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professor of electrical and computer engineering

Position: professor in the electrical and computer engineering department

Salary: 168,719

Responsibilities: teaching his courses

Years in position/years at OU:

not available/12 (2001)

Direct reports: n/a

Relevant experience:


  • Dean, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Oakland University, 2001-
  • Dean, College of Engineering, San Diego State University, 1995-2001
  • Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1987-1995
  • Professor and Department Head, Department of Electrical Engineering, Portland State University, 1980-1987
  • Department Head, Department of Computer Science, Portland State University, 1984-1987
  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oregon State University, 1978-1980
  • Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oregon State University, 1973-1978
  • Visiting Professor, Oregon Graduate Center, 1979-1980; Adjunct Professor, 1983-89
  • Visiting Professor, Centro di Studio dei Sistemi di Controllo e Calcolo Automatici, University of Rome, Italy, 1976
  • Lecturer and Postdoctoral Scholar (with A. V. Balakrishnan), University of California at Los Angeles, 1972
  • Lecturer, (part time), University of Pretoria, South Africa, 1968
  • research engineer, South African Iron and Steel Corporation, 1967-1968

Education:


  • B.Sc.B.Eng., Electrical Engineering, University of Stellenbosch (S.A.), 1964
  • M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, University of Stellenbosch (S.A.), 1966
  • D.I.C., Control Systems, Imperial College (London), 1972
  • Ph.D., Control Systems, London University, 1972

Controversies:

During his time as Dean of the College of Engineering at San Diego State, lecturer Asfaw Beyene sued the California State University system, claiming Frick had denied him a tenure-track position on the basis of race. Frick said Beyene wasn’t qualified. Frick was a military officer in South Africa during the time of apartheid. Beyene later dismissed the case.

Contact information: frick@oakland.edu

248-370-2242