Faculté et personnel

Faculté et personnel

Famille AIU

L’Université internationale de l’Atlantique est fière, à juste titre, de ses conseillers académiques. Leurs qualifications et leur expertise nous permettent d’affirmer que votre programme sera évalué par des spécialistes reconnus dans la discipline, avec une grande expérience académique. La responsabilité du conseiller est de guider l’étudiant à travers les étapes clés du programme académique. Voici une liste partielle des conseillers actuels.

Arturo Romero

Arturo Romero

Academic Advisor

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. High School. Escuela Nacional Preparatoria...

Nadia Gabaldon

Nadia Gabaldon

Academic Coordinator

Nadia is one of our Student Coordinators at AIU. She...

Richard Solorzano

Richard Solorzano

Academic Advisor

Richard is an Academic Advisor at Atlantic International University. His...

Christine Udarbe

Christine Udarbe

Academic Advisor

Christine’s mission as an Academic Advisor is to ensure the...

Arhely Espinoza

Arhely Espinoza

Academic Tutor

  Arhely Espinoza is a Tutor at Atlantic International University. She is a very...

William Mora

William Mora

Academic Tutor

Cyndy Dominguez

Cyndy Dominguez

Academic Tutor

I want to be part of the success in an...

Nick Karim

Nick Karim

Academic Advisor

    Dr. Karim has been in the Field of Education for...

Dr. Jose Vasconcelos

Dr. Jose Vasconcelos

Academic Advisor

Dr. Vasconcelos got his PhD in John Hopkins University. He has a very...

Amiakhor Ejaeta

Amiakhor Ejaeta

Academic Tutor

To utilize my educational background, skill sets and professional experience...

Dr. Adesida Oluwafemi

Dr. Adesida Oluwafemi

Academic Tutor

Academic and Professional Qualifications with Dates:   Unilorin Primary School  ...

Dr. Olga C. Fontes

Dr. Olga C. Fontes

Academic Advisor

 Olga is an Academic Advisor at AIU. She is a very...

Dr. Edgar Colon

Dr. Edgar Colon

Academic Advisor

  With excellent background in the sciences and medicine, Dr. Colon...

Dr. Lucia Gorea

Dr. Lucia Gorea

Academic Advisor

  Dr. Lucia Gorea is an award-winning poet, widely published writer, literary...

Dr. Nilani Ljunggren

Dr. Nilani Ljunggren

Academic Advisor

Nilani Ljunggren De Silva, PhD Researcher   EDUCATION:           Ph.D. in...

Dr. Mohammad Shaidul

Dr. Mohammad Shaidul

Academic Advisor

Mohammad is one of our Academic Advisors at AIU. He...

Dr. Randall Raus

Dr. Randall Raus

Academic Advisor

Randall is an Academic Advisor at AIU. He is a...

Dr. Darian Schiffman

Dr. Darian Schiffman

Academic Advisor

Silvia is one of our Academic Advisors at AIU. As...

Arturo Romero

Arturo Romero

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. High School. Escuela Nacional Preparatoria No. 8 Miguel E. Schulz. Av. Lomas de plateros s/n. Merced Gómez. México, D.F. 1985-1987
Escuela Activa de Fotografía. Professional photography course. Presidente Carranza No.138, Coyoacán. México D.F. 1987-1990.
Escuela Activa de Fotografía. Diploma: “Graphic design applied to photography”. Cuicuilco No.79 Col. Letrán Valle. México D.F. 1991-1992.
Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos. Arts Faculty. Cinematography Diploma. Av. Universidad 1001, Col. Chamilpa. Cuernavaca, Morelos. 2002-2003.
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Politic and Social Sciences Faculty. Bachelors in Communication, with an specialty in production. Circuito Mario de la Cueva s/n Ciudad Universitaria. Pasante en proceso de titulación. 2008 – 2014.
Atlantic International University. Bachelor in Science, with a major in Communications and Digital Media. Pioneer Plaza. 900 Fort Street Mall 40 Honolulu, Hawaii, Estados Unidos. 2004-2007.
Academic experience in English Language:
Centro Cultural Benjamín Franklin. Parroquia 830, Col. Del Valle, México. D.F. Diploma: Basic English, levels 1-9 y 3 advanced courses. 1979-1982.
Centro de estudios de lenguas extranjeras de la Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos. English Teching course, for the TKT certification. Plutarco Elías Calles No. 13 Col. Fracc. Club de golf, Cuernavaca, Morelos. 2011-2012.
Cambridge University. Teachers Knowledge Test Certification, TKT. Grading: Band 3, modules 1, 2 and 3. 2012.
Centro de enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras de la UNAM (CELE). English language dominance certification. Ciudad Universitaria, CDMX, 2014.
Teaching Working experience.
Escuela Activa de Fotografía. – Medium and large format product photography. Ignacio Comonfort 2
Colonia Centro. Cuernavaca, Morelos. 2004 – 2006
Colegio Lancaster, – Basic photography teacher. 2005 – 2008. High school english teacher. 2006 – 2008.
Preparatoria, Galeana 88, Colonia Las Palmas-centro. Cuernavaca, Morelos.
Yecolti, Organización no gubernamental. – Basic and intermediate levels English teacher – Photography
and photo journalism courses. Félix cuevas 688-201, Col. Del Valle, México D.F. 2004-2011
Universidad Tec Milenio. – “Lengua adicional el Español” teacher, English teacher, levels 4, 5 y TOEFL.
“Great Universal Writers” and “Expresión Literaria” techer. Meleleucas No. 179, Col Lomas de Cuernavaca,
Temixco, Morelos. 2015 – 2017.
– Music workshop professor. Meleleucas No. 179, Col Lomas de Cuernavaca, Temixco, Morelos. 2015
– 2015.
Universidad Cuauhnáhuac. – English teacher, advanced leves 3-6.
– Communications teacher. (Redacción, Taller de radio, Opinión Pública y Propaganda, Historia de las
doctrinas filosóficas, Teorías del lenguaje, Teorías de la comunicación, Taller de guión). Jacarandas
333, col. Lomas de Cuernavaca, Temixco Morelos. 2016
Universidad Americana de Morelos. Photography I, II, & III teacher. Calle del Ejido No 30 Col, Ejido de
Acapantzingo, Cuernavaca, Morelos. Colegio Pillicao. History I y II, secondary school level. Benito Juárez
No.182, Centro, Jiutepec, Mor.
Atlantic International University. Students Advisor Pioneer Plaza. 900 Fort Street Mall 40 Honolulu, Hawaii,
Estados Unidos. 2007…
Work experience in mass media:
Journal: La Unidad. Durango 223 col. Roma. Editor, Flat paper corrector. 1990-1991.
Arquitectural office PRECOR. Cda.de ReformaNo.4 Tlacopac, San Ángel. México D.F. Graphic designer. 1991-
92
Magazine: Macrópolis. Watteau No.54 col. Nonoalco Mixcoac. Laboratorist, assistant editor, graphic
reporter. 1992-1993.
Newspaper: El Universal Gráfico. Bucareli No.8, Col. Centro. México D.F., graphic reporter. 1994-1995.
Magazine: Media Comunicación. Sauzales No. 43-B, 502 col. Granjas Coapa, graphic reporter. 1995 – 2000.
Jornal: El Municipal. González de Cossío No.843 Col. Del Valle., graphic reporter. 1995-1996
Newspaper: La Jornada. Balderas No.68 Col. Centro. México D.F., graphic reporter. 1997.
Newspaper Unomásuno. 1era Cda. De Correggio No.12 col Mixcoac., graphic reporter. 1997-1998.
Magazine: Trabajo Social. Escuela Nacional de Trabajo Social. UNAM Ciudad Universitaria, México D.F.,
graphic reporter. 1998-1999.
Magazine: Corazón Grupero. Editorial Carma. Gemelos No.112 Col Prados Churubusco. , graphic reporter.
1998-2001.
Grupo editorial Televisa. Revista Geomundo., Santa Fe, graphic reporter. 1999.
Revista Popular Mechanics, collaboration 300, 2006.
Revista ¡OK!, collaboration, editorial portraits. 2006.
Deuscht Press Asociation- DPA. Av. Cuauhtémoc No.16-3er piso, col. Doctores. México D.F Feautures
graphic reporter. 1999 a 2003.
Magazine: Electrohogar. La Martine 160, col. Polanco México D.F., graphic reporter. 2006 – 2007.
Notimex, Mexican State News Agency. Morena 110 col. Del Valle. México D.F., graphic reporter
correspondant. 2006 – 2011.

Nadia Gabaldon

Nadia Gabaldon

Position: Academic Coordinator
Phone: 1800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Nadia is one of our Student Coordinators at AIU. She is a high-energy person with experience in the educational field which makes her a great fit as part of our staff.

Richard Solorzano

Richard Solorzano

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Richard is an Academic Advisor at Atlantic International University. His area of expertise lies within Management, Management Information Systems, and Graphic Technology. His experience in life is very outstanding, and he is always looking for new ways to give back to his surroundings, as well as to his students. We are very proud to have Richard in our Satff and Faculty, for he has many qualities to offer to our students.

Education/ Special Training:

2012 Air University
Montgomery, AL
Master of Military Operational Art and Science in Joint Warfare

2006 Northcentral University                            

Prescott, AZ

Dual M.B.A., Management Information Systems and Management

2001 Webster University

St. Louis, MO

Dual M.A., Computer Resources & Information Management and Management

1999 Wayland Baptist University          

Plainview, TX

B.S., Occupational Education with emphasis in Graphic Technology

1998 Community College of the Air Force                                                                           

Maxwell AFB, AL

A.A.S., Audiovisual Production Services

Languages:

            Spanish: Good writing / Good conversation /

            English: Good writing / Good conversation /

Work/Volunteer Experience:

Present Atlantic International University

Honolulu, Hi

Academic Advisor

 

2007 – Present Air Force Recruiting Service

Randolph AFB TX

Chief, Advertising,

 

2004-2007 341st Recruiting Squadron   

Lackland AFB TX 

Support Flight Commander

2003 – 2004 Plans and Implementation Flight

Holloman AFB NM

Officer in Charge

2002-2003 49th Mission Support Group

Holloman AFB NM

Executive Officer

2001-2003 New Mexico State University

Alamogordo, NM

Adjunct Instructor

2001-2002 Base Network Control Center

Holloman AFB NM

Officer in Charge

 

2000-2001 San Antonio College

San Antonio TX

Adjunct Instructor

2001 Basic Communications & Information Officer Training

Keesler AFB MS

Student

2001 Officer Training School

Maxwell AFB AL

Trainee

1998 – 2001 Air Force Recruiting Service

Randolph AFB TX

Creative Artist

1993 – 1997 Electronic Imaging Center

Barksdale AFB LA

Graphics Journeyman

 

1990-1993 Base Graphics

Hickam AFB HI

Graphics Apprentice

Awards

Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters

Air Force Good Conduct Medal with three oak leaf clusters

National Defense Service Medal with bronze star

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Armed Forces Service Medal

Humanitarian Service Medal

Christine Udarbe

Christine Udarbe

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Christine’s mission as an Academic Advisor is to ensure the quality of the education that our students receive. Her experience in the past and present give her all the necessary tools to connect and be able to guide our students all the way, to achieve the goals that they established with themselves when they first enrolled with Atlantic International University.

 

Education/ Special Training:

1991–1995 University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI

Bachelor of Arts in Zoology

1996–1998 University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI

Master of Education in Teaching

Languages:

English: Good Writing/ Good Conversation

Experience:

2007– Present Ala Wai School

Honolulu, HI

Vice Principal

2007 – Present Atlantic International University

Honolulu, HI

Academic Advisor

2006 –2007 Kaimuki High School

Honolulu, HI

Vice Principal

2003– 2007 Kaimuki High School

Honolulu, HI

Registrar

2001 – 2003 Kaimuki High School

Honolulu, HI

Chemistry Teacher: Advanced Placement and General

2000 – 2001 Kalaheo High School

Honolulu, HI

Science Teacher: Biology and Chemistry

1998 – 2000 Kaimuki High School

Honolulu, HI

Science Teacher: Biology and Environmental Science

Arhely Espinoza

Arhely Espinoza

Position: Academic Tutor
Phone: 1800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

  Arhely Espinoza is a Tutor at Atlantic International University. She is a very detail oriented person, as well as organized. She has explored many Fields throughout her academic and professional life; which gives her, a composite understanding  about the world and the people that inhabit it.  She is a great team member, and is always, willing to give the best of her knowledge about the Institution to the incoming students, to help them make the right decisions.

Education/ Special Training:

            2005-Present Morelos Autonomous University

            Morelos, Mexico

            Major: Psychology

            2003-2004 Ishtar Cultural Centers

            Morelos, Mexico

            Theatre workshop

            1998-2001 Department of Public Education

            Morelos, Mexico

            High School

            1995-1997 Alejandro Fleming Institute

            Mexico city, Mexico

            Tourism

Languages:

            English: Medium writing / Medium conversation /

            Spanish: Good writing / Good conversation /

Work/Volunteer Experience:

2004-Present

2001-2005 “Fotografiarte”

Morelos, Mexico

Photograph and Video assistant

William Mora

William Mora

Position: Academic Tutor
Phone: 1808 215 0476
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States
Cyndy Dominguez

Cyndy Dominguez

Position: Academic Tutor
Phone: 1808 892 3472
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

I want to be part of the success in an environment where I can use my talents and skills and to grow and expand the company and also learn new skills and grow within the company.
Experience
SAS retail Merchandising 07/2004 – 05/2010
I was a team Leader for a reset team of six members that would go to different supermarket chains to set up new locations for upcoming new items and to remove the discontinue items. I worked in the remodel team, and I did special projects.
AIU Tutor 08/2011 – 05/2012
My Job was to help students with their Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the program, I would call, email, and Skype with them to make sure they would stay active with the program. If they had any difficulties understanding the first two phases I would direct them so they would not quit the program and continue with their education. I would also remind them of their upcoming payments or if a payment was late.
McColgan Family 04/2013 – 12/2015
I was a tutor for two children ages 5 and 3 in Spanish
AIU Academic Tutor 05/2017 – Present
Supervising my Admissions Counselors are efficient with their time and results. Motivating and Educating our Admissions Counselor in our programs. Being first Academic Contact for our students and giving them the road map of what to expect in their program. Following up with students throughout their program to ensure they stay active academically and financially. Supervising my co-tutor and delegate activities, I need assistance with.
Education
High School Diploma Reseda High School 9/1999 – 6/2003
Associates in Criminal Justice El Camino College 9/2003 – 06/2004
B.A. in Marketing Atlantic International University Present
Skills
Bilingual, I speak, read, and write English and Spanish. Good Communication skills, positive attitude, team player, self-confidence, strong work ethic, time management abilities.

Nick Karim

Nick Karim

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

    Dr. Karim has been in the Field of Education for many years.  He is currently at our Faculty as an Academic Advisor, and he is the Dean of the Academic Department at ITT. His passion to teach, and make a difference in the life of his students, has made Dr. Karim, able to continue with his mission of facilitating education, to the generations to come.

 

Education/ Special Training:

            Youngstown State University

            Youngstown, Ohio

            M.S.E.E, Electrical Engineering

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio

B.S.E.E, Electrical Engineering

Minor in Math and Computer Science

Languages:

            English: Good writing / Good conversation

Experience:

            2001-Present   ITT Technical Institute

            Academic Affairs Department

            Youngstown, Ohio

            Dean

            1998-2001:      ITT Technical Institute

            School of Information Technology

            Youngstown, Ohio

            Chair and Professor

            1994-1998:      ITT Technical Institute

School of Electronics

Youngstown, Ohio

Chair and Professor

1985-1988:      Cuyahoga Community College

College of Science & Technology

Cleveland, Ohio

Instructor

            1988-1991:      Insurance Automation Systems,

            Home and Commercial Insurance Rating Software Development Division

            Cleveland, Ohio

            Systems Analyst/Programmer

            1987-1988:      ETI Technical College

Cleveland, Ohio

Instructor

 Awards and Research:

   2004 ITT Technical Institute

Dean of the Year based on achieving the best attrition percentage

National Level

1998, 1999 ITT Technical Institute

 School Chair of the Year

District level

1999   ITT Technical Institute

School Chair of the Year

National level,

                        1881-83, 1991-94 ITT Technical Institute

Dean’s List five times during undergraduate and graduate studies

Dr. Jose Vasconcelos

Dr. Jose Vasconcelos

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Dr. Vasconcelos got his PhD in John Hopkins University. He has a very successful life in the Academia side. He has contributed greatly to his Fields, by conducting researches and publications; and by guiding students in the path to achieve further educations. He shares the mission of the University and he is determined to do his share, in order to attain, all of the Goals.

 

Jorge Vasconcelos is currently a research scientist at the Institute for Security Information of the Johns Hopkins University, working in the fields of Embedded Computing Security and Computing Fundamentals Education, particularly developing undergraduate educational projects for computer architecture and mentoring students implementing IS&A applications in microcontrollers.

 

He is also an Academic Advisor in Atlantic International University, AIU, and a member of the Academic Council.

 

He received his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (with honors) from the Arturo Rosenblueth Foundation, in Mexico City in 1996, and his M.S.E. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University (May 2000 and 2008, respectively.)

 

His doctoral research focused in four aspects of Computer Science Education: (i) application of the constructivist paradigm to programming instruction, (ii) creation of instruments for early detection of cognitive abilities required in algorithmic problem solving, (iii) study of individual differences to promote differentiated instruction within the computer science classroom, and (iv) design of curricular models focused in problem solving and algorithmic thinking. In the future, he intends to incorporate computer architecture, hardware control, cryptography, and information security, into his research on computer education.

 

Jorge has taught introductory computer science for almost two decades, and published five high school textbooks for the Mexican market. While at Johns Hopkins, he has served as instructor for Summer Programs (CTY and CS department), developed the courses Algorithmic Thinking and Embedded Systems Fundamentals, and has been co-instructor of Computer Security Architectures. He has also been research assistant in Physics and Astronomy for Universum, Mexico City’s science center, and IT consultant for the Office of International Students (JHU) and the Law Office of Nava-Garces (Mexico).

 

He received doctoral scholarships from the Fulbright Program, Encyclopedia Britannica and CONACyT (Mexican Council for Science and Technology.) He won the George M. L. Sommerman Award for teaching assistant (JHU) and an honorific mention during the Sixth Graduate Research Symposium at the College of William and Mary. He is member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the IEEE and the ACM.

 

 

Education/ Special Training:

2000 – Present           Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

PhD program in Computer Science

Current research: « Utilization of adaptive testing techniques to detect pre-conceptions affecting introductory programming courses.”

2002 – Present  Cleveland Institute of Electroincs

Associate Degree in Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology

1998 – 2000 Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD

Master of Science and Engineering in Computer Science.

1996  Universum, Science Museum

México City

Diploma on Popularization of Science

1990-1996              Arturo Rosenblueth Foundation

México City

Bachelor in Computer Engineering

Thesis’ title: « Development and implementation of basic algorithms for Audio Signal Processing « .

1994    Maurer Institute

México City

Course on Microelectronics

Others: Short courses on Computers and Education (1997), Telescope Utilization (1996), and Basic Astronomy (1995).

 

Languages:

            English: Good writing/ Good conversation

            Spanish: Good writing/ Good conversation

Experience:

 

             

2005 – 2006    Johns Hopkins University – Center for Talented Youth

Summer instructor of Introduction to Programming. Sites: Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
and Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

 

2000 – 2005    Johns Hopkins University –Department of Computer Science

Summer instructor of Introduction to Programming in C/C++.

 

1999-present  Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Teaching assistant of Computer Systems Fundamentals and Computer Networks

Research assistant of Dr. Masson on studying network simulators for educational purposes.

 

1996 – 1998    Universum, Sciences Museum

México City

Research assistant of the museum’s technical advisor José de la Herrán

 

1996 – 1998    Arturo Rosenblueth Foundation

México City

Faculty staff for undergraduate studies.  Courses taught: Data Structures, File Organization, and Program Design.

 

1990 – 1998    National High School

México City

Instructor of Introduction to Computer Science and Introduction to Programming.

Publications

Programming Language II, Structured programming in C and OOP in C++.   (Textbook for high school).  Publicaciones Cultural, México. Fall 2003. ISBNs: 970-24-0549-1

  “The ethereal information age”. Techno Aspects of  Information Society and New Economy: an Overview. FORMATEX, Spain. March 2003.

Informatics, vols. I and II. (Textbook for high school).  Publicaciones Cultural, México.  Fall 2002.

ISBNs: 970-24-0279-4 (vol. 1, 137pp.) and 970-24-0280-8 (vol. 2, 149pp.).

Introduction to Computing, 2nd ed.  Publicaciones Cultural, México 1997,. 338 pages. Summer 2002.

ISBN: 970-24-0278-6.

Editorial assistant for the guide “Living in Baltimore”, published by the GRO of Hopkins. May 2002.

Computer Science internal reports: Working with Spim (tutorial), Working with Opnet Modeler (tutorial), Basic Programmers guide to Opnet Modeler, five labs for programming projects in Assembler Language, four basic labs to simulate network performance on Opnet, one lab-tutorial to create an Opnet point-to-point network from scratch. Johns Hopkins Computer Science Department, 1999-2002.

Program Construction Manual. Mexican copyright # 167841.  Electronic book (http://www.bibliodgsca.unam.mx/manuales/manual.pdf).  México 2000.

« On numbers, calculators and computers » (essay on computer’s history), Stamps of the Science vol. II FCE, México 1999.  ISBN: 968-166-088-9

 Introduction to Computing.  (Textbook for high school.)  Publicaciones Cultural, México 1997,. 330 pages.

ISBN: 968-439-873-5

Twenty articles about computer technology published in university newspapers and magazines.  University of México, 1996 – 1998.

 Seven papers published in proceedings of Mexican conferences on Computing and Informatics. 1991-1996.

  Twenty one articles published in the students´ magazine « Visión Universitaria » (Most of them about historical aspects of the University of Mexico.)  National High School, México1988 -1999

Awards/Honors:

 

Nomination for the award Leading Educators of the World 2005, by the International Biographical Centre (Cambridge, England), February 2005.

 George M.L. Sommerman Engineering Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for outstanding performance as a teaching assistant within the School of Engineering, JHU, May 5, 2003.

 

Student representing the Computer Science Department for the WSE Annual Report 2002 (September 2002)

 

Fellowships to realize graduate studies within the Johns Hopkins University:

1998 – Present    Computer Science department of the Johns Hopkins University

1998 – Present     Conacyt – México Government

1998 – 2001         Fulbright Program

1998 – 2000         Encyclopedia Britannica

Winner in the contest « Making a book of History of the Science » with a essay about computer’s history.  The contest was sponsored by the Mexican Academy of Sciences, the Presidency’s Council for Sciences and the National Council for Science and Technology. México 1996.

Research assistantship granted by the National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT, México) to work with the investigator José de la Herrán within Mexico City’s Science Museum.

 Bachelor’s thesis defense approved with honors and winner of the IX National Contest for Computer Science Dissertation, bachelor level.  México.1996.

Scholarship granted by Arturo Rosenblueth Foundation for Bachelor studies.  México 1990 – 1995

Medal « Gabino Barreda » granted by University of Mexico for highest GPA during high school.1991

Winner in contest for student’s newspaper. Sponsored by National High School. México 1989

Dr. Vasconcelos got his PhD in John Hopkins University. He has a very successful life in the Academia side. He has contributed greatly to his Fields, by conducting researches and publications; and by guiding students in the path to achieve further educations. He shares the mission of the University and he is determined to do his share, in order to attain, all of the Goals.

 

Jorge Vasconcelos is currently a research scientist at the Institute for Security Information of the Johns Hopkins University, working in the fields of Embedded Computing Security and Computing Fundamentals Education, particularly developing undergraduate educational projects for computer architecture and mentoring students implementing IS&A applications in microcontrollers.

 

He is also an Academic Advisor in Atlantic International University, AIU, and a member of the Academic Council.

 

He received his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (with honors) from the Arturo Rosenblueth Foundation, in Mexico City in 1996, and his M.S.E. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University (May 2000 and 2008, respectively.)

 

His doctoral research focused in four aspects of Computer Science Education: (i) application of the constructivist paradigm to programming instruction, (ii) creation of instruments for early detection of cognitive abilities required in algorithmic problem solving, (iii) study of individual differences to promote differentiated instruction within the computer science classroom, and (iv) design of curricular models focused in problem solving and algorithmic thinking. In the future, he intends to incorporate computer architecture, hardware control, cryptography, and information security, into his research on computer education.

 

Jorge has taught introductory computer science for almost two decades, and published five high school textbooks for the Mexican market. While at Johns Hopkins, he has served as instructor for Summer Programs (CTY and CS department), developed the courses Algorithmic Thinking and Embedded Systems Fundamentals, and has been co-instructor of Computer Security Architectures. He has also been research assistant in Physics and Astronomy for Universum, Mexico City’s science center, and IT consultant for the Office of International Students (JHU) and the Law Office of Nava-Garces (Mexico).

 

He received doctoral scholarships from the Fulbright Program, Encyclopedia Britannica and CONACyT (Mexican Council for Science and Technology.) He won the George M. L. Sommerman Award for teaching assistant (JHU) and an honorific mention during the Sixth Graduate Research Symposium at the College of William and Mary. He is member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the IEEE and the ACM.

 

 

Education/ Special Training:

2000 – Present           Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

PhD program in Computer Science

Current research: « Utilization of adaptive testing techniques to detect pre-conceptions affecting introductory programming courses.”

2002 – Present  Cleveland Institute of Electroincs

Associate Degree in Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology

1998 – 2000 Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD

Master of Science and Engineering in Computer Science.

1996  Universum, Science Museum

México City

Diploma on Popularization of Science

1990-1996              Arturo Rosenblueth Foundation

México City

Bachelor in Computer Engineering

Thesis’ title: « Development and implementation of basic algorithms for Audio Signal Processing « .

1994    Maurer Institute

México City

Course on Microelectronics

Others: Short courses on Computers and Education (1997), Telescope Utilization (1996), and Basic Astronomy (1995).

 

Languages:

            English: Good writing/ Good conversation

            Spanish: Good writing/ Good conversation

Experience:

 

             

2005 – 2006    Johns Hopkins University – Center for Talented Youth

Summer instructor of Introduction to Programming. Sites: Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
and Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

 

2000 – 2005    Johns Hopkins University –Department of Computer Science

Summer instructor of Introduction to Programming in C/C++.

 

1999-present  Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Teaching assistant of Computer Systems Fundamentals and Computer Networks

Research assistant of Dr. Masson on studying network simulators for educational purposes.

 

1996 – 1998    Universum, Sciences Museum

México City

Research assistant of the museum’s technical advisor José de la Herrán

 

1996 – 1998    Arturo Rosenblueth Foundation

México City

Faculty staff for undergraduate studies.  Courses taught: Data Structures, File Organization, and Program Design.

 

1990 – 1998    National High School

México City

Instructor of Introduction to Computer Science and Introduction to Programming.

Publications

Programming Language II, Structured programming in C and OOP in C++.   (Textbook for high school).  Publicaciones Cultural, México. Fall 2003. ISBNs: 970-24-0549-1

  “The ethereal information age”. Techno Aspects of  Information Society and New Economy: an Overview. FORMATEX, Spain. March 2003.

Informatics, vols. I and II. (Textbook for high school).  Publicaciones Cultural, México.  Fall 2002.

ISBNs: 970-24-0279-4 (vol. 1, 137pp.) and 970-24-0280-8 (vol. 2, 149pp.).

Introduction to Computing, 2nd ed.  Publicaciones Cultural, México 1997,. 338 pages. Summer 2002.

ISBN: 970-24-0278-6.

Editorial assistant for the guide “Living in Baltimore”, published by the GRO of Hopkins. May 2002.

Computer Science internal reports: Working with Spim (tutorial), Working with Opnet Modeler (tutorial), Basic Programmers guide to Opnet Modeler, five labs for programming projects in Assembler Language, four basic labs to simulate network performance on Opnet, one lab-tutorial to create an Opnet point-to-point network from scratch. Johns Hopkins Computer Science Department, 1999-2002.

Program Construction Manual. Mexican copyright # 167841.  Electronic book (http://www.bibliodgsca.unam.mx/manuales/manual.pdf).  México 2000.

« On numbers, calculators and computers » (essay on computer’s history), Stamps of the Science vol. II FCE, México 1999.  ISBN: 968-166-088-9

 Introduction to Computing.  (Textbook for high school.)  Publicaciones Cultural, México 1997,. 330 pages.

ISBN: 968-439-873-5

Twenty articles about computer technology published in university newspapers and magazines.  University of México, 1996 – 1998.

 Seven papers published in proceedings of Mexican conferences on Computing and Informatics. 1991-1996.

  Twenty one articles published in the students´ magazine « Visión Universitaria » (Most of them about historical aspects of the University of Mexico.)  National High School, México1988 -1999

Awards/Honors:

 

Nomination for the award Leading Educators of the World 2005, by the International Biographical Centre (Cambridge, England), February 2005.

 George M.L. Sommerman Engineering Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for outstanding performance as a teaching assistant within the School of Engineering, JHU, May 5, 2003.

 

Student representing the Computer Science Department for the WSE Annual Report 2002 (September 2002)

 

Fellowships to realize graduate studies within the Johns Hopkins University:

1998 – Present    Computer Science department of the Johns Hopkins University

1998 – Present     Conacyt – México Government

1998 – 2001         Fulbright Program

1998 – 2000         Encyclopedia Britannica

Winner in the contest « Making a book of History of the Science » with a essay about computer’s history.  The contest was sponsored by the Mexican Academy of Sciences, the Presidency’s Council for Sciences and the National Council for Science and Technology. México 1996.

Research assistantship granted by the National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT, México) to work with the investigator José de la Herrán within Mexico City’s Science Museum.

 Bachelor’s thesis defense approved with honors and winner of the IX National Contest for Computer Science Dissertation, bachelor level.  México.1996.

Scholarship granted by Arturo Rosenblueth Foundation for Bachelor studies.  México 1990 – 1995

Medal « Gabino Barreda » granted by University of Mexico for highest GPA during high school.1991

Winner in contest for student’s newspaper. Sponsored by National High School. México 1989

Amiakhor Ejaeta

Amiakhor Ejaeta

Position: Academic Tutor
Phone: 1 808 450 2749
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

To utilize my educational background, skill sets and professional experience to contribute to the overall success of an organisation as well as advance for my personal growth and career objectives.

academic background

Mustard Seed Computer Training School2012

Certificate in Data Processing
Zenith School Of Computer Studies, Ojo, LagosState2000

Nigerian Institute Of Journalism, Ogba-Ikeja, Lagos 1999

National Open University of Nigeria

Ojo High School, Ojo Lagos

Diploma in Computer Utilization
Diploma in Marketing and Management
B.Sc Accounting
W. A. E. C. / W. A. S. C. E.1992
Experience

Sep. 2012 -2013

SEPT 2007 –NOV. 2010

FEB 2007-SEPT.2007

MAR 2006 –DEC. 2006

NOV. 2003-MAR 2006

NOV. 2002-NOV 2003

ARBITRAGE CONSULT LTD

BLOCK D2, FLAT 2 OROSANYE BLOCK, FINANCE QUARTERS, WUYE, ABUJA

Special Duties Officer, Office of The Managing Consultant

Producing documents, briefing papers, reports and memos;
Organising and attending Meetings and ensuring that the Managing Consultant is well prepared for such meetings
Answering calls and handling queries
Supervising junior staff.
Sourcing and ordering stationery and office equipment,
laising with staff and clients
organizing travel
Preparation of staff salaries

UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (U.B.A)

11/13 WAREHOUSE RD. APAPA [City, ST]

Head, Customer Service Department

Internal/External Customers Management Supervising And Training Of Subordinates
UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (U.B.A)

11/13 WAREHOUSE RD. APAPA [City, ST]

Teller Cashier

Cash/Teller Handling Management

UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (U.B.A)

ADEOLA HOPEWELL BRANCH, VI, LAGOS [City, ST]

Teller Cashier

Cash/Teller Handling Management
UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (U.B.A)

FALOMO BRANCH, IKOYI, LAGOS [City, ST]

Teller Cashier

Cash/Teller Handling Management
UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (U.B.A)

JOS BRANCH, PLATEAU [City, ST]

Bulk Teller/Cashier

Cash/Teller Handling management
1992 – 2000

AZUBUIKE FROZEN FOODS LAGOS.

Cashier/Receptionist [City, ST]

Cash Handling/Management
AWARDs

BEST TELLER 2006

UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA, ADEOLA HOPEWELL VICTORIA ISLAND.

BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE STAFF 2008

UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA,

11/13 WARE HOUSE ROAD APAPA

Interests

Meeting People, Reading,Singing, Etc

skill

High organisational ability
A good communicator
Ability to work with little or no supervisions
Good inter-personal relations
Excellent interpersonal relationship with colleagues,
Good project management experience gained through involvement in development and freelance projects
Highly detail-oriented

Dr. Adesida Oluwafemi

Dr. Adesida Oluwafemi

Position: Academic Tutor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Academic and Professional Qualifications with Dates:

 

Unilorin Primary School              (1989 – 1995)

(Primary School Leaving Certificate)

Unilorin Secondary School          (1995 – 1998)

(Junior Secondary School Certificate)

Cherubim & Seraphim College   (1998 -2001)

(Senior Secondary School Certificate)

University of Ilorin                      (2001 – 2006)

(Department of Linguistics & Nig. Languages)

(Bachelor of Art)

Alliance Française D’Ilorin         (2008)

Certificat E’Etudes Françaises

University of Ilorin                     (2008 – 2012)

(Department of Linguistics & Nig. Languages)

(Master of Art)                           (2009 – 2012)

(Department of Linguistics & Nig. Languages)

(Doctor of Philosophy) `            (2013 – 2018)

 

 

Work Experience with Dates:

 

New Era School.

No 28, North-Bank, Makurdi. Benue State.

Date: Aug., 2006 – Aug., 2007

Post Held: Teacher of English Language and

Literature in English (NYSC)

 

Effective Tutors.

No 10, Flower Garden, G.R.A., Ilorin. Kwara State.

Date: Sept., 2007 – Aug., 2008

Post Held: Teacher of English Language and Literature in English

 

Thomas Adewumi International College.

Oko, Omu-Aran. Kwara State

Date: 11th Jan., 2009 – 4th March, 2011

Post Held: Teacher of English Language and Literature in English

(Cambridge IGCSE, TOFEL, SAT)

 

Muslim Community Centre.

Wuse  Zone 2, Abuja.

Date: 11th March., 2011 – 10th Aug., 2013

Post Held: Teacher of English Language and Literature in English

(Cambridge IGCSE, TOFEL, SAT)

 

 

Glorious Vision International School.

Gaa Imam Road, Odota, Ilorin. Kwara State.

Date: 6th Sept., 2013 – 5th November, 2014

Post Held: Head of Lower School, Teacher of English Language and Literature in English

 

Studypays High School.

www.studypays.com

Date: 5th Jan., 2015 – 27th March, 2015.

Post Held: Head of Department, English Language, Teacher of English Language and Literature in English (Cambridge IGCSE, TOFEL, SAT)

 

Little Angelz School

River Valley Estate.

Date: Sept 2015 – July 2016.

Post Held: Head of Lower School, Teacher of English Language and Literature in English

 

Atlantic International University

900 Fort Street.

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Date: August 2016 – till date.

Post Held: Admission Counsellor

 

Extra-Curricular Activities:

 

Organising events, Playing football, basketball, volleyball, badminton, handball, table

tennis, reading, surfing the Internet and researching

Dr. Olga C. Fontes

Dr. Olga C. Fontes

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

 Olga is an Academic Advisor at AIU. She is a very hard worker, and she always gives her best. These qualities make her the perfect fit for our students, because her passion is to help the students in following their dream of continuing an education. We are very proud to have Olga as part of our team of advisors.

Education/ Special Training:

            Atlantic International University

Honolulu, HI

Bachelor of Business Administration

            University of Maryland

College Park, MD

Undergraduate Studies

o   GFEBS L453E Purchase Orders and Contracts, November 2011

o   Army Readiness Assessment Program, October 2011

o   Annual DoD Information Assurance Awareness Exam, May 2011

o   GFEBS L250E Acquisition Process Overview, January 2011

o   GFEBS L251E Accounts Payable Process Overview, January 2011

o   GFEBS L483 Order Execution, January 2011

o   GFEBS L281E Project Systems Process Overview, January 2011

o   GFEBS L482E Creating and Processing Work Notifications, January 2011

o   GFEBS L280E Plant Maintenance Process Overview, January 2011

o   GFEBS L454E Goods Receipt Processing, January 2011

o   GFEBS L452E Purchase Requisitioning and Approval Workflow, January 2011

o   Awareness Training, October 2010

o   GFEBS L101E GFEBS Overview, November 2010

o   GFEBS L303E Navigation and Reports, December 2010

o   GFEBS L201E Integrated Process Overview, December 2010

o   DoD Information Assurance Awareness, May 2010

o   WAWF – Wide Area Workflow, February 2010

o   DoD Information Assurance Awareness, April 2009

o   WNSF – Portable Electronic Devices and Removable Storage Media, April 2009

o   WNSF – Safe Home Computing Course, April 2009

o   WNSF – Personally Identifiable Information (PII) course, April 2009

o   PRWeb Acquiline, January 2009

o   Annual Refresher PII Training, January 2009

o   Operation Excellence Front Line Employees Program Course, November 2008

o   Computer User Test, May 2008

o   DoD Awareness Assurance Awareness, April 2008

o   Information Assurance Refresher Training, July 2007

Languages:

English: Good Writing/ Good Conversation

French: Good Writing / Good Conversation

German: Good Writing / Good Conversation

Portuguese: Good Writing / Good Conversation

Spanish: Good Writing / Good Conversation

Work/Volunteer Experience:

2004-Present

Atlantic International University

Honolulu, Hi

            Academic Advisor

       U.S. Army

USA

Ordering Officer

       USAG

Ansbach, Germany

Family Housing Quarters Inspector

 USAG

Ansbach, Germany

Sports Assistant and Customer Service

 USAG

Ansbach, Germany

Child Care Educator

Airport Funchal

       Madeira, Portugal

Customer Service Assistant

       Antonio Clemente,  Lda.

Funchal, Madeira

Accountant & Bookeeper

Dr. Edgar Colon

Dr. Edgar Colon

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

  With excellent background in the sciences and medicine, Dr. Colon brings exquisite knowledge and insight into the world of Medicine, Radiology and Health Science. He has been honored with the Southwest Asia Service Medal, for his participation in the Persian Gulf War. Among others of his achievements, is his own published Dissertation work; Dr. Colon has contributed with research, in the area of kids with respiratory disease, implementing new perspectives to the field, and study of this area. At AIU, we are proud to have Faculty such as Dr. Edgar Colon, who bring so much input and dedication to our students.

           

Education/ Special Training:

2004      Atlantic International University, Hawaii, USA

           Doctor of Philosophy,

                        Major in Health Science “Summa Cum Laude”

                        School of Science and Engineering

1998      Medical Science Campus, University of Puerto Rico

           Master in Public Health,

                        Major in Epidemiology

            1992    Bachelor in Health Sciences,

                        Major in Health Services Administration

                        Medical Science Campus, University of Puerto Rico

            1989        Medical Science Campus, University of Puerto Rico

           Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology,

            1999        Medical Science Campus, University of Puerto Rico

           Certificate in Computed Tomography,

             2000    Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging,

                        Medical Imaging Consultant, Inc.

Languages:

Spanish: Good writing / Good conversation /

English: Good writing / Good conversation /

Experience:

2005– Present     Atlantic International University

Honolulu, Hi

Academic Advisor

             07-2001- Present Caribbean Central University of Puerto Rico

            Bayamón, Puerto Rico

            Professor

             11/92 – Present  One Veterans Plaza

            US Veterans Administration Hospital

            San Juan, Puerto Rico

            Radiology Technologist

            07/2001 – Present   Caribbean Central University of Puerto Rico

           Bayamón, Puerto Rico

           Clinical Instructor and Evaluator

           Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

           Certificates Students

            01/2000 – 05/2000 University of the East

            Radiology Technology Program

            Carolina, Puerto Rico

            07/1989 – 11/1992       Pediatric University Hospital

           PR Medical Center

           San Juan, Puerto Rico

           Radiology Technician

            03/1989 – 05/1991   201st. Evacuation Hospital PRANG

            Camp Santiago, Salinas, Puerto Rico

            Patient Administration Specialist

Awards and Publications:

             1992    Persian Gulf Veteran,

                         Southwest Asia Service Medal,

                         W/2 Bronze Stars

            Continuing Education Program Catalog

            Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico

            Dissertations: Appropriate Uses of Contrast Media in Radiology

                       Security Aspects Related with Magnetic Resonance

Research

            Risk Factors for Hospitalization in Infants with Respiratory

            Scinsital  Virus Infection, 1999

            Aeroallergen Evaluation in Homes of Asthmatic Children in

            PR, 2000 Investigator,  Dr. José R. Rodríguez Santana, MD, FAAP

 Other qualifications:

Speaker

             Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico          

             Continuing Education Program

             Conferences: Basic Principles of Computed Tomography

                                  Basic Principles of Magnetic Resonance

                                  Appropriate Uses of Diagnostic Clinic Imaging

              Medical Science Campus, University of Puerto Rico

              Continuing Education Program

              Health Allied Professions

              Conference: Appropriate Uses of X-rays, Computed Tomograph

              and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Collaborator

               Radiologic Technology Program

               Medical Science Campus, University of Puerto Rico

               Curriculums Designer for the Diagnostic Images Bachelor Degree

               Proposal

              Radiologic Technology Program

              Caribbean Central University of Puerto Rico

              Consultant for the Computed Tomography and Magnetic

              Resonance Certificates

              Consultant for the Diagnostic Images Bachelor Degree Proposal

              Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

              Puerto Rico Council of Higher Education

              Consultant for the Bachelor in Health Sciences with a

              Concentration in Computed Tomography and Magnetic

              Resonance Imaging, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico,

              Ponce PR

Dr. Lucia Gorea

Dr. Lucia Gorea

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

  Dr. Lucia Gorea is an award-winning poet, widely published writer, literary translator and English/ESL professor. Lucia is the author of several poetry and English specialty books, such as ESL Games and Classroom Activities-An Interactive Activity Book for All Ages, (Llumina Press), Welcome to America! A Practical Guide to Life Survival Skills, (Authorhouse), and Journey Through My Soul,(First Choice Books), a collection of love and mystical poems. With degrees in Philology, English, French, and Education, Dr. Gorea has taught extensive courses in English Literature and English as a Second Language in universities and colleges across the United States, Canada, and Europe. We at AIU are very proud of having Lucia as part of our faculty.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Faculty and Academic Advisor at Atlantic International University
  • Teacher Trainer in TESL, Vancouver, Canada
  • More than twenty years’ experience of teaching English/ESL and Education, courses  to adults, as well managing positions such as coordinator, academic advisor and director
  • Language, Literacy and Curriculum developer at Mosaic Language Centre
  • Supervises/Advises  TESL students and helps them with lesson planning and curriculum designs
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, efficient and extremely organized
  • Monitors student progress and submits reports in a timely manner
  • Works extremely well under pressure and without supervision
  • Key note speaker at Language Professionals: The 8th Symposium of Translation, Interpretation and Terminology, Havana, Cuba, 2012: Lost in Translation: Beyond Words
  • Poet and writer of fiction and non-fiction, as well as translator with 14 books published and available on amazon.com and other online book retailers

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ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:

  • Faculty/Academic Advisor – Atlantic International University, USA, 2007-present (online)
  • Lecturer/Faculty – English Language Institute, UBC (Fridays only) 2006- present
  • English Instructor at MOSAIC Language Centres, Vancouver, 2011 – present (online and classroom teaching)
  • TESL Instructor and Curriculum Developer at Western Town College, Vancouver, 2006-2007
  • English Instructor/Director- Portland Community College, Portland, OR   1998-2004 (both online and classroom teaching)
  • English Professor– Marylhurst University, Portland, OR   2000 (online and classroom teaching)

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EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D. in English and Education, Atlantic International University
  • B.A/Professional Certification in Teaching English as a Second Language, Canada
  • M.A. /Diploma in English and Philology, University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Society of Translators and Interpreters BC (STIBC) – Certified Translator and Interpreter
  • Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council (CTTIC) Translator and Interpreter
  • ELSA Professional Development, Canada

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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES:

  • TESL Canada, Vancouver, BC
  • CASAS Assessment Workshop for Adult Basic Education Instructors-Salem, Oregon
  • Certificate of Completion – Civics, Oregon Professional Development
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Valuing Diversity and Multiculturalism- Mt. Hood Community College
  • Accent Modification Course for ESL Instructors- Portland, Oregon
  • Heron Books Reading Certificate for Elementary Teachers-Portland, Oregon
  • Heron Books Mathematics Certificate for Elementary Teachers –Portland, Oregon

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

 

  • BC TEAL-Teaching English as a Second Language, Vancouver, BC
  • Federation of Canadian Poets, Toronto, ON

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PUBLISHED BOOKS: Fiction and Non-fiction

 

  • Dracula-Count of Darkness – Historical fiction – Black Opal Books, 2015
  • Yukon, the Polar Bear – Publish America, 2010
  • Speak English for Success – ESL Conversations, Dialogues and Topics, First Choice Books, 2008
  • Journey Through My Soul, Selected Poems, First Choice Books, 2006
  • ESL Games and Classroom Activities. An Interactive Activity Book for All Ages, Llumina Press, 2005
  • Welcome to America! A Practical Guide to Life Survival Skills. Case Studies,  Authorhouse, 2004
  • Poetry and Fairy Tales – Eight literary translations

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COORDINATOR OF MULTICULTURAL EVENTS:

 

  • Founder and host of multilingual/multicultural poetry reading series, Poetry Around the World, at Indigo – West Vancouver, BC
  • Founder and host of multicultural reading series, Poetry Around the World, at  Chapters -Vancouver, BC
  • Coordinator of multicultural workshop at Borders -Beaverton, OR

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AWARDS:

 

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Excellence in Teaching, Mt. Hood Community College
  • Shakespeare Trophy of Excellence, Famous Poets Society
  • Distinguished Poet and Writer Award, Richmond, BC
  • Outstanding Achievement in Poetry, International Society of Poets
  • Presidents’ Award for Literary Excellence, National Author’s Registry
  • International Poetry of Merit Award, International Library of Poets
  • Editor’s Choice Award, International Library of Poets

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COMPUTER SKILLS:

 

  • Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Front Page, Office Desktop and Surfing the Web

Languages:

        English: Excellent writing / excellent communication

        French: Good writing / Good communication

        Spanish:  Fair writing / Fair communication

        Romanian: Excellent writing / excellent communication

        Hungarian: Good writing / Good communication

         Chinese: Basic Communication

Dr. Nilani Ljunggren

Dr. Nilani Ljunggren

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Nilani Ljunggren De Silva, PhD

Researcher

 

EDUCATION:           Ph.D. in Human & Social Science, Atlantic International University, USA (2008)

MA in International Pedagogy Stockholm University

MA in Mass Communication, Leicester University, UK

Sociology Bachelor and Magister, Stockholm University

SPECIALIZATIONS: DevelopmentEducation, Post Conflict Studies, Women studies, Gender, Decentralisation, Globalisation, Migration, Governance, Democracy, Human Right framework to analyse Education, Diversity and teacher education, Inclusive education, Civil Society & Social and cultural Capital.

 

Computer skills:         Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook,

and familiar with Microsoft Project.

PUBLICATIONS:

Books:

2005            Documentary Novel: Monsoon Dream/

Woman’s battle in Conflicts: (Book Surge Publishing USA

2nd edition: Vijitha Yapa Publishing, Sri Lanka

2008                             Abuse of Immigrant Brides: How to tackle the Problem?

                   (Publisher: Stockholm University)

Work in progress          Comparative Study: Girls Education in Post Conflict:

                   Sierra Leone & Liberia- PhD Thesis (Atlantic International

                   University Publication, USA)

                                            Female Voices from the Battle Field in Liberia

                                            Ethnographic Field work-composing as poetries

Articles                                Flickors kamp för utbildning I Liberia

                                            Education in Post Conflict countires-African Affairs –Focus Africa published in May 2009.

Papers

Present at               Södertörns University- Stockholm

International           Nordic Seminar on Social Movements

Conferences:         “Women Migration & Social Mobility”

 

                    Nordic African Institute- Uppsala

“Female Circumcision & Polygamy: Young women

Challenges culture in Post war transition: Liberia & Sierra

Leone”

                   Nordic Africa Institute –Denmark

                   “Millennium Development Goals

                   Challenges & Possibilities”

                   SIDA- Global Challenge in Research Corporation

         “A Gender Framework for Education Policy Dialogues:

Women, Education & Development

Lectures:                     Feminist analysis on Field of Gender, Development & Education: Institute of International Education

University of Stockholm

 

Work Experiences:

2008-2009       Researcher, Stockholm University

2008-2009                          Open University Sri Lanka, Visiting Lecturer & Course designer masters level in sociology

2008                Scholarship holder programme Office

SIDA, Sweden

2008                            Guest Researcher at Nanjala

                                   University, Sierra Leone (June-Aug)

2008-10-16                  Scholarship Holder, Nordic African University

                   (September-October, 2008)

2004-2008                          Link Publishing, Book Reviewer and Publishing Coordinator (parallel with PhD programme)

2001-2002                          Worked as an Administrator at Botswana Embassy.

1995-2000                          Worked as a Media Researcher in the Columbus Publishing Company- publishing House, in London, UK.

1990- 1995                         Work as a Press and Public Relation Officer at Sri Lanka Embassy in Stockholm- Liaison with various relevant NGOs and developed assistant organisation: SIDA, DANIDA and FINNIDIA.

1986-1989               Worked as a Project Assistant at USAID in Sri Lanka-US Embassy, mainly dealt with development projects funded by USA in rural areas in Sri Lanka.

Voluntary work:                 Work as a voluntary for the Red Cross (prison visits) in Sweden followed two Red Cross voluntary courses.

                                           

                                            Work with women shelter movement in Stockholm

Dr. Mohammad Shaidul

Dr. Mohammad Shaidul

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Mohammad is one of our Academic Advisors at AIU. He has multiple degrees in the field of Chemical Engineering and has assisted students in the past in this field. He has been working as an Academic Advisor at AIU, USA since November 2013 and has supervised more than 50 students (chemical and environmental disciplines of B.Sc, Msc, and Ph.D courses) in completing their academic program at AIU. We are very proud to have Mohammad as part of our faculty team.

Education/ Special Training:

 

 

            Atlantic International University

Academic Advisor

 

PhD in Chemical Engineering

 

Chalmers University of Technology

MSc in Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology

BSc in Chemical Engineering

           

Languages:

 

English: Good Writing/ Good Conversation

French: Good Writing/ Good Conversation

Swedish: Good Writing/ Good Conversation

 

 

Work/Volunteer Experience:

 

2004-Present

Atlantic International University

Honolulu, HI

Academic Advisor

 

University of Sydney

Teaching Assistant

      

Undergraduate Course Tutor

Chemical Engineer

 

Scientific Officer

 

 

Projects Completed:

 

  1. Experimental work and modeling of membrane ozonation process for the separation of Endocrine Disruption Chemicals (EDCs) from water and waste water at The Kong University of science and Technology (HKUST), jointly finance by UGC, Hong Kong and Veolia Environment, France.
  2. Transmission losses characterization and minimization in biodegradable Microstructured Polymer Optical Fiber (MPOF) at the department of chemical engineering collaboration with Optical Fiber Technology Centre (OFTC), University of Sydney, AUSTRALIA.
  3. Mathematical modeling of Biofilm for biological Waste water treatment at the University of Sydney.
  4. Master’s thesis on: “Supercritical Water Oxidation of sewage sludge/waste water treatment for the 21st century in South Asia studied by ASPEN simulation”. I have also conducted a case study on the limit of district heating in Gothenburg-studied by life cycle methodology (LCA). This was a study on environmental performance of a particular process.
  5. In my Undergraduate Thesis I successfully completed my thesis on SIMULATION OF GAS PROCESSING PLANT by HYSIS SIMULATOR. I have designed a 40 MT/D Toilet soap plant taking Lever brothers as a model.

ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS:

  • Member, Sveriges Ingenjörer (The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers) (Membership ID: 10552647)
  • Member, Institute of Engineers Bangladesh, IEB (M-18815)
  • Members, Chalmers ingenjör förening (Sweden)

Web site links for his publications are:

  1. Bookhttps://www.lap-publishing.com/catalog/details//store/ru/book/978-3-659-51253-7/ozonolysis-technique-to-treat-endocrine-disruption-chemicals(LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, OmniScriptum GmbH & Co. KG, Germany)

 

Journals:

  1. https://sites.google.com/site/photonxing/home/journal-of-water-research(Journal of Water Research, Photon, Impact Factor: 3.15)
  2. http://www.banglajol.info/index.php/JCE/article/view/7238(Journal of Chemical Engineering, IEB, DOI: 10.3329/jce.v25i0.7238)
  3. https://sites.google.com/site/photonjournalresearch/home/journal-of-water-research(Journal of Water Research, Photon, Impact Factor: 3.15)
  4. http://ejournalofsciences.org/archive/vol2no10/vol2no10_12.pdf(International Journal of Science and Technology, IJST)
  5. http://ejournalofsciences.org/archive/vol2no4/vol2no4_12.pdf(International Journal of Science and Technology, IJST)
  6. http://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=64428(Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology (IJOGCT), 2014. Impact Factor: 0.43)
Dr. Randall Raus

Dr. Randall Raus

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Randall is an Academic Advisor at AIU. He is a very hard worker, and always gives the best of himself. These qualities make him the perfect fit for our students, because his passion is to help the students to follow their dream of continuing an education. We are very proud to have Randall as part of our team of advisors.

Education/Special Training

            2009 Atlantic International University

Ph.D. Computer Engineering

            California State University at Long Beach (CSULB)

1993 – Masters Computer Engineering

            1985 – Bachelors Computer Science & Engineering

            1970 – Bachelors Mathematics

Languages:

            English: Good Writing / Good Conversation

 

Experience:

            2009- Present Atlantic International University

Academic Advisor

1996-2009
Freelance Technical Editor/Writer

            Computer Consultant

1985-1996
Telecommunications Engineer – VoCal Telecommunications

1975-1982
Statistician – City of Detroit

Published Books (Research & Education Association):

 

            2002 – The Best Test Preparation for the Engineer in Training Exam

            2001 – Super Review of Computer Networks

            2000 – Java Super Review

            1998 – Essentials of Computer Science II

            1997 – Essentials of Computer Science I

Dr. Darian Schiffman

Dr. Darian Schiffman

Position: Academic Advisor
Phone: 1 800 993 0066
Email: [email protected]
Categories: Academy, AIU Staff
Location: Honolulu, United States

Silvia is one of our Academic Advisors at AIU. As an alumni she knows firsthand how our programs works and has the ability to help our students succeed in achieving their goals. She is a great fit to our academic team and we are proud to have her.

 

Education/ Special Training:

 

 

            Atlantic International University
Doctorate in Political Science

 

Atlantic International University
Master in Political Science

Atlantic International University
Bachelor in Political Science

 

Certificate in Strategic Planning- Attorney College of Guatemala
 Seminar in « National Security Planning Workshop- NSPW »-
National Defense University Studies, in Washington, D.C.

Seminar in « Evaluation of Strategic Security Plan Objectives of the Nation »
National Defense University, Washington, D.C

Political Defense and Strategy Course
National Defense University, Washington, D.C

 Seminar in « Progress of the National Security System »
National Defense University, Washington, D.C

Certificate in National Security Systerm Functions

 

Languages:

 

Italian: Good Writing/ Good Conversation
Spanish: Good Writing/ Good Conversation

 

 

Work/Volunteer Experience:

 

2004-Present

Atlantic International University
Honolulu, HI

Academic Advisor

 

Centurion Security
Consultant and Marketing Manager

Advisor of the Planning Advisory Commission and the National Security Council

National Defense University
Vice-president of the Alumni Association

      

National Defense University
Investigative Assistant in Security


       INEES
Subdirector to the International Corporation and Academic Development

 

INAP
Professional Advisor

Educational Ministry in Germany
Public Worker

TRANSFAIR Products
      Spinnrad Employee

Universidad Popular of Stuttgart, Germany
Spanish Professor

       Universidad Popular of Friedberg, Germany
       Spanish Professor

 

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