Aleksander "Olek" Malinowski



    Business and Engineering Convergence Center 4259
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Dr. Malinowski is a Professor at Bradley University. The areas of his main interests include Networked cyber-physical systems, computer networks, Internet of Things, Security of Industrial Automation and Control, and Edge AI. He is also a Senior Member of IEEE and an active volunteer for the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.

Social Media:


  • Amateur digital photography
  • Travel, nature sightseeing
  • Electronic music (listening to)
  • US FIRST: Technical Challenge Volunteer


Teaching Interests:

  • ECE 103 Computers and Programming (structural programming in C99)
  • ECE 305 Microcontroller Architecture and Programming
  • ECE 322 Interfacing Lab
  • ECE 470/570 Object Oriented Programming for Embedded Systems (C++ and data structures))
  • 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
  • ECE 475/575 Security for Industrial Automation
  • ECE 483/583 Microprocessor Architecture and Design


    Research and Professional Interests:

    • Computer Programming Algorithms with emphasis on network connectivity and cyber-physical system applications
      • Ethernet
      • Factory Automation, Home automation, Internet of Things
      • Microcontroller Linux, BuildRoot, Operating Systems
      • Networked cyber-physical systems (embedded systems)
      • TCP/IP Network programming for small embedded systems
      • General purpose programming with C, C++, and Java
    • Edge AI - theory of learning, modeling with, control applications

      Recent Keynote delivered - Current Challenges for the Internet of Things Ecosystem at 22nd International Science Conference:
      Computer Networks - CN2015, June 16-19, 2015, Brunów Palace, Lwówek Śląski, Silesia, Poland

      Recent Publications - see

        Recent Student Projects - see


        Professional Volunteer Work for IEEE:

        • IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Treasurer since 2022
        • Senior Administrative Committee Member of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society elected since 2005, senior since 2010