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Consulting Projects and Activities - Fall 2009

Projects

    • Project: GE Healthcare Reliability Testing
    • Client: Elizabeth Ivy-Johnson, Reliability Engineer for GE Healthcare
    • Consultants: Liz Stanwyck and Dr. Neerchal
    • Description: Worked with engineers at GE Healthcare to refine the reliability testing process for their products. From two test case scenarios, created general methodologies for use by the engineers to decide on sample size for testing and for implementing testing procedures. Presented results at GE Healthcare, training document to follow.

    • Project: Cyberknife Survival Analysis
    • Client: Dr. Didolkar
    • Consultants: Liz Stanwyck, Airong Yu, Navneet Sushon, and Dr. Neerchal
    • Description: Working with Dr. Didolker of Mt. Sinai Hospital to analyze survival data to determine the efficacy of a new procedure for cancer. Also in process of creating an updated database and form for data entry.

    • Project: Waste Water Treatment Analysis
    • Client: Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education (CUERE)
    • Consultants: Liz Stanwyck and Dr. Neerchal
    • Description: Working with the Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education (CUERE) to determine the efficacy of legislation aimed at supporting smart growth, specifically priority funding area legislation intended to encourage sewer infrastructure rather than septic systems for residences in 5 Maryland counties.

    • Project: STEM Education Survey
    • Client: Tracy Irish, Director of Research and Evaluation for STEM Education
    • Consultants: Navneet Sushon and Liz Stanwyck
    • Description: Worked with Tracy Irish to created a database for entry and analysis of a STEM Education related survey. Entered survey data and exported into multiple file formats.

Also Consulted With

  • Tamra Mendelson, Biological Sciences faculty (Liz Stanwyck and Dr. Neerchal)
  • Soumya Ganguly, Chemistry graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Heather Holden, Information Systems graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Monika Acosta, Economics graduate student (Liz Stanwyck and Andrew Raim)
  • Amy Benson, Psychology graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Marsha Velli, Accounting Associate, UMBC Imaging Research Center (Navneet Sushon and Liz Stanwyck)
  • Lara Ohanian, Student Placement Coordinator, Baltimore City Public School System (Liz Stanwyck and Dr. Neerchal)
  • Matthew Baker, Geography and Environmental Systems faculty (Liz Stanwyck and Dr. Neerchal)
  • Robert Henderson, Chemical Engineering graduate student (Kyle Stern and Dr. Gobbert)

Infrastructure

  • CIRC webpages redesigned (Summer and Fall 2009, Navneet Sushon)