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Edward Wheeler

Lawrence J. Giacoletto Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering and Professor of Electrical Engineer

Dr. Edward Wheeler is the Lawrence J. Giacoletto Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering. A Rose-Hulman alumnus, he has worked with both undergraduate and graduate students on groundbreaking research in electromagnetics and signal integrity. In fact, students working with Dr. Wheeler have presented over 30 papers at regional, national and international conferences, often graduating from Rose-Hulman to enter top graduate schools and high-tech industry. He is a recipient of the Board of Trustees Outstanding Scholar Award, has received project grants totaling nearly $2.8 million, and helped bring federally funded laboratories to campus for electromagnetics, micro-electro-mechanical systems and nanotechnology.

Teaching Interests

  • Electromagnetics
  • Microwave engineering
  • Signal integrity
  • Metamaterials
  • Microfabrication

Research Experiences


Publications & Presentations

  • Journal publications include papers in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory & Techniques, Physical Review B, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of the Physics and Chemistry of Solids, Review of Scientific Instrumentation and Journal of Engineering Education.

Awards & Honors

  • Lawrence J. Giacoletto Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering, 2016-Present
  • Board of Trustees Outstanding Scholar, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 2011
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, Virginia Military Institute
  • Third Millennium Medal, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers