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Joseph Mixsell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Office: EIB 301Y
Phone: 907-786-1165
Email: jcmixselljr@uaa.alaska.edu


Ph. D Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, 1973
M.S. Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1969
B.S. Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, 1967

Career History

1997 – 2003 Celestica Corporation, VP and GM Global Design, Retired, General Manager of worldwide 200 engineer team for the design, and development of electronic equipment for HP and other Fortune 100 electronic companies
1978 - 1997 Hewlett-Packard Company, Engineering/Operations Manager, HP R&D Manager, lead 100 engineer team for the design and development of HP’s large general purpose computer systems
1973 – 1978 Lehigh University, Assistant Professor
1969 – 1971 Hewlett-Packard Company Engineer, Computer Systems

Professional and Departmental Service

  • College of Engineering BSE ABET Coordinator
  • Electrical Engineering department ABET Coordinator since 2007
  • University Accreditation Review team for OAA.
  • Treasurer, Anchorage Figure Skating Club
  • Board Member: Alaska Kids for Kids non-profit since 2010.


Mr. Mixsell’s academic publications occurred during the period of time when he was at Lehigh University, 1973 through to 1978.  The publications appeared in the IEEE Communications Society publications on the topics of statistical communications theory.

Mr. Mixsell was awarded a patent at Hewlett Packard for work done on a modular bus oriented multiprocessing computer design.  Patent Number 3820079, June 1974.