Eric Johnson, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gellersen Hall, Room 103
219.464.5176
eric.johnson@valpo.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

B.S. Electrical Engineering- Valparaiso University
M.S. – University of Notre Dame
Ph.D. – University of Notre Dame

Courses Taught
  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Financial and Ethical Decisions in Engineering
  • Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering Lab
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Advanced Logic Design
  • Computer Architecture
  • VLSI Design
Research Interests
  • Digital systems design
  • Nanotechnology
  • International engineering
  • Engineering education pedagogy
Professional Affiliations
  • Engineering Dean’s Council
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Sigma Xi
Selected Publications
  • Tougaw, E. Johnson, and D. Egley, “Programmable Logic Implemented Using Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata,” IEEE Trans. on Nanotechnology, vol. 11, no. 4, 739-745 (2012).
  • Budnik and E. Johnson, “Carbon Nanotube Capacitors,” Cutting Edge Nanotechnology, ed. A.Lazinica, Intech, Vukovar, Croatia, March 2010. pp. 373-390.
  • M. Budnik and E.W. Johnson, “A Carbon Nanotube Capacitor,” in Proc. of the 2009 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC), Traverse City, MI, June 2-5, 2009.
  • Johnson and T. Moore, “Red Light-Green Light: Implementing a Model-Eliciting Activity (MEA) in a Logic Design Course,” in Proc. of the 2010 ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Arlington, VA, October, 2010.
  • Johnson, D. Tougaw and M. Budnik, “Integrating Entrepreneurship Throughout an Electrical and Computer Engineering Curriculum,” in Proc. of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference, Austin, TX, June, 2009.