Hickman Science Center
Tyson Hall, Ph.D.
Dr. Tyson Hall received the Ph.D., MSECE, and BSCMPE degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2004, 2001, and 1999.
He is currently a professor in the School of Computing at Southern Adventist University. Dr. Hall's research interests include reconfigurable computing and embedded systems education. He has co-authored a digital systems textbook as well as numerous journal articles and peer-reviewed conference papers covering both technical and educational research. Dr. Hall also received a U.S. Patent for his development of new field-programmable analog arrays, the 2003 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Transactions on Education Best Paper of the Year award, and he was named a NAE/CASEE New Faculty Fellow at the 2006 Frontiers in Education conference.
Dr. Hall is a member of IEEE and the American Society for Engineering Education, where he is a unit and section officer in the Southeastern Section.
Outside of the classroom, Dr. Hall is an active member of the Bowman Hills SDA Church, where he is an elder and regularly plays the piano and organ. He also enjoys playing the clarinet and is a member of the East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra.