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									KEYWORDS: Java J2EE Web Services software engineer computer programmer scientist architecture architect developer xml servlets JSP EJB design patterns object oriented

H. Nicholas Nagel, Ph.D.
Information Systems Engineer 13 Bridge Street Danvers, MA 01923 EXPERTISE Specializing in the creation and management of information processing systems for the Internet and the World Wide Web (WWW). Offering a multitude of development and architectural services including:
   Architecting and developing end-to-end solutions for a wide variety of problem domains using state-of-theart technologies (Java, J2EE, XML, Web-Services, etc.) Robust, stable and secure distributed application development using cutting-edge test-driven methodologies (pure and extreme programming) Extending the lifespan of existing information processing systems through architectural analysis and code refactoring 351.201.9853

Areas of experience and interest include a wide array of problem domains:
Artificial Intelligence  Artificial Life  Neural Networks Applications  Synthetic Speech Recognition and Production  Intelligent Distributed System Monitoring Graphics and Animation  2D and 3D graphics and animation  3D Scene and Character modeling  Standalone and on-line virtual reality simulations  Game development and engineering Distributed Enterprise Application Development  Streamlining and Automating Business Processes  Automating B2B commerce through Web Service development  e-Commerce Website development and maintenance  Automating and securing financial services delivery

QUALIFICATIONS  Seasoned expert with over half a decade of total immersion in Java, J2EE and XML related technologies.  Model WWW and object oriented programming capabilities acquired through a decade’s worth of experience delivering Internet training and development.  Strong scientific background with extensive formal training in cognitive science and computational systems.  Expert analytic and quantitative abilities demonstrated through: o Nearly a decade of research design and experimental investigation in the areas of human cognition, neuroscience, and speech processing. o Delivery of advanced graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and experimental design.  Exceptional communicative abilities and capacity for public speaking shaped and honed over a decade of teaching and delivery of educational services.  Advanced writing abilities evidenced through numerous technical publications, grant proposals, and course materials development.  Inherent artistic capabilities and craftsperson's attention to detail strongly support both back- and front-end development.

H. Nicholas Nagel, Ph. D.
Programming and Markup Languages  The Java Programming Language o Core Java syntax and APIs o Applets, Swing and AWT o JDBC  J2EE (EJB, Servlets & JSP)  JavaScript  C/C++  XML [including xHTML, CSS, X-PATH, XSLT, and XSD (XML Schema Definition Language)]  HTML  VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language)  SQL  Web Services using SOAP, WSDL, UDDI, JAXRPC, and SAAJ Server Applications, Databases and IDEs  Server Applications o Apache Web Server o Apache Tomcat o Sun Application Server RDBMS (Database Systems) o MS SQL Server o Oracle IDEs and Build Tools o Sun's Java Development studio o Eclipse o Microsoft Visual Development Tools o ANT Miscellaneous Software      Maya (3D Graphics and character Modeling) Poser (3D Graphics) Adobe Photoshop Altova XML Development Kit Microsoft Office



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Part-time Faculty and Guest-lecturer, Boston College, Boston MA (2003-present) Currently teaching a variety of courses on Internet and WWW technologies on a semester-by-semester basis. Courses include:
1. 2. 3. Exploring the Internet [covers underlying Internet protocols (FTP, HTTP, etc.) and markup languages] Advanced Java and J2EE development (survey of J2EE technologies) Advanced Graphics and Game Development

Educator, Sun Microsystems, Burlington MA (2000-2004) Educated industry professionals in Java, J2EE and XML. Delivered weekly 3-5 day intensive courses on core Java programming technologies and specific programming APIs. Delivered extensive training in XML and Web-Services technologies. Responsibilities included substantial development, course extensions and training labs. Courses maintained and taught as of fall 2004:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. J2EE Application Development (EJBs Servlets & JSPs and J2EE design patterns) Web-Tier Development (Servlets & JSP APIs and web-tier design patterns) Fundamentals of Programming using Java Core Java Programming Language and APIs Java for Visual Basic Developers Core XML (XML, DTDs, CSS, XSLT, Xpath, XSD) Managing XML with Java Java Web Services Development

Visiting Professor, Boston College, Boston MA (1996-2000) Appointed within the psychology department. Responsibilities included teaching and research in the field of cognitive science. Engaged in research in speech processing and neural network development. Taught numerous courses in cognition, research design and statistics, and neural networks. Courses taught:
1. 2. 3. Cognitive Psychology Statistics Graduate Seminar in Perception and Cognition 4. Research Practicum in Language Processing Development

5. Research Practicum in Neural Network


H. Nicholas Nagel, Ph. D.
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS Fellow, Media Grid Institute, Boston, MA (2001-present) Currently participate in the research and development of a large-scale distributed architecture for the production of components related to the representation and delivery of media content over the WWW. Contributions include component prototyping and development, authoring funding proposals, and research into innovative programming methodologies supporting massively distributed information processing system development. Senior Software Engineer, Web3DWeb, Boston, MA (2001-present) Responsible for architecting and developing software components underlying the representation and delivery of rich media content throughout the WWW with particular focus on 3D content development and delivery. Research Fellow, Boston University School of Medicine and Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center, Boston, MA (1997-1998) Conducted neurolinguistic research in normal and aphasic populations. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (1995-1996) Designed and conducted psycholinguistic research in normal and neurologically impaired human populations. Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego, Center for Human Information Processing, La Jolla, CA (1994-1995) Designed and conducted sentence processing research in normal human populations and engaged in the study and direct manipulation of the human speech signal to further the understanding of normal speech processing and to facilitate the development of computational systems capable of speech recognition. EDUCATION  Ph.D. (cognitive psychology). Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL (1994). Dissertation: The Role of Prosody in Sentence Processing.  B.A. (psychology). University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA (1989). PUBLICATIONS  Shapiro, L. P., Brookins, B., Gordon, B., & Nagel, H. N. (1991). Verb effects during sentence processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 17, 983-996.  Shapiro, L. P., Nagel, H. N., & Levine, B. (1993). Preferences for a verb’s complements and their use in sentence processing. Journal of Memory and Language, 32, 96-114.  Nagel, H. N., Shapiro L. P., & Nawy, R. (1994). Prosody and the processing of filler-gap sentences. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 23(6), 473-485.  Shapiro, L. P., & Nagel, H. N. (1995). Lexical properties, prosody and syntax: Implications for normal and disordered language. Brain and Language, 50, 240-257.  Nagel, H. N., Shapiro, L. P., Tuller, B., & Nawy, R. (1996). Acoustic cues and the resolution of syntactic ambiguity during on-line sentence processing. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 25(2), 315-340.  Contributor, J2EE 1.4 Essentials. Walsh, A. (2003), Wiley Press.  Walsh, A. & Nagel, H. N. (to appear) 3D Application Development with J2ME. Mobilized Software.


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