Cyber Security Awareness Day. TSU Tech Building Rm 129 & 133, October 28th 2017, 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Free of charge with Lunch.
Transportation Safety: Challenges for Continuing Improvement
Chairman of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
15:00 – 16:30, Thursday, February 16, 2017 Room 148 at Science Building
The National Transportation Safety Board is the federal agency that investigates transportation accidents, determines the cause, and issues recommendations to prevent them from happening again. Transportation safety has generally been improving, except recently on our nation’s highways, and NTSB investigations have revealed several longstanding issues – namely, operator fatigue, distraction, and impairment — that must be addressed in order to continue improving safety. That will lead to the discussion of another issue – automation – that could theoretically help address the first three issues by reducing or eliminating the role of the human operator. However, several decades of automation development in various transportation modes, primarily aviation, as well as the recent introduction of automation onto our streets and highways, have demonstrated that automation introduces several of its own challenges. These challenges will be discussed, along with opportunities for learning from the successes and failures of prior automation experience to inform the process of automating cars, trucks, and buses.
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Perspective of IoT-based Healthcare Systems
Department of Electrical Engineering National Taipei University of Technology
15:00 – 16:30, Thursday, February 2nd , 2017 Room 148 at Science Building
Texas Southern University.
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The Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) Research Lab hosts a state-of-the-art experimental research facility for WSN. The test-bed facility is used for the prototyping and evaluation of developed protocol solutions and serves as a basis for the development of novel mobile context aware services and applications. The test-bed consists of wireless sensor and actuator nodes that can be organized in different network topologies and individually configured for various experiments and uses the backbone infrastructure of the Wireless Network Test-bed.
The WSN Research Lab conducts research mainly on the problems at the network and application layer of various wireless ad hoc networks including smart grid communication networks (SGCNs), wireless mesh networks (WMNs), wireless multimedia sensor networks (WMSNs), online-social networks (OSNs) and underwater acoustic sensor networks (UWSNs). Specifically, researchers are working on energy efficiency, security, privacy, routing, graph mining, key management, connectivity, node placement, clustering, coverage, fault- tolerance, and QoS problems in these networks.
Wireless Sensor Networks provide a new paradigm for sensing and disseminating information from various environments, with the potential to serve many and diverse applications. Current WSNs typically communicate directly with a centralized controller or satellite. Students trained in this Lab will know how to make use of sensor related technology to make the world work as it does. Employment in the WSN technology field includes jobs such as Wireless Communication Technician, Sensor Networking Technician, Data Communications Technician, Systems Engineer, Website Administrator, Unix System Administrator, Java programmer, Database Administrator, Database developer, Computer Artist, Website Coder, Data Management Analyst just to name a few.
WSNs have garnered a considerable amount of attention over last half a decade, primarily due to the unique applications they enable. However, there is an important constraint on the operation of such networks – the energy source at sensors. Except for environments where an energy source can be harnessed in a low cost manner, the very survivability of WSNs depends upon how energy efficient the sensors operate while performing their required functions.
The Web Development Lab will offer a full range of professional web services, including:
Our professional artists and programmer collaborate to deliver stunning websites that meet the individual requirements of our clients. Whether you’re looking for a traditional TSU look with a few tweaks, or a highly creative identity, the Web Lab is here to help build a site that is both visually compelling, and in compliance with all University Web Standards. Web Development Laboratories tend to be scientific areas in the science industry which are used to appoint, carry through, or address assessment results.
UNIX was created in the 1970s by AT&T’s Bell Laboratories and has gone through design evolutions by both universities and companies. After more than 30 years of use, the UNIX operating system is still regarded as one of the most powerful, versatile, and flexible operating systems. Its popularity hinges on its simplicity, open standards design, its ability to run on a wide variety of machines, and its portability.
The second track, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Computer Networks Concentration, is for students who plan to have in-depth knowledge of today’s rapidly growing field of Computer Networks. Once they graduate, students pursuing this track will be ready to apply for leading industry certificates such as the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate which improves their competitiveness in today’s challenging job market where networking is an essential ingredient of almost every business.
The mission of our networking paradigm is to explore, design, develop, and study reliable, scalable, self-managing networks and systems. We have two goals: to engage in fundamental research that improves the state-of-the-art in networked systems design; and to help IT professionals build and deploy compelling networking concepts. Research spans mobile and wireless networks; wide area internet systems and protocols; datacenter, enterprise and home networks, network monitoring, inference, diagnosis, and network performance improvements and analysis. Research can investigate new connectivity paradigms emphasizing scenario-based research with rapid prototyping so that researchers can experiment with actual systems.
The Integrated Development Environment (IDE)Lab is designed to teach students how real- world problems can be solved using computer programming languages. Concepts and techniques covered include:
Data Representation and Number Systems Basic Components of Computer Systems Problem Solving Strategies
The IDE Lab will provide an environment that allows developers to gain awareness of each others activities within the collaborative software development space. The purpose of Collide is to allow software developers/collaborators a view of highly compact visualizations of each others actions on the source code artifacts which they are working on. Some possible applications of Collide include any software development project made up of two or more developers although we do not have to limit the scope to more than one developer as a fair bit of the information provided by Collide would be useful to single developer projects as well.
The mission of this IDE Lab is to explore, design, develop, and study reliable, scalable, self- managing systems. We have two goals: to engage in fundamental research that improves the state-of-the-art in IDE systems design; and to help IT professionals build and deploy compelling networking concepts. Research can span mobile and wireless networks; wide area internet systems and protocols; datacenter, enterprise, and home networks, network monitoring, inference, and diagnosis, and network performance improvements and analysis.
This lab’s main focus is:
Advanced programming techniques and data structures including tables, linked lists, queues and stacks, abstract data types, recursion, searching and sorting, hashing, binary trees.
External storage devices, file organization, file processing techniques.
Theory and current practices in database management systems, database design, data modeling and normalization, query optimization, functional dependencies, data integrity, and data security.
Data organizational models, including hierarchical and networked, with relational and semantic models stressed.
Traditionally, databases contain data that are both exact and highly structured. However, many modern applications (e.g., sensor networks, satellite images, Web text extraction) require the storage of data that have neither of these characteristics. The data may have contradictory pieces of information, and could be of only uncertain correctness. Dealing with uncertain data in an effective and systematic manner is a challenging and important issue that requires solutions for many different problems; for example, modeling of uncertain or probabilistic data, semantics for querying, and efficient query-evaluation algorithms.
Databases make sense, they bring and maintain order, they force the user to think in a very logical and linear path, and they are flexible. A database is truly an invaluable tool for any organization. There are a lot of research opportunities.
The Computer Literacy Lab is involved with training students in the fundamental concepts of computing: how computers work, what they can do, and how they can be used effectively. Topics covered in this laboratory are the following:
Computers have touched every part of our lives: the way we work, the way we learn, the way we live, even the way we play. It almost is impossible to go through a single day without encountering a computer, a device dependent on a computer, information produced by a computer, or a word that was introduced or whose meaning has changed with the advent of computers. Because of the significance of computers in today’s world, it is important to be computer literate. Being computer literate means you have knowledge and understanding of computers and their uses.
Education and Training
B.A and M. S., Computer Science – Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
PH.D Urban Planning and Environmental Policy – Texas
Southern University ,Houston, TX
EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATES
SCRIPTING, COLDFUSION SCRIPTING, CRISTAL REPORTS DBA WEB-DEVELOPMENT,
ORACLEPLSQL, VBSCRIPTS, HTTP ADMINISTRATION ( WEB-SERVER), CGI CONECTIVITY
TO WEB-SITE FORMS TO DIFFERENT SOFTWARE,COBOL, C AND C++, DBA NETWORKING
TUNING ( WINDOWS AND UNIX SYSTEMS ), MICROSOFT APPLICATIONS
Database development for web-applications, Geographic Information Systems
(GIS) , Computer Ethics and the Law, Homeland Security, Intelligent
Transportation Systens ( ITS) and Wireless Sensor Networks, Urban
Technology, Computational Ecology and Environmental Science, Global
Ecosystem Function, SenseWEB ( peer produced sensor network),
Computer-Mediated Living ( socio-digital systems) , Technology vs Urban
Cities, Urban Planning and Technology
Certifications: CCNA, CCNI, MCP, A+, NET+
PI, NSF ATE start up grant to enhance Biomedical Equipment
Technician Program, $50,000
co-PI working on a curriculum development project An Innovative
Approach to Learning via Peer-to-Peer Undergraduate Mentoring in
Engineering Technology Laboratories funded by NSF in collaboration with
the Team of Engineering Technology Professors at the University of Houston,
PI, Digital Equipment Corporation start up grant for Mini/micro
Computer Technology Program, $50,000
National Merit Scholar