Jim Squire is a full professor at VMI
with interests in engineering pedagogy (theory of teaching),
instrumentation, patent law, and biomedical engineering.
He graduated from West Point in 1989 and was awarded a Bronze Star while serving in the Gulf War as a military
intelligence officer. He completed his doctorate at MIT where he taught, consulted in patent litigation and
engineering, and performed biomedical engineering research. He joined the VMI ECE faculty in 2000, received their Distinguished Teaching Award in 2002, and in
2004 was selected by the state of Virginia for the Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award. In 2008 he joined the VMI Class
of 2009 as their Honorary Brother Rat. He teaches freshmen through senior-level courses in
circuits, programming, and signal processing, supervises various independent research and honors
projects, and his research has led to seven patents with
more pending. He is co-founder of
three high-technology startups,
LLC, Tick Rover LLC, and VMIne LLC.
The 2017-2018 VMI Tenure Open Forum
presentation can be found
squirejc at vmi.edu