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“In specifications, Murphy’s Law superseded Ohm’s” -- E. Murphy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

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

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QCC Art Gallery

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