All posts by yaserkhalifa

Yaser Khalifa is a man with many years of experience as an electrical and computer engineer. After graduating from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt, Yaser continued his education by pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Cardiff University. Upon graduation he leapt into the working world and has since worked with teams made up of people ranging from engineers working on super conductors to fellow professors at SUNY New Paltz. Yaser also has had over 40 papers published in a variety of educational publications. He has worked with such companies as General Electric as an electrical engineer consultant with their global research division as well as numerous others in different capacities. When not working you can find Yaser engaging in his other passions. He is an avid outdoors man and loves to mountain bike whenever possible. He both leads mountain biking tours as well as engages simply for pleasure. He was introduced to the sport by a friend at SUNY New Paltz and has since then volunteered as a biking guide with Minnewaska State Park, among others.

Accused Shooter of Chinese Student Pleads for Wife’s Release by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A man accused of killing a University of Utah student from China with a weapon stolen from a slain Colorado man wants a judge to let his wife go.

Published: December 8, 2017 at 05:39PM

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All the Perks Ski Destinations Can Offer Non-Skiers by SHIVANI VORA


By SHIVANI VORA

If you don’t ski, you may not think a ski resort has much to offer — but these great amenities just off the slopes say otherwise.

Published: December 7, 2017 at 05:00AM

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All the Perks Ski Destinations Can Offer Non-Skiers by SHIVANI VORA


By SHIVANI VORA

If you don’t ski, you may not think a ski resort has much to offer — but these great amenities just off the slopes say otherwise.

Published: December 7, 2017 at 05:00AM

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Bitcoin Hasn’t Replaced Cash, but Investors Don’t Care by NATHANIEL POPPER


By NATHANIEL POPPER

Investors have lifted Bitcoin past $13,000, likening it to gold as a place to store money. Early followers who hoped for a faster, cheaper way to pay for things are looking elsewhere.

Published: December 6, 2017 at 03:57PM

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Harvard Upholds 2016 Rule Against Single-Gender Social Clubs by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Harvard University is upholding a policy that pressures secretive all-male social clubs to accept students of any gender, its top leadership announced on Tuesday.

Published: December 5, 2017 at 04:33PM

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Monuments Being Reduced Hold Cliff Dwellings, Scenic Cliffs by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump is going to significantly reduce include ancient cliff dwellings and scenic canyons as well as areas that could be used for energy development.

Published: December 4, 2017 at 02:45PM

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Monuments Being Reduced Hold Cliff Dwellings, Scenic Cliffs by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump is going to significantly reduce include ancient cliff dwellings and scenic canyons as well as areas that could be used for energy development.

Published: December 4, 2017 at 02:45PM

from NYT http://ift.tt/2klwd8M