faculty

Meet the Faculty of the CIT

The esteemed faculty of the College of Innovation & Technology are jointly appointed from other academic units at UM-Flint. 

Amal Alhosban, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Associate Professor, College of Innovation & Technology
Research: Semantic Web, Fault Management and Wireless Network

Mark Allison, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Associate Chair of Computer Science
Associate Professor, College of Innovation & Technology
Research: Model-Driven Software Development, Smartgrid, Intelligent Agents, UAVs

James Alsup, PhD
Associate Professor of Physics, CSEP Department Chair
Associate Professor, College of Innovation & Technology
Research: Black holes as condensed tools, Orbital Mechanics

Olanrewaju Aluko, PhD
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Associate Chair of Engineering
Associate Professor, College of Innovation & Technology
Research: Modeling and analysis of composite structures and nanocomposites
Computational mechanics and material science
Materials characterization, evaluation and testing


Douglas Knerr, PhD
Professor of History
Professor, College of Innovation & Technology
Research: Vernacular Architecture, Capital Formation and Regional Markets,
Industrial Archeology


Greg Laurence, PhD
Professor of Management, Management & Marketing Department Chair
Professor, College of Innovation & Technology
Research: Workplace personalization, workaholism, job crafting, workplace stress

Linda Zhu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Assistant Professor, College of Innovation & Technology
Research: Acoustics, vibration and noise control
signal processing, sensor and controls, automotive engineering