School of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
Dean's Office: (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising: (248) 370-2201
SECSDean@oakland.edu

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
Dean's Office: (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising: (248) 370-2201
SECSDean@oakland.edu

Andrew Rusek, Ph.D.

Andrew Rusek, Ph.D.

 

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
428 EC; (248) 370-2181; Fax: (248) 370-4633
rusek@oakland.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Electronics Engineering, Warsaw Technical University, 1972, Poland M.S. Electronics Engineering, Warsaw Technical University, 1962, Poland
  • Post Ph.D. Research, Aston University, Birmingham, 1973- 74, England

Teaching

  • Electronic Circuit Devices
  • Electronic Circuit Design
  • Advanced Electronics
  • Analog and Digital Communication Circuits and Systems
  • High Frequency Electronics
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility
  • Instrumentation and Measurements

Research

  • Electromagnetic Compatibility
  • High Frequency Electronics

"The major part of research is related to measurements, modeling and simulations of high speed
twisted pair transmission lines applied in automotive industry.” - Andrew Rusek, 2013

Current Research

  • Cell phone interference
  • Tests and Modeling of Automotive Data Busses

Previous Research

  • Sampling Oscillography
  • Nano- and Pico-second Pulse Generators
  • Radiometers for Remote Sensing
  • Microwave Absorbers and Microwave Reflectance Meters
  • Military Battery Maintenance Program
  • Automotive Electromagnetic Compatibility Tests and Modeling

Future Research

  • Electromagnetic Compatibility Modeling and Simulations
  • Global Positioning System Antenna Measurements and Simulations
  • Electromagnetic Interference in Global Positioning Systems

Selected Publications

1. “AC 2007-246: Easy to Do Transmission Line Demonstrations of Sinusoidal
Standing Waves and Transient Pulse Reflections, ASEE 2007 Conference.” Time
Domain Reflectometers, J. Wiley Encyclopedia, 2007 Internet Edition

2. “Oscilloscopes,” chapter published in the 5-th edition of Wiley Interscience
Eshbach's Handbook of Engineering Fundamentals, January 8, 2009, ISBN
9780470085783

3. “Improving Student Understanding of Instrumentation and Measurements in US
Engineering Undergraduate Programs,” 2009 ASEE, North Central Section
Conference, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI., April 3-4, 2009

4. “Bridging Communication Systems and Circuits with PSPICE,” ASEE North
Central Sectional Conference T1A-1, Pittsburgh, PA, March 26-27, 2010

Industry Experience

  • Participation in design and manufacturing of sampling oscilloscopes and pulse generators for International Nuclear Institute in Dubna, USSR, 1962-1976,
  • Patent awarded in 1976, Sampling System, #76305, Poland
  • Research with TACOM to design a military battery maintainer, 1998-2001
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility tests, modeling and simulations for DaimlerChrysler, 1995-2003

Professional Associations

  • Senior Membership of IEEE
  • Membership of Tau Beta Pi
  • Membership of Eta Kappa Nu

Other

Reviewer of books and papers for IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Prentice Hall, Houghton and Mifflin.