Dr. Albert Liddicoat
Albert A. Liddicoat received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and his M.S. degree in Engineering Management from Stanford University in 1996, 2002 and 1999, respectively. He earned a B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo in 1989. Dr. Liddicoat worked for IBM’s Storage Technology Division from 1990 until 2002 where he held many positions in disk drive development including: servo system test and integration, ASIC development, system electronics and architecture, program management, and senior hardware development manager.
Currently, Dr. Liddicoat is the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and the Forbes Professor of Computer and Electrical Engineering at Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo. He teaches digital design and embedded systems courses. His research interests include computer architecture, computer arithmetic, networks, re-configurable computing and engineering education. Dr. Liddicoat received the Professional Achievement Award from the College of Engineering at California Polytechnic State University in 2003. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and a Member of the American Society of Engineering Educators.