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Biographies & Interviews

  1. Featured and interviewed in "the University of Bridgeport of Engineering Newsletter, University of Bridgeport Knightlines, University of Bridgeport Faculty Council Research Newsletter and the University of Bridgeport Breakthroughs" (2005 - Present).
  2. Shelton resident spearheads STEM -on-Wheels, November 2018.
  3. Featured, CT Post newspaper article, UB STEM bus set to roll, October 2018.
  4. Featured, UB NEWS magazine, University of Bridgeport to unveil STEM Bus to the community on November 1, October 2018.
  5. Featured, CT Post newspaper article, UB unveils plan to restructure, August 2018.
  6. Featured, CT Post newspaper article, UB academic reorganization draws questions, August 2018.
  7. Featured, Onlyinbridgeport.com, Deans Named For UB's Three New Colleges, August 2018.
  8. Featured, UB NEWS magazine, Deans Named For UB's Three New Colleges, August 2018.
  9. Featured, UB NEWS magazine, UB appoints director for Innovation Center, August 2018.
  10. Featured, UB NEWS magazine, Bringing machines to life with HERO, August 2018.
  11. Featured, CT Post newspaper article, UB appoints director for Innovation Center, August 2018.
  12. Featured, Westfaironline.com, "University of Bridgeport names deans of three new colleges, August 2018.
  13. Featured and Interviewed, New Channel 12, connecticut.news12.com, Experts: 3D-printed guns could take dozens of hours to make, assemble, July 2018.
  14. Featured and Interviewed, Kazakhstan News, http://www.kaznu.kz/kz/3/news/one/14113/, Developing curriculum for Kazakhstan Universities, June 2018.
  15. Featured, prweb.com, University of Bridgeport to Host Faculty Research Day on March 23, March 2018.
  16. Featured, UB NEWS magazine, UB will host Faculty Research Day on March 23, February 2018.
  17. Featured, prweb.com, University of Bridgeport Opens Collaborative Biomedical Research Center, February 2018.
  18. Featured and interviewed, Fox News 61 Channel, website fox61.com, Facial recognition technology developed at Univ. of Bridgeport could help keep schools safe, February 2018.
  19. Featured and Interviewed, CT Post website ctpost.com article, At some colleges, international enrollments down - Connecticut Post, February 2018.
  20. Featured and interviewed, the University of Bridgeport of Engineering Newsletter, UB to foster innovator and entrepreneurial success with a grant from CTNext,, January 2018.
  21. Featured, Westfaironline.com, University of Bridgeport grad student making name as an inventor, November 2017.
  22. Featured, CT Post website ctpost.com article, UB inventor pairs ideas with drive, October 2017.
  23. Featured, UB NEWS magazine, School of Engineering teams up with Sikorsky at company's Family Day, October 2017.
  24. Featured, UB NEWS magazine, UB Steps Up Its Undergraduate Research, September 2017.
  25. Featured and Interviewed, ABC News Channel 7, in abc7ny.com Website, CT college students helping NASA stream eclipse, August 2017.
  26. Featured and Interviewed in the Insight into Diversity Magazine, Insightintodiversity.com Website, University of Bridgeport School of Engineering Serves Large International Student Population, August 2017 .
  27. Featured and interviewed in WTNH Channel 8 CT, Connecticut residents looking forward to eclipse, August 2017.
  28. Featured and interviewed in Hartford Courant Newspaper & Website Courant.com, International Students Launch Programs To Recruit Foreign Students To Connecticut Universities, July 2017.
  29. Featured, UB Highlights NEWS magazine, UB Grant Challenges Scholars Program Candidates Announcement, July 2017.
  30. Featured and interviewed, The New Indian Express, "Why you shouldn't rule out studying in US just yet", March 24, 2017.
  31. Featured, UB Annual Report magazine, Engineering Possibility., 2016.
  32. Featured, UB Knightlines magazine, NIH grant will expand research at UB., Fall 2016.
  33. Featured and interviewed, CT Post article, Universities expand cybersecurity offerings as job prospects grow, December 4, 2016.
  34. Featured and interviewed, Campus Technology article, U Bridgeport Deploys Submarine for Engineering Ed, November 10, 2016.
  35. Featured and interviewed, in All Our Words Journal, All Our Kins New Policy Fellow, September, 2016.
  36. Featured and interviewed, Benzinga, University of Bridgeport Awarded National Institutes of Health Grant, August, 2016.
  37. Featured and interviewed, CT Post article, Betty Wong: State must retain tech jobs, August 14, 2016.
  38. Featured, UB Knightlines magazine, Bridging the Digital Divide., Spring 2016.
  39. Featured and interviewed, CT Post article, 3D printing: not just for hobbyists anymore, February 25, 2016.
  40. Interviewed, Epoch Times New York Edition, GM Investment in Lyft Shows Ride-Hailing Is Serious About Self-Driving Cars, January, 2016.
  41. Featured, Bulletin of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering Journal, UB To Receive NIH Grant, Winter 2016.
  42. Featured, UB Annual Report magazine, Faculty Research Day., 2015.
  43. Featured, UB Annual Report magazine, School of Engineering Dean Tarek Sobh was among engineering school deans invited to meet with White House officials this year, 2015.
  44. Featured, UB Annual Report magazine, Improving the world through Engineering, 2015.
  45. Featured, UB Knightlines magazine, All Together Now; UB School of Engineering professors awarded CQIA Gold Innovation Prize for connecting engineers globally., Fall 2015.
  46. Interviewed and Featured, UB Knightlines magazine, More than 300 turn out for Faculty Research Day and find a world of discoveries across colleges and departments., Summer 2015.
  47. Featured, Bulletin of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering Journal, UB Faculty Research Day Draws Record Participants, Summer 2015.
  48. Interviewed and Featured, UB Knightlines magazine, Dr. Sobh Goes to Washington; School of Engineering Dean Tarek Sobh on his White House appearance and how engineering can help solve the worlds most vexing problems., Summer 2015.
  49. Featured, Bulletin of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering Journal, Officials Briefed on Grand Challenges for Engineering, Summer 2015.
  50. Profiled, American Men and Women of Science, September, 2015.
  51. Featured, CT Post article, Lieberman at odds with CT politicians on Iran deal, July 14, 2015.
  52. Featured, the UB newsletter, UB School of Engineering deans awarded CQIA Gold Innovation Prize for connecting engineers globally, June, 2015.
  53. Featured and interviewed, the Shelton Herald News Journal, "Shelton professor honored in computer engineering field", June, 2015.
  54. Featured and interviewed, the Shelton Herald News Journal, "Shelton native awarded for connecting engineers globally, August, 2015.
  55. Featured and interviewed, on The CQIA Website, What CQIA Innovation Prize Winners are Saying, August, 2015.
  56. Featured and interviewed, The UB News Website, UBs Tarek Sobh wins ASEE Outstanding Teaching Award while students also win research prizes, May, 2015.
  57. Interviewed, Shelton Herald News Journal, "Shelton resident attends meeting at the White House", April, 2015.
  58. Featured, The Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges (CCIC), "UB School of Engineering Dean Tarek Sobh attended White House summit on the Grand Challenges of Engineering", March, 2015.
  59. Featured and interviewed, The UB News Website, UB School of Engineering Dean Tarek Sobh attending todays White House summit on the Grand Challenges of Engineering, March, 2015.
  60. Featured and interviewed, India New England, University of Bridgeport Engineering Students Win Engineering Competition, February, 2015.
  61. Featured and interviewed, The Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges website, Setting record, UB engineering students win all awards at American Society of Engineering Education competition, February, 2015.
  62. Featured, UB Highlights, Vol.12, No.12.
  63. Featured, UB Annual Report magazine, Growing One of Connecticuts Favorite Start-ups, 2014.
  64. Featured, Ein El-Yoom News Paper, Saudi celebrating the graduates of American University of Bridgeport, December, 2014.
  65. Featured and interviewed, Shanghai Second Polytechnic University News Journal, SSPU vice president Hu Sheng led a delegation to visit the United States, October 2014.
  66. Interviewed and Featured, UB Knightlines magazine, Breakthrough research and innovation reign as the University hosts the ASEE conference., Summer 2014.
  67. Featured, Firstpost newspaper, Driving a Ferrari", Tarek Sobh, July, 2014.
  68. Featured, UB Breakthroughs journal, Two innovators combine their expertise to develop facial recognition software., Spring 2014.
  69. Featured and interviewed, 3alyoum Saudi Newspaper, Saudi Club Celebrates Graduates of The University of Bridgeport, May, 2014.
  70. Featured and interviewed, Fairfield County Business Journal, Businesses, nonprofits take STEM to next level, April 2014.
  71. Featured, UB School of Engineering Annual Report magazine, Faculty Research Day 2013: Annual event celebrates breakthroughs From Nanotechnology to Economics., 2005-2013.
  72. Featured, UB School of Engineering Annual Report magazine, UB Students Sweep Awards at the 2013 Regional American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference., 2013.
  73. Featured, UB School of Engineering Annual Report magazine, Interdisciplinary Robotics, Intelligent Sensing, and Control (RISC) Laboratory., 2013.
  74. Featured and interviewed in Hartford Courant, "Swarm Robots", November 2013.
  75. Featured and interviewed in EmerginEdTech Magazine, "Terminal degree staffing pays off at one blended learning university", Octobar 2013.
  76. Featured and interviewed in i-studentglobal, "How can engineering improve people's lives?", September 2013.
  77. Featured and interviewed in Prism American Society for Engineering Education Journal, "Delivering Diversity", September 2013.
  78. Interviewed for CT Post article, U.S. media reporting on Egypt: Reform of a revolution or a military coup, July 18, 2013.
  79. Featured and interviewed in the Connecticut Business News Journal, "University of Bridgeport Researcher brings Emphasis on STEM", January 2013.
  80. Featured and interviewed, Fairfield County Business Journal, Keeping it in the family, January 2013.
  81. Interviewed in the CT News, Channel 12, about visa waiver program restrictions, December 29th, 2012.
  82. Interviewed in the Connecticut Business News Journal in an article on launching the University of Bridgeport research publication, December 5th, 2012.
  83. Featured, Shanghai Second Polytechnic University website, Vice CPC Secretary Hu Sheng Leads a Delegation to Visit the United States, October, 2012.
  84. Interviewed in News Times, August 7, 2012 Area Companies Hire Abroad for Some Jobs.
  85. Interviewed in the Connecticut Post Newspaper, August 5, 2012 Looking Abroad to Fill Job Positions.
  86. Interviewed in Polymers Asia, July, 2012 Robots in Pits
  87. Interviewed in the Connecticut Post Newspaper, July 22, 2012 Region Relies Heavily on Visas.
  88. Interviewed in the Connecticut Post Newspaper, June 1, 2012 Platform to Grow Businesses.
  89. Interviewed in the Connecticut Post Newspaper, February 26, 2012 Giving Refunds New Meaning.
  90. Featured and interviewed, The Scribe Magazine, The Revolution has started and the dust has not yet settled, April 2011
  91. Interviewed in the Connecticut Post Newspaper, April 5, 2011 Data Breach Hits State.
  92. Interviewed in the Connecticut Post Newspaper, November 14, 2010 Numerous Resources Exist to Help Job Seekers.
  93. Interviewed in the Connecticut Business News Journal, September 5, 2010", Leveraging Technology Transfer.
  94. Interviewed in the Connecticut Post Newspaper, August 9, 2010 Engineering Jobs Outlook in the New Economy.
  95. Interviewed in the Connecticut Post Newspaper, July 11, 2010 UB students reach for the moon.
  96. Featured and interviewed in INDIA New England Newspaper, "University of Bridgeport Engineering Students Win Engineering Competition", May 2010.
  97. Interviewed in the Connecticut Business News Journal, May 10, 2010 UB to host Tech Incubator .
  98. Featured and interviewed, Only in Bridgeport, Rick Being Rick, When Mario Blew Up The Convention, Himes Bounty And Zoo Tickets! May 2010
  99. Interviewed in the Connecticut Post Newspaper, April 28, 2010 UB, state   team up to create high-tech jobs incubator.
  100. Interviewed by El Saa'a Satellite Channel on February 27, 2010 for a feature on the role of education in the lives of immigrants.
  101. Featured in the Connecticut Post Newspaper Editorial, February 10, 2010.
  102. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper, February 7, 2010 - UB Gets Crack at Flying Soda Can - UB helps Army create flying soda can.
  103. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper, December 6, 2009 Engineers can design their own career paths.
  104. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper, November 19, 2009 HealthNet takes months to report ID breach.
  105. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper, August 1, 2009 "Cars Cash Hits Snag".
  106. Interviewed and featured in the IEEE Control Systems Magazine, August 2009.
  107. Interviewed by Indian Country Today, March 13, 2009  Article on the Northeast American Society of Engineering Education Conference held at UB.
  108. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper, January 15, 2009 - Nearly 600 Metro North Pass Holders Overcharged.
  109. Featured, a Jordanian Newspaper, Princess Sumaya University for Technology and the University of Bridgeport yesterday signed a cooperation agreement calls for the exchange of faculty and student body, November 2008.
  110. Featured in Al-Rai Jordanian Newspaper in an article about Global Academic Cooperation, November 2008.
  111. Featured in Al-Ghad Jordanian Newspaper in an article about International Student Exchange Programs, November 25th, 2008.
  112. Interviewed for Fairfield County Business Journal, May 5, 2008 featured in article on Engineering Education
  113. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper, March 19, 2008, UB Discussion Is Not, Well, It Is Actually Rocket Science.
  114. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper , March 7, 2008 -LEGO to Hand Out $5000 Awards to Creative Youngsters
  115. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper , December 13, 2007 UB to Offer Many Engineering Scholarships.
  116. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper, December 4, 2007 Scholarships Offered to Future Engineers CPEP Scholarships $2.4 million
  117. Interviewed and featured in article, Connecticut Post Newspaper , November 22, 2007 Engineering School Booming
  118. Interviewed for Connecticut Post Newspaper, October 9, 2007 - Local Inventor Reaches Milestone
  119. Interviewed for Connecticut Business News Journal, June 25, 2007, article on UB.
  120. Interviewed for CT Post article, April 1, 2007, article on Women in Engineering.
  121. Interviewed for CT Post article, January 13, 2007 -  Engineer Assistance Available State Grants Will Help Pay Off Student Loans.
  122. Interviewed for CT Post article January 7, 2007 Education and Enrichment Guide, 4 Students Blazing Trails in Inaugural Class of UB Unique Engineering PhD program
  123. Interviewed on WEBE 108, FM Radio, Westport, CT, September 25, 2006, regarding the University of Bridgeport and Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs.
  124. Interviewed for CT Post article, September 6, 2006 -  Working from Home Works Well- Telecommuting
  125. Interviewed for CT Post article, August 29, 2006 - Green Energy May Bring Rewards.
  126. Interviewed for CT Post article, March 16, 2006 - Foreign Students Fade Before Tough VISA Rules
  127. Interviewed for CT Post article, April 22, 2005 State Five Seats in Congress Safe  Census Study ID Concerns
  128. Interviewed for CT Post article, December 18, 2004 Schools try to hike enrollment- Visibility may lure engineers
  129. Interviewed for CT Post article, August 17, 2004 Engineering Expert: Sikorsky Aircraft Moves Sparks Concern .
  130. Interviewed in The Fairfield County Business Journal June 28, 2004, article on Masters Degrees at UB via the internet.
  131. Interviewed and featured in The Connecticut Post newspaper March 21, 2004, article on Confronting a Global Economy.
  132.  Interviewed and featured in The Connecticut Post newspaper March 1, 2004, article on UB Masters Degrees through the Internet.
  133. Featured in The Connecticut Post newspaper in an article about the University of Bridgeport robotics programs (the UB Simulator and the robotic musicians), September 5th, 2002.
  134. Research profiled in: "Visualizing the uncertainty of sensor-collected data. (Test & Measurements.)" Advanced Manufacturing Technology, April 15, 2002, v23 i4, p8(1).
  135. Interviewed by Electronic Engineering Times, for an article about the impact of the 9/11/2001 terror attacks on Engineering Education, Research and Development in the U.S., January 2002.
  136. Interviewed by El-Gomhorria, An Egyptian Newspaper for a biographical article and another article about the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Automation and Technology, IETA 2001, December 2001.
  137. Interviewed by Al-Ahram, the Egyptian National Newspaper for an article about the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Automation and Technology, IETA 2001, and about the RISC lab. research in Web-based Automation and Manufacturing, December 2001.
  138. Interviewed by Nile-T.V., the Egyptian National Satellite T.V. Station for a feature about the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Automation and Technology, IETA 2001, and about the RISC lab research in Web-based Automation and Manufacturing, December 2001.
  139. Featured in Advanced Manufacturing Technology Alert, a monthly industry newsletter, in an article about precision reverse engineering; describing the developed tolerancing techniques for reverse engineering applications, May 20th, 2001.
  140. Research profiled in: "Overcoming a reverse engineering hurdle: Sensor error." Advanced Manufacturing Technology, May 7, 2001, v22 i5, p13(1).
  141. Featured in The Connecticut Post newspaper in an article about the University of Bridgeport, School of Engineering recent dramatic growth, December 10th, 2000.
  142. Featured in The Connecticut Post newspaper in an article about the University of Bridgeport Y2K Project and the Stamford Weekend Program, August 2nd, 1998.
  143. Featured in The Connecticut Post newspaper in an article on the Robotics, Intelligent Sensing and Control (RISC), Laboratory Projects, including: the tire-changing robot, the internet-controlled robot (ROBI), the generic simulator/controller/monitor package, live software-based real-time video delivery over the internet, reverse engineering and tolerancing projects, June 6th, 1997.
  144. Featured in the University of Utah Science Newsletter, March 1994 (URK Project).
  145. Featured in the Deseret News intermountain west newspaper in an article about URK and UPE, August 22nd, 1994.
  146. Interviewed by Al-Ahram, the Egyptian National Newspaper for a biographical article and story, 1994.

Biographical Publications Listing

  1. Featured in Who’s Who in America, 2018, by invitation.
  2. Featured in American Men and Women of Science, 2017, by invitation.
  3. Profiled in the North America BEST Database of University Resources.
  4. Profiled in the Universitys Faculty Researchers Database.
  5. Profiled, American Men and Women of Science, September 2015.
  6. Featured in Who is Who in America 70th Platinum Anniversary Edition, 2015, by invitation.
  7. Featured in Who is Who in the World Millennium edition, by invitation.
  8. Featured in Whos Who in America, 2014, by invitation.
  9. Featured in Who's Who in Collegiate Faculty, 2010-2011 edition, by invitation.
  10. Featured in International Who's Who of Professionals, 2009 edition, by invitation.
  11. Featured in Whos Who in Science and Engineering, 11th edition, 2008 2009, by invitation.
  12. Featured in Whos Who in America, 2008, by invitation.
  13. Featured in Who's Who in American Education, 2007-2008 edition, by invitation.
  14. Featured in Cambridge Whos Who Among Executives and Professionals, Honors Edition, 2007 2008, by invitation.
  15. Featured in Whos Who in Science and Engineering, 10th edition, 2007, by invitation.
  16. Featured in Whos Who in America, 61st edition, 2007, by invitation.
  17. Featured in Whos Who in Science and Engineering, 9th edition, 2006 2007, by invitation.
  18. Featured in Whos Who in the World, 24th edition, November 2006, by invitation.
  19. Featured in Whos Who in America, Diamond Edition, 2006, by invitation.
  20. Featured in Whos Who in America, 2007 edition, October 2006, by invitation.
  21. Featured in Whos Who in Engineering Academia, 2005 2006, by invitation.
  22. Featured in Whos Who Among American Teachers, 10th edition, 2005 2006, by invitation.
  23. Featured in Whos Who in America, 2005, by invitation.
  24. Featured in Whos Who in American Education, 7th edition, 2005, by invitation.
  25. Featured in Whos Who Among Americas Teachers, 2004 2005, by invitation.
  26. Featured in Who is Who in Finance and Industry 34th edition, 2004, by invitation.
  27. Featured in Who is Who in Science and Engineering 7th edition, 2003-2004, by invitation.
  28. Featured in Who is Who in America 58th edition, 2003, by invitation.
  29. Featured in Who is Who in American Education 6th edition, 2003, by invitation.
  30. Featured in Americas Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2002-2003 edition, by invitation.
  31. Featured in Who is Who in the World 19th edition, 2002, by invitation.
  32. Featured in Who is Who in America 57th edition, 2002, by invitation.
  33. Featured in Whos Who Among America's Teachers 7th edition, 2002, by invitation.
  34. Featured in Americas Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2001-2002 edition, by invitation.
  35. Featured in Who is Who in the World 18th edition, 2001, by invitation.
  36. Featured in Who is Who in America 56th edition, 2001, by invitation.
  37. Featured in Who is Who in the World 17th edition, 2000, by invitation.
  38. Featured in Who is Who in Science and Engineering 6th edition, 2000, by invitation.
  39. Featured in Who is Who in America 55th edition, 2000, by invitation.
  40. Featured in Who is Who in America 54th edition (Millennium Edition), 2000, by invitation.
  41. Featured in Lexington Who is Who, 1999-2000 (Millennium) edition, by invitation.
  42. Featured in Who is Who in the World 16th edition, 1999, by invitation.
  43. Featured in Who is Who in Science and Engineering 5th edition, 1999, by invitation.
  44. Featured in Who is Who in America 53rd (100 years anniversary) edition, 1999, by invitation.
  45. Featured in Strathmores Who is Who, 1998-1999 edition, by invitation.
  46. Featured in Marquis Who is Who in the East 27th edition, 1998-1999, by invitation.
  47. Featured in Who is Who in the World 15th edition, 1998, by invitation.
  48. Featured in Who is Who in the Media and Communications 1st edition, 1998, by invitation.
  49. Featured in Who is Who in Science and Engineering 4th edition, 1998, by invitation.
  50. Featured in Who is Who in America 52nd edition, 1998, by invitation.
  51. Featured in International Who is Who of Information Technology, 1998 edition, by invitation.
  52. Featured in International Who is Who of Professionals, 1997 edition, by invitation.
  53. Featured in Who is Who in the World 14th edition, 1997, by invitation.
  54. Profiled in Academy Update, the Newsletter of the New York Academy of Science, September 1996.
  55. Profiled in The Bent, the Quarterly Magazine of Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, Fall 1996.
  56. Featured in Marquis Who is Who in the West 26th edition, 1996-1997, by invitation.
  57. Featured in Marquis Who is Who in the West 25th silver anniversary edition, 1995-1996, by invitation.