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Facultivities: Film festivals, discrete mathematics and Big Data

WVU Tech’s faculty members are dedicated to the advancement of the fields they teach. Outside of the classroom, they’re researchers, writers, presenters, go-to experts and road warriors who share their passion for learning with the world.

Here’s what our faculty members have been up to:

Anthony Amendarez (Music) premiered his film “Who Am I” on Wednesday, August 31 at the Huntington Music and Arts Festival during the 72-hour-film challenge.

Dr. Deborah Chun (Math), co-organized the session “Matroid Theory” for SIAM’s Discrete Mathematics conference in Atlanta, Georgia in June. Dr. Chun was also selected as one of WVU Tech’s first Golden Bear Scholars.

Dr. Tyler “John” Moss (Math) presented a paper on June 8 entitled “Bicircular matroids representable over GF(4) or GF(5)” at the SIAM Discrete Mathematics conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Houbing Song (Electrical and Computer Engineering) collaborated on and published seven peer-reviewed journal papers, two peer-reviewed conference papers and one editorial. His publications were featured in IEEE Communications Magazine; Neurocomputing; Personal and Ubiquitous Computing; Future Generation Computer Systems; IET Image Processing; Security and Communication Networks; Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies; IEEE Access; and the 2016 IEEE 29th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems.

In addition, he was selected by IEEE Access as the Associate Editor of the Month for June 2016. He served as the general chair of the International Workshop on Big Data Analytics for Smart and Connected Health in Washington, D.C. on June 27-29, 2016. Dr. Song was also selected as one of WVU Tech’s first Golden Bear Scholars.

Explore more faculty work at wvutech.edu/facultivities.