Ted Shaneyfelt, Ph.D.
Box 78, Papaikou, HI 96781-0078
Excellence and service demonstrated
Degrees in Engineering and Computer Science
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
M.S.E.E. (Computer Engineering)
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
B.S. in Computer Science
University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH-Hilo)
Broad experience in teaching and business
2000 Jan - 2007 Jul, 2013 Jan - present
Instructor, Lecturer
University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH-Hilo)
2010 Aug - 2011 Jan, 2014 Mar
Visiting Professor, Foreign Expert Teacher
South China University of Technology (SCUT, 華南理工大学) at Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center (HEMC, 广州大学城)
2007 Sep - 2009 Aug
Research Assistant, Lecturer
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
1998 Nov - 1999 Nov
Senior Developer
Profitability of Hawaii, Inc. (POH)
1995 Aug - 1998 Oct
Senior Software Engineer
Multichannel Communication Sciences, Inc. (MCSI), a.k.a. Broadband Innovations, acquired by Motorola Solutions, Inc.
1995 Jul - 1995 Aug
Senior Engineer
Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Wireless Telecommunications Company
1988 Jul - 1995 Jul
Member of Technical Staff I,II,III
Hughes Network Systems (HNS), Subsidiary of Hughes Aircraft, Subsidiary of General Motors
1987 Mar - 1988 May
Software Engineer
Applications Software, Inc. (ASI)
1986 - 1987
SumWare Software, Entrepreneuership
1986 May - 1986 Aug
Charles E. Pear, Attorney at Law
1985 Jan - 1986 Dec
Database Programmer/Analyst
ABCO Rainier
1983 Aug - 1986 Dec
Lecturer, Tutor, Programmer, Laboratory Manager
University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH-Hilo)
Human Languages
Multiple languages spoken, read, written, and signed
Computer Languages
60+ languages programmed
Numerous successful publications in respected venues including journal, and conference papers
Community Service
Over three decades of diverse service to the community and around the world
Local Chair for IEEE GLOBECOM 2019 international conference
2018 - 2019
Developed free jSimuGate software at https://github.com/innovation-plantation/jsimugate/wiki
2013 - Present
Membership Development Chair for all of Hawaii
IEEE System of Systems Engineering 2017 Technical Program Committe
Developed free Original Python SimuGate software at https://github.com/innovation-plantation/simugate/wiki
2016 - 2017
Waikoloa Hilton Village, Kona, Hawaii
Served as IEEE System of Systems Engineering 2017 Conference Program Committe Chair
Waikoloa Hilton Village, Kona, Hawaii
Served as Local Arrangements Chair for 2014 World Automation Congress:
Makena Beach, Maui, Hawaii
Served as Local Arrangements Chair on IEEE Conference on System of Systems
Laupahoehoe, Hawaii
Served in Hawaii primary caucus as lead election volunteer for multiple precincts (all precincts in HD 1 except precinct 1).
San Antonio, Texas
Judged for Harmony Science Academy Science and Engineering Fair.
San Antonio, Texas
Hosted 2007 University of Texas at San Antonio Business, Science, and Engineering Student Conference as Conference General Chair.
2006 - 2007
Keaau, Hawaii
Organized and mentored CLA private high school's robotic team, applied for grants, organized fund raising, coordinated community involvement. Team won Hawaii regional Alliance Matches along with Kapaa.
Hilo, Hawaii
Helped mentor WHS public high school robotics students, who won 1st place overall statewide and in all three BotBall robotics competition components: documentation, solo performance, and double-elimination.
2003 - 2005
East Hawaii
Organized and mentored a group of high school students (private-, public-, and home-school students) to compete in the state BotBall autonomous robotics contests. Students learned the C programming language, designed and built robots themselves, and played fully autonomous games against other robots from high schools around the state involving balls and other objects without any remote control. The team won various certificates and trophies, including first place in double-elimination competition and documentation at the statewide competition. The team was awarded three U.S. congressional recognition awards in 2004 and five in 2005. The team also participated in AstroDay.
Hilo, Hawaii
Involved in website planning and consulting for Lyman House Museum.
Performed computer translation of Chinese and English documents and provided legal searches to assist mainly Chinese speaking individuals needing help with English and web technology.
2002 - 2003
c. 2001-2003
Hilo, Hawaii
Provided computerized A/V presentation support for use with music at gatherings for hundreds to thousands of people held in Hilo, Hawaii.
Sydney, Australia
Provided advice, PC technical assistance, web searching, and other aid without charge to Ginger Development, Pty., Ltd.
Papaikou, Hawaii
Provided support for computer and internet access, Japanese Windows, and software running on it to a long-term exchange student at my home
Sydney, Australia
Provided free advice, volunteered informal computer assistance, including training, searching government record, etc. for Ginger Development, Pty., Ltd.
c. 1990-1998
Scripps Ranch, California
Media production using AppleII Computer controlled slide projectors. Lyrics and background film-slides were coordinated with music, and special effects (such as computer-generated film-slide of a rainbow appearing over a meadow, lightning flashing, etc) were incorporated into drama activities. My services also included diagnosing for failed hardware down to the chip level.
c. 1988
Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
Provided free informal technical assistance on site to Ginger Metal Manufactory; My efforts included reinstallation of hardware drivers with Chinese Windows.
c. 1987
San Diego, California
Released copyrighted T-Key terminate-and-stay-resident software that I had developed into the public domain. This program allowed easy drawing in arbitrary text-based DOS programs.
c. resident
Volunteered as the Hilo telecommunications facilitator for John Southworth of the Curriculum Research & Development Group, which was on a neighbor island.
Plaques & Congressional Awards
Recognition by .org, .gov, .com, and .edu type organizations