Norfolk, Va., Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following an extensive national search, Old Dominion University announced that Ben Stuart has been named the eighth dean of the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology.
Stuart, who has served as interim dean since June of 2019, will start his new appointment on Oct. 25. Under his leadership, while facing the challenges of the pandemic, the College has continued to build its research enterprise and revamped its academic programs to better serve the needs of students. The College also celebrated the appointment of five faculty as Fellows in their respective professional societies, and for the first time in the history of the College, the promotion of two women to the rank of professor.
“Ben Stuart is a thoughtful leader and distinguished scholar who cares deeply about engineering students,” President John R. Broderick said. “Under his leadership, I am confident that the
MUMBAI — Ujwal Nirgudkar, Oscar Academy Member & Chairman of SMPTE-India Section, who is promoting standards for Digital Cinema in India, is appointed by the Oscar Academy to serve on the 2020-21 Science and Technology Council. An Indian Resident is being invited as a member for the first time in 17 years of the council.
Nirgudkar is working in the Indian film industry for the past 39 years. Currently, he is also chief technical advisor from KPMG for “National Film Heritage Mission,” a 60 billion project under the National Film Archives, Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India.
During the course of the year, the council will discuss industry liaison activities, general motion-picture technology-related issues, ideas for future council initiatives and presentations from council members on current technology topics. The council is supposed to have its first virtual meeting Oct. 12 with a brief orientation session for the new council
*Ujwal Nirgudkar, Oscar Academy Member & Chairman of SMPTE-India* Section who is promoting standards for Digital Cinema in India is now appointed by Oscar Academy to serve on the 2020-21 Science and Technology Council. An Indian Resident is being invited as the Member for the first time in the history of 17 Years of the council. *Ujwal Nirgudkar at the Oscar Academy New Member Reception, Academy office, Hollywood*
He is working in the Indian Film Industry for the past 39 Years.Currently, he is also “*Chief Technical Advisor*” from KPMG for “*National Film Heritage Mission*” a 600 Crore project under the National Film Archives, Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India.
During the course of the year, the council will discuss industry liaison activities, general motion-picture technology-related issues, ideas for future Council initiatives and presentations from council members on current technology topics. The council is supposed to have its first virtual
Ujwal Nirgudkar, Oscar Academy Member & Chairman of SMPTE-India Section who is promoting standards for Digital Cinema in India is now appointed by Oscar Academy to serve on the 2020-21 Science and Technology Council.
Ujwal Nirgudkar had organized Oscar Academy’s President Mr. John Bailey’s first historic visit to India in May 2019.
This visit has initiated a new relationship between the Indian Film Industry & Oscar Academy.
There are 21 Members of the Science & Technology Council, invited by the Council Executive Committee.
On this Ujwal Nirgudkar quoted he is really happy & honored to be invited to join Oscar Academy’s “Science & Technology Council”.
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BEIJING, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Future FinTech Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FTFT) (hereinafter referred to as “Future Fintech”, “FTFT” or “Company” ) a leading blockchain e-commerce company and a service provider for financial technology, today announced it has appointed Mr. Weicheng Pan as Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. Mr. Pan will be responsible for the Company’s strategic planning, international M&A, investment and financing activities, and will support the management team to promote the Company’s global development strategy.
Mr. Weicheng Pan is an angel fund investor in China and a trainer for Chinese enterprises. Since November 2019, Mr. Pan has served as dean of Guangdong Jewish Mindset Business School and president of Malaysia Chengji Business School. From January 2016 to October 2019, Mr. Pan served as chairman of Chengji Group, a company incorporated in China.
Mr. Pan has conducted over 100 lectures in Malaysia and Singapore
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Infrastructure Masons (iMasons), a global non-profit association for digital infrastructure professionals, has appointed technology executive Charisse Richards to the iMasons Advisory Council. In addition, Richards has accepted the position of co-chair of iMasons Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
“The iMasons Advisory Council is made up of seasoned industry leaders who are passionate about expanding and improving our community,” said Dean Nelson, iMasons Founder and Chairman. “Charisse has extensive full-stack experience in her role as CIO at three different companies. In addition to her technical expertise, she also graciously accepted the position of co-chair of our D&I committee. The board and I are confident that Charisse will add invaluable perspective to our technical and cultural efforts.”
The iMasons Advisory council consists of executives from colocation companies, global equipment suppliers, and hyper-scaler executives that manage some of largest portfolios in
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to furthering Georgia’s technology ecosystem to advance the innovation economy, has appointed EarthLink President Mike Toplisek to its Board of Directors. Toplisek joins a group of senior executives and leaders from other prominent technology companies and organizations across the state.
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The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has appointed EarthLink President Mike Toplisek to its Board of Directors. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are very pleased to welcome Mike to our Board of Directors,” said Larry K. Williams, Technology Association of Georgia President and CEO. “TAG’s mission is to connect, promote, influence and educate Georgia’s technology ecosystem to advance the innovation economy. Mike has brought back the iconic EarthLink brand to Georgia. His experience will be an asset to the Board and we look forward to working with him.”
Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a technology company providing advanced engineering solutions for the optimization of combustion systems, emissions control and water treatment in utility and industrial applications, today announced that Bradley W. Johnson, 55, formerly Assistant General Counsel of Fuel Tech, has been elected Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Fuel Tech effective October 1, 2020. Mr. Johnson succeeds Albert G. Grigonis, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, who is retiring on September 30, 2020 after 17 years of service to the Company.
Mr. Johnson joined Fuel Tech in 2008, serving as Corporate Counsel until December 2009, and thereafter as Assistant General Counsel. Prior to joining Fuel Tech, Mr. Johnson counseled clients in private practice where he gained extensive experience representing companies in a variety of matters including securities law, intellectual property, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Johnson received his B.A. in Political Science
Prof. Juan de Pablo has been appointed Vice President for National Laboratories, Science Strategy, Innovation and Global Initiatives at the University of Chicago, effective immediately.
In his new role, de Pablo—currently the Vice President for National Laboratories, the Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering and senior scientist at Argonne National Laboratory—will help drive and support the University’s science, technology and innovation efforts, along with their connection to policy and industry. In close consultation with President Robert J. Zimmer, and in close collaboration with Provost Ka Yee C. Lee, deans and faculty, he will help shape emerging strategic scientific and technological initiatives. He also will provide oversight of entrepreneurship and innovation activities at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in close partnership with Madhav Rajan, the dean of Chicago Booth.
De Pablo also will work to build global academic partnerships, extend the reach of the University’s research collaborations with international
PESHAWAR: The government approved appointment of Dr Sahibzada Ali Mahmood as managing director of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) here on Tuesday.
According to an official statement, the decision was made at the 11th Board of Directors meeting of KPITB chaired by Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.
The chief minister said that promotion of information technology and digitisation of services of provincial departments was fundamental part of government’s good governance strategy.
He said that KPITB would be made a strong institution. He said that government made various services of different departments online that would be extended to others for facilitation of people.
The meeting was briefed about the recommendations of search and scrutiny committee with regard to appointment of new managing director of KPITB. The chief minister stressed the need for strengthening KPITB as an institution and directed the quarters concerned to reconstitute human resource committee for the purpose.