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Dr. Korinn Saker

Associate Professor Of Clinical Nutrition

Pet nutrition.

Areas of Expertise
General Internal Medicine
Colleges
CVM

Dr. Roby Sawyers

Professor Of Accounting

Individual income tax, corporate tax shelters, IRC section 529 College Savings Plans, multi-state taxation. Income tax decisionmaking, estate taxes, gifts and trusts. Ethical development and behavior.  North Carolina tax system, business-method patents and tax strategy patents, taxation of business entities, multi-state taxation.

Areas of Expertise
Accounting
Taxes
Colleges
MGMT

Dr. Ronald Scattergood

Professor Of Materials Science And Engineering

Mechanics and physics of materials, with emphasis on mechanical properties and fracture mechanics. Mechanical behavior; defect theory; tribology; and precision engineering.

Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Coby Schal

Blanton J. Whitmire Professor Of Entomology

Biology and management of urban pests, especially cockroaches. Chemical ecology, especially pheromones and other attractants of cockroaches. Physiological control of insect behavior.

Areas of Expertise
Insects
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Robert Schrag

Professor Of Communication

Author of Taming the Wild Tube: A Family's Guide to Television and Video. Effects of television on children, youth and families. Impact of interactive media and the Internet on media in entertainment, information, education, and publishing.

Areas of Expertise
Media Criticism
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Michael Schulman

William Neal Reynolds Professor; Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Of Sociology

Current research includes projects on occupational health and injury among teenage workers, tends in occupational mortality, agricultural injuries and farm vehicle public road vehicle crashes, and changes in jobs and labor markets in rural communites. Affiliated with the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center and the Southern Coastal Agromedicine Center.

Areas of Expertise
Agricultural/Rural Issues
Health & Medicine
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Jonathan Schultheis

Professor Of Horticultural Science

Watermelons, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, gourds and squash. Sweet potato production, breeding and genetics.

Areas of Expertise
Vegetable Crops
Colleges
CALS

Ms. Martha Scotford

Professor Of Graphic Design

Design history and practice; women in design; book design and publishing; typography; research in design.

Areas of Expertise
Graphic Design
Colleges
DESIGN

Dr. M. Todd See

Professor Of Animal Science

Swine breeding, production, management and genetics.

Areas of Expertise
Animal Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Fredrick Semazzi

Associate Professor Of Marine, Earth And Atmospheric Sciences And Of Mathematics

Climate modeling, atmospheric computer simulation, climate of Africa. Can discuss application of computer models to generate future climate scenarios in the event of sea-surface temperature/vegetation cover changes.

Areas of Expertise
Climate
Computer Modeling
Colleges
SCIENCES
ENGIN

Dr. Barbara Sherman

Clinical Associate Professor Of Veterinary Behavior, Director Of The Animal Behavior Science

Animal communication; behavior problems of domestic and laboratory animals.  Evaluation of protocols for the treatment of common behavior problems of dogs, cats, and horses. The humane management of animals to reduce anxieties, fears, and phobic behaviors.

Areas of Expertise
Animal Behavior
Colleges
CVM

Dr. Jason Shih

Professor Of Poultry Science, Biotechnology, Microbiology And Nutrition

Biofuel production and waste management. Novel uses of biotechnology for poultry waste management and the conversion of poultry waste into value-added by-products. Biofermentation.

Areas of Expertise
Poultry Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Mihail Sichitiu

Associate Professor Of Electrical And Computer Engineering

Wireless networking, including local area networks.

Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Erin Sills

Associate Professor Of Forestry

Markets and payments for non-timber forest benefits; forest-based livelihoods and economic development; deforestation and land use in the tropics; economic assessment of invasive species policies; program evaluation with matching methods and panel data.  REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation), forest management, sustainable development

Areas of Expertise
Forest Economics and Policy
Colleges
CNR

Dr. Larry Silverberg

Professor Of Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering

Theoretical and applied structural electrodynamics and control. Author of 3 books in the fields of mechanics and electrodynamics, developed orbiter ejector flown on the space shuttle, and science of Santa Claus (for fun)

Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Munindar Singh

Professor Of Computer Science

Multiagent systems; intelligent agents; agent communication languages and protocols; application-level trust; service-oriented computing; information management in open environments; and service science management and engineering.

Areas of Expertise
Computer Science
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. R. Wayne Skaggs

William Neal Reynolds Professor And Distinguished University Professor Of Biological And Agricultural Engineering

Drainage; subsurface water management engineering; water table control and sub-irrigation; water management and hydrology of shallow water table soils, including wetlands; wetlands issues; water quality issues. Member of National Academy of Sciences.

Areas of Expertise
Agricultural Engineering
Irrigation/Water Management
Wetlands
Colleges
CALS
ENGIN

Dr. Richard Slatta

Professor Of History

Cowboys, frontiers, Latin American history. Internationally known expert on cowboy and ranch history for North and South America. Author of award-winning The Cowboy Encyclopedia. Educational computing for historical research.

Areas of Expertise
Cowboys/Frontiers/Latin American
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Barrett Slenning

Associate Professor, Dairy Production Medicine Epidemiology &Amp; Economics And Coordinator Of The Population Medicine Program

Dairy cattle, dairy farming, production management. Special emphasis in preventive medicine and herd-level medical management. Ag-bioterrorism and biosecurity, epidemiology, agricultural economics; bioterrorism.

Areas of Expertise
Animal Groups
Population Medicine and Epidemiology
Colleges
CVM

Dr. Erin Smith

Lecturer

Textile Entrepreneurship, Textile Industry, Traditional Textiles,  Economic Competitiveness, Six Sigma, Organizational Resilience, New Product Development, Entrepreneurship

Areas of Expertise
Apparel Manufacturing
Economics
Technology
Colleges
TEXTILES

Dr. W. David Smith

Philip Morris Professor Of Crop Science

Tobacco production and management. Identification of physical properties of the growing medium necessary for optimal transplant production; The relationship between the uniformity of seedling emergence and transplant usability and response of cultivars to seed priming. Weed control and tobacco response to sulfentrazone. Site-specific weed management. Heads crop science department.

Areas of Expertise
Crop Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Wesley Snyder

Professor Of Electrical And Computer Engineering

Image analysis and processing; visual inspection; shape recognition; quality control; computer vision; robot vision.

Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Jerry Spears

Professor Of Animal Science And Nutrition

Mineral metabolism in ruminants and swine; role of minerals and other nutrients on immune response and disease resistance.

Areas of Expertise
Animal Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Hiller Spires

Professor Of Curriculum And Instruction, Senior Research Literacy And Technology Instruction

New literacies and media.

Areas of Expertise
Curriculum Development
Colleges
EDUC

Dr. Richard Spontak

Professor Of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering And Materials Science & Engineering

Design and production of multicomponent polymer systems, including block copolymers, polymer blends/alloys and nanocomposites. Nanotechnology involving soft and responsive materials. Molecular self-assembly and physical gelation. Morphological characterization and control. Application of microscopy techniques to polymer science and engineering.

Colleges
ENGIN

Ms. Dona Stankus

Architect/High Performance Building Program Manager, N.C. Solar Center

Sustainable architecture; energy conservation; building technologies; solar energy; environment; architectural design; passive solar design.

Areas of Expertise
energy conservation
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Jose Stape

Associate Professor Of Forestry

Forest nutrition; Plantation Forestry in Southeastern U.S. and Latin America

Areas of Expertise
Forest Ecology
Colleges
CNR

Dr. Michael Steer

Lampe Distinguished Professor Of Electrical And Computer Engineering

Radio frequency (RF) and microwave communication; radar and sensor systems; technology integration; global modeling.

Areas of Expertise
Electrical Engineering
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Allen Stein

Professor Of English

19th-century American literature. American romanticism adn American realism and naturalism.

Areas of Expertise
American Literature
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Sarah Stein

Associate Professor Of Communication

Film, video production, media criticism and theory, popular culture and cyberspace discourses. New communication technologies and multimedia production.

Areas of Expertise
Film Studies
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Tony Stewart

Associate Professor Of Religious Studies

South Asia religions and culture. Religions of India. Research on pre-modern Bengali religious literature in Bengali and Sanskrit languages. Was a Senior Fulbright Fellow, American Institute of Bangladesh Studies Fellow, director of North Carolina Center for South Asia Studies.

Areas of Expertise
Religious Studies
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. William Stewart

Professor Of Computer Science

Performance evaluation of computer systems and telecommunications systems. High-performance computing.

Areas of Expertise
Computer Science
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Timothy Stinson

Assistant Professor Of English

Medieval English literature, the history of the book, and digital humanities. The complex history of printed and manuscript books and the important changes in teaching, research, reading, publishing, and librarianship as a consequence of texts being converted to - or created in - digital formats.

Areas of Expertise
English
Medieval Literature
Renaissance Literature
Colleges
CHASS

Ms. Julia Storm

Agromedicine Information Specialist

Public health regarding agricultural and environmental health and safety, particularly pesticide health effects and safety

Areas of Expertise
Toxicology
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Michael Stoskopf

Professor Of Wildlife And Aquatic Medicine

Marine mammals, fish, aquatic reptiles, marine invertebrates, sea birds. Can discuss mortality events, disease outbreaks, food safety. Environmental pharmacology and toxicology.

Areas of Expertise
Animal Groups
Diseases
Food-Borne Illnesses
Population Medicine and Epidemiology
Colleges
CVM

Dr. Michael Struett

Assistant Professor Of Political Science

International organizations; United Nations; international law; war crimes trials; genocide; crimes against humanity; International Criminal Court; human rights

Areas of Expertise
International Relations

Dr. Craig Sullivan

Professor Of Applied Ecology

Reproductive physiology and selective breeding of fishes. Fisheries. Aquaculture. Marine biotechnology.

Areas of Expertise
Aquaculture
Fisheries
Zoology
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Ge Sun

USDA Professor

Watersheds; stream water quanity and quality; Climate change impacts.

Areas of Expertise
Water Resources
Wetlands
Colleges
CNR

Dr. Gerald Surh

Associate Professor Of History

Russian social and political history. Published work on pre-revolutionary labor and revolution. Studied and lived in Russia.  Recent work on the history of Jews in Russia and Ukraine.

Areas of Expertise
Russia
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Steve Suter

Assistant Professor Of Oncology

Canine bone marrow transplantation; canine and feline lymphoma, novel therapies for cancer treatments.

Areas of Expertise
Cancer Research
Oncology
Colleges
CVM

Dr. Turner Sutton

Professor Of Plant Pathology

Etiology, epidemiology, and control of apple diseases; vinifera grapes; disease forecasting; methods of fungicide use; fungicide resistance; integrated pest management.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Diseases
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Kenneth Swartzel

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Of Food, Bioprocessing And Nutrition Sciences

Development of food processing systems, especially for aseptic and ultra-pasteurization. Director of the Food Systems Leadership Institute.

Areas of Expertise
Food Science
Colleges
CALS