Anthony S. Wojcik


Professor Emeritus





Anthony S. Wojcik has retired from Michigan State University after twenty two years of leadership and dedicated service.  He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics and the Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana, in 1967, 1968, and 1971, respectively. He joined the faculty of the Department of Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, in 1971, serving as chairman from 1978 to 1984.

In January 1986, he joined the Department of Computer Science at Michigan State University as Professor and Chairperson, serving as chairperson until August 1995. He was Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Engineering, July 1998 through June 2002, and Director of the MSU CyberSecurity Initiative, August 2002 through December 2005. In October 2005, he joined the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies at MSU as Assistant Vice President for Research Planning.

In addition to his academic appointments, Dr. Wojcik was a Member of the Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories, Naperville, Illinois. He was affiliated with Argonne National Laboratory as a Resident Associate for many years, initially with the Mathematics and Computer Science Division and most recently with the Decision and Information Systems Division.

His recent research focused on trusted computing and the development and application of mathematical methods for the analysis and synthesis of computing systems, including such areas as verification of correctness of hardware and software.


In retirement, Tony looks forward to increased time for reading and pursuing his interest in classic Lionel trains, and, with his wife Paula, to traveling and participating in community service.  He can be contacted at