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Trapp, George E.

Professor Emeritus - Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering


Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1970
M.S., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1967
B.S., Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1966

George Trapp received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University. He is currently a Full Professor at WVU in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.

He has written over 60 research papers primarily dealing with mathematical modeling, and has worked on developing national and international specifications such as IGES, STEP and the DoD CALS standard. He has been a consultant to Westinghouse Electric Corporation, the Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the National Energy Technology Laboratory. He currently is working with the National Biometric Security Project and the Lockheed Martin Radiant trust Center of Excellence.

Research Interests

Information Sharing Systems
Software Development
Mathematical Modeling of Electrical Circuits

Teaching Interests

Discete Mathematics
Numerical Analysis
Mathematical Modeling

Professional Societies

Tau Beta Pi
Phi Kappa Phi
Sigma Xi
Eta Kappa Nu
Upsilon Pi Epsilon
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