Aaron Scher
Associate Professor
Electrical Eng & Renewable Energy

Dr. Aaron Scher holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder. His background is in RF/wireless systems, applied electromagnetics, and wireless power transfer. As a graduate student he worked at Lockheed Martin Corporation in Dallas, TX and Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, TX. After earning his Ph.D. he joined Space Systems/Loral in Palo Alto, CA and designed microwave waveguide filters and multiplexers for communication satellites. In 2012, he joined the Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy (EERE) Department at Oregon Tech’s Portland-Metro campus. Dr. Scher is focused on engineering education and engaging undergraduate students in research. In 2020 he participated in the Higher Education Research Experience (HERE) program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to conduct research on wireless charging of electric vehicles as a visiting faculty member in the ORNL Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Group. Dr. Scher is an amateur radio enthusiast and a member of IEEE and ASEE.