Staff Associate, OIA
in Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, August 1984.
Dissertation: Computer Based 3-D Scene Description from Texture.
Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, December 1979.
Thesis: Mathematical Model of a Telebrowsing System.
in Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia,
Analysis of Linear Antennas by Pocklington's Equation.
Staff Associate, Office of the Director/Office of Integrative
Activities, National Science Foundation
Responsible for the Science and Technology Centers competition
Overseeing the management of the Science and Technology Centers
2002 (annual budget $ 26.6 million).
Involved in management training of the technical staff and
development of management policy for the Science and Technology
1998-March 2000 Program Director (IPA), Directorate
for Computer and Information Science and Engineering(CISE)/Division
for Experimental and Integrative Activities, National Science
Foundation (on leave from Lehigh University)
Coordinated and directed interdisciplinary and cross-cutting
activities in CISE. Program director/coordinator for the following
programs in CISE: Major Research Instrumentation (MRI), Professional
Opportunities for Women in Research and Education (POWRE),
Research Experiences for Undergraduates-sites (REU-sites).
Responsible for CISE Research Infrastructure and CISE Minority
Institution Program since fall 1999. CISE representative and
coordinator for the following cross-cutting programs: Integrative
Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT), Knowledge
and Distributed Intelligence (KDI) and Science and Technology
Centers (STCs). Group leader, Information management, Information
Technology Research (ITR) initiative. Member of the working
group on Information Technology Workforce: Women and Minorities;
member of ADVANCE committee; Member (CISE alternative) of
working group on the response to the Executive Order on Tribal
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science, Lehigh University. (September 1992
to May 1998 Associate Professor, Department of Electrical
and Engineering and Computer Science, Lehigh University.)
Taught graduate courses in image processing, pattern recognition,
neural networks and computer vision. Taught introductory undergraduate
courses in electrical engineering. Conducted basic research
in image processing and pattern recognition. Conducted application
oriented research in digital mammography and human gesture
1990 to August 1992
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering, University of Tennessee.
(August 1984 to July 1990 Assistant Professor, Department
of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tennessee.)
Taught graduate and undergraduate courses in digital image
processing and pattern recognition. Conducted research in
texture analysis, 3-D scene reconstruction from images and