• Jun 30, 2015 5:00 pm

Mark Colton received BS, MS, and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Utah. As a graduate student he developed prototype neuro-prosthetic arms and conducted research on haptic interfaces. He is currently an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering, where he enjoys research in human-robot interaction and haptics. He previously worked for a robotics company on a variety of research and entertainment robotics projects. Colton teaches courses in dynamic systems, instrumentation, and mechatronics. His favorite part of every workday is spent with students in the classroom. He has taught a wide variety of courses and enjoys finding new ways to help students understand challenging concepts.