Video: Barry Shoop On Leadership
Introduction by Guru Madhavan, Future Leaders Forum Conference Chair
Professor and Department Head
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
U.S. Military Academy
West Point, New York, USA
Barry Shoop received the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He is Department Head of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, responsible for an academic department with 79 faculty and staff serving over 2300 students annually. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, OSA and SPIE. He received the 2008 OSA Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award, the 2013 SPIE Educator Award, and the 2013 IEEE Haraden Pratt Award “for outstanding service to the IEEE.”
Earlier Dr. Shoop was a satellite communication engineer responsible for design and installation of a high-capacity, world-wide digital communication network, and also the CTO for a US$4.5B organization addressing the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) challenge worldwide. He holds a patent on photonic analog-to-digital conversion, and has authored over 150 archival publications as well as 8 books and book chapters. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, USA.