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Marjaneh  Issapour - Farmingdale State College. Farmingdale, NY, US

Marjaneh Issapour Marjaneh  Issapour

Director, Renewable Energy & Sustainability Center | Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale, NY, UNITED STATES

Professor Issapour is a NYS-licensed professional engineer, and an expert in solar and sustainable energy.

Biography

Professor Issapour is a graduate of Columbia University, with an MS in Electrical Engineering Technology. She is the director of the Renewable Energy & Sustainability Center at the college.

Professor Issapour holds a Professional Engineer License in New York State. She is also a Cisco Certified Network Associate. Her area of research is renewable and alternative energy sources. She has been employed by AT&T Information Systems, Siemens Data Switching, and NEC. She is a recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in faculty service, and the Rene Chasmen Affirmative Action Award. She is a motivational speaker for women in science and engineering.

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Areas of Expertise (2)

Electrical Engineering Embedded System Design and Applications

Industry Expertise (5)

Energy Electrical Engineering Renewables and Environmental Computer Networking Computer Hardware

Accomplishments (5)

Chair, IEEE Long Island (professional)

2013-09-01

The Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers

Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence in Teaching Service (professional)

2007-05-01

Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence in Teaching Service

The Rene W. Chasman Scholarship for Women (professional)

1996-02-01

From the Brookhaven Society of Women Engineers

Dr. Nuala Drescher Affirmative Action Leave Program (professional)

1995-09-01

To continue research work at Brookhaven National Laboratory

Athanasios Papoulis Outstanding Educator Award (professional)

"For noteworthy contributions to renewable energy, data communications, and STEM education."

Education (3)

Columbia University: MS, Electrical Engineering Technology 1986

Stony Brook University: Electrical Engineering, BS 1984

Stony Brook University: Post-graduate, Science and Engineering Education

Social

Affiliations (14)

  • American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE)
  • Engineering Joint Commission of Long Island (EJCLI)
  • Long Island Engineers Club
  • Long Island Consultant Network
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Senior member Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • First Vice Chair IEEE - Long Island
  • Chair of Educational Activities Committee Long Island Chapter
  • Communication Society IEEE
  • Computer Society IEEE
  • Long Island Clean Energy Leadership Task Force
  • Manufacturing and Technology Resource Consortium (MTRC)
  • College representative, Engineering Joint Commission of Long Island (EJCLI)
  • 2018 IEEE Region 1 Board of Governors (BoG); Educational Activities Committee Chair

Languages (1)

  • English

Event Appearances (8)

Status of Engineering and Technology Education in K-12 in New York State

Association for Science Teacher Education  Cornwell , New York

2013-10-17

Status of Smart Grid Demonstration Project at Farmingdale State College

Smart Grid Demonstration Project  Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY

2013-08-01

Status of the Green Industries in the United States

Science and Technology Conference  Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY

2009-04-17

Workforce Needs of Industry and the Role of Educational Institutions in Addressing the Needs: A Study of Computer Networking & Telecommunications Industry in New York

Science and Technology Conference  Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY

2008-10-30

Women in Engineering and Science

American Association of University Women awards ceremony  New York

2015-10-07

Smart Grid Demonstration Project

EET/CET Departmental Advisory Board meeting  Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY

2012-05-01

Middle State Accreditation Progress report to the faculty

Governance meeting  Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY

2010-09-01

Presentation on the Proposed Telecommunications Program

EET/CET Departmental Advisory Board meeting  Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY

2011-05-01

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  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist

Research Focus (1)

Engineering Education

Next Generation Science Standards and Its Linkage to Future Workforce

Given the employment forecast of future STEM and specifically engineering and technology opportunities in the U.S., greater attention needs to be given to high school curricula and graduation requirements. This research focuses on state-level high school graduation requirements and its relation to success in college-level engineering education.

Research Grants (9)

Smart Grid Demonstration Project grant

Department of Energy 

2011-01-01

$12 million grant partnered by Long Island Power Authority, National Grid, Farmingdale State College and Stony Brook University

Equipment Donation

Group of Long Island companies 

2009-01-01

$1million worth of equipment donated to the School of Engineering Technology at Farmingdale State College

Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars

Department of Energy 

2005-01-01

$15,000 grant to support the Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars, Farmingdale State College

Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars

Department of Energy 

2004-01-01

$38,500 to support the Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars at Farmingdale State College

Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars

Department of Energy 

2003-01-01

$35,000 grant to support the Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars at Farmingdale State College

Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars

Department of Energy 

2002-01-01

$50,000 grant to support the Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars at Farmingdale State College

KeySpan Foundation Award

KeySpan Foundation 

2002-06-01

$6,000 grant to fund Solar Seminars for middle school and high school students on Long Island

Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars

Department of Energy 

2001-01-01

$50,000 grant to support the Solar Energy Center’s workshops and seminars at Farmingdale State College

Software Licenses Grant

Microsoft 

1997-01-01

$58,350 grant in the form of software licenses, to provide instructional materials

Published Articles (1)

A modified feed-forward control system at the Accelerator Test Facility American Institute of Physics

1997-02-01

A modified feed-forward control system at the Accelerator Test Facility

Courses (5)

EET 418 - Microprocessor Interfacing and Control

This course covers an in-depth study of microprocessor systems by exploring the internal functions of a computer. Hardware and software capabilities are studied in order to build a foundation for the design and interfacing of microprocessor based systems using real world examples. Assembly as well as a high level language such as "C++" is used in various programming projects and in interfacing devices.

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EET 251 - Microprocessors

Fundamental microprocessor and microcontroller concepts; architecture, memory, memory interfacing, programming, signals, timing, delay calculations, I/O interfacing and interrupts. The students will be required to interface input and output devices to the embedded controller and quantify associated hardware/software trade-offs. Laboratory work requires programming in assembly language and in C/C++.

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EET 110 - Computer Applications

An introduction to computer programming with applications. Examples and assignments are drawn from problems in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology. The course uses Windows based PCs, the "C/C++" programming language (visual C++), and IEEE-488 Standard interfacing to programmable instrumentation.

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ENV 101 - Energy Sustainability and Environment

This is an introductory course to create and enhance the critical awareness of the student regarding various forms of energy, sustainability issues and the impact on the environment through unbridled use of energy in the present day context. A scientific and technological approach is used to discuss various topics. The knowledge base of this course is derived from certain natural sciences such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Eco-Science. The main topics of discussion are: Forms of energy, energy conservation, impact on the environment by the use of energy, forms of renewable energy and sustainability issues. The critical policy issues related to energy are also discussed. The course prepares the student to be a fully aware citizen on energy issues facing the community and the world.

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EET 111 - Electric Circuits I

A basic course in direct current circuit theory. Concepts of charge, current and voltage; Ohm's Law, Kirchoff's Laws; analysis of series, parallel, and combination circuits; mesh and nodal analysis; Superposition, Thevenin's and Norton's theorems; maximum power transfer theorem; electric fields and capacitance; magnetic fields and inductance; analysis of R-C and R-L switching networks. The laboratory is coordinated with, and supports, the theory course.

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