William ZieglerWilliam (Bill) Ziegler
Associate Professor
Director-Binghamton University Scholars Program

College in the Woods, Library Rm 210

(607) 777-4366



Research Areas:
Engineering management, and effective communication in engineering and science

William Ziegler was the recipient of the 2011 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. This recognition is granted to those faculty who personify professional excellence and serve as role models for the State University of New York community. In 2010, Professor Ziegler was nominated by Binghamton University as U. S. Professor of the Year, a program that celebrates outstanding instructors across the country and is sponsored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Ziegler is the Director of the Binghamton University Scholars Program, a four-year University-wide program for students of exceptional merit.

Professor Ziegler’s undergraduate students are regular participants in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Design Competition for Universities and have won four first place awards, one second place award and one honorable mention since 2009. His students have presented their award winning designs in Chicago, Philadelphia, Boulder, Minneapolis, Denver, Oshkosh, and Arlington. One of the designs is currently under construction at the Greater Binghamton Airport in Binghamton, NY as the result of a $1.4 million grant from the FAA.

Professor Ziegler is a graduate of Syracuse University, the State University of New York at Binghamton and Broome Community College. His computer science interests are in computer systems analysis and design, engineering management, and effective communication in engineering and science. Ziegler has been a consultant to and/or supervised student projects at well over 100 organizations including IBM, Lockheed Martin, Borg-Warner, Corning Inc. and NYSEG. He has authored numerous papers that have been published by organizations such as the IEEE, ACM and ASEE.

Last Updated: 9/20/16