officer: Mark Lewental. Higher Education Assistant: Antonio Gallego. College Lab Technicians: Brian Farr, Stanley Zimmerman. The Library supports the entire range of academic programs at the College through its collections, periodical subscriptions, and microforms. Computer facilities for database searching provide access to City University and national catalogs. The Library’s own resources are supplemented by an array of modern networking arrangements at regional, state, and national levels. The Library is the center for the implementation of multimedia programs in pedagogy.
John Verzani Chairperson and Professor
Distinguished Professor: Jay Rosen
Professors: Jane Coffee, Antonia Foldes, Joel Hamkins, Carlo Lancellotti, Prabudh Misra, Andrew Poje, Wladimir Pribitkin, Arundhati Raychaudhuri, John Verzani, Stephen Wollman. Associate Professors: Abhibit Champanerskar, Jean-Claude Derderian, Deborah Franzblau, Gunter Fuchs, Sherman Heller, Zheng Huang, Ilya Kofman, Marcello Lucia, Joseph Maher, Tobias Schaefer, Jesenko Vukadinovic. Assistant Professors: Chris Condis, Kevin O’Bryant, Calandra R. Tate Moore, Alan Tesdall. Lecturer: Louis Blois, Mohammad Talafha. Higher Education Assistants: Dorothy Manganel, Lewis Carbonaro.
The department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science-Mathematics jointly with the Department of Computer Science. A minor in Mathematics is available for students with majors in other disciplines.
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