Sep 28, 2021  
2021-2022 Florida Tech Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Florida Tech Catalog

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Board of Trustees

Michael Bisk
Chief Executive Officer, Bisk Education Inc.

William M. (Bill) Brown
Executive Chair, L3 Harris Technologies Board of Directors

Joseph Caruso ‘73
President and Chief Executive Officer, OmniFirst Capital

Brian Crane ‘91
Secretary, Florida Institute of Technology Board of Trustees
Senior Vice President, Investments, Crane Private Wealth Group

Dale A. Dettmer, J.D. ‘71
Partner, Krasny and Dettmer

Kirsten L. Dreggors
Vice President of Engineering, Aeronautics Systems, Northrop Grumman 

Ann Elizabeth Dunwoody ‘88
General, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Bobbie Dyer
Division President, Dyer Mortgage Group of Melbourne

Doug Flutie
Sports Analyst, Former National Football League Player

Tom J. Folliard ‘89
Chairman, CarMax

Steven Freeman ‘90, ‘92
Executive Director and Complex Manager, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Svafa Gronfeldt ‘95
Massachusetts Institute of Technology DesignX Advisory Board member, Executive Vice President Alvogen Inc.
President/Rector Emerita University of Reykjavik

John R. Hewitt
President and Chief Executive Officer, Matrix Service Company

Erik E. Joh
Attorney at Law, Hinman, Howard and Kattell, LLP

Dana Kilborne
Chief Executive Officer, Cypress Trust Company

T. Dwayne McCay, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Institute of Technology

Richard P. McNeight
Chief Innovation Officer, Health First Inc.

Kendall T. Moore, Esq. 
Attorney at Law, The Moore Law Group, PLLC

William Muns ‘78, ‘80
Executive Director, MDCC Holdings

Robert L. Phebus Jr. ‘74
Chief Financial Officer (Ret.), Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa

Richard R. Porter

Global Financial Services Risk Leader and Executive Advisor (Ret.), Deloitte

William C. Potter, J.D.
Partner (Ret.), Holland and Knight - Potter, McClelland, Marks and Healy, P.A.

Alan L. Prestwood ‘73, ‘80
Senior Vice President of Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors

Travis Proctor ‘98
Chairman, Florida Institute of Technology Board of Trustees
Chief Executive Officer, Artemis IT

Kenneth P. Revay ‘82
Vice Chairman, Florida Institute of Technology Board of Trustees
Past President, Florida Tech Alumni Association

Michael Scafati
Managing Director (Ret.), Wells Fargo Advisors

Edward W. Scott Jr.
Investor, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, EScott Ventures

Scott J. Seymour
President and Chief Executive Officer (Ret.), Aerojet Rocketdyne

Mahesh (Mike) R. Shah
Owner/President, M&R High Point Holding Inc.
President, Southeast Petro Dist. Inc.

F. Alan Smith
Executive Vice President (Ret.), General Motors Corporation

Elizabeth J. Swann
Owner, Dunn Huntin Grove

Vikram Verma ‘87
Chief Executive Officer, 8x8 Inc.

Tim Wakefield
Major League Baseball Pitcher (Ret.)

Dr. David Weldon
Board Certified Internist, Health First Medical Group

Dr. James Wong ‘07
Chairman, Chinney Alliance Group Limited

Trustees Emeriti

Raymond A. Armstrong, M.D.
Physician (Ret.)

Richard N. Baney, M.D.
President (Ret.), Health First Physicians Inc.

James L. Fisher, Ph.D.
President Emeritus, CASE; President Emeritus, Towson University
Academic Consultant and Author

Joseph M. Flammio
Vice President (Ret.), Wells Fargo Advisors

James E. Pruitt ‘72
President (Ret.), Pruitt McCaslin Inc.

Standing Committees

Faculty Senate

Charles Bryant, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Business

Kevin R. Burke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Arts and Communication

Mark Bush, Ph.D.
Professor, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences

Patrick D. Converse, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology

Julie Costopoulos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology

Ivonne Delgado-Perez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Business

Ashley Huser, M.L.I.S.
Assistant Librarian, Evans Library

Marshall Jones, D.B.A.
Instructor, Psychology

Mehmet Kaya, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Sciences

Vilpuil Kishore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Sciences

Suzanne L. Kozaitis, M.L.I.S.
Associate Librarian, Evans Library

Brian Lail, Ph.D.
Professor, Computer Engineering and Sciences and President, Faculty Senate

Debbie Lelekis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Arts and Communication

Rian Mehta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Aeronautics

Amitabh Nag, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

Hamidreza Najafi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Nasri Nesnas, Ph.D.
Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Sciences

Nezamoddin Nezamoddini-Kachouie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Troy Nguyen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Kenia Nunes Bruhn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Sciences

Luis Daniel Otero, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Computer Engineering and Sciences

Gordon Patterson, Ph.D.
Professor, Arts and Communication

Joo Young Park, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Donald Platt, Ph.D.
Site Director, Spaceport

Pallav Ray, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences

Ronnal Reichard, Ph.D.
Professor, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences

Steven Rivet, Ph.D.
Instructor, Business

Razvan Rusovici, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

Marius Silaghi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Computer Engineering and Sciences

Kimberly Sloman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Behavior Analysis

Ersoy Subasi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering and Sciences

Nakin Suksawang, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Civil Engineering

R. Tolga Turgut, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Aeronautics

Margaret Wallace, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Aeronautics

Abram Walton, Ph.D.
Professor, Business

Aaron Welters, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

David Wilder, Ph.D.
Professor, Behavior Analysis

Francisco Yumiceva, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

Dzmitry Yuran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Arts and Communication

Graduate Council

William H. Allen III, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Harris Institute of Assured Information

Albert Bleakley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Charles R. Bostater, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Environmental Science and Physical Oceanography

Deborah S. Carstens, Ph.D.
Professor, Aviation Science/Management

Jian Du, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

H. Hatfield Edwards, Ph.D.
Professor, Arts and Communication and Chair, Graduate Council

Victoria Follette, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology

Enrique M. Perez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Business

Roberto Peverati, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Science

Youngju Sohn​, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Arts and Communication

Chelakara Subramanian,​ Ph.D.
Professor, Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

David Wilder, Ph.D.
Professor, Behavior Analysis

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Mark R. Archambault, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering, and Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Philip J. Bernhard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Computer Engineering and Sciences

Mark T. Harvey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology

Marshall A. Jones, D.B.A.
Instructor and Manager, College of Psychology and Liberal Arts Undergraduate Online Programs

Rian Mehta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Division Director, Aeronautics

Angel R. Ortero, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Business

Andrew Palmer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences

Csaba Palotai, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

Lisa Perdigao, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President and Head, Honors College

Kenneth Pike, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Arts, and Communication

Toufiq Reza, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Sciences

Matthew Ruane, Ph. D. 
Assistant Professor, Arts, and Communication

Michael H. Slotkin, Ph.D.
Professor, Bisk College of Business

Ryan Stansifer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Computer Engineering and Sciences

Chelsea Stripling, M.S.
Assistant Librarian, Evans Library

Norito Takenaka, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Sciences

Munevver Subasi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Kegang Wang, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Stephen Wood, Ph.D.
Professor, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences