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Technology
 

Heidi Andrade

Heidi Andrade
School of Education
Associate Professor
Department: Educational and Counseling Psychology


Expert in the following: Classroom assessment; including rubrics; formative assessment; performance assessment; self-assessment; self-regulated learning

Campus phone: (518) 437-4422
Campus email: handrade@albany.edu



        George Berg

George Berg
College of Computing and Information
Associate Professor
Department: Computer Science


Expert in the following: Artificial intelligence; cognitive science
Campus phone: (518) 442-4267
Campus email: gberg@albany.edu


Elizabeth Berman

Elizabeth Berman
College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor
Department: Sociology


Expert in the following: U.S. universities; U.S. patent policy; biotech entrepreneurship; economic sociology
Campus phone: (518) 442-4675
Campus email: epberman@albany.edu



        Peter Bloniarz

Peter Bloniarz
College of Computing and Information
Dean
Department: Office of the Dean, College of Computing and Information


Expert in the following: Informatics; information technology; information science; e-governance
Campus phone: (518) 956-8240
Campus email: p.bloniarz@albany.edu



        G. Brian Burke

G. Brian Burke
University at Albany
Department: Center for Technology in Government


Expert in the following: Managing and preserving government electronic information; assessing the value of government information technology investments; Cross-boundary and multi-organizational information sharing in government
Campus phone: (518) 442-3895
Campus email: gburke2@albany.edu


Stephen Bush

Stephen Bush
College of Computing and Information
Lecturer
Department: Computer Science


Expert in the following: Network communications; wireless communication; network security; network science; quantum computation and communication
Campus phone: (518) 387-6827
Campus email: bushsf@research.ge.com


InduShobha Chengalur-Smith

InduShobha Chengalur-Smith
School of Business
Associate Professor
Department: Information Technology Management
Department: Institute for Financial Market Regulation


Expert in the following: Open source software; technology adoption and implementation; information quality
Campus phone: (518) 442-4028
Campus email: shobha@albany.edu


Sridar Chittur

Sridar Chittur
School of Public Health
Assistant Professor
Department: Biomedical Sciences


Expert in the following: Drug discovery; genomics; gene-expression; microarrays; flow cytometry; enzymology; high throughput technologies
Campus phone: (518) 591-7215
Campus email: schittur@albany.edu



        Meghan Cook

Meghan Cook
University at Albany
Department: Center for Technology in Government


Expert in the following: Intergovernmental relations and county and municipal government information management; Information sharing and integration; facilitation and cross-boundary collaborative work
Campus phone: (518) 442-4443
Campus email: mecook@albany.edu



        Jim Costello

Jim Costello
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Department: Center for Technology in Government


Expert in the following: Web applications; XML; Database programming
Campus phone: (518) 442-3892
Campus email: jcostello@albany.edu


School of Education
Senior Fellow
Department: Center for Technology in Government


Expert in the following: Organizational studies; research methods; the role of information in organizational action and innovation
Campus phone: (518) 442-3892
Campus email: acresswell@albany.edu


Sharon Dawes

Sharon Dawes
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Associate Professor Emerita
Department: Public Administration and Policy
Department: Founding Director and Senior Fellow
Department: Center for Technology in Government


Expert in the following: Government information systems strategy and management; policy analysis; information management and policy
Campus phone: (518) 442-5932
Campus email: sdawes@albany.edu


John Delano

John Delano
College of Arts and Sciences
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department: Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences


Expert in the following: Space exploration; NASA; renewable energy; solar power; moon; astrobiology; environmental science
Campus phone: (518) 442-4479
Campus email: jdelano@albany.edu


Diane Dewar

Diane Dewar
School of Public Health
Associate Professor
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior


Expert in the following: Health economics; medical technology; aging; end-of-life care; palliative care; health policy
Campus phone: (518) 402-0290
Campus email: ddewar@albany.edu



        Jesse Ernst

Jesse Ernst
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Physics


Expert in the following: experimental particle physics; supersymmetry theory of fundamental particles; Large Hadron Collider
Campus phone: (518) 442-4538
Campus email: jae@albany.edu



        Hal Gueutal

Hal Gueutal
School of Business
Associate Professor
Department: Management


Expert in the following: Job design; performance appraisal; compensation and benefits; Human Resource Information Systems
Campus phone: (518) 442-4941
Campus email: hgueutal@albany.edu



        Natalie Helbig

Natalie Helbig
University at Albany
Department: Center for Technology in Government


Expert in the following: Understanding information use and management in public organizations; mobile technologies; social media; the digital divide; open government and transparency; fostering research-practice partnerships
Campus phone: (518) 442-4813
Campus email: nhelbig@albany.edu


David Hochfelder

David Hochfelder
College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor
Department: History


Expert in the following: History of U.S. business and technology; public history; history of information technology; history of the telegraph; Thomas Edison; electric power; savings and investment
Campus phone: (518) 442-5348
Campus email: dhochfelder@albany.edu



        Jana Hrdinova

Jana Hrdinova
University at Albany
Program Associate
Department: Center for Technology in Government


Expert in the following: Policy and policy analysis; international relations; current practice research; survey design; project development; mobile technology; enterprise IT governance and administration
Campus phone: (518) 442-3892
Campus email: jhrdinova@albany.edu



        Vivek Jain

Vivek Jain
College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor
Department: Physics


Expert in the following: Data analytics; particle physics; theory of supersymmetry; Large Hadron Collider
Campus phone: (518) 772-4556
Campus email: Vjain@albany.edu



        Richard D. Johnson

Richard D. Johnson
School of Business
Associate Professor
Department: Management


Expert in the following: Human Resource Information Systems; e-learning; psychological and sociological impacts of technology; psychology and computer use; motivation; the Digital Divide
Campus phone: (518) 442-3020
Campus email: rjohnson@albany.edu



        Igor Lednev

Igor Lednev
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department: Chemistry


Expert in the following: Forensics; forensic analyis; Raman spectroscopy; crime scene investigation; laser spectroscopy; analytical and forensic chemistry, biochemistry, application of laser spectroscopy for biomedical diagnostics
Campus phone: (518) 591-8863
Campus email: ilednev@albany.edu


Siwei Lyu

Siwei Lyu
College of Computing and Information
Assistant Professor
Department: Computer Science


Expert in the following: Image forensics; machine learning and artificial intelligence; computer vision.
Campus phone: (518) 442-5173
Campus email: slyu@albany.edu


Carla Meskill

Carla Meskill
School of Education
Professor
Department: Educational Theory and Practice


Expert in the following: Language of teaching and learning with technology; distance/online education; computer-assisted language learning (CALL); second language and bilingual education; media literacy; electronic literacy.
Campus phone: (518) 442-5007
Campus email: cmeskill@albany.edu


Rabi Musah

Rabi Musah
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Chemistry


Expert in the following: Isolation, analysis, biological evaluation and structure elucidation of natural products from medicinally important plants; rational evaluation of folkloric, ethno-medical, and traditional medicinal plants; organic chemistry; experimental physical chemistry; biochemistry; experimental methods of organic structure determination; pharmacognosy.
Campus phone: (518) 437-3740
Campus email: rmusah@albany.edu



        Theresa Pardo

Theresa Pardo
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Director
Department: Center for Technology in Government


Expert in the following: Information technology innovation in the public sector; electronic records management; interagency and intergovernmental information sharing and integration; information technology business case planning and development
Campus phone: (518) 442-3984
Campus email: tpardo@albany.edu



        Peter Shea

Peter Shea
School of Education
Associate Professor
Department: Educational Theory and Practice


Expert in the following: higher education; online learning; k-12 education
Campus phone: (518) 442-4009
Campus email: pshea@albany.edu


Joette Stefl-Mabry

Joette Stefl-Mabry
College of Computing and Information
Associate Professor
Department: Information Studies


Expert in the following: Instructional technologies, assessment and evaluation (K-12 through higher education); reflective practice; student voice and problem-based learning
Campus phone: (518) 442-5120
Campus email: jstefl-mabry@albany.edu


Tomek Strzalkowski

Tomek Strzalkowski
College of Computing and Information
Professor
Department: Computer Science


Expert in the following: Information intelligence and tracking information about terrorists
Campus phone: (518) 442-2608
Campus email: tomek@albany.edu



        Özlem Uzuner

Özlem Uzuner
College of Computing and Information
Assistant Professor
Department: Information Studies


Expert in the following: Medical informatics; natural language processing; clinical language processing; information extraction; information retrieval; question answering
Campus phone: (518) 442-5110
Campus email: ouzuner@albany.edu



        Derek Werthmuller

Derek Werthmuller
Director of Technology Innovation and Services


Expert in the following:
Campus phone: (518) 442-9064
Campus email: dwerthmuller@albany.edu


Jianwei Zhang

Jianwei Zhang
School of Education
Assistant Professor
Department: Educational Theory and Practice


Expert in the following: Technology-supported innovations in learning; knowledge-creating communities
Campus phone: (518) 442-4007
Campus email: jzhang1@albany.edu