faculty + staff

Benjamin Sweet

Benjamin Sweet
Adjunct Faculty

Electrical + Computer Engineering

ECE E217
248.204.2540 p
248.204.2527 f

Background + Expertise

Mr. Sweet has been an adjunct faculty member at LTU since 1994. In that time he has taught for the departments of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Math & Computer Science, Technology, and Continuing Education. His primary focus is Embedded Systems and Control Systems (ECE) and Software Engineering (MCS). He is passionate about teaching real-world skills to his primary customers – the students. Mr. Sweet has been engaged in the industry of developing real-time embedded software/systems for automotive and industrial applications since 1987. He currently holds the position of Staff Software Engineer in the Research and Advanced Development group for Vehicle Audio and Infotainment Systems at Panasonic Automotive Systems, Farmington Hills, MI. In this role he is involved in defining software product-line architecture and developing software to meet the evolving needs for advanced audio and infotainment products. He is interested in learning and applying contemporary product development and improvement methodologies, and disseminating that knowledge to his colleagues and students. He holds a M.S. in Electronic and Computer Control System from Wayne State University (1993), and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University (1987). As CEO of TEKNOWLEDGE, LLC, he enjoys writing informative works that are pleasant to read, and delivering practical short courses to meet the technical education needs of his clients.
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