James (Jim) VanderPloeg
Academic Success Advisor
Jim advises and counsels School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering graduate students with last names beginning with A through H regarding academics.
He was born and raised in Michigan and loved experiencing the fall season there. In 2012, Jim and his wife decided to move to Arizona to be part of the ASU community. Before joining the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering team in June 2022, he worked for six years as a social worker for the state of Arizona.
In Jim’s free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching baseball, hockey and college football.