Instructors

Our review courses are taught by instructors from academia and industry; we believe you get the best of both worlds. Information about our instructors is provided below.

Mr. Galli, PE

Mr. Galli

Dr. Brian J. Galli works as an Assistant Professor of Project Management and Management Engineering at Long Island University – Post. He holds a doctoral degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University, earned December 2013. He also holds a Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering, earned May 2007, from Binghamton University (SUNY Binghamton), as well as Masters of Science in Engineering Management, earned July 2009, from Missouri University of Science & Technology. He is a licensed professional engineer in New York State and holds a certification as a Lean Bronze, Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt, Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional in Engineering Management (PEM), and an Improvement Advisor.

Brian’s major field of study is deployment and sustaining of continuous improvement and project management. His work has been published in a variety of different publications and has been presented at several venues and professional organizations including: Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE), American Society for Quality (ASQ), American Quality Institute (AQI), Society for Health Systems (SHS), American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM), Project Management Institute (PMI)

He currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of continuous improvement, management engineering, and project management in the College of Management at Long Island University – Post. He also owns Apex Strategies, Ltd, a company that that specializes in continuous improvement consulting and training initiatives. He has over 9 years of experience in applying industrial engineering and continuous improvement tools and concepts in a wide variety of arenas, including healthcare, manufacturing, transactional, and service environments. He has spent several years working for Northwell Health (formerly known as North Shore LIJ Health System) in New York and 1 year in the health plan business at the EmblemHealth Service Company.

Mr. George, P.E, PMP, LEED AP, MCP

Mr. George Mr. George has a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science and Technology - major Electrical Technology; a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering – Power Specialty; and a Master’s Degree in Management. He has over 35 years of experience that includes: Maintenance, Engineering  and Project Management in the following industries: Power Utilities, Steel Making, Telecommunication, and Railway Transportation. Mr. George is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland and the Commonwealth of Virginia and is currently a Senior Substation Engineer supporting the Maintenance and Operations departments for Exelon.

Dr. Kommalapati, Ph. D., P.E., BCEE

Dr. Kommalapati Dr. Kommalapati has Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Environmental Engineering. He has more than 18 years of teaching and research experience at a public university. Dr. Kommalapati has proven teaching experience in Fluid Mechanics, Environmental-Water and Wastewater, Chemistry, and Ethics at School of PE. 

Mr. Lambert, P.E.

Mr. Lambert Mr. Lambert has a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Civil - Structural Engineering from Columbia University. He is also a member of Pi Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honor Society. He has been practicing engineering for nine years which includes five years of teaching experience. Mr. Lambert has proven teaching experience in General Mathematics, Advanced Topics in Mathematics, and Probability & Statistics at School of PE.

Mr. Lewyta, P.E., BCEE

Mr. Lewyta Mr. Lewyta has a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has been practicing engineering for close to 40 years and is Board Certified by the Academy Society of Environmental Engineers and Scientists in both Water Supply and Wastewater. He is a certified Wastewater trainer by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, a certified trainer in Energy Conservation and Sustainability by the New York State Energy Development Authority, and teaches P.E. Continuing Education courses certified by the New York State Department of Education. At School of PE, Mr. Lewyta has proven teaching experience in Environmental-Water and Wastewater, Air Quality and Solid Waste, Safety, Health, Environment, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Exchanger.

Mr. Oyatayo, PE, MBA

Mr. Oyatayo Mr. Oyatayo has a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's degree in Business Administration. He has six years of working experience divided between private and public sectors. At School of PE, Mr. Oyatayo has proven teaching experience in Instrumentation, Measurement, Controls, and Data Acquisition.

Dr. Petracca, Ph.D.

Dr. Petracca Dr. Petracca has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering. He has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses for nine years. At School of PE, Dr. Petracca has proven teaching experience in Mathematics, and Probability and Statistics.

Mr. Stankiewicz, P.E.

Mr. Stankiewicz Mr. Stankiewicz has two undergraduate degrees and a Master’s degree in management with over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry. Specializing in general building construction, he has played an active executive role in the construction of nearly a billion dollars of projects within the public and private sectors. His broad background in projects engaged with the Federal, State, and Local governments, Universities, and major corporate clients have strengthened his skills as a leader. As an adjunct instructor for the Graduate School of Engineering at a major East Coast Technology Institute, he taught courses in Construction Management, Systems in Building Design (Civil-M/E/P/F), and Project Scheduling. He has over seven years teaching experience. At School of PE, Mr. Stankiewicz has proven teaching experience in Surveying, Construction, Materials, Engineering Economics, and Project Management. 


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