Prof. Brian SkrommeSchool of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University
Brian J. Skromme is a Professor in the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU), and served for seven years as Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU while enrollments ranged up to 21,000 engineering students. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with high honors and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a Member of Technical Staff at Bellcore from 1985-1989. His current research interests include educational software development, conceptual learning in engineering education, and methods to promote success in diverse student populations using different instructional modalities. He has over 135 refereed publications in fields ranging from compound semiconductor materials and devices to engineering education. He has undertaken four NSF-sponsored research programs in engineering education, including his current Type II IUSE grant on step-based tutoring. The Circuit Tutor system developed under his leadership has been used by over 8400 students at 16 different colleges & universities by 67 distinct instructors teaching over 300 class sections, and has shown learning gains up to 1.21σ in comparison to paper or commercial homework systems.