Professor Sidney N. Sonsky

Sidney N. Sonsky


  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Department ,Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

Best Known For-

  • His devotion to his students.
  • His favorite one-two punch:
  • Measure what you can calculate and calculate what you can measure


  • "Ask not what your country can do for you--
    ask what you can do for your country." John F. Kennedy
  • "I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right." Albert Einstein
  • "I was still learning when I taught my last class."
    Claude M. Fuess -- after forty years of teaching.
  • "It's never over till it's over." Yogi Berra
  • "Play like a champion today." Notre Dame University

About Sidney N. Sonsky


  • B.E.E., Cum Laude, City College of New York
  • M.E.E., New York University
  • Professional Engineering License, State of New York
  • F.C.C. Radio Telephone Lifetime License, United States
  • High School: Seward Park High School


  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers for excellence as a distinguished educator
  • Eta Kappa Nu (National Honor Electrical Engineering Society)
  • Tau Beta Pi (National Honor Engineering Society)
  • Tau Alpha Pi (National Honor Technology Society)
  • Sigma Xi (National Honor Science Society)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • North Eastern Association of Two Year Colleges
  • Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA)
  • National Association of Business & Educational Radio (NABER)


  • Loves his family and is proud of his two nephews:
    Steven A. Brown and Yale M. Brown for their scholastic achievements.
  • Loves teaching and is devoted to his students.
  • Loves books.
  • Served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves


book covers for Theory and Experiments in Basic Electric Circuits and Introduction to Technical Mathematics with Computing

  • "Theory and Experiments in Basic Electric Circuits" by Sidney N. Sonsky
    Avery Publishing Group, Inc.
    Wayne, New Jersey
    ISBN 0-89529-050-2
  • "Introduction to Technical Mathematics with Computing;" by Sidney N. Sonsky, Gabirel Kousourou, and Frank Scalzo Petrocelli Books Inc. Priceton, New Jersey ISBN 0-89433-038-1

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

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

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

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 GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

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.