Faculty: MSCM

Faculty

  • Henry Young, EdD, Assistant ProvostHenry Young

    Henry has been a Professor of Architectural Building Engineering Technology at NEIT since 1997. He brings a distinguished background in engineering to the classroom.

    Practical Experience:

    • Senior Management Consultant for KPMG Peat Marwick
    • Project Engineer and Special Assistant to the Rhode Island State Director of Transportation
    • Officer in the Navy Reserve Civil Engineering Corps, where he was Project Manager for infrastructure rehabilitation and construction work on U.S. military installations

    Education:

    • EdD, Northeastern University
    • MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Rhode Island
    • BS, Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech
    • LEED Accredited Professional

    • Gabar Mustafa, PhDGabar Mustafa

      Gabar is an important member of the MSCM design team and will be assuming the responsibilities of Program Director in Fall of 2016. He is also a faculty member for the Architectural Building Engineering Technology Department. He has been teaching structural engineering and construction management courses at NEIT since 2006.

      Practical Experience:

      • Awarded research fellowships at the Watson Institute at Brown University, Plan International, and at the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      • Civil engineer in Malaysia, Chicago, and Massachusetts
      • Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW), and the International Network for Engineering Studies (INES)

      Education:

      • PhD, Civil Engineering, Brown University
      • MS, Civil Engineering, Northwestern University
      • BS, Civil Engineering, Calicut University

    • Karen Whelan-Berry, PhDKaren Whelan-Berry

      Karen is a Professor and Department Chair of the Business Management Department at NEIT. She brings a wealth of teaching experience to her role at NEIT.

      Practical Experience:

      • Associate Professor of Management at Providence College School of Business
      • Associate Professor at Utah Valley State College
      • Associate Professor at Texas Wesleyan University
      • Assistant Professor at Samford University, Alabama
      • Manager Internal Audit, Tyco

      Education:

      • PhD, Carroll Graduate School of Management, Boston College
      • MBA, Bentley College
      • BS, Accounting and Computer Science, Franklin Pierce College

    • Timothy Henry, PhDTim Henry

      Tim develops and teaches courses in a number of areas at NEIT, including software engineering, game development, operating systems, digital forensics, and cyber security. He has also co-authored two data structure textbooks, one in Java and the other C++. He brings a diverse background in research, development, and design to his teaching at NEIT.

      Practical Experience:

      • University of Rhode Island professor, researched 3D techniques for rapid texture mapping from compressed images and helped design interactive 3D projects
      • Worked on interactive 3D visualization projects
      • Project manager on large corporate and state-wide information systems
      • Worked in research and development of “bleeding-edge” technology
      • Taught mathematics and computer science at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy
      • Operations officer on a buoy tender

      Education:

      • PhD, Applied Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
      • MS, Old Dominion University
      • BS, Mathematics, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
      • Project Management Professional certification

    • Phil Marks, MSPhil Marks

      Phil has taught in the Architectural Building Engineering Technology Department at NEIT since 1993 and has served as chair of the department since 1996. Phil is also an architect with a successful career to draw upon in teaching his students.

      Practical Experience:

      • Founded architectural firm 1986
      • Architect for Phillip Marks, Architect
      • Licensed architect in the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut

      Education:

      • BS, Architectural Engineering, Southern Polytechnic State University
      • LEED Accredited Professional

    • Mike Hayes, MSMike Hayes

      Mike has worked in the NEIT’s Architectural Building Engineering Technology Department first as a part-time lab assistant in 1989, then later as a faculty member in 1996. In 2003, he was named Associate Chair of the department.

      Practical Experience:

      • Job Captain at an architectural firm
      • Inspector at a real estate firm

      Education:

      • MS, Construction Management, Drexel University
      • BA, Anthropology, University of Rhode Island
      • LEED Accredited Professional

    • William Bundy, PhDWilliam Bundy

      William is a Professor at the U.S. Naval War College, teaching graduate warrior-scholars and researching emerging war concepts. William served for 30 years in the U.S. Navy. He earned the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award in 2010 and was recognized as the 1993 Black Engineer of the Year for Achievement in Government. In 1994, he received the U.S. Navy League Dalton L. Baugh Award for Inspirational Leadership.

      Practical Experience:

      • Submarine officer in the U.S. Navy – the third African-American naval officer to command a submarine
      • Awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star, and the Navy Commendation Medal with Silver Star
      • Director of Naval Officer Candidate School
      • Staff of Commander Submarine Group FIVE and Squadron THREE
      • Staff of the Commander, U.S. Atlantic Command in the Nuclear Operations Division
      • Director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation
      • Vice President, FleetBoston Financial

      Education:

      • PhD, Humanities, Management, Salve Regina University
      • CAGS, Technology and Society with a concentration in Management and Leadership, Salve Regina University
      • MA, National Security and Strategic Studies, U.S. Naval War College
      • BA, Liberal Studies, Technical Journalism, University of Hawai’i
      • AA, Leeward Community College, Hawai’i

  • Ashley Phelps, MBAAshley-Phelps

    As the lead in Gilbane’s Advanced Planning & Scheduling program, Ashley supports job sites through AP&S in design, preconstruction, and construction. This support encompasses facets of Lean from design phase pull plans to logistics planning and trade contractor buyout to execution of the Last Planner and more.

    Practical Experience:

    • Currently Lean Practices Manager at Gilbane, focusing on improving planning and scheduling techniques
    • Decade of construction experience ranging from superintendent work to drafting
    • Leading member of the Construction Industry Lean Planning and Scheduling Group
    • Active member the AGC’s Connecticut Construction Leadership Council and Steering Committee

    Education:

    • MBA, Nichols College
    • BS, New England Institute of Technology