Dr. Ted Shaneyfelt , PhD
Ted Shaneyfelt is currently teaching Computer Science and Engineering courses at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2012. He received his Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (Computer Engineering) specializing in free space optical computing in 1995 from the University of California, San Diego. In 1986, the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo awarded him their first Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.
He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses at The University of Texas at San Antonio, South China University of Technology at Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, and the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He has also developed curriculum, and mentored students to win various contests in computer programming, and robotics, including eight Special U.S. Congressional Recognition awards for robotic competitions.
He produced the User Interface on the first dual-mode cellular telephone to be commercially deployed in North America. He received the Team Award from Hughes Network Systems (HNS) for his contributions as lead software engineer for concept car development, and the Commemorative Award for Outstanding Contribution to satellite telecommunications technology with HNS.
Dr. Shaneyfelt has contributed to the success of may conferences and events, and to various open source software projects. Currently he is serving as the local arrangements chair for two upcoming IEEE conferences in Hawaiʻi: 8th IEEE 2013 International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE) and the 2014 World Automation Congress.