Amenyo, John-Thones
 

Amenyo, John-Thones

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Mathematics and Computer Science

Phone: 718-262-2552
Office Location: AC-2C07E
jtamenyo@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   

Applications of Humanitarian Technology and Intelligent Cognitive Agencies to Wildfires, Guns, Opioid Overdose Death Prevention, Healthy Heart Lifestyles

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

UAV Multicopter Drones for Mosquito Vector Control in Malaria Disease Management

End-User Parallel Programming (EUPP) for High-Performance Computing

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

Humanitarian Technology
Intelligent Cognitive Agencies & Assistants
Future Applications of AI, Robots and Drones
Automation, AI and Future of Work
Digital Animism, Computational Animism, Cognitive Animism, Intelligence Animism, Automatic-Autonomics Animism, Technology Animism
UAV Multi-copter 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. "Using Digital Twins and Intelligent Cognitive Agencies to Build Platforms for Automated CxO Future of Work." arxiv.org Preprint. August 2018: 20.

Amenyo, John-Thones. "Principles, Paradigms and the Future of UAV Drone Teams in Use for Engineering and Operation of Landscape-Scale Deployable Structures." arxiv.org Preprint. August 2018: 10.

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: 28.

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. "Neuro-Architecture Model: Architecture-based Concepts in Modeling, Designing and Engineering Biologically Plausible Neuoron-like and Biologically Realistic Neuron Networks." International Conference on Cmputer Science and Logistics Engineering - ICCSLE2011. November 2011: 28p.

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

" York College Summer Robotics Program 2018: Orientation. " 2018: York College Community.

" OpioidAssist: Preventing Deaths from Opioid Overdose " 2018: YC Math/CS Club.

" StopFire (FireStop): Combating Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fire Spread " 2018: YC Math/CS Club.

" StopFire (FireStop): Combating Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fire Spread " 2018: Technology Transfer Days (TTD) NY.

" Stop Sexual Misconduct Tech: Combating Sexual Misbehavior With Smart Technology " 2018: YC Math/CS Club.

" Weapons Geo-Fencing,(with Karan Patel & Joshua Jimenez) " 2018: CUNY NSF I-Corps.

" Weapons Geo-Fencing, (with Karan Patel & Joshua Jimenez) " 2018: Technology Transfer Days (TTD) NY.

" Creating a Multi-Sided Platform to Match Patients with Cardiologists and Determine if AI Can Facilitate Diagnosis, Casey Brugna & John-Thones Amenyo " 2018: YC Summer Research Program.

" Preventing Exposure to Formaldehyde, a Carcinogen, Lily Deng & John-Thones Amenyo " 2018: YC Summer Research Program.

" Health Hazards of Plastic,Ivan Momin & John-Thones Amenyo " 2018: YC Summer Research Program.

" Using VR to improve Learning about Ecosystems,Richard Y. Khan & John-Thones Amenyo " 2018: YC Summer Research Program.

" Designing Intelligent Cognitive Assistants to Support Students with Dyscalculia Learning Disability, Simone Solomon & John-Thones Amenyo " 2018: YC Summer Research Program.

" Artificial Intelligence Based Dosage Management for Opioid Overdose Prevention, Casey Brugna & John-Thones Amenyo " 2017: YC Summer Research Program.

" Creating an Artificial Plasmid to Express Human PC gene in E. coli K-12 Implanted Inside Human Gut to Deliver PC enzyme and Indirectly Treat Pyruvate Carboxylase Deficiency, Guillermo De Jesus Martinez & John-Thones Amenyo " 2016: YC Summer Research Program.

" Self-Calibration of Smartphone Sound Meter Apps as dB Meters,Albert Yeboa & John-Thones Amenyo " 2015: YC Summer Research Program.

" A Delayed Synfire Chain Neural Circuits Model for Mating Behavior in C. elegans, Shaoyang Liu & John-Thones Amenyo " 2015: YC Summer Research Program.

" Ambient RF Energy Harvesting and Storage in Stretchable Batteries for Use in BioStamps,Paul Barron & John-Thones Amenyo " 2015: YC Summer Research Program.

" The persistence of Long-term memory storage in the face of Plasticity product of protein turnover, Jannatul Tazrin & John-Thones Amenyo " 2015: YC Summer Research Program.

" 3D Printing of a Bti Biosensor Prototype for Mosquito Vector Control,Chebria M. Crandol & John-Thones Amenyo " 2014: YC Summer Research Program.

" Rapid Prototyping of a Microfluidic DDT Biosensor for Insecticide Resistance Management in Malaria Vectors, Jiyoon Lee & John-Thones Amenyo " 2014: YC Summer Research Program.

" Rapid Prototyping of Biosensors for Environmental & Habitat Management, Modification and Manipulation (EHM), Jia Jun Liu & John-Thones Amenyo " 2014: YC Summer Research Program.

" Biosensors For Malaria & Mosquito Integrated Vector Control / Integrated Disease Management (IVC/IDM) " 2014: YC Math/CS Club.

" UAV Multicopter Drones in Mosquito Vector Control " May 2014: YC 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.

Patents

John-Thones Amenyo. . METHOD FOR COMBATING THE SPREAD OF WILDLAND-URBAN INTERFACE (WUI) WILDFIRES. Patent , filed May 2018.

John-Thones Amenyo. . METHOD FOR ASSISTING POLICE-CIVILIAN ENCOUNTER. Patent , filed May 2018.

John-Thones Amenyo. . METHOD OF REGULATING A FIREARM. Patent , filed May 2018.

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John-Thones Amenyo. . Sit-to-Stand Robotic Systems for Practicing Healthy Hearts Lifestyle (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2018.

John-Thones Amenyo. . euJig-iSaw: A Robotic Approach to Realize End User and Field Programmable Jigsaw Puzzles and Tiling Puzzles (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2018.

John-Thones Amenyo, . (2016). , Panayiotis Meleties. . UAV Based Aerial Personal Protection Device to Prevent Mosquito Bites of Human Hosts (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2016.

John-Thones Amenyo. . Building House-Scale Air Wall Enclosures that Keep Out Mosquitoes from Indoor Spaces And Rooms To Help Prevent Mosquito Contact with Human and Animal Hosts (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2016.

John-Thones Amenyo. . Overland Air Wall Enclosures that Keep Out Mosquitoes from Designated Areas To Help Prevent Mosquito Contact with Human and Animal Hosts (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2016.

John-Thones Amenyo. . Apparatus for Creating Mosquito-Free Occupancy Areas and Enclosures to Help Prevent Mosquito Bites of Human Hosts (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2016.

John-Thones Amenyo. . Pole-Pike Mounted Portable and Mobile Generators of Breezes, Winds and Gusts that Help Prevent Mosquito Bites of Human Hosts (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2016.

John-Thones Amenyo. . Wearable, Portable and Mobile Means for Generating Breezes, Winds and Gusts that Help Prevent and Avoid Mosquito Bites and Contact with Human Hosts (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2016.

John-Thones Amenyo. . Integrating Modern Informatics Technologies (Distributed Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Data Analytics, Cloud Computing) to Combat Health Care Fraud Abuse and Waste and Inefficiency, via SIVICTA (Secondary Information Verification using Independent Channels Transparency Approach) (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2015.

John-Thones Amenyo. . A System for Indoor Vacuum Based Collection and Destruction of Insect Vectors (invention disclosure). Patent , filed 2014.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

York College - CUNY, Bridging the Gap Seminar: 2015.

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

CUNY NSF I-Corps Program, Weapons Geo-Fencing. 2018: $3000.

Improbable.io, SpatialOS Resource Access. 2016: .

PSC-CUNY, HMC-4-EUPP Project: End User Parallel Programming on Heterogeneous and Multicore Computer Architectures. 2012 - 2013: $3500.

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: $3000.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (unawarded), Multiscale Integration Platforms for Malaria Elimination. 2016: .

CUNY Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (CIRG) Program 2014 Round 21. CUNY (unawarded), MedizDroids: Ultra-Low Cost, Low-Altitude Aerial Platforms, Flying Robots and Drones for Mosquito Vector Control in Malaria Disease Management. Amenyo, JT. & Oladipo, O. (2014).. 2014: .

Thurgood Marshall College Fund. STEAM Grant (unawarded), Tracking the Experience and Retention of Undergraduate Researchers in the Mosquito & Malaria UAV Multi-copter Drone (MedizDroids) Project, Amenyo, JT. & Oladipo, O.. 2014: .

PSC CUNY 45 Grant. CUNY (unawarded), End-User Parallel Programming (EUPP) and Service Choreography Applications to Asset Protection of Natural Resources and Development Aid Funds... 2014: .

NSF / CISE / CNS / CSR (unawarded), HMC-4-EUPP: Human-Machine Collaboration for End-User Parallel Programming of Modern Computer Architectures Built from Heterogeneous, Distributed and Internetworked Multicore and Many-core Processors. 2012: .

NSF / DUE / CCLI (unawarded), STEM Learning Companions for Under-prepared, Un-prepared and Ill-prepared College and College-bound Students, D’Alotto, L. & Amenyo, JT. 2008: .

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Reviewer, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Springer: 2017 - present.

Reviewer, JMIR Public Health Surveillance: 2016 - present.

Reviewer, Journal of Educational Computing Research: 2011 - present.

Reviewer, Journal of Supercomputing, Springer: 2009 - present.

Book Editing, Revision, Book on Mathematica: .

Book Reviewer, Books on Assembly Programming: .

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

Reviewer, IEEE GHTC 2014: 2014.