Stephen A. Szygenda
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Engineering Management, Information, and Systems
B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1965; M.S., Northwestern University, 1967; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1968
Simulation; Computer-aided design (CAD); Fault-tolerant computing; Telecommunications; Software engineering; Business management and entrepreneurship
Research Accomplishments and Activities
Graduated more than 150 Master of Science and 50 Ph.D. students; Acquired extensive government and private research funding; Received numerous professional awards; Board service on behalf of many companies; Consulted with more than 45 international corporations; Published more than 150 technical papers on various topics; Fellow, IEEE, SDPS, and IC2; Founded numerous companies over the past decades; Staff member of Bell Laboratories during 1960s
Research is the basis for intellectual inquiry. One measure of research has to be its potential use for the betterment of mankind. Therefore, commercialization should be at least one of the parameters driving research projects. Working jointly with industry addresses these issues and provides an exciting and mutually beneficial collaborative environment.