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Samuel Dickerson

Associate Professor
Director
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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(2013) Pitt Innovator Award.

PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2012

MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2007

BS, Computer Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2003

Clark, R.M., Dickerson, S., Bedewy, M., Chen, K.P., Dallal, A., Gomez, A., Hu, J., Kerestes, R., & Luangkesorn, L. (2020). Social-Driven Propagation of Active Learning and Associated Scholarship Activity in Engineering: A Case Study. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 36(5), 1667-1680.

Misra, R., Jalali, H., Dickerson, S.J., & Rizzo, P. (2020). Wireless Module for Nondestructive Testing/Structural Health Monitoring Applications Based on Solitary Waves. SENSORS, 20(11), 3016.MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/s20113016.

Clark, R.M., & Dickerson, S.J. (2019). Assessing the Impact of Reflective Activities in Digital and Analog Electronics Courses. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EDUCATION, 62(2), 141-148.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TE.2018.2885720.

Clark, R.M., & Dickerson, S.J. (2018). A Case Study of Post-Workshop Use of Simple Active Learning in an Introductory Computing Sequence. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EDUCATION, 61(3), 167-176.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TE.2018.2808274.

Dickerson, S.J., & Clark, R.M. (2018). A classroom-based simulation-centric approach to microelectronics education. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 26(4), 768-781.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/cae.21918.

Fang, Y., Yashin, V.V., Dickerson, S.J., & Balazs, A.C. (2018). Tuning the synchronization of a network of weakly coupled self-oscillating gels via capacitors. CHAOS, 28(5), 053106.AIP Publishing. doi: 10.1063/1.5026589.

Fang, Y., Yashin, V.V., Dickerson, S.J., & Balazs, A.C. (2018). Detecting spatial defects in colored patterns using self-oscillating gels. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 123(21), 215107.AIP Publishing. doi: 10.1063/1.5025052.

Dickerson, S.J., Clark, R.M., & Jiang, N. (2020). Assessment of reflective and metacognitive practices for electrical and computer engineering undergraduates. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2020-June.

Clark, R.M., & Dickerson, S.J. (2018). The use of SPICE simulation to promote reflection and metacognition in a microelectronics course. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2018-June.

Dickerson, S.J. (2017). Introducing the internet-of-things to the next generation of engineers. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2017-June.

Dickerson, S.J. (2017). A comprehensive approach to educating students about the internet-of-things. In 2017 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2017-October, (pp. 1-7).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2017.8190533.

Dickerson, S.J., Clark, R.M., & Jain, A. (2017). No excuses: Use of simple active learning in electrical and computer engineering. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2017-June.

Fang, Y., & Dickerson, S.J. (2017). Achieving Swarm Intelligence with Spiking Neural Oscillators. In 2017 IEEE International Conference on Rebooting Computing (ICRC), 2017-January, (pp. 1-4).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/icrc.2017.8123632.

Schmidt, D.E., Sanchez, D.V.P., & Dickerson, S.J. (2017). Increasing student engagement and motivation by replacing homework with assignment-quizzes. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2017-June.

Dickerson, S.J. (2016). Preparing undergraduate engineering students for the Internet of Things. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2016-June.

Dickerson, S.J., Jacobs, S.P., Garcia, A.M., & Sanchez, D.V.P. (2016). Joint assessment and evaluation of senior design projects by faculty and industry. In 2016 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2016-November.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2016.7757395.

Coraluppi, S., Carthel, C., Dickerson, S.J., Chiarulli, D., & Levitan, S. (2014). Feature-aided multiple-hypothesis tracking and classification of biological cells. In FUSION 2014 - 17th International Conference on Information Fusion.

Dickerson, S.J., Chiarulli, D.M., Levitan, S.P., Carthel, C., & Coraluppi, S. (2014). Dielectrophoresis-based classification of cells using multi-target multiple-hypothesis tracking. In Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2014, (pp. 1402-1405).IEEE.United States. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6943862.

Dickerson, S.J., Coraluppi, S., Carthel, C., Levitan, S.P., & Chiarulli, D.M. (2014). A multi-target tracking sensor platform for dielectrophoresis-based characterization of cells. In 2014 IEEE Healthcare Innovation Conference (HIC), (pp. 137-140).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/hic.2014.7038893.

Schaefer, A.M., Dickerson, S.J., Foulke, L.R., Cole, D.G., & Levitan, S.P. (2012). Design of the U-PANTHER desktop nuclear plant simulator. In Transactions of the American Nuclear Society, 106, (pp. 133-135).

Dickerson, S.J., Levitan, S.P., & Chiarulli, D.M. (2011). Nondestructive optical assay method for nanoscale biological particles in solution. In IEEE Winter Topicals 2011, (pp. 67-68).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/photwtm.2011.5730049.

Foulke, L.R., Levitan, S.P., Dickerson, S.J., Randall, J., Pacella, A., & Helling, D. (2011). A desktop simulator for nuclear engineering education. In Conference on Nuclear Training and Education 2011, CONTE 2011, (pp. 51-52).

Dickerson, S.J., Levitan, S.P., & Chiarulli, D.M. (2009). 3D integrated circuits for lab-on-chip applications. In 2009 IEEE International Conference on 3D System Integration.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/3dic.2009.5306597.

Dickerson, S.J., Noyola, A.J., Levitan, S.P., & Chiarulli, D.M. (2007). Three-dimensional integrated circuits for lab-on-chip dielectrophoresis of nanometer scale particles. In Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems V, 6465.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.702150.

Chiarulli, D.M., Levitan, S.P., Dickerson, S.J., Bakos, J.D., & Martin, J. (2006). Efficient optical communications using multibit differential signaling. In Photonics Packaging and Integration VI, 6126.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.644306.

Research interests

Biomedical Circuits and Systems
Cyber-Physical Systems
Integrated Circuit Design (Analog...
Lab-On-Chip Microsystems