Brian Skromme

Professor
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ERC 155
480-965-8592
skromme@asu.edu

Research interests: Compound semiconductor materials and devices, especially wide bandgap materials for optoelectronic, high frequency, high-power and high-temperature applications; optical characterization of semiconductor materials; development of GaN and SiC-based materials and devices; development of educational software for engineering courses, engineering education

Brian Skromme joined the ASU faculty in 1989 where he is presently a professor in solid-state electronics. From 1985 to 1989, he was a member of the technical staff at Bellcore. He has written over 130 refereed publications in solid-state electronics and engineering education.

Professional preparations
Ph.D., electrical engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985
M.S., electrical engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980
B.S., electrical engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978

Recognition and awards
Eta Kappa Nu, Young Faculty Teaching Award (1990-1991); Golden Key National Honor Society Outstanding Professor Award (1991); listed in Marquis’s Who’s Who in America.

Selected publications

J. Skromme, P. J. Rayes, B. E. McNamara, V. Seetharam, X. Gao, T. Thompson, X. Wang, B. Cheng, Y.-F. Huang, and D. H. Robinson, “Step-based tutoring system for introductory linear circuit analysis,” in the Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (Inst. Electrical & Electronics Engrs., Piscataway, NJ, 2015), to be published.

J. Skromme and D. H. Robinson, “Addressing barriers to learning in linear circuit analysis,” in the Proceedings of the 2015 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition (Amer. Soc. Engrg. Educat., Washington, D.C., 2015), pp. 14125-1–14125-15.

J. Skromme, P. Rayes, B. E. McNamara, X. Wang, Y.-F. Huang, D. H. Robinson, X. Gao, and T. Thompson, “Recent progress in step-based tutoring for linear circuit analysis courses,” in the Proceedings of the 2015 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition (Amer. Soc. Engrg. Educat., Washington, D.C., 2015), pp. 14118-1–14118-16.

J. Skromme, P. J. Rayes, B. Cheng, B. McNamara, A. S. Gibson, A. Barrus, J. M. Quick, and R. K. Atkinson, Y.-F. Huang, and D. H. Robinson, “Expansion and evaluation of a step-based tutorial program for linear circuit analysis,” in the Proceedings of the 2014 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition (Amer. Soc. Engrg. Educat., Washington, D.C., 2014), pp. 10301-1–10301-14.

J.-J. Li, L. Yin, S. R. Johnson, B. J. Skromme, S. Wang, X. Liu, D. Ding, C.-Z. Ning, J. K. Furdyna, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Photoluminescence studies of type-II CdSe/CdTe superlattices,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 061915 (2012).

J. Skromme, A. Sasikumar, B. M. Green, O. L. Hartin, C. E. Weitzel, and M. G. Miller, “Reduction of low-temperature nonlinearities in pseudomorphic AlGaAs/InGaAs HEMTs due to Si-related DX centers,” IEEE Trans. Electron Devices 57 (4), 749-754 (2010).