William Robinson (wrobinso)

William Robinson

SSE Adjunct

Altorfer 418B

General Information

Bill Robinson has more than thirty years of experience in business leadership and corporate performance improvement. For many years, Bill was vice president of quality and reliability for Bell Labs. Other leadership positions Bill has held include vice president and general manager for EasyLink Services Corporation.

Earlier in his career, Bill was a system engineer for the Naval Underwater Systems Center. Currently, Bill is president of innovation and quality solutions, and a faculty member (and former director) of systems engineering graduate programs at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Bill has received numerous quality, reliability and innovation leadership awards and has authored several technical and process quality papers. He was twice awarded the Bell Labs President’s Award for innovation and quality. Bill received his B.S.E. in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut and his M.S. in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a senior member of the American Society for Quality and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

Professional Service

  • NDIA M&S Committee member

Professional Societies

  • ASEE – ASEE Member
  • INCOSE – INCOSE Member
  • NDIA – NDIA Modelling and Simulation Committee Member
  • ASQ – ASQ Senior member

Selected Publications


  1. Robinson, W. (2020). "Designing The Stairway to Heaven" ISBN: 9798552751808. no. ISBN: 9798552751808.


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