Don Bruyere was born in Ogdensburg, New York in 1956. He has an AAS in Electrical Technology from the State University of New York at Canton, a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, an MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara, a Master of Business Administration from California State University at Northridge, and a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Arizona’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. His engineering career spans a combined 35 years that has involved him in all aspects of airborne radar development for Boeing Aerospace, Hughes Aircraft Company, and Raytheon Systems. Prior to retiring from Raytheon, he was the principal investigator for maritime sensor research and development. He is currently a lecturer at the University of Arizona in the Systems and Industrial Engineering Department.


  • PhD Radar Signal Processing - University of Arizona
  • MBA Management Information Systems - California State Northridge
  • MS Electrical and Computer Engineering - University of California at Santa Barbara
  • BS Electrical Engineering - University of Washington
  • AAS Electrical Technology - SUNY Canton ATC

Teaching Interests: Decision analysis, linear systems theory, engineering management, and probability and statistics

Research Interests: Advanced image and signal processing and analysis for Radar, LiDAR, and optical sensors