John Rupel

Position title: M.S. 2021

John Rupel


M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2021

B.S., Biomedical Engineering (Instrumentation Track), University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2019

B.S., Computer Science, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2019

Master’s Project Report

“A Low-Power Wearable Device for Dairy Cow Eating Behavior Classification,” John Rupel, 2021

Awards and Honors

Foxconn Smart Cities-Smart Futures Competition Final Winner, 2020

DAC Young Student Fellowship, 2020

Professional Experience

Electrical Engineering Co-op, General Electric Healthcare, April 2020–December 2020

Verification and Validation Intern, Johnson & Johnson, June 2017–January 2020


John Rupel, Sophia, Sdao, Kadina Johnston, Ethan Nethery, Kaitlyn Gabardi, Benjamin Ratliff, Zach Simmons, Jack Postlewaite, Angela Kita, Prof. Jeremy Rogers, and Matthew Merrins, “Designing a compact, Low-cost FRET Microscopy Platform for the Undergraduate Classroom,” The Biophysicist, 2020


Tianen Chen, John Rupel, Ammar Mahmood, Luciano Ricotta, Younghyun Kim, and Joshua San Miguel, “n-hot Weight Quantization and Multiplication for Low-Power Machine Learning,” International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED) Low-Power Design Contest, 2020

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, Medical Instrumentation (BME462), UW-Madison

Teaching Assistant, Computers in Medicine/Bio-Signal Processing (BME463), UW-Madison