Dr. Stepan Vancurik is a software engineer at Astrapé Consulting. Stepan holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Stepan also holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, as well as an MBA from the University of Economics and Management in Prague. Stepan has multiple publications in IEEE Transactions and other journals, and he has presented several research papers at various IEEE conferences.