NPSMA Consulting Group
DAGMAR BECK, PSM Program Director
LOCATION: Rice University
TOPICS: Marketing, recruiting, plus-courses.
CYNTHIA BAINTON, Administrative Manager, Biotechnology Programs
LOCATION: Northeastern University
TOPICS: Program management, structure and finance.
ELIZABETH FRIEDMAN, Director, Professional Master's Programs, College of Science and Letters
LOCATION: Illinois Institute of Technology
TOPIC: Online education.
DAVID W. KING, Director, SUNY PSM Consortium; Dean of Graduate Studies & Research
LOCATION: State University of New York, Oswego
TOPICS: Developing and coordinating PSM programs in a large system, best practices, on-line PLUS courses,
partnerships with industry, internships.
JOHN NANGLE, Senior Engineer (PSM in Mathematical Sciences from The University of Arizona, 2007)
LOCATION: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Colorado
TOPICS: Renewable energy and efficiency technologies.
CAMILLE NEBEKER,Research Associate, Center for Education, Leadership, Innovation and Policy, Principal Investigator,
NSF EESE Research Integrity Initiatives
LOCATION: San Diego State University Research Foundation
TOPICS: Teaching Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) for PSM programs; specifically, instructional methods
to effectively transfer application of RCR topics to the professional setting in which PSM graduates will be employed.
JOHN NISHIO, HydroBlox (formerly Program Director at California State University, Chico)
TOPICS: PSM Startup costs, environmental programs, diversity.
JEAN SCHAAKE, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences
LOCATION: University of North Texas
TOPICS: Program development, collaboration building.
KEVIN SIGHTLER, Director, Illinois PSM
LOCATION: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
TOPICS: New program development, centrally administered programs, financial models for PSM programs.
SHEILA TOBIAS, Author and Consultant
LOCATION: Tucson, Arizona
TOPIC: Plus Courses.
CHING-HUA WANG, Dean, School of Health and Natural Sciences