School of Engineering

Il-Seop Shin

Il-Seop Shin
Assistant Professor of QC Engineering

WIU QC Riverfront 201
(309) 762-9481 Ext. 62787


Ph.D. 2007, Electrical and Computer Engineering-University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.S. 1999, Electrical and Computer Engineering-University of Massachusetts Amherst

B.S. 1997, Electrical and Computer Engineering-California State University Fresno

Academic Interests

  • Critical thinking to improve efficient problem solving skills
  • Project-based learning with real-world problems
  • Enhancement of interactive teaching/learning inside and outside classroom
  • Incorporation of currently available technologies into instructions

Research Interests

  • Integration of high performance sensors into mechatronic systems
  • Implementation of intelligent microelectronic network for multidisciplinary applications
  • Biomechanics using surface Electromyography
  • Algorithm development to extract meaningful biomedical information and design clinically useful diagnostic tools

Courses Taught at WIU

  • ENGR 220: Computational Methods for Engineers
  • ENGR 271: Engineering Electrical Circuits
  • ENGR 370: Micro-Electronics I
  • ENGR 470: Mechatronics I
  • ENGR 471: Micro-Electronics II
  • ENGR 472: Mechatronics II
  • ENGR 490: Engineering Senior Design
  • ENGR 491: Engineering Internship


  • Finalist, 2017 CITR's Faculty Research and Creative Activities Awards
  • Recipient, 2016 WIU-Quad Cities Core Values Award for Academic Excellence
  • Recipient, 2015-16 CBT Faculty Award of Excellence in Teaching with Technology