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Department of Biomedical Engineering

Schesser, Joel

Contact Info
Office: 610 Fenster Hall
Phone: 973-596-3193
Dept: BioMed

About Dr. Schesser


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, The City University of New York - 1976.
  • M.E., Electrical, The City University of New York - 1971.  
  • B.E., Electrical, The City College of The City University of New York - 1968.

Professional Experience

  • 1968-1974 Lecturer, City College of New York
  • 1986-1995 Director, System Engineering & System Testing, AT&T Bell Laboratories
  • 1995-2002 Director, System Engineering & System Testing, Tyco Telecommunications, Inc.

Professional Activities/Organizations


Scientific and professional societies of which a member
  • EMBS - IEEE (Senior Member)
Honors and awards
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Eta Kappa Nu



  •  “A Fault Tolerant Branching Unit,” Patent No.: US 6,414,405 B1
  •  “The Africa ONE Architecture,” Patent Applied.


Courses I Teach


Publications and Patents

Published papers in the areas of biomedical engineering, telecommunications, transportation, electromagnetic wave theory and queuing theory.  Hold patent on fault tolerant fiber optic architecture and have applied for a patent on WDM architecture.