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Facultivities: Building occupancy, clothes in Bangladesh and right wing populism

Facultivities graphic - Facultivities is a regular story that features the work of WVU Tech faculty

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:

Mohammad Amin (Accounting & Management) received a research award and presented his paper “An Examination of the Factors that Influence Labor-Management Relations Satisfaction in the Ready-Made Garments Industry of Bangladesh” at a conference sponsored by the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Sanish Rai (Computer Science and Information Systems) had his article, "Building occupancy simulation and data assimilation using a graph-based agent-oriented model" accepted published in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications.

Dr. Fahad Gill (Economics) presented a paper titled “Recession and Returns to Human Capital of Immigrants” at the Midwest Economics Association's conference in Evanston, Illinois.

Dr. Melissa Sartore (History) published “Drunk and Diverse: Reframing the Founding Fathers” in The Popular Culture Studies Journal, 2018, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 45-64.

Dr. Andrea Kent (Political Science) and Dr. Angela McCaskill (Accounting) attended the FACDIS's Scholar-Diplomat Program in Washington, D.C., where participants met with a variety of experts on the topic of "Understanding Refugees, Migration, Human Rights and the Rise of Right Wing Populism."