CNSV Emeritus Member
Mathematics, physics, computer software, project leadership.
Livermore, CA 94550-3519
Dr. Rousseau has over 45 years experience in solving engineering problems using mathematics, physics and computer software, and through project leadership. In semi-retirement he has developed custom software for Internet companies.
Professional Experience and Expertise:
- Managing interdisciplinary projects
- Credit card and ATM processing and client-server software
- Computer and Internet security
- Internet appliance and embedded computers
- Call center software
- Kalman filters, statistical communications theory and spread spectrum communications
- Game theory
- Computer control and safety systems
- Spacecraft navigation and orbital mechanics
- Human factors in nuclear reactor control rooms
- Energy economics
- Electric power transmission line switching transients
Dr. Rousseau was one of the founders of CNSV in 1993, and was the first to promote the idea of a website. He built a prototype on a borrowed laptop to show at a meeting. After getting approval, he designed and maintained the original site from 1996 until early 2006.
He has a BS in EE from Carnegie Institute of Technology, and an MS and PhD in EE from Stanford University.
Bill is currently retired.