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Dr. Edgar Troudt


Ph.D in Computer ScienceMA Computer Information Systems


Dr. Troudt has progressively responsible experience as both as an academic administrator and as a faculty member. He has served in policy leadership positions and on college governance. His primary expertise is in designing educational programs, securing grant funding, assessing outcomes, guiding academic policy, and providing instruction in entrepreneurship and innovation processes. His long-term objective is to serve in a policy leadership position in an Academic Affairs division.

His academic interest in encouraging broad adoption of entrepreneurship concepts and skills across all disciplines, especially STEM. He has served as a keynote speaker at the annual conference for the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) selected him as a judge for the national Community College Innovation Challenge in 2015. He led major entrepreneurship programs including Regionals for NY State Business Plan Competition, the CUNY Community College Innovation Challenge, and the Brooklyn Science Innovation Initiative. He has also served as co-Principal Investigator on numerous NSF-funded grants at the intersection of STEM and Entrepreneurship.


An evolving entrepreneurship simulation as a vehicle for career and technical education

New Directions for Community Colleges



28. CUNY’s STEM Virtual Enterprise program.

Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy–2016



Infusing business and entrepreneurship education into a computer science curriculum – A case study of the STEM Virtual Enterprise.

Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 27(1), 1-21



“Student Entrepreneurs”

Published to YouTube and ATETV under a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Troudt, E.E., Schulman, S.A., Winkler, C. (as content leads), Gardiner, M.E., Manupelli, A. (as producers) (2016). “Student Entrepreneurs”. (a 5-site, 20-video series funded by NSF DUE-0802365) available from: