Electrical Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

Electrical Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

Jeff Schowalter

Teaching Professor, Assistant Department Head, Electrical Engineering

Jeff SchowalterDr. Schowalter received a BA degree in General Studies from the University of WI-Milwaukee, BSEE and MSEE degrees from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of WI-Madison. Before joining CSM, he was a controls engineer for Tyco Fire and Building Products. Previous to that, he worked as a faculty associate for the University of WI-Madison, as a technical specialist for McDonnell Douglas Space Systems at Kennedy Space Center, and as an active duty engineering officer in the U.S. Air Force. His primary teaching interests and expertise are in the areas of biomedical instrumentation, analog and digital electronics and computer control and instrumentation. His research interests include the areas of biomedical sensors and instrumentation, home and remote healthcare monitoring and virtual laboratory experiences.


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  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1981
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1982
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Wi-Madison, 2004

Research Areas

  • biomedical instrumentation
  • engineering education
  • engineering design
  • analog electronics

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