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Dr. Stanley Blank

Dr. Stanley Blank

Dr. Stan Blank has taught computer science 30+ years at the high school level and science education and graduate courses at Southern Illinois University, and is the author of Python Programming in OpenGL: A Graphical Approach to Programming.  He is also the developer of the Resampling Stats Add-In for Excel, and a charter member of the Board of Directors of the Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation (affiliated with the Blue Waters Supercomputer at the NCSA, University of Illinois).  A high school class taught by Dr. Blank created a Beowulf cluster which was featured in an online article at Linux Journal in 2002, and a virtual reality simulation for the CUBE VR room at the University of Illinois in 2004.  Dr. Blank holds a pilot’s license, and is a certified flight instructor for light sport aircraft.

Instructor Since



  • BS University of Illinois
  • MS Eastern Illinois University
  • PhD Southern Illinois University