Mark Wickert


University of Colorado
Dr. Mark Wickert is a full professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. He received his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and his Ph.D. from Missouri University of Science and Technology. In 2013 he published the book Signals and Systems for Dummies, featuring the using of open source Python for signal modeling and simulation. His primary teaching and research interests are in communications and signal processing, such as digital communications, sensor networks, cognitive radio, software defined radio, digital signal processing, and statistical signal processing. He has worked as a consultant to many local companies in a variety signal processing topics, both commercial and government. He has a great passion for teaching, and for well over ten years has taught courses in real-time digital signal. Recently he started teaching real-time DSP using the ARM Cortex-M family. In his consulting work and teaching he enjoys using open-source design and analysis tools, such as Python via the Jupyter notebook.