Phone: (914) 633-2578
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Shohreh Anand received her BA from New York University majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Economics. She received her MS from the University of South Carolina in Computer Science. Her research interests included artificial intelligence, image processing and fractals culminating in her thesis, titled “Fractal Based Texture Model for Segmentation of Natural Scenes.” She has worked in the industry for several years doing advanced research in the area of medical image processing and has a patent and several peer reviewed publications in digital mammography. She is currently pursing a doctorate in Adult and Organizational Learning at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Arsam Antreasyan, Ph.D.
Arsam Antreasyan received his Diplom Ingenieur degree from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, all in Electrical Engineering. Then he spent five years at AT&T Bell Labs in Murray Hill, N.J., doing advanced research on optical and electronic devices, resulting in over 30 scientific publications and three patents. After that he started working for IBM Corporation at Fishkill, N.Y., where he developed a semiconductor laser for communication applications, continued working on the development of advanced Dram and Logic technologies as advisory engineer, team leader and project manager. Many of these products have been utilized by Siemens, Apple, Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony as well as by IBM. After retiring from IBM Corp, Arsam started an IT services business with the goal of working with small and midsize businesses and helping them achieve their business goals by using advanced technologies. He will start teaching at the Computer Science Dept of Iona College in the Fall semester of 2017.
Kenneth F. Bailie
Phone: (914) 633-2578
Kenneth Bailie received his BS and MA degrees in Mathematics from Fordham University. He was an assistant professor of mathematics at Ladycliff College in Highland Falls, N.Y., and then had a 39-year career with IBM where his responsibilities included staff & management assignments in the areas of programming & systems analysis and senior positions on several of IBM's corporate staffs. Ken has been teaching in the Computer Science Department at Iona since fall 2011.
Don Gerundo received his undergraduate degree in Biology at Ithaca College and his Masters in Teaching Zoology at Connecticut College. He has a New York Sate permanent teacher’s License certification in Biology, Chemistry and Math at the secondary school level. He also has a Masters degree in Computer Science from Iona College. He worked at IBM, as well as Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), providing technical support to sales reps helping clients to implement software applications to improve their business performance. He has been specializing in designing and constructing data warehouses as an independent consultant and has worked with clients such as Priceline.com, Chubb Insurance, KPMG and other well known firms. Don is also a professional pianist and accordionist and performs in the metropolitan area.
Flory Netsch Hiatrides
Flory’s diverse background, spanning more than 25 years integrates business, computing, sales, education and wellness, and has gained her extensive experience in professional instruction and curriculum development in such areas as business management, technology literacy and learning systems.
Flory started Executive Education Institute (EEI) in 1986. EEI, a consulting and training firm. In 2001, she sold her company but remained president until 2003. At that time, Flory started a new family business focused on health and nutrition and became a holistic health counselor.
Flory graduated with honors from Iona College with a BA in Mathematics and Computer Science and an MBA in Management Information Systems. She has completed advanced doctoral work in Organizational Development at Stevens Institute of Technology and in Education Administration from Fordham University. Flory has a new consulting firm which focuses on training and development called TreeHouse Consulting.
William J. McNamara, MBA
Phone: (914) 633-2578
Office Hours: Monday, 11 a.m. – Noon; Wednesday, 1 – 2 p.m.
William J. McNamara received his BS and MBA from Iona College. He was one of the designers of the Computer Science major at Iona College and taught for many years at Iona. McNamara returned to the Computer Science Department in 2013.
Glen Mules, Ph.D.
Office hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 2 – 3 p.m.
Glen Mules received his BSc in Mathematics from the University of Adelaide, South Australia, a Diplôme d’Université de Phonétique Appliquée à la Langue Française, Paris 3-Sorbonne, France, an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, U.K., and a Ph.D. in Education from Walden University, Minneapolis, Minn., where his dissertation was "Instructor Perceptions of Delivering Meaningful and Effective Training in a Corporate Environment.” He worked as a corporate technology instructor and course developer in Information Management and Data Analytics at IBM Corporation, from where he retired in 2015. He is a certified IBM big data engineer and a certified IBM big data architect. His research interests include big data and the Hadoop ecosystem, relational database systems, and data analytics. He has been a resident of the Beechmont area of New Rochelle for more than 40 years.