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School of Engineering

Ronald Lasser

Professor of the Practice
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ronald Lasser

Ronald Lasser

Professor of the Practice
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone 617-627-4977
Halligan Hall, Room 125
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
digital image processing, computer animation, swarm robotics, innovation, engineering method & design
Biography: 

Ronald Lasser is a professor of the practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering, bringing industrial experience and practical engineering knowledge to the classroom, student projects, and research. He has a background in international consulting, where he worked with global clients on product realization, innovation and technology, product definition, product portfolio management, and organizational design.

Education: 
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1982
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Professional Experience: 
2006-present:

Professor of the Practice, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2000-2005:

Principal, Product Development Consulting, Inc.

1992-2000:

Director of Engineering, General Scanning, Inc.

Selected Honors and Awards: 
2011: Recipient, Tufts Innovates grant
2009: Henry and Madeline Fischer Award for Teaching Excellence, Tufts School of Engineering
2003-2012: Student Significant Impact Nominee, Tufts University
1999: President's Award, GSI Lumonics
1993: Merit Award for Product Development Planning, Du Pont
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
Introduction to Electrical Engineering
Mathematics of Linear Systems
Engineering Entrepreneurship
Senior Design Project
Junior Design