Dr. Wayne T. Padgett

Wayne T. Padgett is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Wayne has helped develop a course at Rose-Hulman on Appropriate Technology and worked with an indigenous village to improve their water system. He has an ongoing research project to explore the performance of an off-grid biosand filter system. He also has interests in signal processing education, fixed-point signal processing, and cybersecurity. He has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a B.E.E. degree from Auburn University.

His talk is entitled¬† ‘Enabling students and communities to flourish: the importance of entrepreneurship, empathy and diversity in humanitarian engineering’