FARRUKH ZIA
Assistant Professor


Career:

Professor Farrukh Zia earned his master's and PhD in computer engineering from Syracuse University in 1988 and 1996, respectively. Before he joined the CET/EMT department of New York City College of Technology in 2002, he worked for Lucent Technologies in New Jersey as a member of the technical staff. Zia's PhD research work was related to the applications of neural networks and fuzzy logic in controlling non-linear dynamic systems. His current research activities include applications of neural networks and fuzzy logic in industrial control systems and robotics.

Courses Taught:

 •  EMT 1255 - Electronics
 •  EMT 2455 - Data Communications
 •  CET 4711 - Computer-Controlled Systems Design I
 •  CET 4773 - Microcomputer Interfacing
 •  CET 4962 - Computer-Controlled Systems Design II
 •  CET 4864 - Principles of Feedback Control Systems

Awards:

 •  Perkins Grant, 2008, Co-PI, School of Technology and Design, NYCCT / CUNY
 •  Perkins Grant, 2006, PI, School of Technology and Design, NYCCT / CUNY
 •  Graduate Research Technology Initiative (GRTI) Grant, 2004, NYCCT / CUNY
 •  Perkins Grant, 2003, Co-PI, CET Department, NYCCT / CUNY

Membership in professional and scientific societies:

 •  IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)
 •  NYSETA (NY State Engineering Technology Association)
 •  MCP (Microsoft Certified Professionals) Network

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