Dr. Otsebele Nare

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location:  Olin 302-B

Phone: (757) 727 – 5818

Email: otsebele.nare@hamptonu.edu

Expertise: Integrative STEM & Engineering Education; System Level Synthesis and Multiobjective Optimization; Energy & Power Systems.

Education: D.Eng. Electrical Engineering, Morgan State University, 2005



Otsebele E. Nare is an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Hampton University. He has served on multiple roles at Hampton University that include Interim Department Chair, Program Director and Principal Investigator of several programs. Has extensive experience and interests in STEM pipeline issues and engineering education as well as research in the application of system level synthesis techniques and multi-objective optimization. He was the 2019 Hampton University E. L. Hamm Sr. Distinguished Teaching Award recipient.  He earned his Bachelor of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University. He is a member of ASEE, IEEE, ITEEA, and Tau Beta Pi.


  1. Brian Aufderheide, Garrick Louis, Otsebele Nare, “Diversifying STEM Higher Education through Online Collaborative Instruction: The Case of an Engineering Ethics Course between an MSI and PWI”, ASEE-SE Conference Proceedings,
  2. Bran Aufderheide and Otsebele Nare, “An Engineering Ethics and Safety Course Integrated With Quality Management”, ASEE-SE Conference Proceedings, 2022
  3. Connor, K. A., & Leigh-Mack, P., & Scott, C. J., & Chouikha, M. F., & Kelly, J. C., & Velez-Reyes, M., & Abraham, S., & Bekolay, M., & Nare, O. E., & Eldek, A. A., & Ndoye, M. (2021, July), A Super Department Model for Multi-University CollaborationPaper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. 10.18260/1-2—36618
  4. Connor, K. A., & Gullie, K. A., & Sullivan, B. J., & Bekolay , M., & Spaulding , D. T., & Ndoye, M., & Nare, O. E., & Eldek, A. A. (2021, July), COVID-19’s Impact on on ECE Communities Served by Minority Serving InstitutionsPaper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. 10.18260/1-2—36862
  5. Bran Aufderheide and Otsebele Nare, “Work in Progress: Engineering Economy Taught Across Engineering Disciplines”, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, 2020.
  6. Isi Ero-Tolliver, Jerald Dumas, and Otsebele Nare, “Assessing Urban High School Students’ Interest In The Business of Engineering”, ASEE-SE Conference Proceedings, 2020.
  7. Abiodun Fasoro, Otsebele Nare, Vaughn Hopkins, “STEMpreneur Pitch: A Hands-on Engineering Entrepreneurship Experience for Middle School Students”, ASEE-SE Conference Proceedings, 2018.
  8. Ken Connor, Yacob Astatke, Dianna Newman, Kathy Ann Gullie, Mohamed Chouikha, John Kelly, Abdelnasser Aldek, and Otsebele Nare, “Implementation of a Common Content-Based Assessment for Experiment-Centric Pedagogy in Three HBCU ECE Programs”, ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, 2017.
  9. Kenneth Connor, Dianna Newman, Kathy Gullie, Mohamed Chouikha, Petru Andrei, John Attia, Otsebele Nare, Yacob Astatke, Lisa Hobson, Robert Bowman, Kaveh Heidary, Abdelnasser Eldek, Sacharia Albin, Saleh Zein-Sabatto, John Kelly, Payam Matin, “The Implementation of Experiment Centric Pedagogy in 13 HBCU ECE Programs”, ASEE First Year Engineering Experience Conference Proceedings, 2017
  10. Otsebele Nare, Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Jean Muhammad, Marci Turner, Elaine Dietz and Arthur Affleck, “Developing Engineering and Computer Science Skills for Middle School Minority Male Students” ASEE Zone II Conference Proceedings, 2017.