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Leadership and Staff

Engr. Abubokor Hanip
Chairman & Chancellor

  • MS with Distinction, Computer Science, NewYork Institute of Technology, NY, 2001

  • BS, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, CUET, Bangladesh

Mrs. Farhana Hanip
Chief Financial Officer

  • BS., Cyber Security, Strayer University, VA

  • BS., National University, Bangladesh

Dr. Hasan Karaburk


  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

  • Ed.S., Higher Ed Leadership Specialist, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

  • MBA, Business Administration, Virginia Int’l University, Fairfax, VA

  • BS, Chemistry Science & Chemistry Education (Dual), METU (ivy league), Ankara, Turkey

Dr. Shane Cho
Vice President of Operations & Registrar

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, KAIST, Korea, 2001

  • MS., Chemical Engineering, KAIST, Korea, 1997

  • BS., Chemical Engineering, KAIST, Korea, 1994

  • Bachelor of Law, Seoul Digital University, Korea, 2014


Dr. Jeffrey Pirim

Vice President of Education

  • Ph.D. in Ed. Leadership, Old Dominion University, 2011

  • MA in International Studies, Old Dominion University, 2002

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Cukurova University, 1994


Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury

Vice President: Global Marketing, Media-Design & International Relations

  • Pursuing Ph.D. Doctoral Thesis on Media Convergence in Pt Deendayal University (PDPU, Gujarat) in remote mode

  • Masters in International Relations, Jadavpur University

  • MPhil from Jadavpur University

  • PG Diploma in Journalism and Communication 

Apostolos Eliopoulos

Director, School of IT

  • MBA with Distinction, New York Institute of Technology, NY, 2005

  • BS in Technology and Management, University of Maryland, MD, 1981

Dr. Mark L. Robinson
Director, School of Business

  • Ph.D., in Management, International School of Management, NY

  • MBA, Marymount University, VA

  • BA, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, MD

Mohammad M. Zaman

Director of School of Professional Studies  Member, Board of Directors

  • Masters of Business Administration, Concentration in Global Technology Management- American Intercontinental University, Atlanta, GA

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Computer Information Systems- Baruch College (CUNY), New York


Jose Ortega

Director of Marketing & Recruitment

Anita Whyche

Director of Financial Aid Services

  • MBA. University of Phoenix

  • BBA, St Leo University, Florida 

Janet Chang

Director of Student Services

  • MA, English, Georgetown University

Dr. Hyun Lee

Associate Director of General Education & Center for Student Success

  • Ed.D., Education Policy and Leadership, American University, Washington, D.C., 2022

  • MBA, Management, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., 2009

  • MA, Government, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., 2006

  • BA, International Affairs, East Asian Studies, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 2003

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