Assistant Professor, Library Science
Perry has been in the library profession for 16 years and currently work as the Cataloging Librarian at MARC. He has a double masters: Master of Public Administration, University of Guam and Master of Library Science, University of North Texas. He is currently working on a Doctorate degree in Education (EdD), with a focus in Higher and Post-secondary education with Argosy University, Hawaii campus. He hopes to complete the program in March 2017.
Chamorro males struggle to seek and/or complete higher education for a variety internal and external reasons. I would like to focus my research on this issue in hopes of helping to close the aspiration gap which continues to disempower the young men of Guam.
Assistant Professor, Geotechnical Engineering
Patil received his PhD in Civil Engineering with specialization in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014. He earned his Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering from San Diego State University, California in 2008, and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Pune University in India. He has Professional Civil Engineer (PE-Civil) license from the State of Texas, USA. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Patil has been involved in writing proposals and working on funded research projects for various funding agencies such as: National Science Foundation, Texas Department of Transportation, and US Department of Transportation. His research interests include laboratory soil testing and field instrumentation, static and dynamic characterization of saturated and unsaturated geo-materials, modeling of hydro-thermo-mechanical behavior of geo-materials, land-slides and slope stability analysis.
Assistant Professor, Mathematics