Eric Johnson, Ph.D.

Eric Johnson profile

Eric Johnson, Ph.D. Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs 219.464.5310 Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kretzman Hall, Room 104B


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.