Tom Carter

Adjunct Professor in Engineering


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX
  • B.S., Rice University, Houston, TX

Courses Taught

  • EGR111 Introduction to Engineering I

Experience in Field

  • Adjunct Professor of Engineering, Point Loma Nazarene University 2018-Present
  • Founder/President/CEO, Trellisware Technologies, Inc. 2000-2018
  • VP and General Manager, ViaSat, Inc. 1990-2000

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

  • T. Carter, Semi-Markov Analysis for Acquisition Systems with Application to the Spread Spectrum Communication Acquisition Problem