Dr. Lyle Long is a Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Computational Science, Neuroscience, and Mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University. He is the Founder and Director of the Graduate Minor Program in Computational Science. He was also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication. In 2007-2008 he was a Moore Distinguished Scholar at the California Institute of Technology. Prof. Long has been at Penn State since 1989. Before that he was a Senior Research Scientist at Lockheed Aircraft from 1983 to 1989. He has also served as a visiting scientist at Thinking Machines Corporation and NASA Langley Research Center. He has a Doctor of Science degree from George Washington University. He also has a Master of Science degree from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Distinction from the University of Minnesota. His research interests are in neural networks, software engineering, high performance computing, cognitive robotics, and unmanned vehicles. He received the Penn State Engineering Society Outstanding Research Award for 1996. He received the 1993 IEEE Computer Society Gordon Bell Prize for achieving highest performance on a parallel computer. And he received the Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Company award for excellence in research and development." He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He has written more than 250 journal and conference papers. He has advised 20 Ph.D. students and 33 Master degree students.
Areas of Expertise
Computational Neuroscience, Cognitive Robotics, Aerospace Engineering, Software Engineering
I'm passionate about
21st century education for scientists and engineers.