Alastair McAulay


Alastair McAulay PictureProfessor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ph.D. Elec. Eng. Carnegie Mellon University 1974
M.A. (Hons) Electrical Eng., Cambridge University
B.A. (Hons) Mech. Sciences Cambridge University

appointed to Lehigh faculty 1992

Contact Information:
Phone: (610)758-6079
Fax: (610)758-6279
email: adm5(at)lehigh(dot)EDU
Personal webpage:

Related experience - teaching, industrial, etc.
-Professor, ECE, Lehigh University, 1992 - present

-Chandler Weaver Professor & Dept. Chair, EECS , Lehigh Univ., 1992-1997

-NCR Distinguished Professor, CSE Dept. Wright Sta te Univ., 1986-1992

-Chair Computer Science & Eng. Dept., Wright S tate University, 1988-1992

-Texas Instruments Central Research Laboratories. Program Manager for design and simulation of first optical computer (PI for DARPA contract, see my book), which used TI’s DMD-MEMS and DSP chips.1979-1986

-Honeywell Marine Systems. Project Manager for simulation of Mk50 (ALWT) torpedo and environment to assess performance for successful $62 million proposal for prototypes. ;  1974-1979

-Westinghouse Electric. Project engineer for electronics and controls for first automated horizontal people mover—installed at Tamp Airport. 1967-1971

-All Optical Networks, VP for Research on sabbatical from Lehigh 2000-2001

Research Interests:

Optical networking, optical computing, integrated optics, free space optics, numerical computation, signal processing, electro-optic authentication.

Scientific and Professional Societies of which a member:

Fellow in the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)
Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA)

Publications: (click on) Books Conference Proc. Journal pubs
Book Chapt. Patents
Research: Grants and contracts

Teaching: See