David W. Hislop

Computer and Information Sciences Division

U.S. Army Research Office



Brief Biography:


Hislop spent twenty plus years in electronics/instrumentation/computer industry; management of systems/product development and application in diverse areas of the physical, life, and medical sciences. He received his Ph.D. in University of Illinois.  Subsequent to leaving the University of Illinois in 1984, he has been employed by the U.S. Army as a scientist/program manager responsible for the development and management of research programs focused on advancing the technologies supporting computer/information-based systems engineering and implementations.


Presently, at the U.S. Army Research Office, Dr. Hislop is in the Computer and Information Sciences Division. He currently manages the “Software and Knowledge-base Systems” program. The emphasis of this program is on providing the theoretical basis for a principled software/systems engineering discipline. The scope of his interests include intelligent systems, machine learning, decision support, autonomous systems, formal models/methods for software development/evolution, human-computer interfaces, and all aspects of automating the processing and interpretation  of signals, images, natural language, and distributed information.


Dr Hislop is presently an adjunct faculty member of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, N. C.) and Biomedical Engineering (School of Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, N. C.).


Dr. Hislop has maintained strong connections to the international research community through U.S. Army Research Office sponsored international workshops, and invited presentations/seminars at numerous international universities and professional meetings.