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George E. Trapp

A portrait of George Trapp




BS, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1966
MS, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1967
Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1970

George Trapp received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University. He is currently a Full Professor at WVU and the Chairman of 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 involved with the Biometrics Track of the WVU Forensic Identification Degree program, the NASA IV&V research program, WVU's Virtual Medical Campus.