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Vallorie Peridier, Ph.D.
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1. Name and Academic Rank:
Vallorie J. Peridier, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Full-time
2. Degrees with Fields, Institution and Date:
B.A. Physics (summa cum laude) – Bryn Mawr College, 1976
Ph.D. Engineering Mathematics – Lehigh University, 1989
3. Number of Years of Service on this Faculty:
Initial appointment: September 1989, Assistant Professor
Promoted: July 1995, Associate Professor
4. Other Related Experience:
1987-89 Lehigh University: graduate research assistant (mechanical engr.)
1984-87 Lehigh University: Gotshall Fellow
1983-84 Pennsylvania Power and Light: Rates & Market Research Analyst
1980-83 Pennsylvania Power and Light: Nuclear Plant Engineering
1978-80 AT&T (Western Electric): Information Systems Engineer
1977-84 Harvard Medical School (Radiology): Systems Programmer
1976-77 MIT: graduate research assistant (nuclear physics)
5. Consulting, Patents, Copyrights:
(No patents or copyrights. )
2009-10 W.L. Gore & Assosciates, Inc.
Solution of inverse problem of porosimetry.
6. States in which Registered:
7. Principal Publications in the Last Five Years:
— Peridier, V.J. (2010) “FacetSurface Representation”, The Mathematica Journal. (accepted for publication, 2010/March)
— Peridier, V.J. (2009) “Porosimetry” chapter of the MPI/2009 final report: Characterization of porous filtration media (A.J.Slim, editor).
— Peridier, V.J. (2008) “Reversible two-color cellular-automaton rules”, Wolfram Demonstrations Project, http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ReversibleTwoColorCellularAutomatonRules.
—Peridier, V.J. (2006) “Estimating transient surface heating using a cellular-automaton energy-transport model” Complex Systems 16. p.139-153.
—Pan, L.H., Peridier, V.J., Sullivan,T.E. (2005) “The quantum filtering of electron emission from ultrasharp tips.” Phys. Rev. B 71, January 15, 2005, p. 035345.1-12.
8. Scientific and Professional Societies of which a Member:
9. Honors and awards:
NSF Postdoctoral fellow in the mathematical sciences (1989-1992)
NSF Supercomputing fellow (1988)
Lehigh University Gotshall Fellow (1984-1987)
10. Institutional and Professional Service in last Five Years:
Mechanical Engineering Department:
Director, Graduate Program (2004-2009)
Chair, Faculty Search Committee (2007-2008)
Member, Promotion & Tenure (2005-2010)
College of Engineering:
Director, Honors Program (2010-2011)
Chair, Collegial Assembly (2010-2011)
Member, University Graduate Board (2010-2013)
Member, University Study Leave Review Committee (2007-2010)
Member, Gen-Ed Implementation Committee (2008-2009)
11. Percentage of Time Available for Research or Scholarly Activities:
12. Percentage of Time Committed to the Program:
90% committed to teaching, advising, and administrative duties.
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