(B. Sherlock, Secretary)
M I N U T E S
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING FACULTY ORGANIZATION Wednesday, August 16, 2000 @ 12:30 PM Cameron Applied Research Center, Room 101
CEFO President Elect Braun opened the meeting at 12:45. The following individuals signed the attendance sheet:
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: R. Johnson, C. Blat, P. Bovender, R. Gwaltney, M. Hermann, C. Lilly, Y. McIlwaine, S.Myers, L. Nance, J. Stewart, P. Tolley.
CAMERON A.R.C.: H. Leamy, T. Rufty, D. Boyd, W. Meier.
COMPUTING & ENGINEERING LABS: J. Brien, T. Brown, G. Caskey, R. Dyer, J. Halter, C. Price, D. Rowe, D. Whisler.
CIVIL ENGINEERING: D. Bayer, I. Gergely, J. Graham, H. Hilger, R. Janardhanam, A. Stadler, D. Young, E. Scott, K. Floyd.
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING: D. Binkley, R. Coleman, J. Emmert, M. Hasan, Y. Kakad, V. Lukic, S. Mahaffey, M. Miri, C. Stroud, F. Tranjan, R. Tsu, T. Weldon.
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY: F. Ahmad, A. Barry, R. Burnett, N. Byars, M. Janssens, I. Jones, C. Mobley, T. Owen, J. Patten, R. Priebe, D. Ramers, W. Shelnutt, B. Sherlock, P. Wang, S. Wang.
MECHANICAL ENGR & ENGR SCIENCE: H. Cherukuri, H. Estrada, Y. Hari, J. Hill, C.Y. Lee, J. Miller, G. Mohanty, E. Morse, E. Munday, Scott Smith, Stuart Smith, R. Wilhelm, Brown, J. Smith, P. Sinclair, M. Frank, D. Knight, K. Lawton.
Total documented attendance: 84 (48 voting members.) Quorum=33.
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I. Introduction of new faculty and staff
Hilary Inyang, Duke Energy endowed distinguished professor.
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
David Binkley, Assistant Professor.
John Emmert, Assistant Professor.
Asis Nasipuri, Assistant Professor.
Charles Stroud, Professor.
Marc Janssens, Associate Professor.
Ruth Burnett, Secretary.
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING SCIENCE
S. Gary Teng, Associate Professor.
P. Douglas Knight, Visiting Assistant Professor.
Kevin Lawton, Visiting Assistant Professor.
Dongmei Ren, Visiting Researcher.
Hiroyuki Sasahara, Visiting Researcher.
Hideo Shibutani, Visiting Researcher.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Yolanda McIlwaine, Secretary.
Lebra Nance, Secretary.
CAMERON APPLIED RESEARCH CENTER
Mark Widowic, Technology Transfer Director.
Diane Boyd, Secretary.
Donna Furr, Secretary.
COMPUTING AND ENGINEERING LABS
II. Presentation by Dean Johnson.
Dean Johnson welcomed the faculty and staff to the 2000/2001 academic year, and gave a presentation outlining the College's draft Strategic Plan for the next 5 to 7 years, as developed during the Spring 2000 semester.
III. Announcement by Dr H. Leamy.
Dr. Leamy stated that both the college and the University are at an inflection point in their history, that opportunities will come to make the College better and bigger, and that our focus should be to bring in R&D contract and grant money.
IV. Computer Facilities.
Dr. Chuck Price gave a presentation describing the progress achieved in upgrading the College's computer facilities. Amongst several other improvements, we now have limited-access Sun Ultra 60 (500M RAM) and Sun Ultra 80 (2G RAM) servers, an Electronic Supplemental Instruction room, and a private room for faculty use, with CD writer, Zip drive, and color printer. We have a pool of 5 lap-top computers, and LCD projectors are also available.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:04 P.M.
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