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Narrative Biography

Edward J. Coyle received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware in 1978 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University in 1982. From 1982 through 2007, he was a faculty member at Purdue University, where he served at various times as Assistant Vice Provost for Research, co-director of the Center for Wireless Systems and Applications, and co-founder of both the Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program and the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program. During the 2006-07 academic year, he was the Kenan Trust Visiting Professor at Princeton University.

Dr. Coyle joined Georgia Tech in January 2008. At Tech he is the John B. Peatman Distinguished Professor of ECE, the Director of the Arbutus Center for the Integration of Research and Education, and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar. He is also the Founding Director of the VIP Consortium, a group of 15 universities that focus on the growth and dissemination of the VIP program. The Consortium recently received a $5M grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to help achieve systemic reform of STEM education.