Education, Licensure and Certification (3)
Ph.D.: Electrical Engineering, Purdue University 1998
M.S.: Electrical Engineering, Purdue University 1994
B.S.: Electrical Engineering, South Dakota State University 1992
Dr. Chris Taylor is a professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at MSOE, and the software engineering program director. He has industrial experience working as a software engineer for Direct Supply, Johnson Controls Inc., and Mitra Corp. He has served as an expert witness in multiple intellectual property disputes. He serves on the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission Executive Committee and as a team chair for accreditation site visits. Dr. Taylor is also a past president and board member for STEM Forward.
Areas of Expertise (4)
Magoon Award for Excellence in Teaching
- American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) : Member
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) : Member
- IEEE Computer Society : Member
Media Appearances (1)
Decoy apps disguise photos, texts on smartphones
“So a decoy app is an app that's designed to look like one thing but serve a different purpose,” Milwaukee School of Engineering associate professor Dr. Chris Taylor said.
Event and Speaking Appearances (1)
Software Engineering Department Heads Workshop
Frontiers in Education 2018 San Jose, CA
Selected Publications (2)
Experiences with Electronic Presentation of Materials for a Comprehensive ReviewABET Symposium
Taylor, C., Williams, S.
2019 The 2018-2019 Accreditation Policy and Procedure Manual specifies "Materials" to be presented during a Comprehensive Review. In 2018, four engineering programs in Milwaukee School of Engineering’s EECS department presented those materials in an electronic format instead of a paper format. This presentation will provide lessons learned from that experience, including material organization, security access, availability time period, and material collection.
Undergraduate Software Engineering ProgramsIEEE 30th Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T)
Taylor, C., Gary, K., Kiper, J., Wellington, C., Villegas, N.M., Chang, L.
2017 Undergraduate programs in software engineering are relatively new. The first ABET accredited programs received accreditation in 2001. There are currently 31 ABET accredited software engineering programs worldwide with additional programs being added each year. In this session, panelists will discuss their experience starting new programs, developing curriculum, and navigating accreditation issues.