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Dr. Russ Meier is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University. His teaching and research interests include embedded systems, evolvable hardware, the use of complex adaptive systems in digital architectures, and computer architecture. He has a 20 year history of teaching excellence at the undergraduate 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.

Dr. Meier maintains professional memberships in IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society, the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, the IEEE Education Society, the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and the ASEE Educational Research and Methods division (ERM).

Dr. Meier serves the engineering education community in a number of ways. As the IEEE Education Society Vice President for Conferences and Workshops, he works with colleagues from around the world to establish, plan, and maintain engineering education professional development events. He serves on the Steering Committees of the ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), the IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), and the IEEE Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering Education Conference (TALE). He is a voting member of the IEEE Education Society Administrative Committee and the Strategic Planning sub-committee. He is the IEEE Education Society Milwaukee Chapter Chair and a voting member of the IEEE Milwaukee Section Executive Committee. He was the FIE2007 General Chair and served eight years as the FIE Faculty Fellows Chair.

Dr. Meier has been recognized by his peers for his service to engineering education with the 2009 ASEE/IEEE FIE Conference Ronald J. Schmitz Meritorious Service Award, the 2009 Engineers and Scientists of Milwaukee Young Engineer of the Year Award, the 2010 IEEE EDUCON Conference Meritorious Service Award, the 2011 IEEE Education Society Distinguished Chapter Leadership Award, and the 2011 IEEE Education Society Edwin C. Jones, Jr. Meritorious Service Award.

The International Society for Engineering Education awarded Dr. Meier the title International Engineering Educator Honoris Causa for outstanding contributions in the field of Engineering Education and for dedicated work as an engineering educator.