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|Volume 11 Edition 3: November 2011 Emily Holmes, Editor|
International Visitors from Sweden
Visiting Scholar from Iran
The Bryan School of Business and Economics would like to introduce their new visiting international scholar, Dr. Farhad Hassanzadeh, from Iran. Dr. Hassanzadeh will be at UNCG for one year working under the supervision of Dr. Hamid Nemati in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management. His appointment is a joint partnership between UNCG and the New Breed Logistics Corporation where he will apply his experience and expertise to develop state of the art business analytics methodologies. Dr. Hassanzadeh received his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. Sharif University, which has a student body of about 10,000, recently appeared in the Times Higher Education's list of the world's top universities for 2011-2012 and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in technology, engineering, and physical sciences. Dr. Hassanzadeh’s major research interest lies in the field of mathematical optimization. He has extensive professional experience in business logistics in the automotive industry and has published research papers in several international scholarly journals including OMEGA, Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Dr. Hassanzadeh is accompanied by his wife, Mojedeh, who is an accomplished architect. Dr. Hassanzadeh‘s office is located at 386 Bryan Building. Please stop by and say hello!
International Scholar visits UNCG
Dr. Ehrich has been in academia for 19 years and prior to that she spent two and a half years teaching in secondary schools in Queensland. At QUT, she is the area of interest coordinator for Leadership and Management within the Masters of Education and a member of the Doctor of Education teaching team. Her two main research areas are school leadership and mentoring for professionals.
Dr. Ehrich is also an accomplished writer with an extensive list of publications. Her most recent publication is Australian School Leadership Today: Issues and Trends, which was published in 2009 and co-authored by N. Cranston. This edited book is a collection of chapters on school leadership in Australia written by Australian academics. It is one of a small number of books available on school leadership within an Australian context. Dr. Ehrich has also received numerous awards and offered professional development services and classes in many other countries throughout the world. We would like to welcome Dr. Ehrich to the UNCG community!