Mohammad Ahmadi, management, Parthasarati Dileepan, management, Sarla R. Murgai, library and Wendy Roth, business. An exponential smoothing model for predicting traffic in the library and at the reference desk. Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances. 21#2, 2008.
Nesli Alp, engineering, successfully represented UTC at the Linden International Recruitment Fair in India, organized in Kolkata, Bangalore, Cochin, Hyderabad, and Chennei in September 2008. She has also attended to the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) Conference hosted by the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY in November 2008.
Deborah Elwell Arfken, Strategic Planning and political science, published an article, “Gifford Pinchot: American Forester,” in Great Lives from History: The Twentieth Century, edited by Robert F. Gorman.
Deborah Elwell Arfken, Strategic Planning and political science: public administration, was elected to serve a two-year term from 2009 to 2011 as a director of the Rotary Club of Chattanooga.
Gwendolyn Spring Atkinson, English, published “Of Cabbages and Kings: On Reading Food Culture and Other Compositions.” From Hip Hop to Hypertext: Teaching About Culture in the Composition Classroom. Ed. Joanna Paul. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008. 96-111.
Sybil Baker, English, published a story in MOTIF: Writing by Ear (MotesBooks), an anthology. Her novel The Life Plan will be published by Casperian Books in early March 2009.
Sybil Baker, English. She gave a reading in Chicago at an event on Feb. 12 in conjunction with The Associated Writing Programs Conference. Her short story “Tempo,” will appear in an anthology published by MotesBooks forthcoming in early 2009. Her novel The Life Plan (Casperian Books) will be available March 2.
Thomas Balazs, English. His short story, “A Ghost Story,” is scheduled to appear February in the literary journal Turnrow. Another story, “The Music Man,” has been accepted by the Southern Humanities Review.
Boris Belinskiy, mathematics, wrote:
The paper “Existence Criteria for Solutions of Linear Stochastic Differential Equations with Skew-Symmetric Differential Operator and Additive Fractional Brownian Noise” (with P. Caithamer), accepted at Stochastics and Dynamics.
The paper “On Controllability of an Elastic Ring” (with S.A. Avdonin and S.A. Ivanov), accepted at Applied Mathematics and Optimization.
The paper “A Double Sum with the Gamma Function” (with O. Saleh and T. Walters), published at The College Mathematics Journal, 1, , Vol. 40, 59-60 (2009)
Prepared a referee report for Applied Mathematics & Computations.
Prepared two reviews for Mathematical Reviews.
Hinsdale Bernard, education, was invited to present “The Three Dimensional Periodic Spiral of the Elements: Thinking Outside the Box” to the Chattanooga Engineers Club, September 29, 2008.
Lisa Burke, management. Burke, Lisa A. & Rau, B. The research-teaching gap in management. Academy of Management Learning & Education. (forthcoming)
David Carrithers, political science, has published “Montesquieu and Tocqueville as Philosophical Historians: Liberty, Determinism, and the Prospects for Freedom,” in Rebecca Kingston,. ed., Montesquieu and His Legacy (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008), pp. 149-178. His edited volume, Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (International Library of Essays in the history of Social and Political Thought, pp. 598) will be published by Ashgate Publishing in London, England in April, 2009. His paper “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Montesquieu’s Views on the Jansenist Controversy in Eighteenth-Century France” will be delivered at the annual national meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies in St. Louis, Missouri in March, 2009.
Stylianos Chatzimanolis, biological and environmental sciences, has published the following in 2008-2009:
Caterino, M. S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2009. Conservation genetics of three flightless beetle species in southern California. Conservation Genetics 10: 203-216.
Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Caterino. 2008. Phylogeography and conservation genetics of California coastal terrestrial communities: A comparative study using three beetles. Insect Conservation and Diversity 1: 222-232.
Chatzimanolis, S. and M. S. Caterino. 2008. Phylogeography of the darkling
beetle Coelus ciliatus in California. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101(5): 939-949.
Chatzimanolis, S. 2008. A revision of the neotropical beetle genus Isanopus
(Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Journal of Natural History 42(25-26): 1765-1792.
Rokas, A., and S. Chatzimanolis. 2008. From Gene-scale to genome-scale
phylogenetics; the data flood in but the challenges remain. In Murphy, W.L. (ed.), Methods in Molecular Biology Series: Phylogenomics. Humana Press; Totowa, NJ, pp 1-12.
Steve Cox, library, was elected in November 2008, president of the Society of Tennessee Archivists for the upcoming year. He also presented a paper “Under the Sod and Dew: Rhyme, Reconciliation, and the Birth of Memorial Day” at the 2008 Symposium of the 19th Century Press, the Civil War and Free Expression at UTC in November. He also had an article, “The Lookout Inn: Lookout Mountain’s Grand Hotel” published in the Winter 2008 Chattanooga Regional Historical Journal.
Ken Dryden, WUTC-FM, recently completed nineteen sets of liner note biographies for the Italian jazz CD label I Miti Del Jazz. Each release will feature music selections from throughout the career of one of the greats of jazz. Some of the artists include Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane and Dave Brubeck. Ken has been a jazz journalist since 1988 and currently contributes to All Music Guide, Coda, All About Jazz New York and Hot House.
Joe Dumas, computer science and engineering, received two equipment grants from Sun Microsystems, Inc. with a total value of over $27,000. The donated equipment represents the state-of-the-art in high-performance servers and will be used to support undergraduate and graduate classes as well as academic research. Dr. Dumas was assisted in obtaining these grants by Alan Morris, the Southern Education Territory Manager at Sun Microsystems’ regional office in Hendersonville, TN.
Obi N. I. Ebbe, sociology, published GLOBAL TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN AND CHILDREN, Bota Raton, FL: Taylor and Francis Publishing Group, 2008. At an invitation of the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council (ISPAC) of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programmes, participated in a Symposium on “Organized Crime of Arts and Antiquities” held in Courmayeur Mont Blanc, Italy, from December 12-14, 2008.
Presented “Trafficking in Women and Children in Africa and Asia” at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences held in Cincinnati, Ohio, March 11 -15, 2008.
Presented “The Correlates of International and Domestic Trafficking in Women” at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology held in St. Louis, MO, from November 12-15, 2008.
Presented “An Approach to Security in Imo State of Nigeria” at the IMO STATE CONGRESS OF AMERICA held in Nashville, TN from 18-19, October 2008.
Obi N. I. Ebbe was a member of Program Committee for the 2008 Annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology held in St. Louis, MO from November 12-15, 2008.
David Edwards and Stephanie Bellar, political science, public administration and nonprofit management, completed the evaluation of WhykNOw Abstinence’s Comprehensive Abstinence and Road to Excellence programs. This is the fourth year of their evaluation work for the nonprofit organization. Edwards and Bellar also received a grant of $35,240 to continue the WhykNOw program evaluation for a fifth year.
Helen Eigenberg, criminal justice, received the CoraMae Richey Mann ‚ÄúInconvenient Woman of the Year‚Äù Award on November 13 at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC). This award ‚Äúrecognizes the scholar/activist who has participated in publicly promoting the ideals of gender equality and women‚Äôs rights throughout society, particularly as it relates to gender and crime issues,‚Äù according to the selection committee.
She also published a book chapter with a collegue: Eigenberg, H. and Garland, T. (2008). Victim Blaming: Is it ‚ÄúYour Fault‚Äù if you are a Victim of Crime? In L. Moriarty (Ed.), Controversies in Victimology, 2nd Ed. Cincinnati: Anderson.
Lucien Ellington, education and UTC Asia Program, was an invited speaker at the Core Knowledge national meeting in Anaheim, CA in November 2008. Ellington’s topic was “Interactive Asia: Geography, Economics, and History.” Ellington edited two issues of the Association of Asian Studies teaching journal, Education About Asia (Vol. 13: 1 & 2, Fall and Winter 2008). Ellington also published “Asia in World History: Notes on Pedagogical Scholarship” in the Southeast Review of Asian Studies (Vol. 30, 2008). Ellington chaired a panel entitled, “Teaching East Asia in World History” at the annual meeting of the Southeast Conference for Asian Studies at Emory University in January 2009. Ellington was awarded a total of $218,675 in external funds for 2009 Asia-related publications and seminars. In late October 2008, Ellington, in a cooperative venture with Columbia University, served as study tour leader for 19 Tennessee and Mississippi teachers who visited Aichi Prefecture in Japan. A major objective of the one week visit was the creation of US-Japan digital exchange projects.
Jason Griffey, library, was named Chair of the Library Information Technology Association Program Planning Committee, and Co-Chair of the Blog and Wiki Interest group of the ALA.
He also published his first book, Library Blogging, co-authored with Karen Coombs from the University of Houston.
He was also published in Library Journal and ALA Techsource Library Technology Review. He is a regular columnist for the ALA TechSource blog.
William Harman, philosophy and religion, published three chapters in a volume he co-edited with Selva J. Raj, entitled Dealing With Deities: The Ritual Vow in South Asia,released in paperback by State University of New York Press in 2007. He also published ‚ÄúA Miracle (or Two) in Tirucchi,‚Äù in Dempsey, Corinne (ed.), The Miracle as Conundrum in South Asian Religions., SUNY Press, 2007. He presented ‚ÄúThe Sacred Body of the Tamil Female Suicide Bomber,‚Äù at the Conference for the Study of Religion in India, Albion College, September, 2007 and “La bombe humaine devient une d’esse: femmes sacrificielles dans la guerre civile de Sri Lanka,” at the annual meeting of the Centre d‚Äô√©tudes sur les nouvelles religions, June 2007 at l‚Äô Universit√© Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux, France. He received an Open Research Grant from the American Academy of Religion to interview the families of female martyr-bombers among Sri Lankan diaspora communities in Toronto, Paris, India, and Sri Lanka.
During his recent sabbatical he presented a series of talks in Tamil on Canada Tamil Talk Radio (98.1 FM in Toronto) on the relation between Tamil classic religious literature and themes of the Sri Lankan civil war. In Columbo, Sri Lanka he did research on the civil war and presented a major convocation address at the International Institute of Ethnic Studies which was later published on the website “Transcurrents,” a source of information about the civil war. See http://transcurrents.com/tc/2008/10/the_martyr_bomber_becomes_a_go.html .
George Helton and Barbara Ray, education, presented a paper entitled Administrative pressures to practice unethically: Research and suggested strategies at the Mid-South Conference on Psychology in the Schools, Chattanooga, TN, Oct., 2008.
Christopher Hensley, criminal justice, co-wrote the following journal article that was published in 2009: “Childhood and adolescent animal cruelty methods and their possible link to adult violent crimes. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24(1), 147-158.
Linda Hill, nursing, has been selected to serve as a grant reviewer for the HRSA-09 Advanced Education Nursing (AEN) Program. AEN Program grants are awarded to eligible institutions for projects to prepare advanced education nurses through the enhancement of advanced nursing education and practice.
Linda Hill, nursing. Smith, J., Wakim, J., & Hill, L. (in press). Nurse anesthesia program requirements for esophageal/precordial stethoscope earpieces: A demographic report. AANA Journal.
Linda Hill, nursing. Hernandez, J., Secrest, J., & Hill, L. (Jan/Feb 2009). Scientific Advances in the Genetic Understanding and Diagnosis of Malignant Hyperthermia. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing.
Linda Hill, nursing. Bruns, A, Norwood, B., & Hill, L. (in press). AANA Journal Course: Cerebral oximeter: What is the efficacy? AANA Journal.
Linda Hill, nursing. Lindgren, Kay (Principal Investigator) & Hill, Linda (Project Director). Tennessee and Mississippi (TEAM) CRNA Partnership, HRSA AEN Grant Awarded July 1, 2008 ‚Äö√Ñ√¨ June 30, 2011, $898,700.
Julie Hobbs, music, presented a clinic entitled “Fixing the Front Row: Troubleshooting Your Flute Section” at the 2008 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago. The conference is the largest of its kind in the United States, and her clinic was attended by almost 1,000 band and orchestra conductors from across the country.
Julie Hobbs, music, has been selected to present a lecture at the 2009 National Flute Association’s Annual Convention in New York City. Her topic will be “The Crumb Code: Finding the Hidden Symbolism in George Crumb’s Vox Balaenae” in honor of composer George Crumb’s 80th Birthday. The conference will be attended by thousands of flutists from around the world.
Christopher Horne, political science, published “Teaching what we know: Describing and challenging the neglect of management science methods in Master of Public Administration programs” in Journal of Public Affairs Education, Fall 2008. He presented “Teaching quantitative analysis skills that more public administrators will use” at the 2008 Teaching Public Administration conference and has had “Adding value with an expanded evaluand: A grounded model to strengthen formative evaluation of contracted social service programs” accepted for presentation at the 2009 Southeast Evaluation Association conference.
Debbie Ingram, physical therapy, and three UTC DPT students provided a research presentation on the ‘Effect of Physical Therapist Attire on the Trust and Confidence of Patients’ at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Ingram is currently serving on the Development Council and the Alumni Legislative Council of the University of Tennessee and as the National Chair of Annual Giving for the University of Tennessee Alumni Association.
Mike Jaynes, English, continues to contribute to the fields of humanities, animal advocacy, Earth advocacy, ecofeminism and animal behavioral studies with the following two conference speaking invitations, lectures, fourteen articles, and two interviews by national and international outlets:
-He has been invited to speak at the 2009 Summit for Elephants conference hosted by the Performing Animal Welfare Society and to chair a panel on elephant behavior and advocacy.
-He has also been invited to speak on behalf of captive and performing elephants at the upcoming 2009 Minding Animals international animal conference at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
-His ecofeminist article ‚ÄúAnimal Defense, Earth Defense: Compassionate Bedfellows‚Äù has been accepted for 2009 publication by the Earth First! Journal
-Has been invited to participate in a panel on the Canadian radio talk show ‚ÄúAnimal Voices‚Äù as part of an upcoming ‚ÄúElephant Week‚Äù in 2009
-His article ‚ÄúFrom War Elephants to Circus Elephants: Humanity‚Äôs Abuse of Elephants‚Äù has been accepted for 2009 publication in the Journal of Critical Animal Studies
-He delivered the lecture ‚ÄúFor the Animals’ Sake: From Factory Farming to Deep Vegetarianism‚Äù on November 8th, 2008, by invitation of the Chattanooga Institute for Noetic Science.
-His article ‚ÄúThe Ethical Disconnect of the Circus: Humanity’s acceptance of Performing Elephants” was published in California Polytechnic University‚Äôs Between the Species: A Journal for the Study of Philosophy and Animals
-Having been named an animal advocacy expert by the heavily reviewed About.com, the following four articles have been/will be published by About.com: ‚ÄúDescartes and Kant: Self-Proclaimed Lords of Nature and Fathers of Animal Abuse,‚Äù ‚ÄúElephant Biology, Sociology, and Psychology,‚Äù ‚ÄúRingling Brothers: Disgraceful Animal Abusers,‚Äù and ‚ÄúGranting Moral Consideration to Nonhuman Species: Elephant Sanctuary.‚Äù
-His article ‚ÄúSocial Free(ak)dom: Dragoncon 2008‚Äù is forthcoming from UFO Magazine
-All Creatures have published the following articles: ‚ÄúFarm Animal Manifesto,‚Äù
‚ÄúElephants Never Forget: Never Forget Elephants,‚Äù ‚ÄúAnimal Destruction During the Holidays,‚Äù and ‚ÄúThe Hippies Were Right‚Äù
-His article ‚ÄúFor the Animals’ Sake: From Factory Farming to Deep Vegetarianism‚Äù was published by the media center of the Animal Liberation Front.
-He was also interviewed by the Animal Liberation Front
-His article, ‚ÄúFearless Hunters Kill Ducks at Duck Pond near Chester Frost Park‚Äù appeared on Chattanoogan.com
-Delivered the lecture ‚ÄúThe Saddest Show on Earth: Elephant (Ab)use in Traveling Circuses‚Äù at the Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference in Cincinnati Ohio. Served as panel chair.
- Delivered the lecture ‚ÄúFrom Achilles to House: The Social Freedom of not Giving a Flying Rip (and Being Good Enough) at the Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. Served as panel chair.
-Paper ‚ÄúAn examination of the Irish and British Animal Liberation movement: the Global Social, Moral, Political, and Legal Impact of the Animal Liberation Front‚Äù has been accepted at the upcoming 2008 Ireland on the Move conference to be hosted in Chattanooga.
John Lynch, chemistry. Paper presented at the Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society:
‚ÄúDevelopment of Algorithms for Automation of Spectrophotometric Titrations,‚Äù William M. McGee, John A. Lynch, Paper Number 671, The 60th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Nashville, TN, Noverber 14, 2008.
Paper published in Microchemical Journal:
‚ÄúDevelopment of Algorithms for Automated Spectrophotometric Titrations,‚Äù Ivan P. Zubkow and John A. Lynch, Microchemical Journal, 90, 13-18 (2008).
Tony Lease, health, education and professional studies, published three articles in fall issues of periodicals as follows: ‚ÄúSchool Reform ‚Äì A Team Effort‚Äù in Academic Exchange Quarterly, ‚ÄúImproving Teacher Effectiveness Through Focused Graduate Education‚Äù in Action In Teacher Education, and ‚ÄúPerformance Pay ‚Äì D√©j√† vu All Over Again‚Äù in the Professional Studies Review. A fourth article, ‚ÄúThe Art of Delegation‚Äù is scheduled for publication in The American School Board Journal this spring.
David Levine and Larry Tillman, physical therapy, presented “Comparison of Selected Stretch Positions of the Piriformis Muscle Using Computerized Tomography and Biomodeling: A Pilot Study” at the Annual American Physical Therapy Association Meeting.
Nandini Makrandi, art history, curated the exhibition and national tour ofI Heard A Voice: The Art of Lesley Dill for the Hunter Museum of American Art. The exhibition will travel to six institutions from 2009 to 2011, and is the first nationally touring exhibit organized by the museum in its 57 year history. Makrandi has published an essay, Vision, Touch, Voice, in the accompanying exhibit catalog.
Darrell Meece, education, published the article “Show your interest in children through reflections” in the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s publication Teaching Young Children. Darrell Meece also published an accompanying training guide in NAEYC’s NEXT: The Teaching Young Children Staff Development Guide. The citation is:
Meece, D. (2009). Show your interest in children through behavior reflections. Teaching Young Children, 2 (3) 8-10.
Catherine Meeks, English, was named news editor for the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment’s quarterly newsletter, ASLENews.
Gregory O’Dea, English and The University Honors Program, designed, directed, and served as scholar-in-residence for two multi-day workshops for Tennessee and Georgia physicians on “”Literary Images of the Physician.” He also delivered the 2008 Ellie Magnuson Lecture on Literature and Science at Kentucky Wesleyan College, entitled “Alter Ego: Science and Monstrosity in Nineteenth-Century Literature.”
Kim O’Kelley and Darrell Meece, education, presented:
O’Kelley, K. & Meece, D. (2008, November) Providing diverse opportunities
for pre-service teachers. Presented at the Annual Conference of the
Southeastern Association of Teacher Educators, Myrtle Beach, SC.
O’Kelley also wrote:
Ridgley, R. & O’Kelley, K.E. (June, 2008). Providing Individually Responsive
Home Visits. Journal of Young Exceptional Children.
Dennis Plaisted, philosophy and religion, presented his paper, “Professional Ethics and The Verdict,” at the 10th International Conference of the Society for Ethics across the Curriculum on November 15, 2008 in Baltimore, MD. He also presented, “God and the Appropriation of Evil,” at the 60th annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society on November 21, 2008 in Providence, RI.
Craig Pressley, social work, has completed the terminal professional licensure for clinical social work practice(LCSW)in January 2009. This extensive professional licensure process involves completing 3,000 hours of clinical social work practice under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and passage of a national examination through the Association of Social Work Boards. Craig joined the Department of Social Work here at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in July of 2008.
Susan Faye Ritz, UTC Center for Applied Social Research, received her Ph.D. in psychology (concentration: multiculturalism) from the University of Rhode Island in December 2008. She also co-authored two papers:
Bowleg, L., Brooks, K., & Ritz, S. F. (2008). Bringing home more than a paycheck: An exploratory analysis of Black lesbians’ experiences of stress and coping in the workplace. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 12, 69-84.
Quinlin, K., Bowleg, L., & Ritz, S. F. (2008). Virtually invisible women: Women with disabilities in mainstream psychological research and theory. Review of Disability Studies, 4(3), 4-17.
Linda Rivers, UTC Children’s Center, was selected as one of the recipients of the Siskin Children’s Institute’s Circle of Scholars Research Awards. She will be investigating the effects of incidental teaching on the engagement of preschool children with disabilities in an inclusive site.
Tom Rybolt, chemistry, published the following article: Thomas R.Rybolt, Christina E. Wells, Howard E. Thomas, Craig M. Goodwin, Jennifer L. Blakely, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 325 (2008) 282-286. Binding energies for alkane molecules on a carbon surface from gas-solid chromatography and molecular mechanics.
Erika Schafer, music, was selected to direct the second All-Middle Tennessee High School Jazz Band in Murfreesboro from January 15-17, 2009. The finest high school musicians from middle Tennessee were selected for this group by audition. Erika rehearsed the group on January 15th and 16th for a concert which took place on the 17th.
Katie Schwartz, theatre and speech, has just published a down-loadable book, Portable Parent, for college students. The book on practical subjects relating to starting college and living in a first apartment, offers “instant information - with a parent’s insight - 24/7″. Parents are invited to add their wisdom to this book before giving it to their children. The book can be found at http://www.portableparent.com. Katie is also the author of three books for professionals in her field.
Booker T. Scruggs, II, sociology, anthropology, and geography, was recipient of the “Honors of the Executive Board” for meritorious service and outstanding contributions to the Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (SAEOPP). This recognition was presented at the 37th Annual SAEOPP Conference held at The Peabody in Memphis, January 26, 2009, and was given for his generating over $10,000 for student scholarships through the sales of his musical CD, “A Salute to The Duke.” SAEOPP is a non-profit regional organization of persons who are professionally involved in providing means by which students can enter and successfully complete a college or university. Scruggs is a retired director of UTC’s Upward Bound Program, which is one of the TRIO Programs affiliated with SAEOPP.
Cathie Smith, physical therapy, will co-present two posters at the national American Physical Therapy Association Combined Section Meeting in February entitled: “Use of Neuroprosthesis to Correct Gait Deviation in a Patient with an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury” (co-presenters Alexandria Deimling and Joy Friley) and “Association Between Trunk and Lower Extremity Flexibility and X-Factor During the Golf Swing in Young, Skilled Golfers” (co-presenter Jeremiah Tate).
In March, Smith will present outcomes of the May, 2008 international faculty/student exchange that she directed to Romania, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to the Chattanooga district of the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association. Jeannette Beach, Daniel Earl and Zoe Walls–recent graduates of the post-professional DPT concentration who participated in the exchange program–will assist with the presentation.
Ron Smith, mathematics, published the paper “The Positive Definite Completion Problem Revisited”, Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 429 (2008) 1442-1452; he also published the paper “On Acyclic and Unicyclic Graphs whose Minimum Rank Equals the Diameter” (with Francesco Barioli and Shaun Fallat), Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 429 (2008) 1568-1578.
Clinton W. Smullen III, Academic and Research Computing Services and Stephanie A. Smullen, computer science and engineering:
Janet Spraker, facilities planning and management. This year I am marking my 20th year as a licensed professional engineer in the state of Tennessee.
Felicia B. Sturzer, foreign languages, has a review forthcoming in the April 2009 issue of Eighteenth-Century Fiction on Mme Riccoboni: Romanci`ere, Epistoli`ere, Traductrice. La Republique des Lettres 34. Leuven: Peeters, 2007 by Jan Herman, Kris Peeters and Paul Pelckmans, eds. She will also be the respondent in a session on “French Letters: Real and Fictional” at the Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference in Charlotte, NC on March 6 - 8, 2009. She is on the Editorial Boards of XVIII New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century and Women In French Studies.
Bonnie Warren-Kring, education, was accepted to the IRA’s Research Poster Session held during IRA’s 54th West Annual Convention in Phoenix, AZ on February 23, 2009. Presentation is titled, “Adolescents’ Comprehension and Content Area Education Students’ Dispositions Benefit from One-On-One Tutoring.”
Co-director of UC Foundation Strategic Planning grant 2008-2009 “Partnering to Increase Reading Comprehension & Math Skills at Orchard Knob Middle School through UTC Student Tutors” for $18, 320.
Received TNE (Teachers for a New Era) Learning Network grant 2007-2008 for
$9, 720 for assistance in my content area reading courses for supplying trade books and implementing tutoring for middle and high school students.
Asked by NCATE to be an Advisory Board member for the Urban Teacher Residency Project, Washington, D.C.
Bart Weathington, psychology, published the following articles:
Amos, E.A. & Weathington, B.L. (2008). An Analysis of the Relationship between Employee-Organization Value Congruence and Employee Attitudes. The Journal of Psychology, 142, 615-631.
Burke, L.A. & Weathington, B.L. (2008). Health insurance and job lock: Proposed consequences. Employee Benefit Plan Review, 63(2), 23-25.
Cunningham, C.J.L., Weathington, B.L., & Burke, L.A. (2008). Riding the Wellness Wave: Implications for Organizations. Employee Benefit Plan Review, 63(4), 7-9.
O‚ÄôBrien, R.S., Smithson, J.N., Weathington, B.L., & Booher, L.R. (2008). Big Five Personality Characteristics and Commitment Levels in Romantic Relationships. Modern Psychological Studies, 13, 110-125.
Weathington, B.L. (2008). Income Level and the Value of Non-Wage Employee Benefits. Employee Responsibilities and Right Journal, 20, 291-300.
Weathington, B.L. & Moldenhauer, H.A. (2008). Gender Role and Personality as Predictors of Peer and Self Leadership Evaluations. E-Journal of Applied Psychology, 4(1), 7-14.
Danny West, facilities planning & management, has earned the U. S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP) status. The LEED Green Building Rating System is designed to encourage energy and resource conservation in the construction and operation of buildings.
Anne Wilkins, accounting, was the featured speaker at an all day tax seminar sponsored by the Tennessee Society of CPA’s and Surgent McCoy, LLC in January, 2009 on the Complete Guide to Preparing Limited Liability Company, Partnership, and S Corporation Federal Income Tax Returns. She was appointed to the board of the Chattanooga Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Li Yang, computer science and engineering, published “SecCMP: Enhancing Critical Secrets Protection in Chip-Multiprocessors”, International Journal of Information Security and Privacy, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp. 54-66, October-December 2008 (co-author: Lu Peng, and Balachandran Ramadass); “Integrating Trust Management into Usage Control in P2P Multimedia Delivery”, Proceedings of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE08), July 2008 (co-author: Raimund Ege); “Network Intrusion Detection Based on Bayesian Networks”, Proceedings of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE08), July 2008 (co-author: Alma Cemerlic and Joseph M. Kizza,); “Teaching Database Security and Auditing”, Proceedings of the 40th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), Chattanooga TN, March 2009, accepted; “Extracting Value from P2P Content Delivery:, Proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (ICSNC), IEEE Xplore, France, March 2009, accepted (co-author: Raimund K. Ege and Richard Whittaker); “DoS Network Intrusion Detection through Multi-layer Features”, IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Cyber Security, IEEE Xplore, March 2009, accepted (co-author: Ran Tao, Lu Peng, Bin Li, Alma Cemerlic);” Discovering Latent Topics from Dark Websites”, IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Cyber Security, IEEE Xplore, March 2009, accepted (co-author: Feiqiong Liu, Joseph M. Kizza, and Raimund K.Ege); secured $20,000 from Odor Wheeler on “Sustainable and Scalable Wireless Sensor Network to Monitor Chemical Concentration (with Mina Sartipi and Joseph Kizza)in 2008-2009; $62, 279 from Department of Defense (DoD) IASTP, UTC Information Assurance Scholarships Program, (with Joseph Kizza and Kathy Winters) in 2008-2009.