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, P.E.

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 PhD in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. He also holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Binghamton University (SUNY Binghamton), as well as MS in Engineering Management 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 (IHI).

Mr. Galli's  work has been published in a variety of publications, and it 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 at the College of Management at Long Island University – Post. He also owns Apex Strategies, Ltd, a company specializing in continuous improvement consulting and training initiatives. He has over nine years of experience in industrial engineering, continuous improvement tools, and concepts of wide variety of arenas: 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 one year in the health plan business at the EmblemHealth Service Company.

Mr. Galli teaches Facilities Engineering and Planning and Supply Chain Logic at School of PE.

 

 

Dr. Kommalapati, PhD, P.E., BCEE, F. ASCE

Dr. Kommalapati Dr. Kommalapati holds a BS  in Civil Engineering and a MS and PhD 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 BS and MS 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 over 40 years of engineering experience in design and contract/construction management. He worked as a Resident Engineer and project manager for industrial, municipal water, wastewater, and energy/power clients. He has a broad skill set in environmental, health and safety, and regulatory compliance with over 14 years of various experiences from major New York City agencies. Mr. Lewyta holds a NYSDEC 4A Wastewater Operator Certification and is also an AAEES Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE) in water supply and wastewater treatment. After taking a School of PE class to prepare for the Principles and Practice of Engineering exam, Mr. Lewyta passed and became a licensed Professional Engineer in New York. Currently, he teaches both FE and PE refresher courses in civil, environmental, chemical, mechanical, and industrial engineering as well as surveying and architecture classes. Mr. Lewyta teaches several NYS approved continuing education courses offered by the School of PE. He also is a NYSDEC certified wastewater trainer and a NYSERDA certified trainer in energy conservation and sustainability. Mr. Lewyta holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Union College in Schenectady, New York.

Mr. Oyatayo, P.E., MBA

Mr. Oyatayo Mr. Oyatayo has a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in Business Administration. He has six years of work 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, PhD

Dr. Petracca Dr. Petracca has a BS in Electrical Engineering, a MS in Telecommunication Engineering, and a PhD 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.

Dr. Proctor, PhD, P.E.

Dr. Proctor Dr. Proctor is a graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana with BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering. In his 19 year tenure as professor at the University of Florida, Dr. Proctor taught thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, gas dynamics, heat and mass transfer, combustion, instrumentation, finite element methods, vibrations, mechanical design, biometrics, codes and standards, analytical methods, and machine analysis and design. At UF, Dr. Proctor performed research in laser ignition, holography, flame structure and emission analysis, and biomechanics. Dr. Proctor served the state of Florida as member of the Board of Directors for the Florida Engineers Management Corporation. Dr. Proctor is Past-Vice President of Professional Practice for ASME, and he currently serves as Commissioner to ABET representing SAE and has been involved in the review of over 30 programs. Dr. Proctor was an ex-officio member of the NCEES Committee on Examinations for Professional Engineers, and member of the NCEES Task force on Engineering Licensure Qualifications. Dr. Proctor is currently a forensic engineering consultant with 30 years of testifying experience. Dr. Proctor’s has proven teaching experience in Hydraulics and Fluids, and Mechanical Systems and Materials at School of PE.

Mr. Stankiewicz, PE

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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