Texas Engineering Executive Education

Robert S. Oshana

Robert S. Oshana

Rob has over 25 years of experience at Texas Instruments, Raytheon and Freescale Semiconductor, in both the defense as well as commercial sectors. He has been actively involved in both the application development and management of large projects in all phases of lifecycle development. As an adjunct faculty member at SMU, Rob teaches many of the courses in the Software Engineering program as well as special topics courses. He is currently Director of Engineering in the Developer Technology group at Freescale Semiconductor, where he manages a 200-person international engineering team responsible global product development for several large business units.

Rob has led several CMMi and ISO9000 software process improvement efforts for international software development teams, and serves as a Senior Member of IEEE, having chaired international standards committees for new technology standards. He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas who has spoken internationally at the Embedded Systems Conference, where he also serves on the Advisory Board. With more than 70 publications and referred articles on various topics in the software engineering field, Rob has also authored the textbook DSP Software Development for Embedded and Real-Time Systems and contributed several other book chapters.


MS, Computer Science, Southern Methodist University, 1994
MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas (Austin), 1990
MBA, University of Dallas, 1986
BS, Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1982