Salahuddin Qazi holds a Ph.D., degree in electrical engineering from the University of Technology, Loughborough, U.K. He is currently a full Professor and past chair of electrical engineering technology department at the SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica, New York. He teaches and conducts research in the area of fiber optics, wireless communications, nanotechnology and alternative energy. Dr. Qazi is a recipient of many awards including, the William Goodell award for research creativity at SUNYIT and engineering professionalism by Mohawk Valley Engineering Executive Committee, and forging closer relations with the IEEE Mohawk Valley section. Dr. Qazi is a senior member of IEEE and a member of American Society of Engineering Education.
Mr. Robert C. Decker is a Professor in the Center for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, NY. He holds a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University. Mr. Decker's past and present academic activities include participation in a number of NSF-ATE projects in highly automated manufacturing technology, nanotechnology, and alternative energy education. He is a member of IEEE.
Mr. Robert C. Decker is a Professor in the Center for Mathematics, Engineering, Physical Science, and Applied Technology at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, NY. Mr. Decker is Co-Principal Investigator in the NSF-CCLI project "Instructional Laboratory for Visualization and Manipulation of Nanoscale Components Using Low Cost Atomic Force Microscopes" with Professor Salahuddin Qazi of the SUNY Institute of Technology in Utica, NY.