Geoffrey L. Herman is a Ph.D. Candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Mavis Future Faculty Fellow at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include cognitive science, identifying and assessing common student misconceptions and difficulties in electrical and computer engineering topics, blended learning (integrating online teaching tools into the classroom), intelligent tutoring systems, and music signal processing. He is a winner of the 2011 Educational Research and Methods Division Apprentice Faculty Grant. He has been recognized with the Olesen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Ernest A. Reid Fellowship for engineering education. He has served as a graduate affiliate for the Center for Teaching Excellence, as the seminar chair for the Dean's Graduate Student Advisory Committee, and as the information chair for the American Society for Engineering Education's Student Constituent Committee.
Michael C. Loui is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and University Distinguished Teacher-Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His interests include computational complexity theory, professional ethics, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. He serves as Executive Editor of College Teaching, and as a member of the editorial board of Accountability in Research. He is a Carnegie Scholar and an IEEE Fellow. Professor Loui was Associate Dean of the Graduate College at Illinois from 1996 to 2000. He directed the theory of computing program at the National Science Foundation from 1990 to 1991. He earned the Ph.D. at M.I.T. in 1980.