Aleksander "Olek" Malinowski

Associate Professor

Jobst Hall 328
(309) 677-2776
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Social Media:


  • Amateur digital photography
  • Travel, nature sightseeing
  • Electronic music (listening to)
  • BSA Merit Badge Counsellor
  • Web Server Administration


Teaching Interests:

  • ECE 103 Computers and Programming (C99 and basic data structures)
  • ECE 205 Microcontroller Architecture and Programming
  • ECE 470/570 Object Oriented Programming for Embedded Systems
  • ECE 471/571 Real Time Operating Systems
  • ECE 472/572 Embedded Microcontroller Linux
  • ECE 473/573 Embedded TCP/IP
  • ECE 474/574 Robotic Navigation with SLAM


Research and Professional Interests:

  • Computer Programming Algorithms with emphasis on network connectivity and cyber physical system applications
    • Ethernet
    • Microcontroller Linux, BuildRoot, Operating Systems
    • Networked cyber physical systems (embedded systems)
    • TCP/IP Network programming for small embedded systems
    • Web-based Interfaces for networked embedded systems
    • Factory Automation, Home automation, Internet of Things
    • General purpose programming with C, C++, Java, and PERL
  • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping of Mobile agents (SLAM for robots)
  • Neural networks - theory of learning, modeling with, control applications

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