Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology 401 N. Grant Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2108
Mike Jacob is an award-winning teacher. He has received the CTS Microelectronics Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching award as the best teacher in the Electrical Engineering Technology Department ten times, the Dwyer Undergraduate Teaching Award as the top teacher in the School of Technology three times, the Purdue University's undergraduate teaching award (the Amoco award), the Paradigm Award from the Minority Technology Association, the Joint Services Commendation Medal (for excellence in instruction) from the Secretary of Defense, and was the McNelly Named Professor. He has taught at Purdue since 1978 and at a community college in South Carolina for seven years.
Professor Jacob’s contributions in scholarly endeavor and service include writing and holding workshops. He has published six texts on analog integrated circuits and industrial control electronics, as well as a variety of papers and conference presentations on the art and technology of teaching. Mike has lead over thirty workshops on a variety of ways to improve teaching. He has six years of industrial experience as a test engineer in the automotive and aerospace industries.