Russ Meier

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Russ Meier

IEEE Region: 4 (Central U.S.)


Russ Meier (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA, in 1992, 1994, and 1998, respectively. 

He is the Program Director of Computer Engineering and a Professor with the Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI, USA. His funded engineering education research explores how first-year students develop computational thinking. He has (co)authored 40 peer-reviewed engineering education articles published in journals, conference proceedings, and whitepapers. He has teaching excellence awards from Iowa State University and Milwaukee School of Engineering. 

Prof. Meier has an extensive IEEE service record, including the Presidency of the Education Society, and terms on the Educational Activities and HKN Boards of Governors. He has helped deliver engineering education conferences, webinars, and certificate programs. He was elevated to an IEEE Fellow for contributions to global online engineering education. The International Society for Engineering Education bestowed International Engineering Educator Honoris Causa for outstanding contributions in engineering education.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

Milwaukee School of Engineering
United States