Buffalo Grove junior shortstop John Carpinelli has displayed his defensive prowess in a variety of sports. In the fall, he set a Bison football record with 154 tackles as a safety and has continued to be effective on the baseball diamond as well.
He currently teaches engineering technology at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, NJ and his research examines the effects of introducing robotics into science and mathematics classrooms.
Early Life and Education
John Carpinelli was born in Kingston, New York to John and Grace Murray Carpinelli. He attended Wakefield High School and graduated in 1969.
Carpinelli is an electrical and computer engineering professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, NJ. He has earned several accolades such as a Governor’s Commendation and National Science Foundation fellowship.
John Carpinelli was a member of South Kingstown Elks Lodge #1899. Family and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, September 16 at 10 am in St Francis of Assisi Church, Wakefield followed by burial at St Francis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John carpinelli can be made to South Kingstown Elks Lodge #1899. Calling hours will be held Thursday evening from 4pm-8 pm at “WOODLAWN” Funeral Home located at 600 Pontiac Ave. in Cranston.
As Captain of MSC’s Fleet Resupply Oiler, he is responsible for keeping the ship running efficiently as it traverses the waters of the Indo-Pacific. But he’s not alone; everyone on board plays an integral role in MSC’s mission of efficiently and safely delivering critical supplies to ships at sea.
Carpinelli holds a PhD in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is an esteemed professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology. As part of their faculty, his research has been featured in some of the top engineering journals worldwide; he’s widely regarded as one of New Jersey’s foremost experts on computer architecture, interconnection networks, and multiprocessor systems. Furthermore, Carpinelli is involved with Woodbridge Rotary Club and volunteers regularly at his local library.
Achievements and Honors
John Carpinelli has accomplished many remarkable things throughout his life. As an associate professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, he specializes in educational computing, distance learning, computer architecture and interconnection networks. Furthermore, his textbook is used by students at 150 universities around the world. For his efforts, John has received numerous honors and awards – including a commendation from New Jersey’s Governor.
He was also a member of South Kingstown Elks Lodge #1899 and served as state president for the Rhode Island Association of Elks. Unfortunately, in September 2022 at 64 years old, he passed away. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 10am in St. Francis of Assisi Church in Wakefield, Rhode Island on.
John Carpinelli was a renowned businessman who achieved success in the field of marketing. He also earned notoriety for his philanthropic efforts, which enabled numerous charitable organizations. Additionally, John was an devoted father, husband and friend to many people while serving South Kingstown Elks Lodge 1899 for 42 years and volunteering at Wakefield Fire Department as part of their volunteer corps.
He was an astute consumer, having acquired some of the latest technology. His favorite was an iPhone 5, which was the first mobile device with a built-in camera capable of taking photos with outstanding quality. Plus, its 12-hour battery life made it ideal for his needs.