Faculty Research Forum to be Held at Mount Union

November 09, 2010

The University of Mount Union will hold a Faculty Research Forum on Tuesday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 206 of the Engineering and Business Building.
Presenting their research will be faculty members Dr. Kenneth Weber and Dr. Michael M. Knepp.
Dr. Kenneth WeberWeber, professor of computer science and information systems, will present “The Challenge of Programming Graphics Processing Units to Run Algorithms Requiring Fine-grain Synchronization.” A member of the Mount Union faculty since 1996, Weber earned a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from Kent State University and master’s degrees in mathematics and computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also earned a doctoral degree in computer science from Kent State University. 
Dr. Michael KneppKnepp, assistant professor of psychology, will present “The Impact of Worry on the Cardiovascular System in Women.” He earned a bachelor of science degree in neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh. He also earned a master of science degree in psychology and a doctoral degree in developmental and biological psychology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
The Faculty Research Forum, held biannually, highlights the academic research that Mount Union faculty members across multiple disciplines are currently conducting. The Forum is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Office of Marketing at (330) 823-6063.
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