International Travel Grant Awardees Announced

Date: December 17, 2012

From: Chenn Zhou, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies; Xiaoli Yang, Chair of the Research Board

Re: PRF International Travel Grant

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty members who have been awarded the 2012-2013 PRF Travel Grant for traveling between January 1 and June 30, 2013. The purpose of the International Travel Grant Program is to assist tenured or tenure-track faculty members in their scholarly pursuit by providing a portion of the travel costs to those who will have an active role (presenting papers or serving as officials) at recognized international meetings. The award amount will be up to $1,000.

We would like to thank the review committee (under the PUC Research Board) chaired by Professor Jay Lee (School of Technology) and the review committee members, Professor Rita Brusca-Vega (Education), Professor Leslie Rittenmeyer (Nursing), Professor Mita Choudhury (LASS), Professor Chen Ye (Management), Professor Nicoleta Tarfulea (EMS), Professor Mike Roller (Technology) for their time in selecting the awardees.

Amlan Mitra
Title: Professor of Economics
Department: Finance & Economics
Confrence: The International Conference on Management, Business & Economics
Location: Vijaywada, India

Besma Smida
Title: Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Conference: The IEEE Conference on Communications 2013
Location: Budapest, Hungary

Florian Vauleon
Title: Assistant Professor of French
Department: Foreign Languages & Literatures
Conference: Tricentenary of Abbe Raynal
Location: Paris, France

George Hong
Title: Professor of History
Department: History & Political Science
Conference: 2013 Conference of International Society for Sociology of Religion
Location: Turku, Finland

John Lucas
Title: Professor of Human Resource Management
Department: Marketing, Human Resources & Management
Conference: European International Academic Conference
Location: Paris, France

Jonathan Furdek
Title: Associate Professor Operations Management
Department: Finance & Economics
Conference: 2013 European International Academic Conference
Location: Paris, France

Kuan-Chou Chen
Title: Department Head and Professor of Management, Information Systems
Department: Information Systems
Conference: 2013 Annual Symposium on Management and Operations Research
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Lisa Hollingsworth
Title: Associate Professor of Education
Department: Graduate Studies in Education
Conference: International American Conference for Academic Disciplines
Location: Paris, France

Mary Didelot
Title: Associate Professor of Education
Department: Graduate Studies in Education
Conference: International American Conference for Academic Disciplines
Location: Paris, France