Joanne E. DeGroat

Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering
The Ohio State University

Campus Address:
205 Dreese Laboratory
Department of Electrical Engineering
2015 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 USA

phone: (614) 292-2439 (no answering machine)
fax: (614) 292-7596

cell (614) 595-1904


2016 Spring Semester

ECE 3561 - Advanced Digital Design - MWF 3:00-3:55 Scott 1005

Web Page : ece3561_web_page.htm

ECE 5465 - Advanced Microprocessors - MWF 1:50-2:45 Postle 1184

Web Page : ece5465_web_page_new.htm


2015 Autumn Semester

ECE 3561 - Advanced Digital Design - MWF 8:00-8:50AM - Baker 120


ECE 5462 - HDL Design and Verification - MWF 1:50-2:45pm - Journalism 239



Previous courses taught webpages

ECE 2560 - Introduction to Microcontrollers - MW 3:00-3:55pm - Univ Hall 014



ECE5465 - Advanced Microcomputers - MWF 3:00-3:55 - Smith Lab 2150



Archived COURSES - Under the quarter system

     ECE 261 MWF 8:30-9:30 Journalism 300 - Web page: ece_261__web_page.htm

     ECE 265 : MWF 10:30-11:18 Journalism 351 - Web page  ece265_web_page

      ECE 764 : MWF 3:30-4:18 Cauldwell 220 - Web page    ece764_web_page.htm

      ECE 762 : MWF 8:30-9:18 Cauldwell 220 -  Web page  ece762_web_page

      ECE 582 : MWF 11:30-12:18 Ramseyer 115 - Web Page   ece582_web_page.htm

     H193 INFO    Sample report for an example H193/Tm Butterworth Proposal Draft (with cpright).pdf


Other online course materials and refiew materials


          Basics PE Review\Digital Systems Slides.pdf   Example Problems: PE Review\Digital Systems Slides p2.pdf


Professor DeGroat received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1991, her MS Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University in 1978, and a BS Engineering Science from Penn State in 1973. Professor DeGroat worked for Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, New York before entering the US Air Force in 1974. While in the US Air Force she worked at the 416 Bomb Wing and the Rome Air Development Center at Griffiss AFB, NY.  She then taught at The Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright Patterson AFB. She came to OSU in 1990 and now teaches courses on computer design and VLSI. She helped develop and standardize the hardware description language, VHDL.

Research Interests

Dr. DeGroat's research interests are in the areas of Computer Architecture, VLSI, Electronic Design Automation, and Hardware/Software Codesign. Several research projects are currently underway in the Design Automation Research Lab (DARL).

A Past Project in the CAD area was:

Publications and Societies

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Personal Interests

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