Dr. Nickerson received his Ph.D. in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York in 1987. He has both a Master's degree (1979) and a Bachelor's degree (1977) in Surveying Engineering from UNB. Since 1987 Dr. Nickerson has been a Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Nickerson's research
interests include spatial data structures and sensor web systems. He was the Assistant Dean, Research and Outreach
for UNB's Faculty of Computer Science as well as the
Software Engineering program coordinator. For the periods 1998-2000 and
2001-2007, Dr. Nickerson was the Director of the
Information Technology Centre
at UNB. During the 185th Encaenia on May 29, 2014, Dr. Nickerson received the honorary rank of professor emeritus at UNB.
Last Revised: August 9, 2014, Brad Nickerson