Joseph J. Waclawski

Assistant Teaching Professor

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

4-230 CST


Areas of Expertise:

  • Software Engineering Process
  • System/Software Modeling in SYSML/UML
  • Object Oriented Design and Development

I have been a Software Developer, Software Integrator, Systems Integrator, Lead Software Engineer, Software Project Manager and Software Functional Manager at various technology companies over the past 37 years, including General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Sensis (now SAAB). My work at these companies spans the complete product life cycle. I started my career performing Systems/Hardware integration and test for one of the largest RADAR systems every developed, but have focused on Software Engineering for the past 30 years. I have been teaching at the College level for the past 23 years; 20 of these years at Syracuse University. I am a certified Lead Software Engineer and was previously a Software Manager at Lockheed Martin. I have earned my certification in Professional Scrum Product Owner I from While I have been primarily focused on industry, my real passion is teaching and mentoring our future generation of engineers.

Honors and Awards:

  • Lockheed Martin, RMS Certified Software Leader
  • General Electric, DMAIC and DFSS Green Belt
  • Lockheed Martin, Certified Cost Account Manager
  •, Professional Scrum Product Owner I Certified
  • Patents:
    • 9841836 Control of non-destructive testing devices
    • 11403748 Method and system for articulation of a visual inspection device