Dr. Mikhail Bouniaev, Dean of the College of Science, Mathematics and Technology, and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB). He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Moscow Dr. Mikhail Bouniaev, Dean of the College of Science, Mathematics and Technology, and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB). He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Moscow Institute of Electrical Engineering and a Doctor of Science in Pedagogy degree from Moscow State Pedagogical University. His research interests include functional analysis, topology, applied mathematics, nanosciences, psychology of mathematics education, using technology in teaching mathematics, training mathematics teachers and curriculum development. In each of these areas he has publications including 6 books and 60 peer reviewed papers. Though his scholarly work is related mostly to theoretical and applied mathematics as well psychology of mathematics education, he has extensive experience working with and supervising engineering and computer science programs, including successful ABET accreditations for both engineering and CS programs. Before joining UTB/TSC, he served as dean of the College of Computing, Integrated Engineering, and Technology and as Department Chair of Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Southern Utah University. He also served for ten years as dean of the College of Mathematics at Moscow State Pedagogical University. Dr. Bouniaev has received numerous professional recognitions and awards.
Immanuel A. Edinbarough received his B.Sc. (Applied Sciences) degree from PSG College of Technology, University of Madras, India, his B.E.. (M.E.) degree from the Institution of Engineers, India, M.E. (Production Engineering) degree from PSG College of Technology, Bharathiar Univesrity, India and his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Bharathiar University, India. He is currently a professor and Director of Engineering Technology at The University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB). Prior to joining the faculty at UTB he was a visiting professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. Also, an Associate Professor of Production Engineering Technology at PSG College of Technology Bharathiar University, India, where he served as the Director of Computer Vision Laboratory and National Cadet Corps – Engineering Division Director. With over 26 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing/mechanical engineering and engineering technology, he currently teaches in the areas of CAD/CAM/CIM, Robotics & Automation, Product and Process Design, Materials and Manufacturing processes, Machine Design, Renewable Energy and Micro Manufacturing. His current research interests include Robotics, CIM, Sustainable Manufacturing, Micro Machining and Engineering & Technology Education. He has published several papers, in these areas, in various national & international conferences and journals. He has worked in heavy and light manufacturing industries manufacturing pumps, motors, and CNC machine tools in the areas of system design, production planning and control and manufacturing. Edinbarough also served in paramilitary forces and in the Air Force. He is a Life Member of the ISTE, a senior life member of the IE (India), a member of the ASEE & SME, and a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Texas.
Bill Elliott holds a BS degree from The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) and MPA from Texas State University. He has four decades of administrative management experience on the university campus and in health care education. Prior positions include Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at UMHB in Belton, TX; Director of Education for the Valley Baptist Health System, Harlingen, TX and currently he is the Coordinator for Special Projects with the Office of the Dean, College of Science, Mathematics and Technology at the University of Texas at Brownsville. He has extensive experience in developing academic support programs for post-secondary students.
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