William Regli


Professor, Sr. Assoc. Dean for CCI Research and Scholarly Activities

Office: Rush 424
Phone: 215-895-6827



  • Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Maryland at College Park
  • M.S. Computer Science, University of Maryland at College Park
  • B.S. Mathematics and Computer Science (cum laude), Saint Joseph’s University


Artificial intelligence, computer graphics, engineering design and Internet computing


William Regli is a Professor of Computer and Information Science at Drexel University. Dr. Regli holds a joint appointment (at the time of this writing, one of only 4 across Drexel University) with Drexel's College of Information Science and Technology (IST) and the Drexel College of Engineering (CoE). In addition, he serves in the role of Associate Dean for Contract Research for IST and holds departmental appointments in the iSchool (IST), Computer Science (CoE), Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics (CoE) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (CoE). From 2007-2010 Regli was Senior Science Adviser to the National Institute of Justice's Communications Technologies Center of Excellence. He is currently (2010) a Senior Scientific Adviser to the US Department of Energy in areas of information technology for design, manufacturing, production and digital engineering knowledge stewardship.