James E. Lewis, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Fundamentals in the J. B. Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville. His research interests include parallel and distributed computer systems, cryptography, engineering education, undergraduate retention and technology (Tablet PCs) used in the classroom.
Dr. Ralston is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Engineering Fundamentals
and an Associate in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Louisville. As Chair of the Department of Engineering Fundamentals, she supervises faculty and staff who teach introductory engineering and undergraduate engineering mathematics courses, advise entering freshmen, and coordinate outreach programs that promote engineering as a profession to elementary, middle, and high school students. Her fields of expertise include process modeling, simulation, and control with a specific interest in monitoring and fault detection. Her recent research has been as a collaborator on the security of SCADA systems.