Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Faculty


A B C D F G H J K L M N O P R S T W Y Z

Listed below are the full-time faculty, emeritus faculty and academic staff of Indiana Tech with the year of initial appointment given in parentheses.

A

Said Abushamleh (2020)

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Hashemite University, 2007
M.S., Lund University, 2009
Ph.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2015

Ahmad Afaneh (2022)

Associate Professor of Computer Engineering
B.S., An-Najah National University, 2004
M.S., RWTH Aachen University, 2007
Ph.D., University of Nottingham, 2011

Zakariya Al-Hamouz (2019)

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Yarmouk University
M.S., Jordan University of Science and Technology
Ph.D., King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Timothy Allwein (2000)

Associate Professor of Business
B.A., Indiana University, 1979
M.B.A., Indiana University, 1980
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, 1986
Certified Human Resource Specialist (CHRS)
Certified Employer Rights & Responsibilities Professional (CERRP)
Certified Workers’ Compensation Professional (CWCP)

Gail Amstutz (2015)

Professor of Practice
B.S., Indiana University, 1993
M.B.A., Taylor University, 2005
Certified Public Accountant

B

Tammy Barker (2022)

Online Professor of Practice 
B.A. Mathematics, University of South Florida, 1995
M.A. Mathematics, University of South Florida, 1996

Kevin Bottomley (2020)

Associate Dean, College of Business - Graduate & PhD Programs 
Assistant Professor of Global Leadership
B.S., Guilford College
M.P.A., University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Ph.D., North Carolina A & T State University

Justin Boyce (2010)

Professor of Psychology 
B.S., University of the Virgin Islands, 1994
M.A., University of the Virgin Islands, 1996
Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2000

Lisa Brown (2012)

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., University of Phoenix, 2006
M.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2008
Certified Public Accountant

Jonathan Brownlee (2019)

Assistant Professor of English
Co-Director, Writing Center
B.A., Bethel College, 2007
M.A., Indiana University, 2009
PhD., Bowling Green State Unviersity, 2020

Crysta Burke (2020)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
BS, Purdue University, 1997
MA, University of Saint Francis, 2018

Sridhar Budhi (2021)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.Sc., University of Madras, 2002
M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology, 2005
M.S., University of South Dakota, 2010
Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines, 2015

C

Margaret A. Canales (2001)

Associate Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.S.M.E., Tri-State University, 1985
M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University, 1992
Ph.D., Columbus University, 2001
Certified Instructor by the National Institute of Standards and Technology

Christina Clarke (2022)

Online Professor of Practice 
B.G.S., Indiana University, 1998
M.L.S., Indiana University, 2010

Eve-Lynn Clarke (2022) 

Associate Dean, College of Business- Undergraduate Programs 
Associate Professor of Business 
B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology 
M.B.A., Indiana University 
CISA, Certified Information Systems Auditor
CGEIT, Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information Technology 
CRISC, Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control
CFSA, Certified Financial Services Auditor 
CRMA, Certified in Risk Management Assurance 

D

Sharon Drapala (2022)

Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., University of California - Santa Cruz
D.C., Palmer College

Carrie Duke (2018)

Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Saint Francis, 2000
M.A., Indiana University-Purdue University, 2007
Ph.D., Ball State University, 2017

Michael Dunne-Steece (2018)

Assistant Professor of Human Services and Psychology
B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2014
M.S.Ed., Indiana University, 2017

Steve Dusseau (1996)

Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.S., Michigan Technological University, 1989
M.B.A., Northwest Missouri State University, 1993
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1996

Craig Dyer (2006)

Associate Professor of Sports Management
B.S., Indiana State University, 1995
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2004
Graduate Certificate, Southern New Hampshire University, 2011

E

Karl W. Einolf (2017)

President
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1989
M.S., John Hopkins University, 1994
Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1999

F

Angie Fincannon (2018)

Dean of College of Business 
B.S., Ball State University, 1983
M.A., Ball State University, 1989
Ed.D., Ball State University, 2005

Norma Friedman (1978)

Professor Emeritus
B.S., University of Massachusetts, 1976
M.Ed., Antioch Graduate Center, 1978
M.A., Columbia University, 1985
Ed.D., Columbia University, 1988

Shane Fudge (2018)

Assistant Professor of Sports Management
B.J & B.A., Carleton University
M.A., University of Ottawa
Ph.D., University of Canberra, Australia

G

Margot Geagon (2020)

Associate Professor of Business
BA, Business Administration, Western New Mexico University, 1999
Master’s Endorsement, Portland State University
MPA, Portland State University, 2002
MBA, Marylhurst University, 2003
Ph.D., Walden University, 2009

Julie Good (2018)

Professor of Biology
B.A., Hanover College, 1988
M.S., Georgia State University, 1991
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Anne Gull (2020)

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Chemistry
B.S. Chemistry, St. Francis College, 1990
Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, Purdue University, 1995

H

Jerome Heaven (2005)

Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of the West Indies, 1998
M.S., Temple University, 2000

J

Rex W. Joyner (1990)

Professor of Physics
B.S., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 1980
M.S., University of Notre Dame, 1983
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1988

K

Crystal Karn

Associate Professor of Marketing and Management
B.A., Purdue University, 2004
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2009
Ph.D., Indiana Tech, 2013

Thomas E. Kaplan

Professor of Practice
B.S., Ohio Northern University, 1987
M.B.A., Baldwin Wallace University, 1991
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997

Udite (Don) Katugampola (2021)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Colombo, 2002
M.S., Southern Illinois University, 2007
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2011

Lisa Kindred (2012)

Online Professor of Practice 
Associate Professor of Business
B.S., Rutgers University, 2000
M.H.R.M, Rutgers University, 2001
Ph.D. Indiana Institute of Technology, 2015
Senior Professional in Human Resources

Stacie Kreinbrink (2018)

Professor of Practice of Health Information
A.A.S. Owens Community College, 2005
B.S., University of Toledo, 2007
M.B.A., University of Toledo, 2010
M.Ed., University of Toledo, 2013

L

Melissa Lavin (2019)

Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of North Carolina, 1992
M.S., Old Dominion University, 2997

Brian Lewandowski (2008)

Director of Software Engineering
Associate Professor of Software Engineering
B.S., Indiana Tech, 2008
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2010

Scott Liebhauser (2018)

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dean of Online Learning
A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force
B.S., Park University, 2001
M.A., Spring Arbor University, 2008
Ph.D., Regent University, 2017

Dominic Lombardo (2013)

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Pre-Law Programs
B.S., Ball State University, 1980
M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University, 1999

Joshua Long (2013)

Professor of Economics
B.A., Wadhams Hall Seminary-College, 2002
M.A., Walsh College, 2004
A.A., Christendom College, 2005
Ph.D., Capella University, 2007
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2015

Staci Lugar Brettin (2012)

Professor Marketing and Management
B.A., Ball State University, 1995
M.B.A., Bethel College, 2003
D.B.A., Anderson University, 2011

M

Steve M. Malloris (2002)

Associate Professor of English, Humanities, and Communication
Director, Indiana Tech Honors Program
B.A., Indiana University, 1976
M.L.S., Indiana University, 1999
M.A., Butler University, 2008
M.A., California State University at Dominguez Hill, 2016

Martin Mansfield (1984)

Professor Emeritus
B.S., University of Iowa, 1982
M.S., Ball State University, 1992

Stephanos Mavromoustakos (2019)

B.S., Nova Southeastern University, 1994
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 1994
MIBA, Nova Southeastern University, 2000
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2000
Ph.D., University of Cyprus, 2006

Susan McGrade (2002)

Professor of English and Humanities
B.A., Earlham College, 1996
M.A., Indiana University, 2002
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2012

Naga Musunuri (2018)

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, 2009
M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2010
Ph.D., New Jersey institute of Technology, 2017

N

Anna Nagle (2018)

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, 2005
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, 2015

O

Saeed Onsorynezhad (2022)

Assistant Professor of Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering
B.S., University of Guilan, 2010
M.S., Arak University, 2014
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University- Carbondale, 2021

Maximo Ortega (2006)

Associate Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.S., Chihuahua Institute of Technology, 1982
M.S., Research and Advanced Studies Center, 1990
M.S., Juarez institute of Technology, Mexico, 1995
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 2001

P

Megan Patton (2022)

Director of Health Information Management & Health Information Technology 
Professor of Practice 
B.S., Univeristy of Cincinnati
M.Ed., University of Cincinnati
Ed.D., Nebraska Methodist College

Jack Phlipot (2005)

Coordinator of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering
B.S., Bowling Green State University, 1986
M.B.A., Indiana Tech, 2004

R

Cortney Robbins (2007)

Professor of English and Humanities
B.A. Ball State University, 2004
M.A. Ball State University, 2007
Ph.D. Ball State University, 2019

Beth A. Robinson (2002)

Associate Professor of Recreation Therapy
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University, 1992
M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2000

Carrie Rodesiler (2018)

Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Michigan State University, 2004
M.A., Michigan State University, 2008

David Rumsey (2011)

Associate Dean, Talwar College of Engineering
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Purdue University, 1999
M.S., Purdue University, 2001
Ph.D., Bowling Green University, 2012

S

Robert Savage (1975)

Professor Emeritus
B.A., Grinnell College, 1964
M.A., University of Iowa, 1966
Ph.D., Ohio University, 1976

James Schaffer (1997)

Professor of Business Administration
B.A., Oral Roberts University, 1997
M.S., Oklahoma State University, 1981
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2000

Ying Shang (2021)

Dean, College of Engineering and School of Computer Sciences
B.S., Shandong University, 1998
M.S., University of Notre Dame, 2003
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2006

Amy L. Shank (2017)

Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Illinois at Champaign - Urbana, 1993
M.S., Purdue University, 1995

Brad Shank (2002)

Associate Professor of Computer-Aided Design
B.S., Purdue University, 1990
M.A., Ball State University, 1995

Terri Shaw (2013)

Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Purdue University, 2004
M.S.Ed., Indiana University, 2008
Ph.D., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2020

Courtney Shull (2015)

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Defiance College, 2005
M.A., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005

Alexander Sinelnikov (2020)

Assistant Professor of Biology
M.S., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1994
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2000

Arthur E. Snyder (2003)

President Emeritus
Adjunct Professor- Ph.D. in Global Leadership

Donald Stafford (2016)

          Assistant Professor of Information Technology
          B.S., Ball State University, 1991
          M.S., Western Governor’s University, 2015
          Certified Netware Engineer
          Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
          Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
          Certified Netware Administrator

Yun Su (2016)

Associate Professor of Mathematics
A.S., Harold Washington College, 2007
B.S., University of Illinois, 2009
M.A., University of Wisconsin, 2011
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2016       

T

Shada Tabatabai (2021)

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Al-Nahrain University, 1998
M.S., Al-Nahrain University, 2001
Ph.D. Candidate, Western Michigan University

Mauricio Torres (2020)

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
B.B.A., City University of Sao Caetano do Sul, 1984
B.S., Braz Cubas University, 1990
M.S., Florida International University, 2006
Ph.D., Florida International University, 2011

Thomas Tran (2018)

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Energy Engineering
B.S., Cal Poly Pomona, 2014
M.S., University of Utah, 2017
Ph.D., University of Utah, 2018

Tommy Tran (2015)

Lecturer of Business
A.S., Michiana College
B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2007
M.S.M., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2009                                                                                                                                            
M.B.A., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2010
 
Vijayanth Tummala (2022)

Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity
B.S., University of Mumbai, 2012
M.S., Webster University, 2015
Ph.D. Candidate, Florida Institute of Technology

V

 

W

Jeffrey L. Walls (1989)

Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Indiana University, 1980
M.B.A., St. Francis College, 1986
Ed.D., Ball State University, 1998
Senior Professional in Human Resources

Kathleen Watland (2017)

          Vice President for Academic Affairs
          B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, 1983
          M.S., Purdue University, 1993
          Ed.D, Loyola University - Chicago, 2002

Craig Welch (2015)

           Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
           B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1984
           M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1986

Kelly Williams (2021)

Professor of Practice of Health Information
A.A.S. Idaho State University, 2001
B.A.T., Idaho State University, 2001
M.B.A., DeVry University, 2004

Alicia Wireman (2015)

Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., Grand Valley State University, 2009
M.A., Purdue University, 2011
Ph.D., Indiana Institute of Technology, 2017