Marissa R. Jablonski is a Ph.D. Student of Civil/Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). She serves as program coordinator of the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded FORTE (Fostering Opportunities for Tomorrow's Engineers) program at UWM and works to recruit and retain undergraduate minorities and women to UWM's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Marissa is focusing her dissertation on sustainable oxidation of textile wastewater and is working to create small-scale wastewater treatment units for cottage textile industries. She trained at the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) in Nagpur, India where she worked on biodegradation of azo dye intermediates. Marissa served as Co-chair of UWM’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders for 2 years since its inception in 2007 and continues to help design and implement water distribution projects in Guatemala. Marissa Jablonski was a 2008 recipient of the NSF Graduate Fellowship Honorable Mention, the 2008 Wisconsin Water Association Scholarship, and the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 UWM Chancellor’s Graduate Student Awards. Marissa is a member of ASEE and EWB. She received her BS degree in Natural Resources and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2003, her MS degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from UWM in 2009 and will receive her Ph.D. in Civil/Environmental Engineering from UWM in 2013.
John R. Reisel is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM.) He serves as Associate Director of the Center for Alternative Fuels, and co-Director of the Energy Conversion Efficiency Lab. In addition to research into engineering education, his research efforts focus on combustion and energy utilization. Dr. Reisel was a 2005 recipient of the UWM Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, the 2000 UWM-College of Engineering and Applied Science Outstanding Teaching Award, and a 1998 recipient of the SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award. Dr. Reisel is a member of ASEE, ASME, the Combustion Institute, and SAE. Dr. Reisel received his B.M.E. degree from Villanova University in 1989, his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1991, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1994.
Hoessein Hosseini has received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Iowa in 1982. He has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee since 1983. Currently he is the Chairman of the Computer Science Program. Dr. Hosseini’s expertise is in the areas of Computer Networks, Computer Architecture, Fault-Tolerance, Distributed and Parallel Computing. He is the founder and Co-Director of Computer Networks Laboratory at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Hosseini has published over 120 papers in reviewed journals and conference proceedings, has received funding from NSF and industry, has graduated nine Ph.D. and over 60 M.S. students.
Associate Professor of Computer Science. Ph.D., U. Calif. Berkeley, 1994.
Leah Rineck is a Lecturer in the Mathematical Sciences Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Leah Rineck received her B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1998 and her M.S. degree in Math from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2004.
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