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Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Stephen Dyer

Stephen Dyer
 2070 Rathbone Hall
 (785) 532-4647
Research Interests: 
Electroacoustics, Engineering Education, Instrumentation and Measurement,Numerical Methods, Signal Processing



Ph.D. (Engineering), 1977, Kansas State University.
M.S. (Electrical Engineering), 1974, Kansas State University.
B.S. (Physics), 1973, Kansas State University

Other Courses Taught

EECE501 Elect Engg Lab 1

EECE511 Circuit Theory 2

EECE525 Electronics 1

EECE530 Con Systems Design

EECE590 Seminar

EECE628 Elect Instrument

EECE690 Prb/Audio Engineer

Various Venture Creation Circles

Research Interests

Signal processing


Instrumentation and measurement

Engineering education

Numerical methods

Selected Publications

S. A. Dyer, Ed., Wiley Survey of Instrumentation and Measurement, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2001) 1112 pages. ISBN 978-0-471-39484-6.


S. A. Dyer, "Signal Conditioning," (revised) in The Engineering Handbook, 2nd ed., R. Dorf, Ed. (CRC Press-IEEE Press, Boca Raton, 2005) pp. 153-1-153-8. ISBN 0-8493-1586-7.


S. A. Dyer and J. L. Schmalzel, "Macro Systems: Adopting a Coherent Top-down Framework in Undergraduate Engineering Courses," Proceedings, 1st IEEE Conference on Systems Engineering, 5 pp., Honolulu, HI, 9-12 Apr. 2007.



President, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society (IMS) (2000, 2001, 2006-07).

Sr. Past President, IEEE IMS (2004-05).

Jr. Past President, IEEE IMS (2002-03).

Vice-President, IEEE IMS (1998, 1999).

Interim Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (1998-99).

Acting Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (1997-98).

Editor (editor-in-chief), IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (1992-95).

Editor (member, Editorial Board), IEEE Micro Magazine (1986-90).


Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (elected 1997)


Distinguished Service Award, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society (2005)


Making a Difference Award, KSU Women in Engineering and Science Program (2005; 2006)


Eta Kappa Nu Distinguished Faculty Member Award, KSU EECE Dept. (2002�03)


Paslay Outstanding Teaching and Research Award (1994)

Other Notable Achievements

Since 1979, has consulted in engineering physics for 36 different companies, firms and institutions on approximately 50 engineering-design projects, cases, and reviews.


Developed (with J. M. Kim and D. D. Day) the software "SORIDA (SOund-RIch DAtabase)," Korean-English database (first speech-translation database in any language), copyright 1998.