Kanbar Selects

Selections of Capstone and Industry-Sponsored projects from
the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce

Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce Faculty

Leadership Team

Ronald Kander
Executive Dean
B.S., Carnegie-Mellon University
Ph.D., University of Delaware

Sue Lehrman
Academic Dean, School of Business Administration
B.S., Oregon State University
M.P.H., University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Michael J. Leonard
Academic Dean, School of Design and Engineering
Associate Professor
BSID, Philadelphia College of Art (University of the Arts)
MS, Capella University
MA.Ed., University of Phoenix

Jack Klett
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
B.A., Rider University
M.A., Villanova University

Philip S. Russel
Associate Dean, School of Business Administration
Program Director, Business
Associate Professor
B.Com., M.A., University of Delhi
M.B.A., Morgan State University
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Mark A. Sunderland
Director of Academic Operations
Robert J. Reichlin High-Performance Apparel Term Chair
B.S., M.S., Philadelphia University

School of Business Administration Faculty

Stuart L. Borowsky
Associate Professor
B.S., M.B.A., Drexel University
C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Hua Chang
Assistant Professor
B.A., Beihang University
M.A., Washington State University
Ph.D., Drexel University

Susan Christoffersen
Associate Professor
B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook
M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Jason Crook
Assistant Professor
Program Director, iMBA Online
B.S., Gardner-Webb University
M.B.A., Philadelphia University

Anusua Datta
Associate Professor
B.A., M.A., Osmania University
M.Phil., Ambedkar University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

G. Creighton Frampton
Associate Professor
B.A., Presbyterian College
M.B.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Tom Fung
Associate Professor
Program Director, Global Fashion Enterprise
B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S., M.B.A., Temple University
M.S., University of Pennsylvania

Harvey Lermack
Assistant Professor
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
M.B.A., Widener University

Chae Mi Lim
Assistant Professor
B.A., Ewha Womans University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

David Loranger
Visiting Lecturer
B.B.A., Western Connecticut State University
M.P.S., Fashion Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Candidate, Iowa State University

Davinder K. Malhotra
Professor
Program Director, Taxation, iMBA
Nydick Family Term Chair
B.S., M.S., University of Delhi
M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Elizabeth Mariotz
Associate Professor
Program Director, Fashion Merchandising and Management
Anthony J. DiElsi Term Chair
B.S., West Virginia University
M.Ed., Ed.D., Temple University

Jaideep Naidu
Associate Professor
B.E., M.B.A., Osmania University
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Natalie Nixon
Associate Professor
Program Director, Strategic Design MBA
The G. Allen Mebane IV Term Chair
B.A., Vassar College
M.S., Philadelphia University
Ph.D., University of Westminster

Raymond Poteau
Professor
Nancy M. Beacham Term Chair
B.B.A., Temple University
M.B.A., The George Washington University
C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Cathy Rusinko
Professor
B.S., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Philip S. Russel
Associate Dean
Associate Professor
Program Director, Business
B.Com., M.A., University of Delhi
M.B.A., Morgan State University
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Lloyd Russow
Professor
B.A., New York University
M.B.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University

James Solano
Associate Professor
B.A., M.B.A., M.S., Temple University
C.P.A., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Les Sztandera
Professor
Diploma, Cambridge University
M.S., University of Missouri
Ph.D., University of Toledo

Nioka Wyatt
Associate Professor
B.S., Philadelphia University
M.B.A., University of Phoenix

School of Design and Engineering Faculty

EN

Engineering

Matthew Traum
Associate Professor
Program Director, Engineering
B.S., B.S., University of California
M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Christopher Anderson
Visiting Lecturer
B.S.E., Philadelphia University
M.S., Rwth Aachen University

Muthu Govindaraj
Professor
B.Tech., M.Tech., University of Madras
C.Sc., Technical University of Liberec

Reza Masoodi
Assistant Professor
B.Sc., Amirkabir University of Technology
M.Sc., University of Tehran
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Fernando Tovia
Associate Professor
B.S.I.E., Universidad de las Americas
M.S., Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

FD

Fashion Design

Sheila Connelly
Associate Professor
Program Director, Fashion Design
A.A., Centenary College for Women
B.A., Montclair State University

Anne Hand
Associate Professor
B.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Alice Johnson
Visiting Assistant Professor
B.S., Drexel University

Carly Kusy
Visiting Assistant Professor
B.S., Philadelphia University

GD

Graphic Design

Frank Baseman
Professor
Program Director, Graphic Design Communication
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University
M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Roseanne DiSanto
Visiting Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Delaware
M.Ed., Harvard University

Eric Karnes
Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art
M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel
Associate Professor
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University
M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University

ID

Industrial Design

Thomas Tod Corlett
Associate Professor
Program Director, Industrial Design (Graduate)
William L. Jasper Chair for Industrial Design
B.A., Yale University
B.S., M.I.D., University of the Arts

Götz W. Unger
Associate Professor
Program Director, Industrial Design (Undergraduate)
Diploma, Gesamthochschule Kassel
M.Des., Royal College of Art, London

Lyn Godley
Associate Professor
B.F.A., Ohio State University
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mark Havens
Assistant Professor
B.S., Liberty University
M.I.D., The University of the Arts

Velissa Van Scoyoc
Visiting Assistant Professor
B.S., The Ohio State University
M.A., Domus Academy

IDM

Interactive Design and Media

Neil Harner
Visiting Assistant Professor
Interim Program Director, Animation, Interactive Design and Media
B.S., Westwood College
M.B.A., American InterContinental University

TD

Textile Design

Claire Beevers
Associate Professor
Program Director, Textile Design (Graduate)
B.S., Huddersfield Polytechnic
M.A., Leicester Polytechnic

Marcia Weiss
Associate Professor
Program Director, Textile Design (Undergraduate)
Harold Neuman Textile Design Term Chair
B.S., Philadelphia University
M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

Edward Herczyk
Associate Professor
B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Hitoshi Ujiie
Professor
B.F.A., Kyoto Seika University
M.F.A., University of Georgia

TE

Textile Engineering

Brian George
Associate Professor
Program Director, Textile Engineering
B.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Janet Brady
Associate Professor
A.S., Fashion Institute of Technology
B.S., M.S., Philadelphia University

Nancy Howard
Associate Professor
B.Sc., Cornell University
M.S., University of Connecticut
Ph.D., University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology

Design and Engineering Interdisciplinary

Jeffrey Klemens
Visiting Assistant Professor
B.S., Illinois Wesleyan University
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Christopher Pastore
Professor
B.A., La Salle University
M.S., Ph.D., Drexel University

Dana Scott
Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
M.F.A., Temple University