Multidisciplinary Design Lab (MDL)

About the Director: George Simmons

Mr. Simmons is a multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial engineer, inventor and businessman. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from NJIT and an MS in Computer Science from Villanova University. His many years of experience in industry have led to five U.S. patents to date. Having founded several small businesses at the intersections of electrical, computer and mechanical engineering, Simmons has gained considerable experience in project management, business administration, accounting, contracting and human resources.

Mr. Simmons has worked in many industrial fields, including:

  • Container shipping
  • Railcar tracking
  • Computer programming
  • Computer simulations
  • Automation
  • Instrumentation
  • Electronic games
  • Stereovision
  • Sensor systems
  • Image processing
  • Video systems
  • Sports broadcasting

As the Director of Villanova’s Multidisciplinary Design Laboratory, Simmons’ mission is to engage undergraduate engineering students with industry partners through sponsored engineering projects. He is also a faculty member in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and teaches entrepreneurial engineering.

George Simmons Director, Villanova Multi-Disciplinary Laboratory

Contact Info

George Simmons
Director, Villanova Multidisciplinary Design Laboratory
Email: George Simmons
Phone: 610-519-8762

About the Director