Donald L. Bailey is an instructor in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering. He received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University.
From 1981 to 1985, Don worked in the Ottawa high-technology industry. He was a member of the team that designed the Hyperion, the first IBM-compatible portable computer. He returned to Carleton University as a graduate student in 1985, and started lecturing in 1988. In 1991 he founded the Faculty of Engineering's First-Year office, which assists new students in making the transition to university studies. In 1995/96, he was the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies in the department. Since January 1997, he has been the departmental representative on the O-Vitesse steering committee.
In 1997, Don received a Carleton Univerity Teaching Achievement Award.
Don lectures in the area of computer systems engineering. Since 1988, he has taught the First-year core course in problem solving and computers. He also teaches second- through fourth-year courses in real-time systems, object-oriented programming, software engineering, and computer architecture.