Professor Stuart Asser

Professor Stuart Asser

Best Known For-
Always having time for his students
His tool collection (AKA: Mr. Tool Man)
Never giving up on a problem
Not knowing how to say "NO"
His aerospace and engineering stories


“Scientists investigate that which already is; engineers create that which has never been” –Albert Einstein
“If it works, take it apart” -- S. Asser
“If it can be done in a minute, it will take me an hour” -- S. Asser
“In specifications, Murphy's Law superseded Ohm's” -- E. Murphy
“Sometimes it is the people whom no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” - Alan Turing

Electrical Engineer - 21 years at Grumman Corporation: Lunar Module/ F14 and more (Yes, Apollo 13) Microprocessor and Micro-controller Design Ground and Flight Test Engineering Computer Repair

College Professor

  • ET Department Personnel and Budgets Committee
  • QCC AMP Coordinator
  • QCC Admissions Committee
  • Faculty Advisor, IEEE Club
  • C-Step Mentor
  • Engineering Technology Instruction for the Twenty-First Century Project Team


  • Boating
  • Home and Auto Repair & Construction
  • Personal Computing
  • Electronics
  • Designed and Built an Electric Car


  • AAS, Queensborough Community College
  • BS, MBA, New York Institute of Technology
  • PE, State of New York

Professional Societies

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • New York State Engineering Technology Association (NYSETA)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)


Chairman of Engineering Technology, Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Russian Ballet performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.