College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Faculty Bio

Walker, Ian, Ph.D.

Position
Associate Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering

Contact
Email: iwalker@clemson.edu

Education
Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Texas, Austin; M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Texas, Austin; B.Sc., University of Hull, England

Ian Walker received a B.Sc. Degree from the University of Hull, England and M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Texas - Austin. He was Assistant and tenured Associate Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering at Rice University before becoming Professor of the same at Clemson. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Senior Member of the AIAA, and has served on the Editorial Boards of a number of IEEE publications including Transactions on Robotics. Research funded by DARPA, NSF, NASA... centers on robotics, particularly novel manipulators and manipulation and, specifically, biologically inspired "trunk, tentacle, and worm" robots as well as Animated Workspace Environments.