Michael Bartolacci

Michael R. Bartolacci is a full professor of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University’s Berks Campus. He teaches courses in the areas of telecommunications and computer networking, systems integration, information security, and business information systems. He has a PhD in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in information systems from Lehigh University and a MBA from Lehigh University. He was formerly an elected member of the INFORMS Telecommunications Section’s governing board and sits on the editorial boards of several telecommunications journals. His research interests include wireless telecommunications modeling, and cultural aspects of information technology.

Publications

Using Spreadsheet Maps for the Placement of Low Altitude Platform (LAP) Wireless Network Nodes After Disasters: A Practitioner-Friendly Approach to Visual Optimization
Larry J. LeBlanc, Michael R. Bartolacci, Thomas A. Grossman. © 2021. 16 pages.
Low altitude platform (LAP) architectures are an emerging platform for providing temporary wireless network connectivity to areas with a damaged fixed wireless network...
Connecting Knowledge Management and Entrepreneurship: Processes and Technology
Cesar Bandera, Katia Passerini, Michael R. Bartolacci. © 2020. 15 pages.
This chapter reviews examples of how technologies that support knowledge management (KM) can link it to entrepreneurship, and in doing so, can increase the possibility of...
Promoting Resiliency in Emergency Communication Networks: A Network Interdiction Stylized Initial Case Study Model of a Miami-Dade County Network
Michael R. Bartolacci, Stanko Dimitrov. © 2019. 11 pages.
Police, fire, and emergency personnel rely on wireless networks to serve the public. Whether it is during a natural disaster, or just an ordinary calendar day, wireless nodes of...
Knowledge Management and Entrepreneurship Research and Practice: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities
Cesar Bandera, Katia Passerini, Michael R. Bartolacci. © 2019. 17 pages.
A contentious merger seems to characterize the relationship between entrepreneurship, defined as the process of bringing new products and services to the market, and knowledge...
Thinking eHealth: Empowering for Wellbeing With Health Monitoring Systems
Izabella V. Lokshina, Michael R. Bartolacci. © 2019. 23 pages.
This chapter explains eHealth; discusses experiences, health management strategies, and healthcare models to address overweight and obesity in young population; and focuses on...
Identifying the Key Success Factors in Strategic Alignment of Transport Collaboration Using a Hybrid Delphi-AHP
Yasanur Kayikci, Michael R. Bartolacci, Larry J. LeBlanc. © 2018. 36 pages.
Transport collaboration has emerged as a growing trend that creates opportunities and competitive advantages for supply chain partners by eliminating inefficiencies and thus...
Knowledge Management and Entrepreneurship: A Contradictory Recipe
Cesar Bandera, Michael R. Bartolacci, Katia Passerini. © 2017. 16 pages.
Most literature on knowledge management (KM) focuses on large firms – the domain in which KM was originally developed – and most KM literature on entrepreneurship focuses on...
Knowledge Management and Entrepreneurship: A Contradictory Recipe
Cesar Bandera, Michael R. Bartolacci, Katia Passerini. © 2016. 14 pages.
Most literature on knowledge management (KM) focuses on large firms – the domain in which KM was originally developed – and most KM literature on entrepreneurship focuses on...
A Novel Application of a Hybrid Delphi-Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) Technique: Identifying Key Success Factors in the Strategic Alignment of Collaborative Heterarchical Transportation Networks for Supply Chains
Yasanur Kayikci, Volker Stix, Larry J. LeBlanc, Michael R. Bartolacci. © 2014. 24 pages.
This research studies heterarchical collaboration in logistical transport. Specifically, it utilizes a hybrid Delphi-Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) approach to explore the...
Thinking eHealth: A Mathematical Background of an Individual Health Status Monitoring System to Empower Young People to Manage Their Health
Izabella V. Lokshina, Michael R. Bartolacci. © 2014. 10 pages.
This paper focuses on a mathematical background of an individual health status monitoring system to empower young people to manage their health. The proposed health status...
Advancements and Innovations in Wireless Communications and Network Technologies
Michael Bartolacci, Steven R. Powell. © 2013. 345 pages.
The constant advancements of wireless technologies have influenced modern business practices as well as social interaction. As a result, the continuing study of communications...
Redesigning the Healthcare Model to Address Obesity Problem Using Incentives Delivered through a Combination of Processes and Mobile Technologies
Izabella V. Lokshina, Michael R. Bartolacci. © 2013. 15 pages.
Obesity and other lifestyle-related illnesses are among the top global healthcare challenges today. Obesity in young population is an alarming predictor for obesity in adulthood...
Research, Practice, and Educational Advancements in Telecommunications and Networking
Michael Bartolacci, Steven R. Powell. © 2012. 340 pages.
The study of telecommunications and networking allows us to understand existing modes of communication and information transfer while also developing new methods for managing...
A Multi-Pass Algorithm for Adjusting a Network Topology in Multipoint Communications
Boris Peltsverger, Svetlana Peltsverger, Michael Bartolacci. © 2012. 7 pages.
Multimedia traffic on the Internet has grown dramatically in the past few years. Web sites, such as YouTube and Hulu, offer entertainment and educational multimedia content that...
Second Life: A Virtual World Platform for Profiling Online Behavior for Network and Information Security Education? An Initial Investigation
Galen Grimes, Michael Bartolacci. © 2012. 5 pages.
Virtual worlds have become increasingly popular with the growth of high speed Internet access worldwide and online gaming. The popularity of massively multiplayer online role...
Interdisciplinary and Multidimensional Perspectives in Telecommunications and Networking: Emerging Findings
Michael Bartolacci, Steven R. Powell. © 2011. 318 pages.
Telecommunications plays a significant role in shaping modern information sharing and economic growth, as the global exchange of information and data has revolutionized modern...
A Multi-Pass Algorithm for Adjusting a Network Topology in Multipoint Communications
Boris Peltsverger, Svetlana Peltsverger, Michael Bartolacci. © 2010. 8 pages.
Multimedia traffic on the Internet has grown dramatically in the past few years. Web sites, such as YouTube and Hulu, offer entertainment and educational multimedia content that...
Second Life: A Virtual World Platform for Profiling Online Behavior for Network and Information Security Education? An Initial Investigation
Galen Grimes, Michael Bartolacci. © 2010. 5 pages.
Virtual worlds have become increasingly popular with the growth of high speed Internet access worldwide and online gaming. The popularity of massively multiplayer online role...
International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking (IJITN)
Michael R Bartolacci, Steven R. Powell. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking (IJITN) examines timely and important telecommunications and networking issues, problems, and...