Dr. Alex Krasnok is a dedicated teacher who brings innovative teaching methods to his courses. As an advocate of project-based learning, Dr. Krasnok challenges his students in courses such as "Adv Quantum Computers," "Num Analytical Elect Dev," and "Special Topics in Photonics and Quantum" to work on real-world projects that require critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills. By engaging in practical experiences, students gain a deeper understanding of theoretical concepts and develop skills relevant to their future careers.
Dr. Krasnok also incorporates blended learning into his teaching, combining face-to-face instruction with online activities. He records his lectures and maintains a YouTube channel where students can access them, promoting personalized learning experiences. Additionally, he provides relevant reading materials and resources to support student learning.
Another teaching innovation by Dr. Krasnok is the use of purposeful assignments, such as essays on the importance of electrical engineering or quantum technologies and research on potential future employers. These assignments motivate students to contemplate the relevance of their studies and envision their career paths.
To ensure students are equipped with cutting-edge skills, Dr. Krasnok incorporates professional software tools like CST Microwave studio, ANSOFT HFSS, Qutip, and Qiskit into his courses. By utilizing state-of-the-art software, students develop their knowledge and expertise, gaining a competitive advantage in their chosen field.