Robert joined the instructional staff from the engineering industry, after an extended career with AT&T Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent, and Nokia of America Corp. He held a senior-level position as a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff and Reliability Engineering Specialist. He was the lead strategist for reliability assurance programs for wireless telecommunication equipment, manager for supply-chain quality, and course leader for corporate professional development training in reliability testing. Robert currently manages a consulting practice in reliability assurance for advanced electronic hardware and telecommunication infrastructure equipment. Robert received the B.E. and M.E. Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the City College of New York and holds a Doctorate in Engineering (Applied Mechanics) from the City University of New York (New York, NY). He served as a part-time faculty member in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the City College of New York and New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, NJ). Robert was an instructor in the Mathematics Department at Golda Och Academy (West Orange, NJ), where he taught basic and honors classes in the Middle School and High School. He published numerous technical papers and lectured at major industry conferences, learning centers, and high-tech companies in the USA, Canada, Europe, Israel, Southeast Asia, and China. Robert provides customized instruction in all levels of Middle School and High School core STEM subjects, specifically Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, basic Statistics, introductory Physics, and Engineering Science. He is also an experienced writing coach in preparing professional-level reports and visual presentations. Robert provides differentiated instruction tailored to the learner and subject, that combines fundamental knowledge, organizational skills, critical thinking, and practice to assure understanding and academic success. Robert engages and motivates learners by incorporating engineering experience and interdisciplinary examples to demonstrate subject relevance and applications in modern technologies, economics, and the arts.
Ph.D. Engineering (Applied Mechanics), City University of New York (CUNY), 1981
M.E. Mechanical Engineering, City College of CUNY, 1975
Published Over 23 Peer Reviews-2018
Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award-2019