Aleksandr V. Sergeyev

Aleksandr V. Sergeyev


  • Associate Professor, School of Technology
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • MS, Physics, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Moscow University of Electronics and Automation


Aleksandr Sergeyev is an associate professor in the School of Technology at Michigan Tech. His areas of expertise are electrical and computer engineering, physics, and adaptive optics. Sergeyev’s professional interests include robotics and he is a certified instructor for the FANUC Robotic Automation Industrial Certification through the Certified Education Robot Training (CERT) Program. He is also involved with the Michigan Tech Child Development Advisory Board and the Student Commission on campus.

Outside the walls of the University, Sergeyev serves as a faculty mentor for the Worldwide E-Mentoring Network for Diversity in Engineering and Science. He has industrial collaborations with GM, Ford, FANUC Robotics, BAE, Edmund Optics, Newport, and Texas Instruments. Sergeyev is active in several professional organizations, including International SPIE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the American Society for Engineering Education.

Research Interests

  • Optics
  • Signal processing
  • Image reconstruction and processing
  • Adaptive and atmospheric optics
  • Holography and laser spectroscopy

Teaching Interests

  • Optics
  • Electrical machinery
  • Power systems
  • Electronic devices and circuits
  • Real-time robotics systems

Recent Publications

  • Alaraje, N., A. V. Sergeyev, W. Kennedy, C. Seidal. 2012. Professional Development Opportunity for Electrical Engineering Technology Educators in VHDL and FPGA Design, Technology Interface International Journal, Vol. 12, No 2.
  • Sergeyev, A., N. Alaraje. 2012. On-Line Electrical Machinery Course Development for University Enrolled Students and Industry Representatives, ASEE Annual Conference, Proceedings of ASEE, AC 2012-3510.
  • Sergeyev, A. V., M. C. Roggemann. 2011. Monitoring the statistics of turbulence: Fried parameter estimation from the WFS measurements, published in Applied Optics Journal, Vol. 50, N20, June 2011.
  • Sergeyev, A. V., M. C. Roggemann, C. Demars. 2011. Near the Ground Laser Communication System: Anisoplantic Studies Based on the PSF Measurements, SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 8038.
  • Sergeyev, A., N. Alaraje. 2011. Industry-Driven Power Engineering Curriculum Development in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Program, Proceedings of ASEE, AC 2011-953.
  • Sergeyev, A., N. Alaraje. 2011. Robotics Automation Curriculum Development: From Operation and Programming to the Vision Systems, Proceedings of ASEE, AC 2011-950.
  • Alaraje, N., A. V. Sergeyev. 2010. Developing a Digital Logic Design Curriculum in Electrical Engineering Technology – Bridging the Gap between Industry Needs and Academia, Technology Interface International Journal, Vol. 11, No 1.
  • Sergeyev, A. V., N. Alaraje. 2010. Promoting Robotics Education: Curriculum and State-of-the-Art Robotics Laboratory Development, Technology Interface Journal, Vol. 10, No. 3.
  • Sergeyev, A., Levin, E. 2010. Experimental approach for geometrical calibration of small UAV sensors, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 7813, 78130J.
  • Sergeyev, A. V., P. Piatrou, M. C. Roggemann. 2008. Bootstrap Beacon Creation for Overcoming the Effects of Beacon Anisoplanitism in a Laser Beam Projection System, Applied Optics, Vol. 47, No. 13, May 2008.
  • Sergeyev, A. V., J. Borysow. 2008. A Non-Invasive Method for Measuring Relative Concentration of Gases (i.e. Argon) in Double-Pane Windows, Sensors and Materials Journal, Vol. 20 , No 3. 

Recent Funding

  • PI - ArcelorMittal: Vision System for Ladle Gate Nozzle, $15,000
  • PI - FORD: Development and Proof of Concept Demonstration of a Robotic Dynamic Brake Hose Routing System, $20,000
  • PI - DTE Energy, Portage Health, ArcelorMittal, FANUC, TI, Bosch: Industry sponsored SD Projects, $21,120
  • PI - Edmund Optics, CVI Melles Griot: Optics for Technology Students, $22,200
  • PI - GM, BAE: Robotic System Enterprise, $48,500
  • Co-PI - NSF: Regional Center of Excellence: Digital Technology Education Center (DigTEC), $899,792 (Michigan Tech $138,606)
  • Co-PI - NSF ATE: Digital Logic Design: Meeting Industry's Needs Through University and Community College Collaboration, $269,977


  • FANUC Robotics "Material Handling"
  • FANUC Robotics "iRVision 2D"
  • FANUC Robotics "Advanced TPP Programming"