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Consulting, Adjunct Positions, Industrial Collaborations and Board Memberships

American University of Iraq—Baghdad (AUIB) [2024-present]

Board of Trustees Member

Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) [2023-present]

Board Member

Michigan Independent Colleges & Universities (MICU) [2023-present]

Executive Board Member.

Detroit Economic Club (DEC) [2022-present]

Board Member

Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU) [2022-present]

Board Member.

Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) [2022-present]

Board Member

Automation Alley [2021-present]

Board Member.

MDPI Publishers [2021-present]

Board Member.

Centrepolis Accelerator, City of Southfield, Michigan [2020-present]

Board Member.

Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities Association [MICU] [2020-2022]

Chair, Provosts and Chief Academic Officers Working Group.

Shelton High School Business Advisory Council [2020-present]

Advisory Board Member

University of Bridgeport Innovation Center Advisory Council [2018- 2020]

Board Member

International Scientific Advisor for the Government of Kazakhstan [June 2018]

Invited to develop the curricula in Mechanics in English for Kazakhstan Public Universities.

University of Bridgeport Cyber security Advisory Board [2017-2020]

Board Member

STE(A)M Strategic Planning Committee, Shelton School District. [September 2016-present]

Committee Member.

CT Energy Workforce Development Consortium [2015-2020]

Board Member.

Aquaculture School Advisory Board. [March 2014-2020]

Board Member.

Fairchild Wheeler's School Governance Council. [March 2014-2020]

Board Member.

Find-Face, LLC. [November 2013-present]

Co-Founder and CEO.

The Foundation of Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) [August 2013-present]

Board Member.

Faculty Awards, Inc. [November 2012-present]

Co-Founder and Board Member.

Facechecks, Inc. [June 2012-present]

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer.

Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) Workforce Study Committee [2012-2021]

Committee Member

State of Connecticut Governor Task Force on Global Business Innovation [September 2011-2020]

Task Force Member

Virtual incubator for science-based business (VISB) [2011-2020]

Board Member, OIC standing Committee on Scientific Technology Cooperation.

Connecticut Technology Council [2010-2020]

Board Member.

Discovery Museum [2010-present]

Life trustee.

Advisory Board, the CTech IncUBator, Fairfield County High-Tech Business Incubator at UB [2010-2020]

Board Member and Founder.

Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research [June 2010]

Amman, Jordan, Invited Workshop Presenter: National Conference for the Development of Study Plans, Teaching, Learning and Scientific Research.

Egyptian National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Education, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research [March 2010]

Cairo, Egypt, Invited Workshop Presenter: University and Disciplinary Accreditation for Egyptian Universities

Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH)[2010]

Member, Virtual Incubator for Science-Based Business Board.

U.S. Department of Energy [2010]

Technical Merit Reviewer for Workforce Training for the Electric Power Sector

New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) [2009]

Team Member for Evaluation of Bryant University, 2010.

Stratford, CT Public Schools [2007-present]

Partnership Team Advisory Board Member

International e-Learning Association (IELA). [2007-present]

Founding Member

Discovery Museum [2007-2009], Bridgeport, CT]

Board Member

Scientific Advisory Board, the International Association of Online Engineering. [2006-present]

Board Member and Founding Co-Chair

Standard and Poor's Society of Industry Leaders. [2006-2019]

Board Member

Nitron Advisors, LLC. [2006-present]

Board Member, Circle of Experts

Automated Exchange Networks, Inc. [2005-present]

Founding President and CEO

The Northeast Center for Computers and Information Systems Security (NECCISS) [2004-2019]

Board Member

Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP). [2004-2020]

Board Member

Real-Time Modeling (RTM) Technologies. [2004-2008]

Founder and President

IQ Inc. [2002-2015]

Developing EX Match and Faces Identification software tools.

Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen Pokotilow, Ltd., Law Offices. [6/2002-8/2002]

Expert Consultant.

Merit International Institute of Technology. [10/2001-9/2002]

Chair, Institute Advisory Board (India).

Tennessee Board of Regents. [1/2001]

External Reviewer, Master of Science in Computer Science program, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee.

Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys (TASA). [11/2000-present]

Expert Consultant.

Gerson Lehrman Group. [11/2000-present]

Member, Council of Advisors.

Arnold and Porter, Attorneys at Law. [9/2000-1/2001]

Expert Consultant.

Merit International Institute of Technology. [9/2000-8/2002]

Developing accreditation and program requirements for eight engineering programs (India).

Data Solutions, Inc. [6/98-9/98]

Team leader (Led a team of 40 programmers), Y2K compliance project, 20+ New York Hospitals, approximately 20,000 compute platforms (in networked environments) were checked, prepared, and certified for Y2k compliance.

The World Bank and Purdue University. [6/97-6/98]

Setting up infrastructure to support Robotics and Automation programs in Malaysia (funded by the world bank).

MultiDisciplinary Research, Inc. [9/96-9/97]

Work on Multi-agent intelligent hybrid software components, for multimedia and automation applications.

Digital Communications, Inc. [1/96 -- 12/96]

Developing an Internet service provider site, to support general Internet browsing, in addition to making special software packages, multilingual publications and search engines, and multilingual printed character recognition, audio and video, and other services available to subscribers.

Fairfield University. [10/95-1/96]

Adjunct Professor, Computer Science Department, teaching Computer Science classes.

Universal Trade Promoters, Ltd. [1/95-6/96]

Specifying a center for the design, remote manufacture, and precise inspection of mechanical parts.

Optimum Plus International. [12/94-12/95]

Manufacturing and Reverse Engineering of machine parts and sculpted models (Lausanne, Switzerland).

Future Engineering Systems. [9/94-7/95]

Working on implementing and designing tolerance measures for inspection and assembly of machine parts.

Central Michigan University. [8/94-7/97]

Associate Graduate Faculty (Adjunct Professor), Classes in Computer Science and Software Engineering classes in the Extended Degree Program (EDP) for graduate students.

Micro Images, Inc. [9/92-5/93]

Design and Implementation of a Microfilm Labeling Computer System.