Wesley Snyder

Computational and Information Sciences Division

Army Research Office



Wesley Snyder received his BS from North Carolina State University, and his MS and PhD degrees from the University of Illinois. He has been on the faculty of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of North Carolina State University since 1976 where he has served as assistant, associate, and full professor. On leaves of absence, he has worked as a visiting scientists for the German Space Agency, DLR, and as a professor of Radiology at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine.


He has served the IEEE in a number of roles, including the founding committees of both  the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society and the IEEE Neural Networks Council, as well as chairing numerous conferences.

In1993, Dr. Snyder was presented the award of  IEEE Outstanding Engineering Educator for the state of North Carolina by the North Carolina Council of IEEE Sections.


He has directed the theses of 36 MS and PhD students and has over a hundred publications in scientific literature, mostly in the areas of Image Analysis.  See http://www.ece.ncsu.edu/imaging


For the past several years, Dr. Snyder has been sharing his time between North Carolina State University and the U.S. Army Research Office, where he assists in the administration of the Army's basic research funding program.  The overview of his program is available at:  http://www.aro.army.mil/computer/cis.htm or http://www.aro.army.mil/research/Arlbaa00/finalarlbaa1.htm#COMPUTATIONAL


Dr. Snyder has three children and has just completed four years as a volunteer paramedic.