Rebecca Marie (Johnson) Reck is a systems engineer.  She is an Assistant Professor at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan.  She just earned a Ph.D. in Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Her areas of research include control systems, mechatronics, and engineering education.

Previously she worked as a systems engineer in the Systems and Software group in the Fight Control Systems Department at Rockwell Collins.  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. 

  • Academic Writing Month: The 2018 Version +

    laptop and notebook Four years ago, I committed to several writing goals for November also known as academic writing month (#AcWriMo). That was Read More
  • Applying a common framework to develop undergraduate control systems laboratory kits +

    Part of the CSLF Lab Development Process At the 2017 Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, I published the results of a comparison of lab kits using the Read More
  • The influence of teaching assistants in an undergraduate engineering laboratory course +

    CC Image of Good Teacher Attributes on Chalkboard from Center for Teaching Vanderbilt University At the 2017 Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, I published a paper about teaching assistants (TAs). The observations about the Read More
  • Common Learning Objectives for Undergraduate Control Systems Instructional Laboratories +

    Students working in a control systems lab During my dissertation, I surveyed control systems faculty, laboratory staff, and industry professionals to determine common aspects of undergraduate control Read More
  • Webinar: Social Media for Academics +

    CC Illustration of Social Media Platforms by Esther Gons. On October 16, I presented a webinar branding and social media for academics.  The webinar was sponsored by the Women Read More
  • Strategies for using technology to organize a promotion and tenure portfolio +

    Binder with cord to outlet At the 2017 SWE Annual Conference (WE17), I presented a session that included strategies for using technology to organize your Read More
  • Received the Apprentice Faculty Grant +

    2017 ERM AFG Winners At the 2017 ASEE Annual Conference, I was awarded the Apprentice Faculty Grant.  The members of the Educational Research and Read More
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Welding and Machining Day: Women's confidence with individual hands-on manufacturing +

    Horseshoe project from SWE Welding and Machining Day at Kettering University At the 2017 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference, one of my students published a paper about the Read More
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