The WHY Lab – Empowering Creativity and Curiosity

Thursday, March 17th, 2022
12 AM EDT (UTC/GMT-4)

Given the number of challenges in today’s modern world, it’s more important than ever to properly educate and prepare our young engineers while keeping them interested and motivated. The WHY lab at the University of New Mexico is an Electrical and Computer Engineering resource open to all students who wish to pursue their research or class projects. In this webinar, Dr. Hamke will discuss his student-centric approach to encourage and support engineering students – from undergraduate to graduate level – to finding creative solutions in a project-oriented environment. The process will be illustrated with Quanser QDrone related projects and their resulting solutions. 

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Presenter Bio:

Mr. Hamke received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the New Mexico State University (1983), a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico (1998), and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico (2020). His career has included the study and the introduction and use of digital communication system in the battle space. He has also worked on development of avionics systems to include flight control, navigation, and camera pointing systems for drones. Currently, he is employed as a lecturer in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of New Mexico. His activities include research of applying machine learning algorithms to signal processing and biomedical systems.