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Richard Helps

Richard Helps

Emeritus Faculty

Areas of Interest

Embedded computer systems, Real time computing, Pervasive computing, Instructional design for technology


Richard Helps served as a faculty member in the School of Technology from 1986 - 2017 and was an active member of IEEE, ACM, ASEE, SIGITE. He served as a CAC-ABET and a TAC-ABET program evaluator. He spent ten years in industry as a control systems design engineer. His primary scholarly interests include embedded and real-time computing with its instrumentation and control aspects, as well as technology education. He was instrumental in getting the Information Technology program at BYU started and is a former program chair. He was born and raised in South Africa and is the father of 5 children.


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