Electrical Technology

Eric Anstadt
Lecturer Electrical Technology Occupations

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  • Education
    • A.A.S., Electrical Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • A.A.S., Electromechanical Maintenance Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electrical Technology, 2016 to present
  • Technical Experience
    • Golden Rule Custom Carpentry
    • Turnkey Electric
    • Apprenticeship, Pennsylvania State Department of Labor

Art Counterman
Instructor, Electrical Technology/Occupations

Art Counterman

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  • Education
    • B.S., Building Automation Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • M.S., Education, Wilkes University
  • Teaching Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electrical Technology , 2010-present
  • Technical Experience
    • 18 years as an industrial electrician

Vince R. Fagnano
Instructor, Electrical Technology/Occupations

Vince R. Fagnano

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  • Education
    • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
    • A.A.S., Williamsport Area Community College

Jon Hart
Faculty, Electrical Technologies & Occupations

Jon Hart

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  • Education
    • M.B.A., Bloomsburg University
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology
    • A.A.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, Pennsylvania State University
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electrical Technology, 2006-present
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Adjunct Faculty, 2005
    • Lackawanna College, 2004
  • Technical Experience
    • Electrical Engineer, Craftmaster Manufacturing, Inc.
    • Process Control Engineering, Andritz, Inc.
    • Plant Engineer, General Motors Corporation

Eric Newcomer
Lecturer, Electrical Technology/Occupations

  • Education
    • A.A.S., Electrical Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Lecturer Electrical Technology/Occupations, 2014-to Present
  • Technical Experience
    • CNC Programmer & Maintenance Supervisor, Cerlan Corporation
    • Maintenance Electrician, Charlotte Pipe & Foundry NE
    • Commercial Electrician, Howard Organizations Inc.
    • Residential Electrician, McKee Electrical Construction
  • Other
    • Residential Plumbing Inspector Certificate
    • Residential Mechanical Inspector Certificate

Joseph Raup
Instructor, Electrical Technology/Occupations

Joseph Raup

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Scott Seroskie
Instructor Electrical Technologies

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  • Education
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, The Pennsylvania State University
    • A.A.S., Electromechanical Maintenance Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electrical Technology, 2016 to present
  • Technical Experience
    • Electrical Engineer II, Metso Minerals Pyro Processing
    • System Protection Technician T2, Dominion VA Power
    • Maintenance Mechanic, Allied Services Housing Division

Kevin Snyder
Instructor, Electrical Technologies & Occupations

Kevin Snyder

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  • Education
    • A.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, Pennsylvania State University
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, Pennsylvania State University
    • M.S., Education, Wilkes University
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electrical Technology, 2009-present
    • Triangle Tech, Electrical Instructor, 2008-2009
  • Technical Experience
    • Plant & Quality Manager, Celotex

Keith Stefanowicz
Instructor, Electrical Technology, Building Automation, Renewable Energy Technology

Keith Stefanowicz

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  • Education
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
    • A.A.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Academic Experience
    • Industrial Trainer
  • Work Experience
    • Application Engineer, Nittany Automation, Inc.
    • Territory Manager, Applied Controls, Inc.
    • Sales Engineer, Friedman Electric
    • Electrical Project Engineer, International Paper
    • Electrical Maintenance and Electrical Engineer, Tomco Plastics
    • Electricians Helper, Benton Foundry
    • Jet Engine Mechanic, United States Air Force
  • Awards & Certifications
    • EIT (Engineer in Training)

Todd S. Woodling
Assistant Professor, Building Automation Technology/HVAC Electrical; Department Head

Todd S. Woodling

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  • Education
    • M.S., Education – Wilkes University
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering – The College of New Jersey
    • A.A.S., Electronic Technology – Williamsport Area Community College
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electrical Technology, 2004-present
  • Technical Experience
    • Engineering Manager, MarquipWardUnited/VortX United Inc.
    • Senior Electrical Project Engineer, Svedala Industries Inc./ Kennedy Van Suan
    • Electrical Field Engineer, C.E./ Sprout-Bauer

Kevin Yokitis
Instructor, Electrical Technology/Occupations

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  • Education
    • M.S., Workforce Education and Development, Pennsylvania State University
    • B.S., Building Automation Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • A.A.S., Electrical Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electrical Technology, 2015-present
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Adjunct Faculty, 2015
    • Williamsport Area High School, Electromechanical Technology Instructor, 2005-2015
  • Technical Experience
    • Automation Controls Specialist, Cromaglass Corporation
    • Engineering Consultant, CromafFlow Inc.

Craig Zimmerman
Assistant Professor, Building Automation Technology/HVAC Electrical

Craig Zimmerman

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  • Education
    • M.S., Energy Management, New York Institute of Technology
    • B.S., Building Automation Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • A.S., Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • Certificate, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Plumbing
    • Advanced Certificate, Energy Technology, New York Institute of Technology
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electrical Technology, 2014-present
  • Technical Experience
    • Senior Application Engineer, Pritchett Controls
    • HVAC Service Technician, R &J Ertel Mechanical
  • Certifications
    • Niagara N4
    • Niagara AX
    • Schneider Electric I/A Series
    • Universal Refrigeration Certification, Refrigeration Environmental Protection Association, Inc.

Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

Edward J. Almasy
Assistant Professor, Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

Edward J. Almasy

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  • Education
    • M.S., Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, 2000-present
  • Technical Experience
    • Analog/Digital Circuit Design
    • Printed Circuit Board Layout
    • Microcontroller Programming

Richard J. Calvert, Jr.
Assistant Professor, Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology; Department Head

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  • Education
    • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Colorado
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, 1992-present
    • University of Colorado, Adjunct Professor, 1981-1988
  • Technical Experience
    • Digital Equipment Corporation
  • Other
    • Member of IEEE

Perry R. Gotschal
Assistant Professor, Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

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  • Education
    • M.S., Mansfield University
    • B.S., Bloomsburg University
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, 1981- present
    • Penn College Now Instructor, 2003-present
    • Mergenthaler Linotype, 1975-1981
  • Technical Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • Mergenthaler Linotype
    • Flick Brothers Electric
    • ITT
    • USCG

Ken Kinley
Instructor, Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology; Assistant Department Head

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  • Education
    • M.A., Education, Wilkes University
    • B.S., Electronics Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • A.A.S., Electronics Technology, Williamsport Area Community College
  • Academic Experience
    • Faculty, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2015-present
    • Adjunct Instructor, Pennsylvania College of Technology 1994-2015
  • Technical Experience
    • Automated Manufacturing Service Technician, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • Biomedical Electronics Technician, Williamsport Hospital

Randall L. Moser
Assistant Professor,, Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

Randall L. Moser

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  • Education
    • M.S., Education, Wilkes University
    • B.S., Electronics Engineering Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • A.A.S., Electronics Technology, Williamsport Area Community College
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Robotics and Automation, 1997-present
  • Technical Experience
    • Quality Control Electronics Technician, Phillips Electronic Components Group
    • Electronics Maintenance, West Company
    • Automation Engineer, IBM, Corporation
    • Electrical Maintenance Supervisor, GTE Sylvania
    • Electrical Designer, Girton Mfg. Co.
    • Electronic Engineering Technician, RCA Corporation
    • Circuit Analysis Technician, Zenith Radio Corporation
  • Other
    • Member of IEE and ISA

Scott D. Neuhard
Assistant Professor, Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

Scott D. Neuhard

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  • Education
    • M.B.A., Business Administration, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering Technology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, 1999-present
    • International Paper Company - Veratec Division, Industry Trainer, 1995-1999
  • Technical Experience
    • Maintenance Engineer, BBA Nonwovens
    • International Paper Company Veratec Division, "B" Specialist Maintenance
  • Other
    • Member of IEEE, American Society of Quality, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Penn State Alumni Association

Jeffery L. Rankinen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

Jeffery L. Rankinen

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  • Education
    • Ph.D., Materials Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
    • M.S.E.E., Materials Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology
    • A.A.S., Electronics Technology and Computer Science, Pennsylvania Technology of Technology
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, 1986-present
  • Technical Experience
    • IBM Federal Systems Division
    • Fiber Optics Consulting, Jersey Shore Steel
    • WDCE Consulting, Various Entrepreneurial Prototyping Projects
  • Other
    • Tyco ACT I/ACT II Train the Trainer Certification
    • Textbook Co-author, Introduction to Engineering Technology

Mark A. Rice
Instructor, Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

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  • Education
    • M.S., Education, Wilkes University
    • B.S., Electronics Engineering Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • A.A.S., Electrical Technology, Williamsport Area Community College
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, 2000-present
    • Lycoming County Career Consortium, Computer Repair, 1999-2000
  • Technical Experience
    • Electronics Technician, GTE Circuit Products
    • Product Engineer, Philips ECG
    • Network Administrator, Lycoming County
 

William C. West
Assistant Professor, Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology

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  • Education
    • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University
    • B.S., Electronics, Texas A & M University
  • Teaching Experience
    • Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, 2002-present
    • Adjunct Professor, South Texas Community College
    • Assistant Professor, Ashland Community College
    • Lecturer, Footscray Institute of Technology (Footscray, Victoria, Australia)
  • Work Experience
    • Manager/Senior Design Engineer, Curtis Mathes/Harvey Industries
    • CMOS Product Engineer, Motorola Semiconductor Products Division

Engineering & Industrial Design Technology

Dr. Thomas Ask
Professor, Industrial Design

Dr. Thomas Ask

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  • Education
    • D. Prof, Industrial Design, Middlesex University
    • M.A, Liberal Studies, Excelsior College
    • Graduate Management Certificate, Cornell University
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois

Tom designed dozens of commercialized products and systems during his 17 years in industry. He enjoys the process of creation and his research interests include ethnographically based design. Tom is a licensed Professional Engineer and served as a visiting Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2009.

Alex Marconnet
Instructor, Engineering Design Technology

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  • Education
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Academic Experience
    • Faculty, Engineering Design Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2019 - Present
  • Technical Experience
    • L-3 Communications: Electron Devices division, Mechanical/Radio Frequency product Engineer, 2011-2013
    • Muncy Industries, Chief Engineer, 2013-2019
  • Memberships
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Jeffrey D. Mather, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Engineering Design Technology

Jeffrey D. Mather

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  • Education
    • Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, East Tennessee State University
    • M.S., Engineering Technology, East Tennessee State University
    • B.S., Technology Education, Virginia Tech
    • A.A.S., Industrial Engineering Technology, John Tyler Community College
    • Certification, Methods in Time Management, Maynard Management Institute
  • Academic Experience
    • Assistant Professor, Engineering Design Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 1999 - Present
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Technology, East Tennessee State University, 1994 -1999
  • Technical Experience
    • CAD/CAM Training Consultant CADCO
    • Industrial Engineering Technician
    • Research and Development Technician
    • Journeyman Machinist
  • Associations/Conferences
    • Autodesk® Inventor Certified Expert
    • Certified SolidWorks Professional
    • 14th Annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning
  • Awards
    • Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology -2003
    • Autodesk® Manufacturing Community Achievement Award – 2010
  • Speaker
    • Autodesk® University 2007-2009
    • SkillsUSA University 2010

Craig Miller
Instructor, Engineering Design Technology; Department Head

Craig Miller

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  • Education
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Engineering Design Technology, 2014-present
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Part-time instructor
  • Technical Experience
    • Business and Workforce Development, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • Eight years of industry experience as Applications Engineer and Applications Designer
  • Certifications
    • Certified SolidWorks Associate
    • Autodesk Certified Instructor
    • AutoCAD Professional
    • Inventor Profession
    • Inventor Certified Expert

Shane Schreck
Instructor, Engineering Design Technology

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  • Education
    • B.S. Vocational/Industrial Education, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Academic Experience
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Engineering Design Technology, 2018- present
    • Milton Area Senior High School, Teacher, 1998-2018
    • Milton Area Senior High School, Coordinator of Career and Technical Education, 1998-2016
  • Technical Experience
    • The West Company, Inc., Design Specialist

Kendra Tomassacci
Instructor, Engineering Design Technology

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  • Education
    • B.S. Computer Aided Product Design, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • A.A.S. Computer Aided Drafting Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Academic Experience
    • Penn College Now Instructor, Engineering Design Technology 2016- Present
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Engineering Design Technology, 2016- Present
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Part-time Instructor 2014-2016
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology Workforce Development, Instructor, 2015
    • Columbia-Montour Vocational Technical School, Instructor, 2015
  • Technical Experience
    • Glenn O. Hawbaker, Drafter
    • ICON Industrial Construction and Design, Designer
    • G & B Specialties, Designer
  • Certifications
    • SolidWorks Associate Certification

Katherine A. Walker
Assistant Professor, Engineering Design Technology

Katherine A. Walker

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  • Education
    • M.S., Education with concentration in Instructional Technology, Wilkes University
    • B.S., Technology Management, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • A.S., Mechanical Engineering Technology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Academic Experience
    • Penn College Now Instructor, Engineering Design Technology, 2005-present
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Engineering Design Technology, 1993-present
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Part-time instructor, 1990-1993
    • Lancaster County Vocational Technical School, Instructor Authorized AutoCAD courses, 1986-1990
    • Professional Development workshops for educators and industry professionals, 1988-present
  • Technical Experience
    • Computer-aided Drafting Specialist, Technology Transfer Center, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • Designer/Drafter, Dorma Door Controls, Inc.
    • Designer/Drafter, Simplex Time Recorder Co.
    • Designer/Drafter, Air America Inc.
    • Senior Drafter, Stone and Webster Engineering Corp.
  • Awards
    • Penn College Distinguished Teaching Award, Excellence in Teaching, 2011-2012

Information Technology

David Becker
Faculty, Computer Information Technology

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Education

  • M.S. - Workforce Education and Development, Penn State University
  • B.S. - Technology Education, California University of Pennsylvania
  • A.S. - Information Science and Technology, Penn State University

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Faculty - Pennsylvania College of Technology - 2017-present
  • Adjunct Faculty - Pennsylvania College of Technology - 2016-2017
  • Information Technology and Electronics Instructor - Jersey Shore High School - 2003-2017
  • Penn College NOW dual enrollment program instructor - 2005-2017
  • Technology Education Teacher – Williamsport High School - 2000-2003

Certifications/Trainings

  • CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+; Amp Netconnect – Installing Premises Cable Systems; Cisco Network Academy Instructor

Work Experience

  • Computer and Network Technician – Computer Co-op, South Williamsport
  • Consultant for various community organizations – 2003-present

Lisa Bock
Associate Professor, Computer Information Technology

Lisa Bock

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Education

  • Certificate – Information Assurance, University of Maryland University College
  • M.S. – Database Systems Technology, University of Maryland University College
  • B.S. – Computer Analysis and Design (minor in Business Administration), Pennsylvania College of Technology

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor - Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2007 to Present – Taught courses related to information security, networking, Web page development, and biometrics
  • Instructor - Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2003-2007 – Taught courses related to networking, web page development, business computer applications, and information technology

Certifications/Trainings

  • AccessData Ace Certification, Network + Certification, Certified Steganography Investigator, Forensic Computing Training, Wireshark Functionality and Fundamentals, and Wireshark TCP/IP Network Analysis.

Work Experience

Prior to joining Pennsylvania College of Technology,Professor Bock worked with a local software company where she installed computer systems and trained the operators, administrators, and employees of over 65 school districts. In addition,she presented seminars at national sales meetings and trade shows in the United States and Canada.

In addition to serving on numerous committees at Penn College, including the IT Security, the IT Cyber Security Awareness, and the Information Assurance and Security, Professor Bock has been recognized on several occasions for her exemplary work with students and to the college community. Recognitions include a Distinctive Service and Professionalism award, and being selected as a Campus Role Model "Star of Influence."

Dr. Stephen Cheskiewicz
Assistant Professor, Computer Information Technology

Stephen Cheskiewicz

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Education

  • Ed.D. - Educational Technology - Wilkes University
    • Dissertation: Megabit Learning in a Gigabit World: Student Perceptions of Computer Science and Information and Communications Technology Programs
  • M.S. - Educational Technology - Wilkes University
  • B.A. - Business Administration - Wilkes University
  • A.S. - Business - Keystone College

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor - Mount Saint Mary College, Mathematics and Information Technology, 2014-2017
    • Taught Networking, Protocols, Networking Administration, Network Operating Systems, Database Management Systems, Network Security, Server-Side Programming, Spreadsheets & Databases, Systems Analysis & Design
  • Assistant Professor and IT Department Chair - Keystone College, Computer Information Technology, 2007-2014
    • Taught Advanced PC Applications, Business Programming I, II, III & IV, Current Topics in Information Technology, Database Management Systems I & II, Information Technology Ethics, Intermediate PC Applications, Introduction to Programming, Networking I & II, Programming with Scripting Languages, Project Management, Systems Analysis & Design
  • Adjunct Professor - Wilkes University, Integrative Media, Computer Science & Graduate Teacher Education (2006-2017)
    • Taught Computers & Applications, Operating Systems & Networking (Graduate), Principles of Interactivity
  • Adjunct Professor - King's College, Computer Information Systems and Computer Science (2014-2017)
    • Taught Introduction to Computer Science, Legal & Ethical Computing, Systems Analysis & Design I & II
  • Pro-Rata Professor - Misericordia University, Communications (2012)
    • Taught Introduction to Web Design, Advanced Web Design and Social Media and Interactivity

Work Experience

  • Director of Information Technology, Johnson College (1999-2007)
  • Network Administrator & Help Desk Manager, Wilkes University/Sungard (1996-1999)

Recent Publications

  • Cheskiewicz, S. & Colobran, M. 2016. "User Perceptions of Information Security: A Multinational Perspective," ICERI2016 Proceedings, Page 4257.
  • Cheskiewicz, S. (2015). "Megabit Learning in a Gigabit World." Journal of Technologies in Education, 11(2), 1-14.

Pamela Ellis
Computer Information Technology, Course Coordinator

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Dr. Bahram Golshan
Associate Professor, Computer Science

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Education

  • Ph.D. – Mathematics - Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S. – Mathematics - Edinboro University
  • B.S. – Mathematics - Jundi Shapour University, Ahwaz, Iran

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor – Pennsylvania College of Technology - 2003-present
    • Responsibilities included teaching programming and networking courses. Have designed, created, and taught courses in: programming language using C++ and Java,database PL/SQL, database administration, Intro to gaming, advanced game design, computer graphics, Unix and System programming.
  • Assistant Professor – Lycoming College - 1989-2003
    • Responsibilities included developing and maintaining the computer science program. While I served as the department chair, the program was revised to offer the B.S. degree in computer science in addition to the existing B.A. degree. The program was wwwed completely to follow the established ACM guidelines. Responsibilities included teaching mathematics and computer science courses.
  • Assistant Professor – Pennsylvania State University, Shenango Valley - 1984-1988
    • Responsibilities included teaching a variety of math courses including Basic Algebra, Calculus I-III, Differential Equations, and Matrix Algebra.

Academic Subjects of Interest

  • Programming and software engineering
  • Database maintenance, programming,and design
  • Computer gaming and simulation
  • Computer graphics

Dr. Sandra Gorka
Associate Professor, Computer Science

Dr. Sandra Gorka

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Education

  • Ph.D. – Mathematics - University of Delaware
    Dissertation: Several Set Functions and Continuous Maps
  • M.S. – Mathematics - University of Delaware
  • M.S. – Mathematics - Shippensburg University
  • B.A. – Mathematics - Shippensburg University

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor – Information Technology Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, July 2009-present
    • Taught courses related to Unix/Linux, Programming, Networking, and Information Assurance and Security
  • Assistant Professor – Information Technology Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, May 2000-June 2009
    • Taught courses related to Unix/Linux, Programming, Networking, and Information Assurance and Security
  • Assistant Professor – Mathematics Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, August 1997-May 2000
    • Taught courses related to Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus
  • Adjunct Faculty – Computer Science Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, August 1998-May 2000
    • Taught courses related to Programming, Information Technology, and Unix/Linux
  • Adjunct Faculty – Mathematics Department,Widener University, September 1993-May 1997
    • Taught courses related to Algebra, Calculus, and Elementary Functions
  • Lecturer – Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Lincoln University, January 1994-May 1995
    • Taught courses related to Mathematics, Calculus, Algebra, and Freshman Word Processing
  • Instructor – Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, January 1990-February 1995
    • Taught courses related to Algebra, Statistics, Finite Math, and Calculus
  • Adjunct Faculty – Mathematics Department, Delaware County Community College, September1993-December 1993
    • Taught courses in Finite Mathematics

Work Experience

  • Consultant – Various institutions - Served as an external reviewer for Information Technology related academic programs
  • Consultant/Chief Technology Officer – Eagle Consulting Services, Inc.- Provided consulting, web development, and programming services
  • Consultant – IBM, Service Parts Support - Evaluated and made recommendations concerning IBM’s parts distribution system
  • ABET Program Evaluator – Evaluate academic programs for external accreditation

Dr. Gorka has extensive experience in course development and program evaluation. Her teaching interests include Information Assurance and Security, Unix/Linux, Risk Analysis, and ethical hacking.

Allen Heimbach
Instructor, Computer Information Technology

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Education

  • M.S. - Project Management, The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
  • B.S. – Information Technology: Network Specialist Concentration, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • A.A.S. – Information Technology: Network Technology Emphasis, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Faculty - Pennsylvania College of Technology - 2018-present

Work Experience

  • Project Manager - JDK Management Co. 2016-2018
    Managed Information Technology projects in a variety of different industries including lodging, healthcare, and hospitality.
  • Technical Analyst– JDK Management Co. 2013-2016
    Installed and maintained a variety of hardware, software and infrastructure solutions. Provided assistance with custom software development and ERP administration. Provided user support for escalated issues.

Spyke Krepshaw
Assistant Professor, Computer Information Technology

Spyke Krepshaw

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Education

  • M.S. - Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University
  • B.S. - Data Communications & Networking, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • B.S. - Web & Applications Development, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • A.A.S. - Data Communications & Networking, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • A.A.S. - Web & Applications Development, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Faculty - Pennsylvania College of Technology - 2013-present
    • Responsibilities included teaching programming and gaming courses. Have taught courses in: programming language using C++ and Java,database PL/SQL, database administration, Intro to gaming, advanced game design, computer graphics, web development.
  • Adjunct Faculty - Pennsylvania College of Technology - 2009-2013
    • Taught courses related to Information Technology

Work Experience

  • Consultant - 2007-present
  • Executive Director of Web Development - Lycoming College - 2009-2013
  • Chief Aesthetics Officer - AmerITGrads - 2006-2009
  • Web Designer - Pennsylvania College of Technology - 2007-2008

Alicia McNett
Assistant Professor, Computer Information Technology

Alicia McNett

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Education

  • M.S., Information Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • B.S., CIS: Computer Science, Mansfield University

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Computer Information Technology 2015-Present
  • Corning Community College, Computer and Information Science, 2003-2015
    • Taught Android App Development, Client-Web Programming, Computer Literacy and Applications, Computer Essentials, Database Systems, Discrete Structures, Information Technology Practicum, Interactive Web Technologies, Java Programming, Object-Oriented and Structured Systems Analysis and Design, Server-Web Programming, and Web Site Development Fundamentals
  • Mansfield University, Adjunct Faculty, 2006-2007
    • Taught Web Site Design and Introduction to Microcomputers Rochester Institute of Technology, Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2002-2003
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2002-2003

Work Experience

  • Consulting work for non-profit agencies 2005-present
  • Mansfield University, Student Technician, 1999-2002

Dr. Jacob Miller
Associate Professor, Computer Science; Department Head

Dr. Jacob Miller

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Education

  • Ph.D. – Mathematics - University of Delaware
    • Dissertation: Finding all Periodic Orbits of Maps Using Newton Methods: Sizes of Basins
  • M.S. – Mathematics - University of Delaware
  • B.A. – Mathematics - Shippensburg University

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor/Department Head – Information Technology Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, July 2000-Present
    • Taught courses related to Unix/Linux, Programming, Networking,and Information Assurance and Security
  • Assistant Professor – Computer Science Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, August 1997-June 2000
    • Taught courses related to Unix/Linux, Programming, and Networking
  • Assistant professor – Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Shippensburg University, August 1996-July 1997
    • Taught courses related to Algebra,Statistics, and Numeral Analysis
  • Adjunct Faculty – Mathematics Department, Widener University, June 1995-July 1996
    • Taught courses related to Algebra,Calculus, and Elementary Functions
  • Instructor – Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, May 1994-January 1996
    • Taught courses related to Business Calculus, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus
  • Adjunct Faculty – Mathematics Department, Delaware County Community College, September 1993-December 1993
    • Taught courses in College Algebra and Trigonometry

Work Experience

  • Consultant/President – Eagle Consulting Services, Inc. - Provided consulting, web development, and programming services.
  • Consultant – IBM, Service Parts Support - Evaluated and made recommendations concerning IBM’s parts distribution system.
  • Network Administrator – Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware - Served as the system administrator for Sun/Unix network and computer system
  • Senior Operations Research Analyst – IBM,National Service Division - Provided mathematical analysis and computer modeling for the Inventory Planning Function of IBM’s National Service Division

Dr. Miller has been recognized with the IBM Informal Award and the IBM Means Service Award. His teaching interests include Information Assurance and Security, networking, cryptography, and computer forensics.

Karen Murray
Instructor, Graphic Communications

Karen Murray

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Education

  • M.S. Tech. - Graphic Communications - Arizona State University
  • BS - Printing Management - Rochester Institute of Technology

Academic/Teaching Experience

Faculty - Pennsylvania College of Technology - 2002 to present

  • Responsibilities included teaching graphic communication courses, web design course and computer applications.

Adjunct Faculty - St. Elizabeth’s College - 1999- 2002

  • Taught courses related to graphic communications and design layout

Work Experience

  • Marketing Specialist - Varityper
  • Assistant/Marketing director LPL - Financial Planning, Morristown Group
  • Trainer CompUSA
  • Trainer TDI Engineering

Languages

  • HTML and CSS

Mahendra Singh
Associate Professor, Computer Science

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Education

  • DipEd (Postgraduate Diploma in Education - Mathematics)
  • M.S. – Computer Science - New York Institute of Technology
  • M.A. – Psychology - New School for Social Research – New York
  • M.Sc. – Structural Molecular Biology - London University – United Kingdom
  • B.Sc. – Mathematics and Chemistry
  • Data Mining Certificate - (University of California San Diego)
  • Robotics Certificate - (George Brown College)

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Several years teaching Computer Science at the City University of New York, Northeastern University, DeVry University and at the Pennsylvania College of Technology

Professional Experience

  • Several years senior management experience in Information Technology at DeVry University and Assistant Dean (Technology) for the College of Engineering at Northeastern University

Other

  • Mathematics Research Fellow
  • Department Chair for Educational Research Department for several years
  • Major author for five high school mathematics textbooks

Christopher Suzadail
Instructor, Computer Information Technology

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Education

  • M.S. – Software Engineering - Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A. – Internetworking Application Development - Pennsylvania College of Technology

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Instructor, Computer Information Technology - Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2019-present
  • Adjunct Instructor - Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2017

Professional Experience

  • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Web Programmer/Analyst, 2009-2019
  • AmerITGrads LLC Williamsport, PA, Co-Owner/Operator, 2005-2009
  • County of Lycoming, Programmer Analyst, 2006-2007
  • Liberty Mutual, Associate Department Applications Specialist, 2004-2006

Anita R. Wood
Associate Professor, Computer Information Technology

Anita R. Wood

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Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate – Information Systems with Concentration in Information Security - Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S. – Instructional Technology - Bloomsburg University
  • M.S. – Food Science, Emphasis: Statistics,Sensory Perception - Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A. – Computer & Information Science, Minor: Biology - Temple University,Philadelphia, PA

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Department Head – Information Technology Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2008-2010
  • Assistant Professor – Information Technology Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2005-present
  • Instructor – Information Technology Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2003-2005
  • Part-Time / Substitute Instructor – Information Technology Department, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2002-2003

Work Experience

  • Consultant – AR Girton, Lewisburg, PA, 4/2007-present
  • President – AJ Wood, Inc., Millville, PA , 7/2002-8/2003
  • System Administrator – Girton Manufacturing Co., Inc., Millville, PA, 1/199-7/2002
  • Product Line Manager / Software – Future Domain Corporation, Irvine, CA, 5/1990-1/1991
  • Product Manager / Small Main Frame Products – Emulex Corporation, Costa Mesa, CA,7/1987-2/1990
  • Senior Programmer / Engineering - Emulex Corporation – Costa Mesa, CA, 2/1986-7/1987
  • Electronic Engineer / Peripheral Test & Certification – Sperry Information Systems (now UNISYS), Blue Bell, PA, 4/1985-2/1986
  • Software Project Engineer / Controller & Memories – Dataram Corporation, Cranbury, NJ, 5/1983-4/1985

Professor Wood’s teaching interests include systems requirements, database design and administration, and information assurance and security.

Dr. Daniel Yoas
Associate Professor, Computer Information Technology

Daniel Yoas

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Education

  • Ph.D. – Computer Information Systems, Concentration in Information Security - Nova Southeastern University
    • Dissertation: Using Forecasting to Predict Long-term Resource Utilization for Web Services
    • Microsoft Certified System Administrator (Windows 2000)
    • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (Windows 2000)
  • M.S. – Information Technology - Rochester Institute of Technology
    • Project: Using Loosely Coupled Systems for Distributed Communications
  • B.S. – Computer Information Science / Computer Science - Clarion University

Academic/Teaching Experience

  • Pennsylvania College of Technology – Currently teaches courses related to Information Technology, Information Assurance and Security, Networking, Windows Administration, JavaScript, and Web Development

Work Experience

  • Network Analyst – Provide network support,system design, training, and installation of new networks for Windows NT and 2000 networks.
  • Network Administrator – Supervised one full-time employee, and administered 5 NT servers, 1 Citrix server, 1 2000 server, 1Novell server and technical support for approximately 6 other technology staff within the district. Other duties included web page development, email,security, and communications for the Lycoming County Library System, as well as training public and staff in general computer use and advanced software functionality to use Microsoft Office products and manage small networks.
  • Network Administrator – Developed and installed local area networking services using Novell Network System, trained staff in word processing and spreadsheets, and aided in the development of software to access proprietary database information for specialized reports using Visual Basic.
  • PC Specialist – Trained staff in Indianapolis,IN and Williamsport, PA in word processing and spreadsheet software packages,as well as evaluated hardware and software use and provided detailed recommendations for improved performance for two sites with 20+ computers and staff each.
  • Programmer Analyst – Helped create custom modifications to Macola software, a manufacturing, time management and accounting package. New programs were created for customers using C++, Dbase,and COBOL to provide solutions to route and delivery services.

Recent Publications

  • Yoas, Daniel. 2009. "Hashing as a Method of Preventing SQL Injection During Data Retrieval". Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Semantic Web and Web Services (SWWS'09).pp. 161-166. July 13-16, 2009

Contact information

Pennsylvania College of Technology
DIF 119

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701