Affiliates

The OSGC is currently composed of 26 institutions of higher learning (18 universities [including 2 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)] and 7 community colleges), NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC), the Air Force Research Laboratories (AFRL), and various education outreach partners. The OSGC Program Office is located at the Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) in Cleveland, Ohio.

Campus Representatives at University Affiliates

Dr. James (Jim) W. McCargar
Professor of Chemistry
Associate Dean
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing
Baldwin Wallace University
Phone: (440) 826-2313
Email: jmccarga@bw.edu
Mailing Address:
275 Eastland Road
216 Telfer Hall
Berea, OH 44017

Roger D. Quinn, Ph.D.
Arthur P. Armington Professor of Engineering
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Phone: (216) 368-3222
Email: rdq@case.edu
Mailing Address:
Case School of Engineering
10900 Euclid Avenue – 818 Glennan Building
Cleveland, OH 44106

Robert Chasnov, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Professor and Dean
School of Engineering and Computer Science
Cedarville University
Phone: (937) 766-7683
Email: chasnovr@cedarville.edu
Mailing Address:
251 North Main Street
Cedarville, OH 45314

Augustus Morris, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.
Chair, Manufacturing Engineering
Central State University
Phone: (937) 376-6177
Email: amorris@centralstate.edu
Mailing Address:
1400 Brush Row Road
Jenkins Hall
P. O. Box 1004
Wilberforce, OH 45384

Wei Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Faculty Advisor of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Chapter
Mechanical Engineering Department
Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-2595
Email: w.zhang13@csuohio.edu
Mailing Address:
1960 East 24th Street, FH 233
Cleveland, OH 44115

Dr. Joseph D. Ortiz
Professor, Department of Geology
Center for Ecology and Natural Resources Sustainability
Kent State University
Phone: (330) 672-2225
Email: jortiz@kent.edu
Mailing Address:
800 East Summit Street
McGilvrey Hall 336
Kent, OH 44240

Dr. Andrew Beck
Assistant Professor
Geology Department
Marietta College
Phone: (740) 376-4759
Email: awb003@marietta.edu
Mailing Address:
215 Fifth Street
Marietta, OH 45750

James Moller, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Phone: (513) 529-0715
Email: mollerjc@miamioh.edu
Miami University
Mailing Address:
650 East High Street
Garland Hall, Room 56F
Oxford, OH 45056-1462

Jed E. Marquart, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
Ohio Northern University
Phone: (419) 772-2384
Email: j-marquart@onu.edu
Mailing Address:
525 South Main Street
James Lehr Kennedy Building – Room 270
Ada, OH 45810

Dr. Mo Samimy
The John B. Nordholt Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University Distinguished Scholar
Founding Director Emeritus, Aerospace Research Center (ARC)
The Ohio State University
Phone: (614) 292-5012
Email: samimy.1@osu.edu
Mailing Address:
Aerospace Research Center
The Ohio State University
2300 West Case Road
Columbus, OH 43235-7531

Dr. Shawn Ostermann
Associate Dean for Research, Graduate Studies, and Planning
Russ College of Engineering and Technology
Ohio University
Phone: (740) 593-1482
Email: ostermann@ohio.edu
Mailing Address:
Stocker Center, Room 153
Athens, OH 45701-2979

Dr. Julie Zhao
Assistant Dean, Recruiting, Retention and Marketing
College of Engineering and Polymer Science
The University of Akron
Phone: (330) 972-2823
Email: zhao1@uakron.edu
Mailing Address:
302 Buchtel Common
Auburn Science & Engineering Center (ASEC) – 203D
Akron, OH 44325-3901

Kelly Cohen, Ph.D.
Professor of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
Co-Director, UAV MASTER Lab
College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Cincinnati
Phone: (513) 556-3523
Email: Kelly.Cohen@uc.edu
Mailing Address:
2850 Campus Way
Rhodes Hall – Room 735
P. O. Box 210070
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0070

Dr. Robert J. Wilkens
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Dayton
Phone: (937) 229-2736
Email: rwilkens1@udayton.edu
Mailing Address:
300 College Park
Kettering Laboratories, Room 564 C
Dayton, OH 45469-0254

Lesley M. Berhan, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
Associate Professor
Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Department
The University of Toledo
Phone: (419) 530-8220
Email: lesley.berhan@utoledo.edu
Mailing Address:
1610 North Westwood Avenue
5004 Nitschke Hall
Toledo, OH 43606

Deok Hee Nam, Ph. D.
Professor of Computer Science and Computer Engineering
College of Professional Studies
Wilberforce University
Phone: (937) 708-5624
Email: dnam@wilberforce.edu
Mailing Address:
1055 North Bickett Road – LRC 117
P. O. Box 1001
Wilberforce, OH 45384

Mitch Wolff, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical & Materials Engineering
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Wright State University
Phone: (937) 775-5141
Email: mitch.wolff@wright.edu
Mailing Address:
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Russ Engineering Center 123
Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Kevin J. Disotell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Rayen School of Engineering
Youngstown State University
Phone: (330) 941-3114
Email: kjdisotell@ysu.edu
Mailing Address:
One University Plaza
Moser Hall, Room 2510
Youngstown, OH 44555

Campus Representatives at Community College Affiliates

Professor Abigail Yee
Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Center for Innovative Technologies (CIT)
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Phone: (513) 569-1741
Email: abigail.yee@cincinnatistate.edu
Mailing Address:
3520 Central Parkway
CIT – Room 210
Cincinnati, OH 45223

Professor Jeffery M. Woodson
Professor / Program Coordinator
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology Program
Columbus State Community College
Phone: (614) 287-5014
Email: jwoodson@cscc.edu
Mailing Address:
550 East Spring Street
Eibling Hall 401E
Columbus, OH 43215

Professor Michelle S. Davis
Assistant Professor, Earth Science
Cuyahoga Community College
Phone: (216) 987-0611
Email: michelle.davis@tri-c.edu
Mailing Address:
STEM Department
11000 West Pleasant Valley Road – A217
Parma, OH 44130

Professor Tom Ciferno
Physics Instructor
Lakeland Community College
Phone: (440) 525-7104
Email: tciferno@lakelandcc.edu
Mailing Address:
7700 Clocktower Drive – B-3039
Kirtland, OH 44094

Regan L. Silvestri, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Division of Science and Mathematics
Lorain County Community College
Phone: (440) 366-7257
Email: rsilvestri@lorainccc.edu
Mailing Address:
1005 North Abbe Road, PS 200G
Elyria, OH 44035

Eric C. Dunn
Assistant Dean
Science, Mathematics and Engineering Division
Sinclair Community College
Phone: (937) 512-2721
Email: eric.dunn@sinclair.edu
Mailing Address:
444 West Third Street
Suite 6-112B
Dayton, OH 45402

Education Campus Representatives

Dr. James (Jim) W. McCargar
Professor of Chemistry
Associate Dean
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing
Baldwin Wallace University
Phone: (440) 826-2313
Email: jmccarga@bw.edu
Mailing Address:
275 Eastland Road
216 Telfer Hall
Berea, OH 44017

Robert Chasnov, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Professor and Dean
School of Engineering and Computer Science
Cedarville University
Phone: (937) 766-7683
Email: chasnovr@cedarville.edu
Mailing Address:
251 North Main Street
Cedarville, OH 45314

Dr. Rajeev Swami
Associate Professor, Science Education
Central State University
Phone: (937) 376-6712
Email: RSwami@centralstate.edu
Mailing Address:
1400 Brush Row Road
Room 213B
Wilberforce, OH 45384

Ms. Erica Arpajian
Administrative Coordinator
Education Student Services Center
College of Education & Human Services
Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 523-7135
Email: e.l.miller@csuohio.edu
Mailing Address:
2485 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 170
Cleveland, OH 44115

Dr. Joseph D. Ortiz
Professor, Department of Geology
Center for Ecology and Natural Resources Sustainability
Kent State University
Phone: (330) 672-2225
Email: jortiz@kent.edu
Mailing Address:
800 East Summit Street
McGilvrey Hall 336
Kent, OH 44240

Cathy Mowrer, Ph.D.
McCoy Professor of Education
Marietta College
Phone: (740) 376-4796
Email: mowrerc@marietta.edu
Mailing Address:
215 Fifth Street – Erwin 302
Marietta, OH 45750

Dr. Ann Haley MacKenzie
Science Educator
Department of Teacher Education
Miami University
Phone: (513) 315-8874
Email: mackenah@muohio.edu
Mailing Address:
501 East High Street
404-D McGuffey Hall
Oxford, OH 45056

Todd France, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Engineering Education
Ohio Northern University
Phone: (419) 772-2383
Email: t-france.1@onu.edu
Mailing Address:
525 South Main Street
James Lehr Kennedy 274
Ada, OH 45810-6000

Dr. Shawn Ostermann
Associate Dean for Research, Graduate Studies, and Planning
Russ College of Engineering and Technology
Ohio University
Phone: (740) 593-1482
Email: ostermann@ohio.edu
Mailing Address:
Stocker Center, Room 153
Athens, OH 45701-2979

Dr. Julie Zhao
Assistant Dean, Recruiting, Retention and Marketing
College of Engineering and Polymer Science
The University of Akron
Phone: (330) 972-2823
Email: zhao1@uakron.edu
Mailing Address:
302 Buchtel Common
Auburn Science & Engineering Center (ASEC) – 203D
Akron, OH 44325-3901

Dr. Laura Dell
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
University of Cincinnati
Phone: (513) 556-0238
Email: dellla@ucmail.uc.edu
Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 210002
410F Teachers College
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0002

Dr. Mary Kay Kelly
Associate Professor
Department of Teacher Education
University of Dayton
Phone: (937) 229-4140
Email: mkelly2@udayton.edu
Mailing Address:
1529 Brown Street
Raymond L. Fitz Hall 680Z
Dayton, OH 45469-2969

Dr. Mark Templin
Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
Judith Herb College of Education
The University of Toledo
Phone: (419) 530-8458
Email: mark.templin@utoledo.edu
Mailing Address:
2801 West Bancroft Street
Gillham Hall Room 2000A, Mail Stop 924
Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Romena M. Garrett Holbert, Ph.D., NBCT
Associate Professor, Teacher Education
Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) Science Education Program Director
African American Teachers Association Advisor
Wright State University
Phone: (937) 755-4471
Email: romena.holbert@wright.edu
Mailing Address:
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
351 Allyn Hall
Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Ms. Karen L. Henning
Academic Advisor
Office of Student Services
Beeghly College of Education
Youngstown State University
Phone: (330) 941-3602
Email: klhenning@ysu.edu
Mailing Address:
One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555

Campus Representatives at Government Affiliates

Mr. Robert F. LaSalvia
Chief, Office of Education
NASA Glenn Research Center
Phone: (216) 433-8981
Email: Robert.F.LaSalvia@nasa.gov
Mailing Address:
21000 Brookpark Road, Mail Stop 7-4
Cleveland, OH 44135-3191

M. David Kankam, Ph.D. (EE), Dip. Bus. Admin.
NASA Administrator’s Fellow (NAFP) – Cohort I
University Affairs Officer-GRC / NIFS Lead
NASA Glenn Research Center
Phone: (216) 433-6143
Email: Mark.D.Kankam@nasa.gov
Mailing Address:
21000 Brookpark Road
Mail Stop 49-5
Cleveland, OH 44135-3191

Ms. Susan M. Kohler
NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative (EPDC) Specialist
NASA Glenn Research Center
Phone: (216) 433-5104
Email: susan.m.kohler@nasa.gov
Mailing Address:
21000 Brookpark Road
Mail Stop 7-4
Cleveland, OH 44135-3191