Dr. Andrzej Bieszczad

Address: California State University Channel Islands
Computer Science Program
Sierra Hall Room 3315
One University Drive, Camarillo, CA 93012
Telephone: +1 (805) 437-2773
Email: aj.bieszczad@csuci.edu
URL: http://faculty.csuci.edu/aj.bieszczad
Education Doctor of Philosophy, 1996 Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton
University, Ottawa, Canada.
Master of Computer Science, 1993 School of Computer Science, Carleton University,
Ottawa, Canada
Master of Informatics, 1981
(Magister Informatyki)
Institute of Informatics, Jagiellonian University,
Cracow, Poland
Employment Jagiellonian University
Instytut Informatyki i Matematyki Komputerowej
Kraków, Poland
10/2015 – 12/2015 Visiting Professor
(on sabbatical leave from California State University
Channel Islands)
California State University
Channel Islands

One University Drive, Camarillo, CA
Since 08/2013 Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
(until Spring 2015)
08/2008 – 07/2013 Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
07/2005 – 07/2008 Assistant Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
California State University

18111 Nordhoff Street Los Angeles, CA
07/2004 – 06/2005 Assistant Professor
California State University
Channel Islands

One University Drive, Camarillo, CA
08/2003 – 06/2004 Lecturer
Netbind, Inc.
Hoboken, New Jersey
06/2002 – 05/2003 Chief Scientist(CTO and VP R&D)
Bell Laboratories
Lucent Technologies
Holmdel, New Jersey
09/1998 – 06/2002 Member of Technical Staff
Carleton University
Systems and Computer Engineering
Ottawa, Canada
07/1998 – 06/2002 Adjunct Professor
07/1997 – 08/1998 Associate Professor
(tenure track)
07/1996 – 06/1997 Senior Researcher
Adjunct Professor
01/1993 – 06/1996 Researcher
Bell-Northern Research
Nortel Networks, Ottawa, Canada
03/1988 – 12/1996
(1993-1996 part-time)
Member of Scientific Staff
ITT ( Alcatel since 1987)
Business Communications R&D
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
9/1985 – 02/1988 Software Engineer
Military Service in Polish Army
Torun, Gubin, Poland
01/1982 – 12/1982 Staff Sergeant
Research Institute of Measuring
Cracow, Poland
06/1981 – 06/1984
(with a break for military
Research Artificial Intelligence
  • Biologically-Inspired Computation
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Intelligent Agents
  • Mobile Agents
  • Sensor Networks
  • Network and Service Management
  • Fault Diagnosis
  • Semantic Web
  • Home Networking
  • Network Computing
  • Service-Oriented Architectures
Teaching California State University Channel Islands
  • COMP150: Object-Oriented Programming in Java
  • COMP151: Data Structures and Algorithms in Java
  • COMP232: Programming Languages
  • COMP362: Operating Systems
  • COMP350: Software Engineering
  • COMP425: Introduction to Game Programming
  • COMP429: Computer Networking
  • COMP437: Foundations of Game Design and Development
  • COMP464: Computer Graphics
  • COMP469: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • COMP478: Introduction to Data Mining
  • COMP491: Capstone Preparation
  • COMP497: ACM Programming Contest Preparation
  • COMP499: Capstone Project
  • COMP529: Network Computing
  • COMP569: Artificial Intelligence
  • COMP571: Biologically-Inspired Computing
  • COMP572: Neural Networks
  • COMP578: Data Mining
  • COMP597: Master Thesis
  • COMP599: Graduate Seminar
  • BSIT280: Web Programming
  • UNIV392 International Experience
  • UNIV498 Student-Faculty Research
(Carleton University, CSUN, Bell Labs)
  • Data Structures and Abstrations in C++
  • Unix Programming Environment
  • Computer Networks
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Network Computing
  • Network Management
Service University
  • CI Academic Senate Technology Advisory Committee
  • CI Academic Senate Extended Education Advisory Committee
  • CI STEM Strategic Initiative Committee
  • CI Information Technology Policy and Planning Committee
  • CI West Hall Laboratories Planning Committee
  • CI Park Development Task Force
  • CI VISTA Scholarship Committee
  • CI Admission Appeal Committee
  • CI Student Teaching Evaluation Task Force
  • CI Courtyard Restoration Committee
  • CI Physical Master Plan Committee
  • Numerous Teaching Technology Evaluation Task Forces
Program Development
  • Mechatronics Engineering Founding Faculty
  • Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) Founding Faculty
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) Founding Faculty
  • Minor in BSIT Founding Faculty
  • Minor in Game Design and Development Founding Faculty
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science (BSHS) Founding Faculty
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE) Proposing Faculty
  • BSCS Assessment Committee
  • MSCS Assessment Committee
Course Development
  • Developed numerous graduate, major, and multidisciplinary
  • Revamped all core CS/IT courses to add substantial hands-on
    components (including formal labs)
  • Implemented blended and flipped courses with heavy use of
  • Managed Computer Science labs, equipment, and student IT
    assistants from 2003 to 2014
  • Designed, implemented, populated, and maintained Computer
    Science Web site from 2003 to 2014
  • Marshalled annual convocation since 2007
  • Air Quality Monitoring for Early Wildland Fire Pollution Warnings – CSUCI (RSCA)
  • Mobile Robots for AI Laboratory – CSUCI (Lottery Funds)
  • ciNeurobot: A Goal-Oriented Autonomous Mobile Robot – CSUCI (Lottery Funds)
  • CI Rainbow: Santa Rosa Research Trips – Instruction-Related Activities (IRA) Fund, CSUCI (several)
  • CI Rainbow: Exploratory Network Equipment – CSUCI (Lottery Funds)
  • Computer Science Tutoring Room – CSUCI (MSFT Grant)
  • Robotics Research Grant – Haas Corporation
  • Embedded Systems Lab – CSUCI (Lottery Funds)
  • Virtual Classroom – CSUCI (Lottery Funds)
  • International Experience for CI Students: Poland – Instruction-Related Activities (IRA) Fund, CSUCI
  • Career Development Grant – CSUCI Mini-Grant
  • Student-Faculty Research Grants – CSUCI (several)
  • Hands-on Networking Lab – CSUCI Mini-Grant
  • Annual Funding for CSUCI Programming GURU 2006-2012 – Instruction-Related Activities (IRA) Fund, CSUCI
  • Annual Funding for ACM Intercollegiate Programming Contest 2003-2014 – Instruction-Related Activities (IRA) Fund, CSUCI
  • Basic Research Support Grant – National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada
  • Research Startup Grant – Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
  • Grant to Pursue Doctorate Studies – National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada