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College of Aeronautics

Several people from Florida Tech presented funded grant research at the Federal Aviation Administration Annual Meeting in May at Texas A&M University. Professor Donna Wilt presented as principal investigator her her findings on general aviation runway incursions. Professor Deborah Carstens presented as principal investigator on airport safety database and analysis.” Associate Professor Steve Cusick presented a demonstration of the Airport Safety Database; and doctoral student Gajapriya Tamilselvan presented for principal investigator John Deaton on his project runway safety human factors.

Associate Professor William Rankin has been named honorary editor of the Aeronautics and Aerospace Open Access Journal. The same journal recently published his article, “Tiny Homes as Logistical Challenges in a Space Colony,” in its Summer 2017 edition. 1(1): 00002. DOI:10.15406/aaoaj.2017.01.00002

College of Science

Ivan Farrell, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Department of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies, was first author with Education and Interdisciplinary Studies Department Head and Professor Kastro Hamed of the article, “Examining the Relationship Between Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) and Student Achievement Utilizing the Florida Value-Added Model,” published online June 12 in the Journal of Research on Technology in Education.

Extended Studies Roanoke

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has confirmed that Florida Tech’s Master’s of Science in Human Resources Management degree program follows its recommended guidelines for HR education. The national agency found that Florida Tech’s program “fully aligns” with the SHRM curriculum guidebook.

Office of the President

Winston Scott, senior advisor to the president, will be playing his trumpet at the Jazz Legends Series at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at The Henegar in Melbourne. The event also features The Lady Day Quintet and Per and Tami Danielsson.

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