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https://engineering.wustl.edu/Profiles/Pages/Robert-Morley.aspx74Robert Morley<img alt="Robert Morley" src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/Morley_Robert.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Associate ProfessorRobert Morley - Electrical & Systems Engineering - Explores ways to reduce credit card fraud through magnetic fingerprinting<div>​​DSc, Washington University in St. Louis, 1977</div><div>MS, Washington University in St. Louis, 1975</div><div>BS, Washington University in St. Louis, 1973</div><p>​Associate Professor</p><h3>Research</h3><p>Professor Morley's research interests include computer engineering, low power VLSI design, computer architecture, and microprocessor systems design. He has conducted research to develop and commercialize a magnetic fingerprinting technique, useful for authenticating all types of magnetic media. Use of this technique is expected to dramatically reduce credit card fraud world-wide.​</p><h3>Biography</h3><p>Professor Morley joined the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis in 1981 after founding Micro-Term, Inc. and serving as the company’s Vice-President of Engineering for five years. While at Micro-Term, Inc., he designed the first microprocessor-based computer terminal and communication devices for the hearing impaired. Professionally, Professor Morley is a member of Eta Kappa Nu and a Senior Member of IEEE. In 1981, he received the IEEE Young Professional Award for contributions to the St. Louis Electronics Industry.</p><img alt="" src="/Profiles/ResearchImages/shield_red.jpg?RenditionID=13" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​314-935-5067<br/><a href="mailto:rem@wustl.edu">rem@wustl.edu</a><br/>Urbauer Hall, Room 211 D​</p>