The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Jason S. Skinner, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Dr. Skinner was born in Marion, South Carolina. He received the B.S. degree (with departmental honors) in electrical engineering in 1998 from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, in Charleston, South Carolina. He received the M.S. degree in 2002 and the Ph.D. degree in 2005, both in electrical engineering, from Clemson University, in Clemson, South Carolina.

Dr. Skinner joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Citadel in January 2006, where he is currently an associate professor. His current research interests include mobile wireless communication systems and networks, spread-spectrum communications, adaptive protocols for packet radio networks, and applications of error-control coding. Dr. Skinner is a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Information Theory Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society, Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honory Society, and Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.

Dr. Skinner currently serves as Chief Faculty Advisor to the South Carolina Chapter of Tau Beta Pi. He has also served as a senior engineering consultant for Scientific Research Corporation (SRC), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and MANDEX. He has also served as a Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review Course Instructor for Test Masters, Inc.

As a cadet at The Citadel, he served as president of the South Carolina Gamma chapter of Tau Beta Pi from 1997 to 1998 and received the George E. Reves award for outstanding achievements in mathematics and computer science. At Clemson University, he was an M.I.T. Lincoln Laboratory Fellow from 2002 to 2005 and a Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) Fellow from 2004 to 2005.


Contact Information
Telephone: 843-953-3352
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Office: Grimsley Hall 310
Office Hours: by appointment only

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering - Clemson University, Clemson, SC
M.S. in Electrical Engineering - Clemson University, Clemson, SC
B.S. in Electrical Engineering - The Citadel, Charleston, SC

Areas of Expertise: Signal processing, Communications, Error-control coding, and Information Theory

Vita: Dr. Skinner's Vita

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