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Electrical and Computer Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

John W. Steadman

Professor Emeritus of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Room 5068, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
jwstead@uwyo.edu
Phone: 307.766.2240
Fax: 307.766.2248

Education:

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Electronics Option), University of Wyoming, 1964
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1966
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (Bioengineering), Colorado State University, 1971
  • P.E. State of Wyoming, 1975


Areas of Expertise:

Bioengineering, Medical Electronics, Electronic Instrumentation, Environmental Monitoring, Digital Electronics and Microcomputers.


Professional Registration:

  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, President 1993-94
  • Examinations for Professional Engineers Committee
  • Examination Policy and Procedures Committee
  • Educational Assessment and Qualifications Committee


Employment History

  • United States Air Force Academy, Distinguished Visiting Professor 1997 - 98
  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 1971 - 2003
  • Associate Dean of Engineering 1983 - 1999
  • Acting Associate Dean of Engineering 1982
  • Head of Electrical Engineering 1989 - 2003
  • Professor of Electrical Engineering 1981 - 2003


Recent Publications:

  1. Steadman, John W. and David Whitman, Obtaining and Interpreting FE Exam Results for Outcomes Assessment, Best Assessment Processes in Engineering Education IV, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana, April 2001.
  2. Steadman, John W. and Bobby Price, ABET Program Evaluator Training for Engineering Criteria 2000, National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, August 2000.
  3. Steadman, John W., Faculty Orientation for ABET Engineering Criteria 2000, Motorola University, Phoenix, AZ, March 2000. (also presented at the United States Air Force Academy, January 2000)
  4. Steadman, John W., Content and Specifications for Engineering Licensing Examinations, Conference for Engineering Deans and University Presidents, San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 2000.
  5. Steadman, John W. and Bobby Price, ABET Program Evaluator Training for Engineering Criteria 2000, National Society of Professional Engineers Leadership Conference, January 2000
  6. Anderson, Richard and John Steadman, ABET Program Evaluator Training for Engineering Criteria 2000, National Society of Professional Engineers Leadership Conference, January 1999
  7. Steadman, John W., Obtaining and Interpreting FE Exam Results for Outcomes Assessment, Best Assessment Processes in Engineering Education II, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana, October 1998. (Also presented at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebr. February 1999)
  8. Anderson, Richard and John Steadman, ABET Program Evaluator Training for Engineering Criteria 2000, National Society of Professional Engineers Annual Conference and Exposition, Tulsa, OK, July 1998
  9. Steadman, John W., Overview of PE/FE Exams and Use as Assessment Tools, 1998 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, Seattle, WA, June 1998
  10. Steadman, John W., Use of the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination for Outcomes Assessment, Best Assessment Processes in Engineering Education, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana, April 1997.
  11. Steadman, John W., Associate Editor for Electrical Engineering, The Engineering Handbook, Richard C. Dorf, Editor-in-Chief, CRC Press, 1996, 2298 p.
  12. Steadman, John W., Associate Editor for SECTION III - Electronics, The Electrical Engineering Handbook, Richard C. Dorf, Editor-in-Chief, CRC Press, 1993, 2661 p.
  13. Steadman, J.W. & B.M. Wilamowski, "Realization of Active Filters", in The Electrical Engineering Handbook, Richard C. Dorf, Editor-in-Chief, CRC Press, 1993, pp. 683-691.
  14. Jacquot, R.G. & J.W. Steadman, "Digital Filtering", in The Encyclopedia of Telecommunications, Fritz E. Froehlich, Editor-in-Chief, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1993, 508 p.


Honors and Awards

  • Mortar Board "Top Prof" 2001
  • ABET Certificate for EC 2000 Workshop Presentations 2000
  • NCEES Distinguished Service Award 1996
  • IEEE Denver Section John D. Peeble Professional Award 1996
  • IEEE United States Activities Board Citation of Honor 1995
  • Order of the Engineer Board of Governors 1995
  • Chair-elect 2001
  • Wyoming Engineering Society Outstanding Engineer 1995
  • IEEE Univ. of Wyo. Student Branch Award 1994
  • UW Alumni Association Outstanding Faculty Member 1991
  • IEEE Region V Annual Meeting 1991
  • AT&T Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching 1991


Funding

  • o-PI, Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics Scholarships, funded by the National Science Foundation, $375,000 - pending 2002-2005
  • Co-PI, Microprocessor Laboratory Improvements, funded by Rockwell-Collins Foundation - pending 2002-2003
  • Co-PI, Communications Laboratory Improvements, funded by Rockwell-Collins Foundation, $10,500 2001-2002
  • Project Director, Wyoming DOE/EPSCoR Research Program, funded by the United States Department of Energy ($3,482,352 total, $1,485,908 DOE) 1999-2001
  • Project Director, Wyoming DOE/EPSCoR Research Program, funded by the United States Department of Energy ($3,305,000 total, $1,480,000 DOE) 1997-99
  • Project Director, Wyoming DOE/EPSCoR Research Program, funded by the United States Department of Energy ($3,432,876 total, $1,092,949 DOE) 1995-1997
  • Project Director, Wyoming DOE/EPSCoR Traineeships, funded by the United States Department of Energy ($250,000) 1994-1995
  • Project Director, Wyoming DOE/EPSCoR Traineeships, funded by the United States Department of Energy ($500,000) 1992-1994
  • Co-Director, University of Wyoming Engineering Summer Program, funded by The National Science Foundation 1989


Patents

A Digital Hearing Aid - Patent #4,791,672 1988


Professional Activities

  • IEEE - Member 1966-present
    • IEEE-USA President-elect 2003
    • Vice President for Member Activities, IEEE-USA 2000-present
    • IEEE-USA Board of Directors and Operations Committee 2000-present
    • Licensure and Registration Committee (National Chairman) 1995-1999
    • Senior Member 1989-present
  • Computer Society Member 1990-present
  • Wyoming Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) 1987-present
    • President 1997-98
    • President-Elect 1996-1997
    • Vice President 1995-1996
    • Sec./Treas. 1994-1995
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET 1996-2002
  • ABET/EAC Program Evaluator for IEEE 1990-1995
  • ABET/EAC International Program Evaluator 2002-present
  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
    • President 1993-1994
    • Treasurer and Board of Directors Member 1991-1992
    • Examinations for Professional Engineers (Chair) 1989-1991
    • Fundamentals of Engineering Committee 1986-1988
    • Western Zone Distinguished Service Award 1991
  • NSF Review Panel for Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarships Program 2001

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