Rebecca Reck
Rebecca Reck
Teaching Associate Professor
(217) 300-8461
3130 Everitt Laboratory

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Education

  • Ph.D. Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2016
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2010
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 2005

Academic Positions

  • Teaching Associate Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Bioengineering, August 2020-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, Mechanical Engineering, January 2016-June 2020

Other Professional Employment

  • Systems Engineer, Automatic Flight Control Systems, Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 2005-January 2011
  • Senior Systems Engineer, Automatic Flight Control Systems, Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, January 2011-August 2013

Resident Instruction

  • First-Year Interdisciplinary Design Laboratory, Kettering University, Flint, Michigan
  • Dynamic Systems I with Vibrations Laboratory, Kettering University, Flint, Michigan
  • Dynamic Systems II with Controls Laboratory, Kettering University, Flint, Michigan
  • Dynamic Systems II with Controls, Kettering University, Flint, Michigan

Student Organizations

  • Society of Women Engineers, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2022-Present)

Research Interests

  • Educational technology
  • Inclusive pedagogy
  • Instructional laboratories
  • Experiential learning

Research Topics

  • Research in BME Education

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Professional Societies

  • Social Media Officer, New Engineering Educators Division, American Society for Engineering Education, June 2019-Present
  • Helen Plants Award Committee Member, Educational Research and Methods Division, American Society for Engineering Education, February 2021 - Present
  • Women in Academia Committee Member, Society of Women Engineers, October 2015-Present

Service on University Committees

  • Council for Learning Outcomes Assessment, September 2020 - Present

Service on Department Committees

  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, August 2021 - Present
  • Marketing Advisory Committee, January 2021 - Present

Service on College Committees

  • Courses & Curricula Committee, August 2021 - Present

Service to Federal and State Government

  • College of Reviewers for Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation, 2018-Present

Other Outside Service

  • IEEE Program Evaluator, Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission, ABET, March 2012-March 2022
  • IEEE Program Evaluator, Engineering Accreditation Commission, ABET, March 2022-Present

Honors

  • WE Local ELiTE, Society of Women Engineers (2021)
  • Outstanding SWE Counselor, Society of Women Engineers (2020)
  • New Faculty Fellow, IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (2017)
  • Distinguished New Engineer, Society of Women Engineers (2016)

Recent Courses Taught

  • BIOE 100 - Undergraduate Open Seminar
  • BIOE 205 - Signals & Systems in Bioengrg
  • BIOE 414 (ECE 414) - Biomedical Instrumentation
  • BIOE 415 (ECE 415) - Biomedical Instrumentation Lab

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