Bob K. Whitman

Robert K Whitman

Emeritus Teaching Professor

AAAS Fellow

Professional Biography

Originally from Church Rock NM. Grew up on the Navajo Reservation. BSEE from the University of NM, MSEE from Colorado State University and PhD from University of Colorado, Boulder. Profession career includes working as an engineer for the IBM Corp for 13 years, deputy director of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, and an appointment as assistant professor at the University of New Mexico


  • Ph.D., Speech Signal Processing / Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, 1996
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Colorado State University, 1986
  • BSEE, Electrical Engineering, University of New Mexico, 1977