Amenyo, John-Thones

Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor
Mathematics and Computer Science

Phone: 718-262-2552
Office Location: AC-2C07
jta@york.cuny.edu

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Columbia University  E.E.   
MPhil  Columbia University  E.E.   
MS  Columbia University  E.E. & Comp. Sci   
BS  MIT  E.E. & Comp. Sci   

Biosensor Arrays for Mosquito Vector Control, Environmental Monitoring, Entomological Surveillance

UAV Multicopter Drones for Mosquito Vector Control in Malaria Disease Management

Human-Machine Collaboration in End-User Parallel Programming (EUPP) for High-Performance Computing heterogeneous inter-networked multi-core, many-core computer architectures.

Applications of massively parallel computing to Computational STEM

Neuronal CDMA, Neural Spread-Spectrum

Neuro-Architecture Model: implementing (natural, artificial) minds and (biologically inspired) cognitive architectures on (natural, artificial and biologically plausible) brains/CNS

Computation Architecture models of CNS / Brain / Mind / Neuro-Glia interactions

EDC/FT Hyper-informatics. Inter-operability automation and autonomics of cyber-infrastructures, emergency, disaster, crisis informatics

Areas of Expertise

UAV Multicopter Drones in Mosquito Vector Control for Malaria Disease Management and Eradication
Biosensor Arrays in Mosquito Vector Control, Environmental Monitoring, Entomological Surveillance
Complex Adaptive Systems, Systems of Systems Engineering, Integration, Intelligence
Public Health Informatics & Automation
End-User Parallel Programming of STEM Applications for HPC, Multicore Arch
Learning Automation & Learning Informatics Instructional Tech, Serious Ganes
Conscious Robots & Self-Aware Robots
Computational Models of CNS / Brain / Mind / Neuro-Glia Interactions
Autonomic Systems
Emergency, Disaster, Crisis Informatics

Books in Field Of Expertise

Amenyo, John–Thones. Student (Problem) Source Book for SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) Camp. Compilation for Department of Adult Continuing Education, York College – CUNY, Jamaica, NY: , 2007 - 2010. .

Amenyo, John–Thones. Student (Problem) Source Book for Computer Algebra Systems (Mathematica). Compilation for Department of Department of Math & Computer Science, York College – CUNY, Jamaica, NY: , 2007 - 2010. .

Amenyo, John–Thones. Student (Problem) Source Book for Computer Programming: (C, C++, VB.NET), (Also Useful for: Java, C#). Compilation for Department of Department of Math & Computer Science, York College – CUNY, Jamaica, NY: , 2007 - 2010. .

Amenyo, John–Thones. Student (Problem) Source Book for Assembly Language Programming. Compilation for Department of Department of Math & Computer Science, York College – CUNY, Jamaica, NY: , 2007 - 2010. .

Amenyo, John–Thones. Real–Time Distributed Scheduling and Buffer Management for Congestion Control in Broadband Networks. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY: , 1991. .

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Playable Serious Games for Learning about Computational STEM and Complex Systems Informatics Applications of Distributed and Parallel Computer Architectures." Journal of Educational Computing Research. July 2012: 28p.

Amenyo, John–Thones, Lazar, Aurel A. and Pacifici, Giovanni. "Proactive Cooperative Scheduling and Buffer Management for Multimedia Networks." Multimedia Systems. Vol. 1., No. 1 1993: pp. 37 – 49.

Amenyo, John–Thones, Lazar, Aurel A. and Pacifici, Giovanni. "Cooperative Distributed Scheduling for ATS-Based Broadband Networks." Technical Report. Department of Electrical Engineering / Center for Telecommunications Research (CTR), Columbia University, New York, NY. 1991: .

Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Amenyo, John-Thones, et al.. "MedizDroids Project: Ultra-Low Cost, Low-Alttude, Affordable and Sustainable UAV Multicopter Drones for Mosquito Control in Malaria Disease Management." IEEE GTHC 2014. October 2014: .

Amenyo, John-Thones, et al.. "KOM (Keep Out Mosquitoes) Project: Anthropo-philic Terraforming Manipulation of Landscapes for Mosquito Vector Control In Malaria Disease management and Eradication." IEEE GHTC 2014. October 2014: .

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Parallel Programming of Cellular Automata on Multi-core and Many-core Computers." 2012 International Conference on Scientific Computing CSC'12. July 2012: .

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Neuronal CDMA and Neural Spread Spectrum Multi-Access: Biologically Plausible Computing , Communication and Coordination in Brain Circuits and Microcircuits." 2011 International Conference on Scientific Computing CSC'11. July 2011: pp. 179 - 185.

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Automatic Programming with Combinatorial Topology of Modular Cellular Automata, Distributed Cellular Automata and Multi-Scale Cellular Automata." 2010 International Conference on Scientific Computing CSC'2010. July 2010: pp. 33 - 39.

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Programmable Cellular Automata as Intermediate Computational Formalisms in the End-User Parallel Programming of Massively Multi-Core Computer Architectures." 2009 International Conference on Scientific Computing CSC'2009. July 2009: pp. 295 - 303.

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Engineering Computer Architectures for Cognitive Robotics – The CR/SARAMA Model." Conference Proceedings, The 8th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics (ICCI 2009). June 2009: pp. 102 - 107.

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Engineering Computer Architecture Models for the Evolution of Interiorized Creator-in-a-Box Roles for Conscious Robots, Self-Aware Robots, Automata, Machines and Artifacts (CR/SARAMA)." Conference Proceedings, International Workshop on Machine Consciousness. June 2009: .

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Human Learning Automation and Automata: Applications of Discrete Mathematical Structures in Developing Learning Engines." Conference Proceedings of JoeFest 2008. A Conference Honoring the Research and Teaching of Joe Malkevitch. November 2008: .

D’Alotto, Louis and Amenyo, John-Thones. "CAS LC (Computer Algebra Systems Learning Companions): A Model-Driven Development Approach Using the Concept of Ideal Successful Learners." Discover: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching. A Publication of CETL. Vol. 1, No. 1 Fall 2008: pp. 141 – 151.

D’Alotto, Louis and Amenyo, John-Thones. "“(Computer Algebra System) CAS Learning Companion Project: – ICT / IT Architecture and Infrastructure Engineering Aspects." 6th Annual CUNY Information Technology Conference. November 30, 2007: .

Amenyo, John–Thones. "Mesoscopic Computer Engineering: Automating DNA-based Molecular Computing via Traditional Practices of Parallel Computer Architecture Design." Proceedings of the 2nd Annual DIMACS Meeting on DNA-Based Computers. June 1996: pp. 217 – 235.

Amenyo, John–Thones, Lazar, Aurel A. and Pacifici, Giovanni. "Cooperative Distributed Scheduling of ATS-Based Broadband Networks." IEEE INFOCOM’92, Conference on Computer Communications. Eleventh Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies. 1992: pp. 333 – 342.

Lazar, A.A., Amenyo, J.T. and Mazumdar, S.. "WIENER: A Distributed Expert System for Dynamic Resource Allocation in Integrated Networks." Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Intelligent Control. January 18-20, 1987: pp. 159-164.

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Monographs in Field Of Expertise

Amenyo, John–Thones. "A Research Paper on Developing the Ghana National ICT Policy: A Contribution,” Ghana National ICT Policy and Plan Development Committee Submission." . 2003: .

Amenyo, John–Thones. "A Model of National ICT Policy for Sustainable Development of Ghana” Ghana National ICT Policy and Plan Development Committee Submission." . 2003: .

Amenyo, John–Thones. "ConSION: Control & Signaling Intelligence Overlay Networks for Optical Networking." Internet Draft. IETF. August 2001: .

Akyeampong, Kwabena and Amenyo, John-Thones. "Investing in Development for the Niger Delta Region – With a Particular Focus on ICT / IT Projects." Technical Report. Gheoron International, Inc., Federal Ministry of Science & Technology, the Federal Republic of Nigeria. September 2007: .

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Building and Utilizing ICT Industrial Parks in Ghana for High-End IT Outsourcing – (Engineering, Deployment & Operational Considerations)." Technical Report. Gheoron International, Inc., Special Advisor, Presidential Projects & Initiatives – IT/ICT Industrial Parks, Government of Ghana. August 2007: .

Amenyo, John–Thones. "Operational Augmentation of UN Millennium Project Policy Guidance." Contribution Report to UN Millennium Development Goals / UN Millennium Project Task Force (MP/TF-10). June 2004: .

Amenyo, John–Thones. "Ultra-Low Cost Commodity Computing Clusters: A Concept in Affordable Technology for Sustainable Development." NGOs involved with IT/ICT for Development (IT/ICT4D) in Africa. March 2004: .

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" UAV Multicopter Drones in Mosquito Vector Control " May 2014: Math & CS Club.

" Neuro-Architecture " November 2011: ICCSLE2011.

" Neuronal CDMA " July 2011: CSC'11.

" Modeling and Computing wih Multi-scale Cellular Automata " July 2010: CSC'10.

" Programmable Cellular Automata " July 2009: CSC'09.

" Thinking In Parallel: End User Parallel Programming (EUPP) to Map Naturally Parallel Applications into Parallel Computer Hardware Architectures " April 2009: Math & CS Club, York College, CUNY.

" Conscious Robots, Self-Aware Robots & Automata " Nov. 19, 2008: Math & CS Club.

" Problem-Solving Based "Learning Companions" in K-12 " Nov. 8, 2008: JoeFest 2008.

" Computer Algebra System Learning Companion " Sept. 25, 2008: 1st Annual CETL Poster Session.

" Tera-Scale Computing And Beyond " Mar. 19, 2008: Math & CS Club.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

York College – CUNY, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), Title III Scholarship for Teaching Excellence Program (STEP) 2007 – 2008 Grant (with L. D’Alotto as co-PI).: 2007 -2008.

Columbia University (CTR), NSF Grant for Graduate Research Assistantship (1986 – 1991).: 1986 - 1991.

Columbia University (CTR), NSF Grant for Graduate Student Research on Telecommunications (1987 – 1989): 1987 - 1989.

Bell Laboratories, Local University Part-Time (LUPT) Grant, for completion of M. Sc. Degree (1981 – 1982): 1981 - 1982.

Wang Laboratories, Exploratory Product Development Grant for Knowledge Engineering (1980).: 1980.

MIT, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Award, for research on Automation of Coal Mining Operations (1978): 1978.

MIT, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Award, for research on Advanced Integrated Displays as Avionics User Interfaces for All-Weather Instrument Landing Systems (1977 - 1979): 1977 - 1979.

Grants-In-Aid

PSC-CUNY, HMC-4-EUPP Project: End User Parallel Programming on Heterogeneous and Multicore Computer Architectures. 2012 - 2013: .

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), Title III Scholarship for Teaching Excellence Program (STEP) 2007 – 2008 Grant Application, York College – CUNY, Jamaica, NY,, “CAS Learning Companion Project: Innovative Student Companions for College-wide Integration of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) with STEM Courses and Curricula,”. 2007 - 2008: .

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Reviewer, Journal of Educational Computing Research: .

Book Editing, Revision, Book on Mathematica: .

Book Reviewer, Books on Assembly Programming: .

Book Reviewer, Books on Computer Algebra Systems (Mathematica): .

Reviewer, International Journal of Supercomputing: .

Reviewer, IEEE GHTC 2014: .

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Amenyo, John-Thones
Assistant Professor
Mathematics and Computer Science