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Faculty and Staff of Norwich University
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Director, David Crawford School of Engineering

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Karen Supan, Ph.D., joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering in 2012.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Minnesota State University, a Master of Science degree from the Institute of Paper Science and Technology, and a doctorate from the University of Florida.

Contact Information
Bartoletto Hall U116
1 (802) 485-3378
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Civil Engineering and Construction Management

Charles A. Dana Professor
Construction Management

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Michael S. Puddicombe has a joint appointment in the School of Business and Management and the David Crawford School of Engineering.

Professor
Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chair, Construction Management

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Edwin Schmeckpeper, Ph.D., P.E., is a licensed professional engineer and a professor of civil engineering and construction management.

Associate Professor
Construction Management

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Dr. Nadia Al-Aubaidy, is an Associate Professor at the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University. Before joining her PhD program, she worked as a Deputy Resident Engineer for the US. Army Corps of Engineers.

Associate Professor
Civil Engineering

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Michael Kelley, PhD, P.E., is an associate professor who teaches in the civil, environmental, and construction management programs and in the leadership minor.

Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, Center for Global Resilience and Security

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Tara Kulkarni, Ph.D., P.E., joined the Norwich family in 2011. She was recently appointed to serve as the director of the Center for Global Resilience and Security at Norwich University.

Associate Professor
Construction Management

Jack Patterson earned his doctorate from The School of the Built Environment at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is the former owner of a South Carolina construction company.

Associate Professor
Civil Engineering

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Adam Sevi, Ph.D., P.E., joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in 2008 and was named an associate professor of civil engineering in 2014.

Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Moses Tefe, Ph.D., P.E., received his bachelor’s degree from KNUST, Ghana, and worked in consultancy for a decade before returning to graduate school. 

Lecturer
Civil Engineering

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Jacques Beneat received his PhD in electrical and computer engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1993 with a focus on advanced microwave structures for satellite communications.

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Grenville Dodge Chair of Engineering

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Michael W. Prairie, PhD,  teaches electrical engineering courses and guides undergraduate student research in electrical system design. 

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Michael Cross, PhD, teaching classes in the areas of circuits, electronics, energy systems, and engineering design.

Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering

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R. Danner Friend, Ph.D., PE, joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in 2003.

Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

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Carolina Payares-Asprino, Ph.D., guides undergraduate-student research in the robotic welding design process.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

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Scott A. Smith, PhD, joined the mechanical engineering faculty in the David Crawford School of Engineering in 2020 after graduating with his doctorate.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

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Charles White, Ph.D., joined the mechanical engineering faculty in the David Crawford School of Engineering in 2018 after a long and distinguished career in industry, government, and academia.

Lecturer
Mechanical Engineering

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Matt Rolland, P.E., joined the faculty of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in 2013.

Adjunct Faculty and Staff:

Electrical Technician

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Alan Hosking joined the staff of the David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University in November of 2016.

Administrative Coordinator

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Jane Davies Lane is the Administrative Coordinator for the David Crawford School of Engineering.

Jane came to Norwich in May 2006 and came to her current position after a year of working in Student Life for the Dean of Students.

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