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About Kim Fowler

Kim Fowler has spent over 35 years in the design, development, and project management of medical, military, and satellite equipment. His interest is the rigorous development of diverse, mission-critical, embedded systems. Kim has worked for several companies designing embedded systems and consulted for both commercial companies and government agencies. He co-founded Stimsoft, a medical products company, in 1998 and sold it in 2003. Kim is a Fellow of the IEEE and has been President of the IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society for 2010 and 2011, Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE I&M Magazine, and an adjunct professor for the Johns Hopkins University Engineering Professional Program. He has published widely with nearly 200 papers, articles, and columns; he has written four textbooks on engineering and instrument design over the past 20 years. He has 18 patents - granted, pending, or disclosed. In December 2018, Kim graduated with a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Kansas State University. 


Present Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Campbell University

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2019 - Present Member, Systems Council
1998 - Present Member, Instrumentation and Measurement Society
1974 - Present Member, Senior Member (Since 2000), Fellow (Since 2014), IEEE
2018 Member, Publication Advisory Board, IEEE Journal on Micro Aerospace Systems
2008 - 2013 Member, Aerospace Electronics and Systems Society
2011 Member, Industrial Applications Society
2010 - 2011 President, Instrumentation and Measurement Society
2006 - 2010 IEEE Magazines Chair, Technical Activities Board
2008 - 2009 Executive Vice President, Instrumentation and Measurement Society
2006 - 2008 Technical Co-Chair, IEEE I&M Society Conference
1999 - 2008 Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine
1998 - 2007 Member, IEEE Control
1998 - 2007 Member, Robotics and Automation
1996 - 2007 Member, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society
2006 IEEE TAB Representative, IEEE Educational Activities Board
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Honors and Awards

  • IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Distinguished Service Award, 2004
  • IEEE Fellow for 2014


2018 Ph.D., Kansas State University ‐ Electrical Engineering
1982 M.S., Johns Hopkins University ‐ Biomedical Engineering
1978 B.S., University of Missouri - Rolla ‐ Electrical Engineering

Books (4)

Book Chapters (7)

Publications (35)