Lisa G. Huettel

Lisa Gresham Huettel

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Lisa G. Huettel received a BS degree in Engineering Science from Harvard University in 1994. She earned her MS and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 1996 and 1999, respectively. From 1999 until 2001, Dr. Huettel was a Research Associate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University, followed by a year as an Assistant Research Professor. In 2002, Dr. Huettel was appointed as an Assistant Professor of the Practice in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University and is currently a Professor of the Practice. Her current research interests are focused on the application of statistical signal processing to remote sensing, engineering education, and curriculum and laboratory development.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Associate Chair for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 112 Hudson Hall, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5237
  • Email Address: lisa.huettel@duke.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Duke University, 1999

Specialties

Signal Processing
Education, Engineering
Sensing and Sensor Systems

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award. Duke University Pratt School of Engineering. 2013
  • Outstanding Service Award. ASEE Division of Experimentation and Laboratory Oriented Studies. 2010
  • IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award. IEEE Education Society. 2006
  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award. Duke University Pratt School of Engineering. 2004

Courses Taught

  • ECE 110L9: Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering - Lab
  • ECE 110L: Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 280L9: Signals and Systems - Lab
  • ECE 280L: Introduction to Signals and Systems
  • ECE 381: Fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing
  • ECE 392: Undergraduate Research in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 493: Undergraduate Research in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 494: Undergraduate Research in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Representative Publications

  • Huettel, L; Gustafson, MR; Nadeau, JC; Schaad, D; Barger, MM; Linnenbrink-Garcia, L, A grand challenge-based framework for contextual learning in engineering: Impact on student outcomes and motivation, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, vol 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society no. 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society (2015) [abs].
  • Huettel, L; Gustafson, MR; Nadeau, JC; Schaad, DE; Barger, MM; Linnenbrink-Garcia, L, Evidence for the effectiveness of a grand challenge-based framework for contextual learning, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings (2014) [abs].
  • Connor, KA; Huettel, L, Virtual community of practice: Electric circuits, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings (2014) [abs].
  • Huettel, LG; II, MRG; Nadeau, JC; Schaad, D; Barger, MM; Linnenbrink-Garcia, L, A grand challenge-based framework for contextual learning in engineering, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings (2013) [abs].
  • Hjalmarson, M; Nelson, JK; Huettel, LG; Padgett, WT; Wage, KE; Buck, JR, Developing interactive teaching strategies for electrical engineering faculty, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings (2013) [abs].