Professor Stuart Asser, Chairman

Professor Stuart Asser


Position- Chairman of Engineering Technology, Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

Best Known For-
Always having time for his students
His tool collection (AKA: Mr. Tool Man)
Never giving up on a problem
Not knowing how to say “NO”
His aerospace and engineering stories


“Scientists investigate that which already is; engineers create that which has never been” –Albert Einstein
“If it works, take it apart” -- S. Asser
“If it can be done in a minute, it will take me an hour” -- S. Asser
“In specifications, Murphy’s Law superseded Ohm’s” -- E. Murphy
“Sometimes it is the people whom no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” – Alan Turing

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER - 21 years at Grumman Corporation: Lunar Module/ F14 and more (Yes, Apollo 13) Microprocessor and Micro-controller Design Ground and Flight Test Engineering Computer Repair


  • ET Department Personnel and Budgets Committee
  • QCC AMP Coordinator
  • QCC Admissions Committee
  • Faculty Advisor, IEEE Club
  • C-Step Mentor
  • Engineering Technology Instruction for the Twenty-First Century Project Team


  • Boating
  • Home and Auto Repair & Construction
  • Personal Computing
  • Electronics
  • Designed and Built an Electric Car


  • AAS, Queensborough Community College
  • BS, MBA, New York Institute of Technology
  • PE, State of New York


  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • New York State Engineering Technology Association (NYSETA)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)


Microcomputer Theory and Servicing, 3rd Edition
Asser, Stigliano & Bahrenburg,
Prentice Hall, 1996

Laboratory Manual to Accompany Microcomputer Theory and Servicing
Asser, Stigliano & Bahrenburg,
Prentice Hall, 1990
Microcomputer Servicing: Practical Systems and Troubleshooting,
3rd Edition Asser, Stigliano & Bahrenburg, Prentice Hall, 1996
Mastering Electricity
Asser & Stigliano,
Delmar Publishers, 1994

Laboratory Manual to Accompany Mastering Electricity
Asser & Bahrenburg,
Delmar Publishers, 1994

Chairman of Engineering Technology, Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.