Leadership Team

Prof. Nelly González, Executive Director

NellyGonzalezProf. Nelly Gonzalez received her M.S. in Quality Management of Higher Education from the University of Pamplona. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Rutgers University. Previously, at various universities and most recent at the University of Cundinamarca, she taught courses in economy, business management and entrepreneurship, social humanism, ethics and international commerce for engineers in the Electronics Engineering Department. Prof. Gonzalez also has extensive experience in assessment of academic programs, as well as in international tradein the public and private business sectors.


Dr. Orlando Hernández, Technology & Quality Director

OrlandoHernandezDr. Orlando Hernandez received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University. He is the Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The College of New Jersey, and the Director of the Image Processing and Understanding, and the Computer Architecture and VLSI Laboratories. Previously, at Texas Instruments and Maxim, he held positions in design and business management. His research interests include embedded systems, color image segmentation and retrieval, computer vision, image processing, and high-performance specialized VLSI architectures to perform these tasks. Dr. Hernandez is a seasoned ABET Program Evaluator, has extensive experience in assessment of academic programs for institutional effectiveness, and has led and contributed to Strategic Planning processes at TCNJ.