Dr. Froyd is recognized world-wide for his contributions to engineering education, including integrated curriculum development and evaluation; adoption, institutionalization, and propagation of educational innovations; curriculum redesign; and faculty development. in optical sensing for diagnostic and biomedical monitoring applications. He served as Project Director for a National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Education Coalition in which six institutions systematically renewed, assessed, and institutionalized innovative, integrated undergraduate engineering curricula. At Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, he co-created the Integrated, First-Year Curriculum in Science, Engineering and Mathematics, which was recognized in 1997 with a Hesburgh Award Certificate of Excellence. He has authored over 70 journal articles and conference papers and offered over 30 workshops on faculty development, curricular change processes, curriculum redesign, and assessment. He has served as a program co-chair for three Frontiers in Education Conferences and the general chair for the 2009 conference. Dr. Froyd is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He is the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Education, a Senior Associate Editor for the Journal on Engineering Education, and an Associate Editor for the International Journal on STEM Education.
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota
M.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota
B.S. Mathematics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology