James Dudek, MA

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James Dudek - Service to College

Professional Appointments

  • 2004 - present, Information Technology Faculty
  • 2010 - 2013, Virtual Campus, Distance Learning Coordinator
  • 2010 - 2012, Field Supervisor, EPSCoR RIIC2
  • 2009 - 2013, Coordinator of Distance Learning
  • 2004 - 2009, Information Technology Department Chair
  • 1996 - 2004, Instructor of Management Information Systems
  • 1993 - 1996, Instructor of Business Administration

Grant Writing - Current Collaborative Projects

2012 - 2015
A Proposal for Optimal Power and Relay Selection in Wireless Relay Networks. A collaboration of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and South Dakota State University. Funded by National Aeronautics and Space administration (NASA) and Experimental Projects to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Engagement Competition, 2012-2014. Award: $249,497. Co-PI.

Collaborators: Edward Duke. Ph.D. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Kazem Sohraby, Ph.D. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Wei Wang, Ph.D. South Dakota State University and San Diego State University (Fall 2014).

Grant Writing - Proposed and Submitted Collaborative Projects

Spring 2014
NeTS: Small: Collaborative Research: Cross Layer Exploration of Position-Value Diversity for Energy Constrained Wireless Multimedia Resource Allocation. A collaboration of South Dakota State University and Oglala Lakota College. Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), Potential Award: $296,517. Co-PI. Two-year project.

Fall 2013
Collaborative Research: Balloon Based Mesh Wireless Network for Expediting Communication Recovery in Disaster Relief. A collaboration of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and South Dakota State University. Co-PI. Three-year project.

Grant Writing - Funded and Completed Collaborative Projects

2010 - 2012
Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Inter-Campus and Intra-Campus Cyber Connectivity (RII C2). A collaboration of Oglala Lakota College, Sinte Gleska University, Sisseton Wahpeton College, Augustana College and South Dakota State University. Funded by South Dakota Experimental Projects to Stimulate Commutative Research (EPSCoR) 2010-2012. Award $1,000,000. Field Supervisor.

Collaborators: James A. Rice, Ph.D. South Dakota State University. Daniel L. Sweets, Ph.D. Augustana College. Sudodh Singh, Sinte Gleska University. Scott Morgan, Sisseton Wahpeton Community College. Claude Garelik, Chief Networking and Security Officer, South Dakota Board of Regents. Gerald Giraud. Ph.D. Vice President of Academic Affairs. Oglala Lakota College. Wayne Pauli, Ph.D. Network Evaluator, Dakota State University.

Committees and Governance

  • Instructional Affairs Governance Committee (2007 - Present)
  • Self-Study Task Force, 2013 HLC Accreditation Oversight Committee (2012 – 2013)
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) (2005 - 2012)
  • Web Page Design Subcommittee of Instructional Affairs (2010 – 2011)
  • Distance Learning Subcommittee of Instructional Affairs (2007 – 2010)
  • NCA Focused Visit Task Force (2008 - 2009)
  • Institutional Strategic Planning Committee (2005)
  • Institutional Assessment Committee (1999 - 2007)