Faculty Profiles

Apr
21

HU sociology professor uses his passion for technology, ethics to teach students

John McKnight’s ethics courses cover a variety of topics, from pop culture to driverless cars and even algorithms for online banking. His work and research also deal with science and technology’s connection to ethics – both in real life and in science fiction. McKnight is currently in his first year at Harrisburg University of Science […]

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Dec
27

Veteran video game designer ready to take Harrisburg University students to next level as Game Designer in Residence

  Michael Stout loved video games from the time he sat on his father’s lap and played Centipede on an early computer. But it wasn’t until years later, when he designed a game for a high school class project, that he realized he could create them for a living. “It was like, ‘Oh wow, people […]

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Dec
20

Harrisburg University professor continues historical exploration of Gettysburg

For six years, Melissa Gettys and her research partner pored through historical documents to reconstruct the founding of Gettysburg, the famous Civil War town. The historical expedition started as a genealogical journey – a way for Melissa to see if she was related to James Gettys, the man who started Gettysburg in 1786 when he […]

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Nov
23

Harrisburg University’s new Director for Accelerator and Entrepreneurship Programs brings startup success to HU and Harrisburg

People typically name Silicon Valley, New York or Boston as technology hubs. However, across the United States there exist pockets of influencers, forward thinkers, startup evangelists and entrepreneurs who are creating a movement and fueling their own eco-systems to develop innovation pathways within their communities. Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Rigved Joshi thinks Pennsylvania’s […]

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Jun
20

One-Day Workshop on Knowledge Management: Implementing Knowledge Retention and Transfer Strategies!

Many organizations are at risk of knowledge loss due to the baby boomer demographics, lack of knowledge retention strategies and processes, and insufficient succession planning and workforce development.  Is your organization one of them? Sign up for the one-day workshop at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology  titled “Knowledge Management: Implementing Knowledge Retention and Transfer […]

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Apr
07

HU Faculty Member Selected as Fulbright Visiting Research Chair

A Harrisburg University of Science and Technology professor has received a prestigious research honor. Dr. Jay Liebowitz has been selected as a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Business at Queen’s University in Canada for the Fall 2016 semester. Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs are intended for exceptional scholars and experienced professionals who wish to conduct research or lecture. […]

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Jan
06

Harrisburg University professor believes his students can be the ‘answer to the world’s problems’

Through the eyes of Dr. Stanley Nwoji, the students at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology are full of inspiration and new ideas. As one of the most recent additions to HU’s diverse faculty, Dr. Nwoji is looking forward to cultivating a spirit of curiosity, hard work and accomplishment in each student who sits in […]

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Dec
17

Harrisburg University adds to faculty lineup in analytics field

As a new addition to Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Stephen P. Penn brings with him a background in the growing field of analytics combined with the drive to guide students in this ever-adapting sector of the IT industry. While Penn prepares for his start as an associate professor at HU in January 2016, […]

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Nov
30

#IAMHU: Dr. Saeed Esmaili Sardari, Assistant Professor in ISEM program and Computer and Information Systems

As  assistant professor at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Dr. Saeed Esmaili Sardari hopes to instill a lifelong love of learning in his students in the computer science and Information System Engineering Courses. Dr. Esmaili earned a bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering from the National University of Tehran, Iran in 2001 before continuing his education […]

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Nov
30

#IAMHU: W. Randolph Ford, Professor of Analytics

With two patents under his belt and a variety of expertise in everything from data analysis to language processing, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology welcomed Dr. W. Randolph Ford as Professor of Analytics in May 2015. Dr. Ford comes to Pennsylvania’s capital after working as the Director and Professor for the Data Analytics Program […]

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