Instructor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

MSEE, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1987

BEC 265A
1150 10th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294
Telephone: 205 934-8447
Fax: 205 975-3337


EE 210 – Digital Logic
EE 300 – Engineering Problem Solving
EE 312 – Electrical Circuits
EE 316 – Electrical Networks
EE 318 – Methods of System Analysis
EE 337 – Introduction to Microprocessors
EE 452/552 – VHDL Digital Systems Design
EE 624/724 – Digital Communications
EE 626/727 – Digital Image Processing

Research Interests

Hardware and Software Design, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), Analog and Digital Circuitry, Signal Processing, Image and Video Processing, Embedded Software, and Device Drivers

Recent Publications

J. Jackson, D. Callahan, J. Marstrander, A Rationale for the Use of Optical Mice Chips 
for Economic and Accurate Vehicle Tracking, 3rd Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Sept 22-25, 2007, Scottsdale, AZ.
Joshua Jackson, Dale Callahan, Jon Marstrander, and Percy Wang, A Method for Relative Position Tracking of Vehicles Using Optical Navigation Technology, 6th WSEAS International Conference on SIGNAL PROCESSING (SIP ’07), March 2007, Dallas, TX.

Professional Activities

Registered Professional Engineer
Member, IEEE, NSPE