Department of

Electrical Engineering

Serving society through excellence in education, research, scholarship, and public outreach

David Salvia

Assistant Professor and Director of Academic Affairs, School of EECS

114 Electrical Engineering East

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-7227

E-mail: ads102_at_psu_dot_edu

Research Area: Signal and Image Processing

David Salvia joined Penn State in 1996. He teaches undergraduate courses in the areas of Circuit Analysis and Digital Signal Processing. He also teaches a popular lab-based first-year seminar course on Digital Music. In addition to his teaching duties, Mr. Salvia serves as the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, an administrative position in the Electrical Engineering Department. As the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, he is in charge of advising 400+ EE undergraduate students and overseeing the completion of their degree requirements. He also works with the Department Head in the hiring of teaching assistants, course planning and scheduling, and faculty teaching assignments. He is an elected member of the Penn State Faculty Senate, a position he has held since 2004.


M.S. Penn State University, Electrical Engineering
B.S. Penn State University, Electrical Engineering


Teaches courses in the area of digital signal processing, communications and signals/systems.

Honors and Awards

Penn State Engineering Society Outstanding Teaching Award - 2008
Penn State Engineering Society Outstanding Advising Award - 2000