Mesa Specialists

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San Diego Mesa College's faculty and staff have a wide variety of skills and expertise ranging from local politics, ethnomusicology, and American literature to genetics, physics, and behavioral analysis.  Specialists are associated with one or more categories that are either in their field of study or general interest.


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About the database

The specialists list is maintained by the Office of Communications.  For questions, comments or to submit your information to be added as a specialist please contact Jennifer Nichols Kearns, Director of Communications.  Those individuals whose information is listed have agreed to be contacted by and responsive to media requests.

Search Computer and Information Sciences

Name Expertise/Interests Department

Computer & Information Sciences

W. Duane Wesley

Computer and Information Sciences, Software, Robotics

Area of Expertise

Computer and Information Sciences, Software Engineering, Data Analytics, Micro-controllers and Microcomputers, Wearable Computing, the Internet of Everything, Robotics, Neural Networks, Agile Methodology, Emergent Complexity, and the Evolution of Consciousness

W. Duane Wesley is the chair of the Computer and Information Sciences department at Mesa College and is knowledgeable on computer and robotic-based topics ranging from computer science and software engineering to wearable computers and robotics. In addition to this role, he also serves as faculty advisor for the Mesa Robotics Organization.

Role at Mesa

Professor of Computer and Information Sciences


  • Master of Science, Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Computer & Information Sciences


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