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James Aksel, M.S.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Engineering & Computer Science
Phone: (714) 813-4025
With a background in Department of Defense program development, James Aksel, M.S., has led development teams for advanced avionics testing, interactive voice response, and program management software for utilization in advanced quantitative analysis. As a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, he is committed to advancing the areas of program management and software development. He has published several articles and is considered a definitive expert willing to help the profession and all practitioners.


M.S., Computer Science, Azusa Pacific University
M.A., Management, University of Redlands
B.S., Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, Clarkson University


  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Computer Science


  • Client/Server Computing
  • Client-Side Application Development
  • Graphical User Interface Design
  • Interface Design
  • Software Engineering

Courses Taught

MSIT 515 – Operating Systems
MSIT 520 – Microcomputer Hardware Technologies
MSIT 525 – Database Systems

Office Hours

By appointment only, usually before or after class