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Timothy Peters

Timothy Peters

Office 92M-C110
Phone 805-756-1744

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Adjunct Management, HR and Information Systems Faculty

Adjunct Professor, Management, HR & Information System

Timothy Peters

Timothy Peters is an adjunct faculty member in the Orfalea College of Business’ Management, HR & Information Systems area. He has more than 30 years experience in the development of analysis and design software tools for engineering and business applications. He founded and maintains a website called which provides web-based and windows-based software he has written in C# using the Microsoft Visual Studio development environment.

Tims’ current research interests include migrating windows and web-based software applications into a mobile device compatible platform. He also has a strong interest in empowering the non-programmer analyst with the skills to develop high quality software tools using Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel.

Tim has a long history of creating digital art on a computer using his own algorithms and software and he showcases his efforts at


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan – 1988
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan – 1984
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University – 1983
  • B.A. Accounting, Michigan State University – 1983


  • Software Engineer – County of San Luis Obispo
  • Lecturer – Dept. of Electrical Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Entrepreneur – Founder and owner of Topanga Software
  • Member of Technical Staff – The Aerospace Corporation

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