Rob Reilly Profile


Rob Reilly received his bachelors degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; a Master of Education degree from Springfield College, Springfield and a Doctor of Education Degree from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His major areas of concern are: learning pedagogy, and policy. He has just completed a 2-year term on the IEEE Board of Directors. He has served as the president of the IEEE Education Society (2011-2012). Dr. Reilly has served in several other IEEE positions. He has received several awards including IGIP’s Nikola Tesla Chain, the IEEE Computer Society’s Golden Core Award, the IEEE William E. Sayle II Award for Achievement in Education (given by the IEEE Education Society in 2010) and the IEEE Larry K. Wilson Leadership Award and IEEE Leadership Award (by the IEEE Member and Geographic Activity Board in 2009). While at the MIT Media Lab, his research focus was educational pedagogy – how a person learns – how can an educator facilitate a person’s learning journey in any knowledge domain.