Meet JMU's newest faculty


 

The College of Integrated Science and Engineering is welcoming six new faculty members for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Michael "Mike" Oneil Lam
Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Dr. Lam's hometown is Elkton, Va. You can find out more about him on his blog: blog.freearrow.com or on LinkedIn: michaelolam.

  • Education: Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Maryland; M.S., Computer Science, University of Maryland; B.S., Computer Science, James Madison University
  • Areas of expertise: High-performance computing; Systems tools; Scientific computation; Program analysis
  • Courses Teaching: Data Structures and Algorithms; Spring: Programming Languages
  • About his decision to join the JMU faculty, Dr. Lam said, "I know the Computer Science department well; it's very solid. I'm excited about the direction it's going and I look forward to contributing."


Ian Muehlenhaus
Assistant Professor, Geographic Science

Dr. Meuhlenhaus' hometown is Duluth, Minn. You can find out more about him on his website: ian.muehlenhaus.com, Twitter: @imuehlenhaus or by visiting him in his office: HHS 3223.

  • Education: PH.D., Geography, University of Minnesota; M.S., Geography, Pennsylvania State University; B.A., Geography and International Studies, University of Minnesota-Duluth
  • Areas of Expertise: Web map design; spatial visualization; persuasive map design; map aesthetics and form; maps and society; UX studies; flow maps
  • Courses Teaching: Cartography and GIS; Spatial Visualization; Web GIS; Human Geography
  • About his decision to join the JMU faculty, Dr. Meuhlenhaus said, "The school is set in a beautiful location; the students seemed incredibly bright and motivated; and the department offers an excellent environment for research and academic stimulation."

 Also joining the College of Integrated Science and Engineering faculty are:

Shannon Conley
Integrated Science and Technology

 

Kathryn de Ridder-Vignone
Integrated Science and Technology

 

Heather McLeod
Engineering

 

Christopher Martin
Engineering

 

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August 27, 2014

 

Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016

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