Mahmoud T. Khasawneh is as an Associate Professor of Systems Engineering at Texas A&M International University. Dr. Khasawneh got his Ph.D. in Engineering Management in the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at Old Dominion University in August, 2012. He received an M.E. degree in Systems Engineering from the same department in May, 2009. He received a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the department of Business Administration at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at the Hashemite University, in Zarqa, Jordan, in 2007. His research interest are focused on Engineering management and systems engineering applications in healthcare, manufacturing, operations management, business, and other industries, modeling and simulation of complex systems, distributed networked operations, and Engineering Education.
John C. Kilburn Jr. is Associate Vice President for Research and Sponsored Projects and Professor of Sociology at Texas A&M International University. He has been awarded grant funds from the NSF, NIH, Department of Defense and the US Department of Education. One of his primary research interests is studying the productivity of research labs.
Jared R. Dmello, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Texas A&M International University. His work primarily focuses on collective violence, ranging from criminal street gangs to terrorist activity, and applying advanced quantitative approaches to criminological and political science research. His work has been published in top-ranked peer-reviewed journals, including Criminal Justice and Behavior, Crime & Delinquency, and the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Dr. Dmello also has expertise in program evaluation, having conducted this work both in the governmental and academic sectors. He currently partners with TAMIU's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to evaluate the institution's sub-award of the Texas A&M University System Louis Stokes STEM Pathways and Research Alliance (LSAMP) Grant.
Daphne E. Sanchez is a Program Specialist for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation at Texas A&M International University. She received her M.S in Pharmacology from Tulane School of Medicine in May, 2019. She also received her B.S.A in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in May, 2017. Her research interest are focused on underrepresented minorities in higher education, mental health, and memory.
Alicia Segovia is a Program Specialist for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program at Texas A&M International University. She received her B.S. in Biology from Texas A&M International University on May, 2019. She is currently finishing her Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston-School of Biomedical Informatics. Her research interests include underrepresented minorities in higher education, healthcare acquired infections, unintended consequences of electronic health records, and public health surveillance.
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