Phillip A. Laplante

Concordia University, Canada


Phillip Laplante is a Professor of software engineering at Penn State Great Valley Graduate Center, Malvern, Pa, USA where he conducts research and teaches graduate courses in software engineering, information systems, and technology management. He also serves as the Chief Technology Officer for the Eastern Technology Council, and he has founded and leads its CIO community of practice, the CIO Institute. In addition to his academic career, Dr. Laplante spent several years as a software engineer and project manager working on avionics (including the space shuttle), CAD, and software test systems. He has authored or edited 22 books and cofounded the Journal of Real Time Imaging. He has also created and edits three book series including one in image processing, applied software engineering, and What Every Engineer Should Know About.... He has published more than 150 papers, articles, and miscellaneous publications. Dr. Laplante received his B.S., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in systems planning and management, electrical engineering, and computer science, respectively, from Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, USA, and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Colorado, Colo, USA. He is a Fellow of SPIE and IEEE and a member of numerous other professional societies, program committees, and boards. He is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania. Dr. Laplante has served extensively on the boards of companies and charitable organizations. He privately consults in his research areas and is an executive coach to C-level technology executives.

Biography Updated on 14 June 2009

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