Author/Presenter by Alphabet: G

Gauntlett, Dexter

Dexter Gauntlett is outreach coordinator for Green Empowerment, a non-profit that promotes community-based renewable energy, potable water delivery, and related watershed restoration internationally to generate social and environmental progress.

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Getzler-Linn, Lisa

Lisa Getzler-Linn is the associate director of Lehigh University’s Integrated Product Development (IPD) program, a multi-phased program in which business, engineering and arts & sciences students work together to produce and market new products. She serves as director of the Lehigh Entrepreneurs Network and Thalheimer Student Entrepreneurs Competition. Along with guiding students through the venture creation and product development process, her interests and research focus on intellectual property issues for student entrepreneurs, ethics in entrepreneurship, and assessment of student performance in multi-disciplined, team-based courses.

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Gibson, David

David Gibson is executive director of The Global Challenge (www.globalchallengeaward.org), a team- and project-based learning and scholarship program for high school students that engages small teams in studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in order to solve global problems. The Global Challenge was created in partnership with the University of Vermont. His research and publications include work on complex systems analysis and modeling of education, Semantic Web applications and the future of learning, and the use of technology to personalize education for the success of all students. Dr. Gibson’s book, Games and Simulations in Online Learning, outlines the potential for games and simulation-based learning. He is creator of simSchool (www.simschool.org), a classroom flight simulator for training teachers. His business, CURVESHIFT, is an educational technology company (www.curveshift.com) that assists in the acquisition, implementation, and continuing design of games and simulations, e-portfolio systems, data-driven decision making tools, and emerging Semantic Web technologies.

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Glenn, Chance

Chance Glenn is a professor in the Electrical, Computing and Telecom Engineering Technology program in the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Glenn also heads an undergraduate research program in CAST.
Goldberg, Jay

Jay Goldberg is the director of the Healthcare Technologies Management Program, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Marquette University, and assistant adjunct professor of biophysics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has fourteen years of medical device product development experience with DePuy, Baxter Healthcare, Surgitek (R&D Group Leader), and Milestone Scientific (Director of Technology and Quality Assurance). Dr. Goldberg has consulted for several start-up medical device companies and law firms on new product development projects and product liability cases, respectively, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois and Wisconsin. He has six patents for urological medical devices. Dr. Goldberg is a co-creator of the BMES-idea national design competition and writes a quarterly column on senior design for IEEE-EMBS magazine.

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Gomez Seitz, Stella

Stella Gómez Seitz was born in México, D.F., México and came to the United States at age 10-1/2 with her family. Her father was a WWII veteran, mathematician and physicist and her mother a nurse and teacher. Ms. Gómez Seitz is a classical pianist, artist, has a BS in business administration and marketing (June, 1983) and the equivalent of an MBA in the same discipline from Northeastern University and Harvard University post-graduate extension courses. She speaks seven languages, is a building designer, student pilot, inventor of flight, medical and consumer devices, published author, world traveler for twenty-five years and serial entrepreneur in the aviation and footwear industries. She is a member of Sigma Epsilon Rho Honor Society, MIT Enterprise Forum and other associations. She was recently nominated to receive the 2007 Innovation of the Year award by TBTF.

Gomez-Marquez, Jose

Jose Gomez-Marquez is a society-technology and policy major in his junior year at WPI. He joined a group at MIT and invented the Aerovax device during a one-year leave of absence from WPI. During the process many of the things he learned in the NCIIA-supported course at WPI were helpful. The Aerovax team won an award from MIT and made progress in development. To further product development Jose brought the project back to WPI with him to continue design and testing with an extended biomedical engineering team. This time as a project, the participating students in the team would receive academic credit. Six students in three teams will participate in phase two at WPI. For his own project in STP Jose will study team dynamics in a simulated R&D unit at WPI involving eight teams working on two separate projects. One project he has technically mastered, but in the other case he will depend on outside technical expert to understand in detail what the teams are doing.

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Gonzalez, Roger

Roger Gonzalez is the founder and director of LeTourneau Engineering Global Solutions (LEGS), which develops low-cost above-knee prosthetic devices for people in the least developed areas of the world. Dr. Gonzalez has worked in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia, and Latin America on various international engineering and humanitarian projects. He is also professor of biomedical & mechanical engineering and the director of the biomedical engineering program at LeTourneau University. Dr. Gonzalez received his PhD in mechanical engineering and a MS in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and a BS in mechanical engineering from UT El Paso. He was awarded the prestigious NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA) for his post-doctoral work in neuromuscular control and musculoskeletal biomechanics while a research scientist at Northwestern University Medical School and the premier Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. His research efforts have focused on musculoskeletal modeling, dynamic modeling of human movement and neuromuscular control with applications to upper extremity neuroprosthesis and in the effects of knee ACL-deficiency on osteoarthritis.

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Gotel, Olly

Olly Gotel is an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at Pace University in New York City. Her research background is in software-intensive systems engineering, with practical experience in the UK defense sector. Dr. Gotel teaches courses on software, systems and requirements engineering topics, and is active in research and practice in these areas. She is the PI of an NCIIA grant entitled "Incubating the Next Generation of Global Software Development Entrepreneurs."

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Grafman, Lonny

Lonny Grafman is the founder of Appropedia, the site for collaborative solutions in sustainability, poverty reduction and international development. Appropedia helps us sustain our world.

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Grasso, Susan Hull

Susan Hull Grasso is an engineer who has practiced for over fourteen years in both private firms and governmental agencies. She holds undergraduate degrees in civil engineering and environmental sciences engineering (both summa cum laude), and a MSE in environmental engineering, all from the University of Michigan.

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Grinols, Anne

Anne Bradstreet Grinols currently serves as Assistant Dean for Faculty Development and College Initiatives at the Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University where she teaches Management Communication in the MBA core curriculum and develops case competitions and other ethics initiatives for the business school. Before coming to Baylor in 2004, Grinols taught Management Communication and Critical Thinking in Business in the University of Illinois MBA program and Critical Thinking at Cornell University. Her current teaching and research focus includes collaborative education, communication, and ethics. She has published 2 texts and several articles, and made over 50 presentations. Previous positions include Executive Director of the American Cancer Society in Tompkins County, New York; Advertising Director of Bully Hill Vineyards, Hammondsport, New York; and Supervisor and Loan Officer for Valley National Bank in Tucson, Arizona.

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