William Miller

School: School of Systems & Enterprises
Phone: 908-759-7110
Email: wmiller@stevens.edu

BS 1971 Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
MS 1973 Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University

Decision Analysis, Information Theory, Requirements
Solicitation and Derivation, System Architecture, Complex/Chaotic Systems, and Systems Integration.
General Information
William Miller is Industry Professor and Regional Program Director in the School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens Institute of Technology. Mr. Miller has more than thirty years technical and management experience in commercial telecommunications and government communications systems. He has managed projects funded by Bell Laboratories, AT&T, Army and Navy development commands, and other government organizations. He has successfully performed resource allocation, prioritization of R&D, strategic planning, concept development, technology development, requirements definition, system modeling, system architecture & design, system acquisition, system development, system integration, system test, and controlled introduction of systems & services. Bill’s twenty years at Bell Laboratories have spanned both commercial telecommunications services and government communications systems. He has 5 years experience at AT&T as product manager in business communications services and program manager for development and service deployment of fixed wireless technology.

Bill has ten years experience as an independent consultant, applying systems engineering, architecting and systems integration principles to the solution of commercial and government engineering problems, particularly in the areas of concept development and technology development.

He has worked with the New Jersey Department of Education and New Jersey educators on the institution of workplace readiness standards with emphasis on systems thinking, critical thinking and decision making skills into K – 12 curricula. Bill was the Framework Project Coordinator for the New Jersey Cross-Content
Workplace Readiness Curriculum Framework: A Road Map for Learning, A Document in Support of the Cross-Content Workplace Readiness Standards.

Since joining Stevens in 2002, Bill has taught semester format and SDOE module courses in systems engineering, system architecture and design, and systems integration. His courses have been enthusiastically received by students from both defense and commercial industries and from government agencies, both in the U.S. and around the world. He has developed and begun the delivery of the online systems integration course and also delivered the online system architecture and design course.

Bill has authored or co-authored 14 journal and conference papers in the period 1976 – 2006 in communications systems technologies, services, and performance, as well as systems engineering processes and organizational dynamics models.

Mr. Miller is a member of the International Council on Systems Engineering and a former officer of the organization, having been elected to three terms as secretary. He is a member of the IEEE and its Communications Society and Systems Man and Cybernetics Society. He is a member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. He holds BS. and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.