May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Florida Tech Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Florida Tech Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Board of Trustees

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

Brian Crane ‘91
Secretary, Florida Institute of Technology Board of Trustees
Private Wealth Advisor, Crane Private Wealth Group of Raymond James

Dale A. Dettmer, J.D. ‘71
Attorney at Law, Whitebird Law

Kirsten L. Dreggors
Vice Chairman, Florida Institute of Technology Board of Trustees
Vice President of Engineering, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems

Bobbie Dyer
Division President, Dyer Mortgage Group\

Doug Flutie
Sports Analyst, Former National Football League Quarterback

Thomas J. Folliard ‘89
Chairman of the Board, CarMax

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

Dana Kilborne
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cypress Trust Company

Robert L. King, J.D.
Interim President, Florida Institute of Technology

Richard P. McNeight
Senior VP Strategy, Health First Inc.

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

William R. 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
Partner (Ret.), Deloitte

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

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

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

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

Elizabeth J. Swann
Owner, Dunn Huntin Groves

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

Tim Wakefield
Major League Baseball Pitcher (Ret.), Boston Red Sox

David Weldon, M.D.
Board Certified Internist, Health First Medical Group

Dr. James Wong ‘07
Executive Director and 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Standing Committees

Faculty Senate

William Bowman
Engineering and Science Librarian

Charles Bryant, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Business

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

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

Julie Costopoulos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology

Spencer Fire, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences

Mehmet Kaya, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Science

Vilpuil Kishore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Science

Brian Lail, Ph.D.
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Lingam, Manasvi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

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

Nasri Nesnas, Ph.D.
Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Science

Nezamoddin Nezamoddini-Kachouie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mathematics and Systems Engineering

Kenia Nunes Bruhn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Science

Nasheen Nur, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Angel Otero, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Academic Program Chair

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

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

Joo Young Park, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Systems Engineering

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

Donald Platt, Ph.D.
Site Director, Florida Tech at Spaceport

Jordan Poole
Instructor, College of Aeronautics

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

Steven Rivet, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Business

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

Chiradeep Sen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Ersoy Subasi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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

Angela Tenga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Arts and Communication

R. Tolga Turgut, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Aeronautics and President, Faculty Senate

Abram Walton, Ph.D.
Professor, Business

Aaron Welters, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Systems Engineering

David Wilder, Ph.D.
Professor, Behavior Analysis

Jessica Wildman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology

Gary Zarillo, Ph.D.
Professor of Oceanography

Graduate Council

Charles Bostater, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences

Patrick Converse, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Psychology 

Jewgeni Dshalalow, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Mathematics and Systems Engineering

Pengfei Dong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Science

Jian Du, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and System Engineering, and Chair, Graduate Council

Pei-Feng Hsu, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Suzanne Kozaitis, M.A.
Collection Development and Analysis Librarian, Evans Library

Emily Martinez-Vogt, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Nathan M. Bisk College of Business, Program Chair of Doctor of Business Administration

Bryon Neff, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Program Chair of Online Programs, School of Behavior Analysis

Pei-Feng Hsu , Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering 

Don Platt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

Khaled Slhoub, Ph.D.
Assistant Proafessor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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

Michael Splitt, M.S.
Assistant Professor, College of Aeronautics

Ersoy Subasi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor College of Aeronautics

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

Penny Vassar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Nathan M. Bisk College of Business, and Head, Off-Campus and Online Programs

Bo Wang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Christopher Bashur, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Danita Berg, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, COPLA Online Undergraduate Programs

Melissa Borgen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Science

Vladislav Bukshtynov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Systems Engineering

Chelsea Carroll, M.S.
Head of Library Instruction and Liaison Librarian, Evans Library

Venkat Keshav Chivukula, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Science

Travis Conradt, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Psychology

Toby Daly-Engel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences     

Jeffrey Dories, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Military Science

Christopher Finn
FYE Advisor

Kaitlynn Gokey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Behavior Analysis

Reza Jahanbakshi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

Manasvi Lingam, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences 

Naveed Mahmud, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Alina Malkova, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Nathan M. Bisk College of Business

Angel Otero, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Nathan M. Bisk College of Business

Kenneth Pike, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Arts and Communications, and Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Stephen Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Michael Splitt, M.S.
Assistant Professor, College of Aeronautics, Online Programs

Ryan Stansifer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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

Brooke Wheeler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Aeronautics

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