Rebecca Marie (Johnson) Reck is a systems engineer. She is a Teaching Associate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She teaches biomedical instrumentation (BIOE414), biomedical instrumentation lab (BIOE415), and signals and systems (BIOE205). Her areas of research include experiential learning, undergraduate instructional laboratories, and inclusive pedagogy. She is an active volunteer in the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). In her spare time, she enjoys making jewelry out of electrical and recycled parts, taking photographs outside, and walking competitively.
From 2016-2020, she was an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Kettering University. She earned a Ph.D. in Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2016. Previously she worked as a systems engineer in the Systems and Software group in the Flight Control Systems Department at Rockwell Collins (now Collins Aerospace). She has completed a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at Iowa State University and Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.