I specialize in undergraduate education and laboratory course development. I have a strong interest in project-based learning, experiential learning, and active/flipped classrooms. My areas of technical specialty include mixed-signal integrated circuit design and power electronics.
3M Chair in Experiential Learning
2022 Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education
2020 Russell J. Penrose Teaching Award
Orser, D., Francis, L., Sartori, J., Dukart, K., Hultman, B., Linderman, L., Massari, A., Penn, R., “Innovating Through a Pandemic: Zooming in on the Sustainable Lessons Learned in Engineering Education,” Paper presented at 2022 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Minneapolis, MN. https://peer.asee.org/41757
Orser, D. J., Dukart, K., Choi, C., Wood, F., “Utilizing Peer Learning Assistants to Improve Student Outcomes in an Introductory ECE Course”, 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference - Educational Research and Methods Division. https://peer.asee.org/35480
Dukart, K., Orser, D. J., Guengerich, B., “Maker Spaces for the Multitudes - Strategies to Expand Access and Use of a College Maker Space Paper”, 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference - Cooperative and Experiential Education Division. https://peer.asee.org/34938
Francis, L., Orser, D. J., Bazargan, K., Mantell, S., Feinberg, J. M., Holmes, R. J., “Engaging First-Year Students with a Hands-On Course using Student-Driven Projects”, 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition - First-Year Programs. https://peer.asee.org/32718
Orser, D., Bazargan K., Sartori, J., “Harnessing State of the Art Internet of Things Labs to Motivate First-Year Electrical and Computer Engineering Students”, 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition - ECE Division. https://peer.asee.org/30571
M. A. Elizondo et al., "HVDC macrogrid modeling for power-flow and transient stability studies in North American continental-level interconnections," in CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 390-398, Dec. 2017.