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  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1970
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1971
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering/Computer Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1977

I have served as an adjunct member of the faculty at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in both the Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments since 1983, and as a senior advisor on a faculty committee to establish an interdisciplinary curriculum for both the master's and doctoral graduate degree programs in Systems Engineering. My work has contributed to the development and delivery of numerous graduate courses for this program in the areas of Systems Thinking, Systems Architecture, Design, Integration, Testing, Validation and Verification.

45 years in enterprise systems engineering, real-time control systems, and information management systems. Most recently, prior to joining the faculty of WPI as a Professor of Practice in 2014, I was Director of Information Systems Engineering and Chief Engineer for the Software Engineering Technical Center at the MITRE Corporation and continue to serve as the Consulting Chief Engineer for that organization on a part-time basis.


Learn more about our Professor of Practice, Thomas F. Gannon