Michael Wozny

Acting Department Head, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering

Academic Experience

  • Purdue University, Assistant Professor, 1965-1970, full time
  • Oakland University, Associate Professor, 1970 – 1976, full time
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Associate Professor, 1977 – 1981, full time
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Professor, Center Director, 1978-1994, full time
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Professor, Associate Head for Curricular Affairs, 2010 – present, full time
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Professor, 1981 – present, full time

Non-Academic Experience

  • NASA Control Systems Research Center, 1967, summer
  • General Motors Research Lab, Engineer, 1972, summer
  • National Science Foundation, Program Director, 1976-1977, full time
  • National Science Foundation, Division Director, 1986-1988, full time
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology, Lab Director, 1994-1996, full time

Current Membership in Professional Organizations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • International Federation of Information Processing

Honors and Awards

  • NSF Service Award (1977)
  • NSF Service Award (1988)

Service Activities

Institute:

  • ECSE Department Head Advisory Committee, member, 2012-present
  • ECSE Undergraduate Studies Committee, member: 2000 – present
  • ECSE Tenure and Promotion Committee, member: 2000 - present
  • Institute Curriculum Committee, member: 2006 –2008, chair: 2008- 2010
  • ECSE Faculty Department Chair Search Committee, member: 2007
  • ECSE Faculty Department Search Committee, chair: 2003
  • Institute Core Curriculum Committee, 2001 - 2003

External:

  • ASME Manufacturing Review, Editor, 1988-1992
  • IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Founding Editor-in-Chief, 1980-1986
  • IFIP TC-5 Executive Committee, Member, 2000-present
  • IFIP TC-5, WG-5.2, Chair, 1982-1988
  • Session Chair and Technical Program Committee: many conferences
  • Technical Program Committee: Vehicular Technology Conference, 2003, MILCOM 2012, 2012
Education

B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Arizona, 1960
M.E., Electrical Engineering, University of Arizona, 1962
PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Arizona , 1965

Research Focus
  • computer graphics
  • computer-aided design
  • digital simulation
  • rapid prototyping systems
Contact woznym@rpi.edu