Dr. Ronald Uhlig

School of Engineering and Computing
Applied Engineering

Ronald Uhlig

From 2010-2014, Ronald P. Uhlig was Dean, School of Business and Management, National University, La Jolla, CA. He is now, once again, Professor in the School of Engineering and Computing, and also serves as Lead Faculty for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. During 2005-2010 he served the School of Engineering and Technology in multiple positions including Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, and Lead Faculty for the Master of Science in Wireless Communications; as well as Principal Investigator for two HP Technology for Teaching grants. From 2000-2005, he was President/CEO, SegWave, Inc., an educational technology systems company he founded.

Previous positions include Vice President for Russia and Eastern Europe, Qualcomm Inc., 1995-99, with offices in San Diego and Moscow, Russia and multiple positions with Northern Telecom and Bell-Northern Research during 1978-1995, including Director, Intelligent Network Solutions and Director, Asia/Pacific Strategic Marketing. He is one of the “Fathers of email”; based on work he did with the US Army and DARPA in the 1970s and several international committees he chaired during 1979-91. Those committees took him to more than 90 countries globally. He had nationwide responsibility for US Army Materiel Command scientific & engineering computing, 1969-78, pioneering many applications in what has become today’s Internet, and he served as a US Army Officer in the Office of the Chief of Staff, in the Pentagon, 1966-1968.

He holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Maryland. He is the recipient of a Gold Medal from the International Telecommunications Academy, Moscow, Russia, for sustained contributions to telecommunications; the Silver Core from the International Federation for Information Processing; and the Founders Award from the International Council for Computer Communications. He served as a member of the Steering Committee for Project Inkwell from 2006-2010.

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School of Engineering and Computing
(858) 309-3424