Benjamin D. McPheron, Ph.D.


Benjamin D. McPheron is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Anderson University. Dr. McPheron received his BSEE in Electrical Engineering at Ohio Northern University in 2010, and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park in 2014.

Dr. McPheron has experience teaching a variety of engineering courses, including a majority of the courses required for Electrical Engineering majors. At AU he will teach courses in freshman engineering, circuit theory, electronics, control systems, power systems, and mechatronics.  Dr. McPheron’s research interests include applications of control systems, robotics, and engineering education. He is a member of IEEE, ASME and ASEE.

Dr. McPheron has served at Anderson University since 2018.  Prior to arriving at Anderson University, Dr. McPheron spent four years as an Assistant Professor of Engineering at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island.  Dr. McPheron grew up in the Midwest and is excited to return after a long time away to help the engineering program grow at AU.

Dr. McPheron also makes YouTube videos for Engineering Education, like this one below. You can find him on YouTube at Other contact info, including social media and Patreon links can be found here.



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Anderson University

Anderson University is located in Anderson, IN.  Dr. McPheron is a member of the faculty in the School of Science & Engineering. Anderson University offers majors in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (ABET Accredited) and Engineering Physics.

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