University of North Carolina Charlotte
Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
James Conrad is currently a professor at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte and Associate Department Chair for the Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering. His career experience is divided between industry and academia. He previously served as an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas and as an instructor at North Carolina State University. He has also worked for IBM, Ericsson/Sony Ericsson, and two start-up companies. He teaches and conducts research in the areas of embedded systems, robotics, parallel processing, artificial intelligence, and engineering education. He has published eight books in the field of embedded systems and robotics. Dr. Conrad received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana, and his master’s and doctorate degrees in computer engineering from North Carolina State University.
Dr. Conrad represents IEEE as an ABET Program Evaluator, and serves on the Board of Directors for FIRST North Carolina, the state organization supporting the FIRST Robotics program.