Herbert L. Dershem
Career Vita

Education:

B.S., Mathematics, University of Dayton, 1965
M.S., Computer Science, Purdue University, 1967
Ph.D., Computer Science, Purdue University, 1969

Awards

NDEA Fellow, Purdue University, 1965-1967
Honeywell Corporation Fellow, Purdue University, 1968-1969
Project COMPUTe, Dartmouth College, Summer Fellow, 1974
NASA/ASEE, Goddard Space Flight Center, Summer Fellow, 1976
Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching, Hope College, 2002
Outstanding Greek Advisor, Hope College, 2003
Herb Dershem Summer Research Fund, 2009
Provost's Award for Service to the Academic Program, 2010

Positions Held

Hope College (11)

Assistant Professor, 1969-1974
Associate Professor, 1974-1982
Professor, 1982-2009
Chair, Department of Computer Science, 1975-2003
Interim Director of Computer Services, 1984
Director, Computer Science Summer Institute, 1985-1986
Director, Computer Science Summer Research Program, 1992-2003
Director, CSEMS Scholarship Program, 2004-2010
Interim Dean for Natural Science, 2005
Director of Institutional Research, 2007-present
Director, S-STEM Scholarship Program, 2008-2011

External (16)

University of Dayton Computer Center, part-time systems and applications programmer, 1961-1965
University of Dayton Research Institute, numerical analyst, summer 1965-1967
Project COMPUTe Dartmouth College, Summer Research Fellow, 1974
CONDUIT, Series Editor, 1975-1985
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Summer Research Fellow, 1976
Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Summer Research Scientist, 1977
Oak Ridge Science Semester, GLCA Faculty Director, 1977
Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Visiting Scientist, 1978
University of Tennessee, Visiting Honorary Associate Professor, 1978
Boston University, Professor of Overseas Program, 1982-1983
Harcourt Brace Publisher, Consulting Editor, 1984
United States Air Force Academy, Distinguished Visiting Professor, 1993-1994
Council for Undergraduate Research, Councilor, 1994-2000
Advanced Placement, Computer Science Reader, 1995, 1997, 1999
United States Open University, Computer Science Advisory Committee, 2000-2001
ABET, Program Evaluator, 2003-2007

Professional Activities
Hope College

Board and Committee Assignments: 24 assignments, 51 years (Chair 9 assignments, 16 years)
Faculty Advisor at Hope College: Department Student Organization 16 years, Greek Student Organization 7 years, Programming Team Coach 8 times
Research students supervised: 164 projects

External

Conference Leadership: 13 conferences
Consultant (37 Assignments)

Business and Industry: 23
Education: 14
External Reviews: 32 reviews conducted

Invited Presenter/Participant: 12
NSF Review Panels: 13 panels
Public presentations: Total 153

Community: 20
Conference: 31
Education: 48
Hope College: 31
Other Institutions: 24

External Grant Proposals
Funded: 20 projects for $2,721,130
            16 projects for $2,018,639 as PI
            4 projects for $702,491 as co-PI
Not Funded: 12 projects for $3,556,968
            8 projects for $1,679,566 as PI
            4 projects for $1,877,402 as co-PI
Total proposals submitted: 32 for $6,278,098
            24 projects for $3,698,205 as PI
            8 projects for $2,579,893 as co-PI
           
Publications: Total 39

Papers: 24
Chapters: 2
Books: 4
Software: 1
Technical Reports: 3
Monographs: 3
Editor of Proceedings: 1
Consulting Editor of Textbook: 1

Reviews: Total 296

Papers: 196
Books: 30
Posters:46
Research Projects: 13
Proposals: 8
Software: 3

Courses Taught: Total: 89 courses, 330 offerings, 5049 students, 73 courses designed

Central Michigan: 1982-1984(Graduate) 1 course, 5 offerings, 100 students
Boston University Overseas Program: 1982-1983 (Graduate) 6 courses, 12 offerings, 140 students, 6 designed
Western Michigan University: 1988-1990 (Graduate) 1 course, 2 offerings, 25 students
United States Air Force Academy: 1993-1994 3 courses, 4 offerings, 76 students, 1 designed
United States Open University: 2001-2002 2 courses, 4 offerings, 14 students
Other External Courses: 7 courses, 12 offerings, 108 students, 7 designed
Hope College: 1969-2009 69 courses, 291 offerings, 4,586 students, 59 courses designed

 

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