Peter G. Drexel

Professor of Computer Science & Technology

BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; PhD, University of New Hampshire

Office: Memorial Hall Room 212
Phone: (603) 535-2696

Spring Office Hours:
Monday    3:45pm – 4:30pm
Tuesday & Wednesday  1:00pm – 2:00pm
Thursday   11:15am – 12:00pm

About Professor Drexel

  • Current Focus: Systems Analysis, Design and Implementation
  • Recently initiated first-of-a-kind 2+2 agreements with Manchester, Nashua and White Mountains Community Colleges
  • Managed 100+ community-oriented student projects (for Systems Analysis and Senior Project courses)
  • Students’ recent work published in the Winter 2012 PSU “Plymouth” magazine.
  • Over 18 years of experience in technology-focused industry before coming to Plymouth State
  • Former Chair of the Computer Science and Technology Department (two terms).
  • PSU policy-making committees: General Education, Curriculum, Long-Range Planning, Technology-Advisory, etc.
  • PSU recruiting: CS&T Department Chair (committee chair), CS&T faculty member (committee chair), PSU Chief Technology Officer (member, 2 occasions), ITS Infrastructure Director (member), ITS Technician (member)

Selected Publications/Presentations/Exhibitions

  • “Linking to the Real World,” Plymouth Magazine, January 2012.
  • ”Using MBTI in a Project-Based Systems Analysis and Design Course,” Drexel and Roberson, International Conference on Engineering and Meta-Engineering.
  • “Writing in Computer Science Courses,” Drexel and Andrews, Writing Across the Curriculum Journal.
  • “An Experimental Study of Communication in a Datagram Mesh Simulator,” Blaine and Drexel, International Simulation Multi-conference.

Awards or recognition

  • Summer Faculty Fellow – NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Courses Taught
  • CS 2220 – Computer Hardware
  • CS 2080 – Visual Basic
  • CS 3240 – Data Communications and Networking
  • CS 3720 – Systems Analysis and Design
  • CS 4250 – Computer Architecture
  • CS 4400 – Computer Networks and Protocols
  • CS 4520 – CyberEthics


  • Amateur Radio Emergency Service
  • Civilian Emergency Response Team
  • Adult Faith Formation Council