John Bourne


John Bourne is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Emeritus, at Olin College, Professor of Technology Entrepreneurship, Emeritus, at Babson College, and is the Executive Director of the Sloan Consortium. He received a BE from Vanderbilt University and MS and Ph.D from the University of Florida. He was previously Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, where he had been on the faculty since 1969. In 2000, Bourne became a Founding faculty member of the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Ma. and Director of the Sloan Center for Online Education. He founded the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN) in 1996 and remains as editor. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering for 30 years. He established the Asynchronous Learning Network (ALN) Web in 1996 with support from the Alfred P. Sloan-C Foundation. In 2008, he incorporated the Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) as a non-profit corporation in the state of Massachusetts and is currently the Executive Director of Sloan-C. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and author of numerious articles and books.

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