Dr. Shanon Vuglar

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Dr. Shanon Vuglar

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Ph.D., M.S., B.E., B. T., University of New South Wales


Dr. Shanon Vuglar joined the JBU engineering faculty in 2018. He received his BTech (Aeronautical Engineering), BE (Electrical Engineering), and MSc (Information Technology) from the University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia while serving in the Royal Australian Air Force. On completing his undergraduate degrees, he served as an Engineering Officer, predominantly working in the areas of Information Operations and Communications. In June 2015, he was awarded a Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering) from the University of New South Wales. His doctoral research was in the area of quantum control and considered the physical realizability of quantum systems. Before joining JBU, he held postdoctoral research positions at the University of Melbourne and Princeton University. He has published four journal articles and five peer-reviewed conference papers. Dr. Vuglar values being an active part of a vibrant Christian community and has led prayer and bible study groups as well as serving on worship teams, playing saxophone and drums. He enjoys running, cycling, mountain biking, and skiing and in July 2018, he successfully completed his first Ironman Triathlon (Lake Placid, NY). He also enjoys playing chess and other board games.



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