Phone: 678-915-7308

Office Location:
Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET)
Southern Polytechnic State University
1100 South Marietta Parkway
Building Q, Room 146
Marietta, GA 30060

Office Hours:

Mon: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Wed: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM


Hai Ho

Hai T. Ho, Ph.D., NPDP,
Expertise - Controls, Signal Processing, Product Development, Career Management, Engineering Education

Associate Professor, ECET Dept.,
TCET Coordinator,
SAUPO Vice Chair,
Outreach Committee Co-Chair

Office: Q-146
Phone: 678-915-7308


Featured News:

ATP $1500 Scholarships -  ECET will select three students for this scholarship. Deadline is 4/15. Contact Prof. Ho for more information.

SPRING 2015:





FALL 2014:


  • Oct 15, 2014 - Congratulations to the following TCET students who have been selected for the  ATP scholarship : Preston Smith, Dekia Blackmon, Bhavin Patel, and Felipe Hoshin!


  • Sept 2014 - Penang, Malaysia - Keynote speaker, session chair, and paper presenter at the International Institute of Engineers (IIE) conference.




SUMMER 2014:

May 2014 - ATP awarded scholarship funds to TCET

SPRING 2014:

Check out the Real-time Audio DSP (RTaDSP) Lab Bench that is used in ECET 3620

Check out the Servo hardware lab that is used in ECET 4610

Spring 2014 Field Trip - Eaton's Cooper Lighting (click here)!



New course announcement - Fall 2014 - ECET 4904/6904 New Product Development 


NPD Class Fall 2014

Product Commercial (Simplife Company) - ECET 6/4904 NPD Fall 2014
Team -  Ron Schneider, NFN Angoa, Innocent Djiofack, Parnell Dujour



Biography - Dr. Ho has diverse experience in both academia and industry. He has worked in various industries, including, hard disk drives, RFID smart card/reader, aerospace, robotic libraries, and consumer electronics. He was formerly the Vice President of Engineering and Product Development at Newell Rubbermaid and HID Global, where he led multi-discipline team consisting of Mechanical, Electronics, Embedded Firmware, Compliance, Software, Program Management, Test, Industrial Design, and Sustaining. His team produced award winning products featured in Red Dot and PC Magazine Editor's Choice. Prior to that, he was a technologist and design engineer at companies such as Seagate and Lockheed Martin. Some of his notable technical contributions were inventor of 17 patents, numerous conference/journal publications, MEMS dual-stage actuator architecture for high density disk drives, digital flight control system design for the Titan IV missile, and embedded robotic system for automated library. Early in his career, he was adjunct faculty and member of industry advisory board at various universities.

Hai received his B.S. (1988), M.S. (1989) and Ph.D. (1994) in Electrical Engineering at the University of Colorado. He is NPDP certified by the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA). He enjoys teaching and inspiring students of the exciting world of engineering and applications. His teaching and research areas are in Controls, DSP, Engineering Education, Product Development, and Smart Lighting. His hobbies are tennis, snowboarding, guitar, camping, and spending quality time with the family.


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