Sam Siewert's Home Page at UA-Anchorage (2012-14)

Mailing Address after 6/27/14:
Department of Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Office 145, King Building
3700 Willow Creek Rd, Prescott, AZ 86301

Phone: 907-786-6756 (Until 6/27/14)
Cell: 303-641-3999
SkypeID: sam.siewert, Google+ID: samuel.siewert

Engineering A219 - Computer Prototype Assembly Lab Manager (2012-2014)
School of Engineering Advising
Curriculum Vitae
UAA Faculty Website
CU Personal Webpage
UAA Campus Map
UAA Directory
Engineering Building Map
CS&E 2013/14 Curriculum Changes
UAonline (e.g. for pre-req over-rides)
IEEE Alaska Section
AIAA Pacific Northwest Section

What's all the excitement about Big Data analytics?: Fast and Slow Thinking and TED Talks by Daniel Kahneman, and Experience to Memory,
Big Data Introduction, Raw Data is an Oxymoron, Intel ISTC for Big Data and Cloud Data-Centric Computing provides a tie
into the Cloud.  More: IBM on Big Data, Intel on Big Data, Google on Big Data.

For programming language alternatives to C/C++, Java, MATLAB, Python, and ASM, check out: Go, Halide, R, and Processing.

Thinking of graduate school?  For CE graduate school statistics see CRA for Students.
For a list of CE research and industry opportunity, see the CPAL Research and Opportunity Resources Page.

UA-A Academic Calendar, Curriculum Search, A219 Computer Prototype and Assembly Lab

Summer Office Hours by Appointment (e-mail,

UAA Classes Previously Taught in Spring 2013

A331 - Programming Languages
A485 - Computer and Machine Vision
A102 - Introduction to Computer Systems Final Exam Time/Day Finder

UAA Classes Previously Taught 2012-13

  1. A320 - Operating Systems Engineering
  2. A490 - Digital Media and Interactive Systems
  3. A215 - Object Oriented Programming for Engineers, Class Resources.
  4. A335 - Operating Systems Engineering, Class Resources.
  5. A225 - Assembly Language Programming for Engineers, Class Resources.
  6. A490 - Machine Vision and Computer Graphics, Class Resources, now replaced by new courses:A385 - Computer Graphics - TBA and Computer and Machine Vision

Link to Linux DVD ISOs for Images used in Class & Labs
Total Phase Analyzers/Generators

On-line Education and Training Links

  1. Udacity - University Courses
  2. Coursera - University Curriculum
  3. Code Academy - Programming Language on-line education
  4. MIT Open Courseware - University Curriculum
  5. Khan Academy - Training
  6. Udemy - Training

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