Joseph Stanislao, D.E.S, P.E. Professor Emeritus
Dr. Joseph Stanislao was born on November 21, 1928 in Manchester, Connecticut. He received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering at Texas Tech in 1957, his M.S. in Industrial Engineering at Penn State in 1959, and a Doctor of Engineering Science from Columbia University in 1970. Prior to coming to NDSU as Dean and professor in 1975, he served as Associate Dean at Fenn College of Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio. From 1962-1971, he was a Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island. In 1961 and 1962, he served as a consultant to the Republic of China under a program directed at evaluating a number of industries and how Chinese universities could render technical assistance. While at NDSU, he also served as Acting Vice President for Agricultural affairs from 1981-1983. He was instrumental in bringing the Robert Perkins Center for Computer Technology Transfer to campus in 1985. In 1991 he received the first Economic Development Award at NDSU. The award was given to an individual who has made a substantial contribution to the economic development of North Dakota through teaching, research, or service activities.