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Principle Areas of Expertise:
Information and Communications Technology
Science and Engineering Education

Patrick Seeling


Patrick Seeling is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA).  He received his Dipl.-Ing. Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technische Universität Berlin (Berlin Institute of Technology, Berlin, Germany) in 2002 and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona, USA) in 2005.  He was a Faculty Research Associate and Associated Faculty with the Department of Electrical Engineering at Arizona State University from 2005 to 2007.  From 2008 to 2011, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing and New Media Technologies at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA).  In 2011, he joined Central Michigan University as Assistant Professor, where he became a tenured Associate Professor in 2015 and a Full Professor in 2018.

Patrick Seeling has published over 200 journal articles and conference papers, as well as books, book chapters, and tutorials.  Patrick Seeling’s main research interests comprise communication networks (mobile, multimedia, software-defined), the Tactile Internet, and computer-mediated education; applied research and prototypes are typically embodied in smart device and application implementations.

Patrick Seeling currently is an Associated Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Education (since 2022) and Editor for the Journal of Communication Networks (since 2019) and serves as Editorial Board Member for Hindawi/Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (since 2016) and as Section Board Member for MDPI Networks (since 2019) and MDPI Sensors (since 2020). Patrick Seeling served as Editorial Board Member for Hindawi/Wiley Advances in Multimedia (2019–2023). 

Patrick Seeling actively contributes to the profession as reviewer and program committee member for several journals and conferences.  He is the section chair for the IEEE Southeast Michigan AES/CommSoc chapter.  Patrick Seeling is a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2005
  • Dipl.-Ing. Industrial Engineering and Management, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, 2002