Stephanie White

Stephanie White 2021

Stephanie White

IEEE Region: 1 (Northeastern U.S.)


Stephanie White is an educator, technical leader in system and software requirements/design, a
corporate manager, and entrepreneur. Her research interests and publications are in systems
science and engineering with an emphasis on modeling and semantic analysis of complex systems.
She performed research for the Navy (NRL, NWC, and NSWC) and for Grumman and Northrop
Grumman, leading to higher quality and lower cost products. Currently, Senior Professor
Emeritus, Long Island University, she taught systems science, systems engineering, and
computer science, and is still called on to participate on dissertation committees. As Principal
Engineer, Requirements and Architecture, and Manager at Grumman Aerospace and Northrop
Grumman, made recommendations regarding new technology and development, wrote
proposals for military aircraft (E-2, F-14) and space programs (NASA, Missile Defense), and was
involved in personnel recruitment and management. As President of her own company, Systems
World, she performed research for the U.S. Navy under a Small Business Innovative Research
(SBIR) contract. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Polytechnic, now NYU
Tandon School of Engineering, an M.S. in Mathematics from NYU, and a B.S. in Mathematics
from CUNY. A lifelong IEEE volunteer, she was awarded the IEEE-USA Divisional Professional
Leadership Award for inspiring women to study and work in STEM fields, and for leadership in diversity
initiatives. She founded the Computer Society TC on Engineering of Computer-Based Systems, is a
member of the Computer Society’s Golden Core, was VP of Computer Society TAB, and is on the CS Board of Governors. She has held many positions in Systems Council, including that of President. She is currently Division X Director 2023-2024 and Systems Council VP Member Services.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

Senior Professor
Long Island University – Post Campus
United States