Dr. Jeffery Larkin , Department of Biology (front row, second from left). Dr. Larkin’s research focuses on understanding the ecology of threatened species or small populations. Specifically, it provides important insights into the effects of humans
and our infrastructure on the sustainability or restoration of ecologically important wildlife species and their habitats.
Dr. Louis Pesci , director of the Highway Safety Center (front row, second from right). Dr. Pesci’s center develops driver proficiency programs and provides
Emergency Medical Technician training.
Mr. Samuel Gualardo is the director of the PA-OSHA Consultation Program (back row, right), one of the 50 consultation programs within the U.S.
and one of nine housed at a university. The program has been recognized consistently for exemplary service in helping Pennsylvania employers and workers by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Dr. Megan Knoch , Department of Biology (back row, left) recently worked with an interdisciplinary team to submit a successful funded MSF-MRI grant to establish a state-of-the-art Microscopy and Image Analysis Facility.
Dr. Jennifer Gossett , Department of Criminology (front row, left), Dr. William Oblitey, Department of Computer Science (front row, right), and Dr. Rosemary Shumba , Department of Computer Science (not in photo). The Cyber Catch Scholarship
Program focuses on giving IUP students interested in information assurance the opportunities to gain professional and research experiences in this demanding and growing field.
Dr. Gregory Kenning , Department of Physics (back row, center). PASSHE is sponsoring the development of a patent on a discovery he has made at IUP. It represents not only a new electronic device, but a new type of electronics. His current research
is focused on developing methods of implementing this technology.