James Madison University
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Nicole Radziwill, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, ISAT


  • Ph.D., Technology Management & Quality Systems, Indiana State University
  • MBA, Operations/Management Science, Regis University
  • M.S. credits, Atmospheric Science, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
  • B.S., Meteorology, Penn State University


  • 15 years industry experience includes:
    • Assistant Director, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)
    • Division Head – Software Development, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT)
    • Engagement Manager, Nortel Networks Strategic Accounts
    • Scientific Systems Analyst, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Forecast Systems Laboratory
    • Research Assistant, Institute for Atmospheric Sciences (IAS)

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • Quality in cyberinfrastructure and knowledge management systems
  • Quality, innovation and social responsibility in high-tech industries, especially software development
  • Management of science and technology
  • Social and organizational networks & evolution of complex socio-technical systems
  • Quality and Process Improvement (http://nicoleradziwill.com/courses/QPASpring2012.pdf")
  • Quality Consciousness and Quality Informatics


  • ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) #11952
  • ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) #9583



  • September 12
    6:00 p.m.
    ICCE Event: Innovation, Collaboration, Creativity, Entrepreneurship
    Festival and Student Conference Center 
  • September 19-20
    Capital One/JMU Hack-a-Thon 
    ICE House
  • September 29-30
    Fall Career and Internship Fair
    11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
    Festival Ballroom
  • October 10-12
    Family Weekend
  • November 1 

Welcome from ISAT

Department HeadWelcome to the Department of Integrated Science and Technology! Our students and faculty study the application of a broad range of sciences and technologies to problems of current societal importance. We focus not only on the technical issues but also on how to ensure that these solutions will be embraced by society. More >