Russ Meier

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Russ Meier


Russ Meier received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from Iowa State University. He is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). He has a 30-year history of teaching at the bachelor and graduate levels. His teaching skills have been recognized with an Iowa State University Teaching Excellence Award, the Iowa State University Warren B. Boast Award for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence, and the MSOE Oscar Werwath Distinguished Teacher Award. His research interests in engineering education include computational thinking in first-year curricula, computational thinking and first-year persistence, and the use of social media for spaced retrieval practice. His technical research interests are in embedded systems, evolvable hardware, and computer architecture. In addition to his teaching career, he works to improve engineering education as part of his professional service. Over multiple decades, he has helped create workshops, conferences, online seminars, and certification programs for engineering and computer science professors. He is a member of IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society, the IEEE Education Society, the IEEE-HKN Eta Chapter, the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and the ASEE Electrical and Computer Engineering, First-Year Programs, and Educational Research and Methods Divisions. He served as the IEEE Education Society President, in 2019 and 2020.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

Milwaukee School of Engineering
United States