Department Chair and Professor of Computer and Information Sciences, San Diego Mesa College
W. Duane Wesley is department chair and professor of computer and information sciences at San Diego Mesa College. He has twenty-three years of college-level teaching experience, including the teaching of Python, Informatics, Java, C#, C++, C, Visual Basic, Design Patterns, Robotics, Linux, Cloud Computing, Database System Administration, Software Engineering, Principles of Information Systems and Computer Ethics. His teaching and mentoring has emphasized advanced design methods, principles and processes, such as agile programming, extreme programming, emergent programming and the application of Design Patterns. He has developed curricula for Mesa College, UC San Diego Extension and National University. Additionally, Wesley has twenty-eight years of progressive experience in software development with emphasis on Command and Control Systems, especially tactical data systems, radar tracking applications, sensor systems, test bed simulators, combat system trainers, test tool development, relational database applications, naval metrology systems analysis, and embedded multiprocessor and multitasking configurations.