Engineeering education and student retention; alternative energy; electronic circuit applications; microelectronic packaging.
Dr. Scoles has been with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department since 1982. He teaches courses on solid state physics aspects of semiconductors and devices; analog, digital, and mixed signal circuit design and analysis; and laboratory courses integrating electrical and computer engineering concepts. He is interested in research in alternative energy and electronics applications. He is also interested in engineering education, including curricular and educational assessment.
Dr. Scoles is a member of IEEE, Sigma Xi, ASEE, and IMAPS. He received the ASEE Dow Outstanding Young Faculty Award (Middle-Atlantic Region) in 1987, the Drexel University Martin Kaplan Distinguished Faculty Award in 1998, and the College of Engineering Faculty Achievement Award for Service Accomplishment in 2001.