Nathan Hutchins - Faculty & Adjuncts

Nathan Hutchins, PhD

Nathan Hutchins, PhD
Applied Assistant Professor
Applied Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engin
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Electrical and Computer Engineering
918-631-3256 Rayzor Hall Room 1145


PhD – The University of Tulsa MS – The University of Tulsa BS – The University of Tulsa


Nathan is an engineer and educator currently serving as Chapman Applied Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Tulsa. Originally from Fort Gibson, OK, Nathan attended The University of Tulsa for his B.S. in Electrical Engineering. After working as an civilian engineer for the US Air Force, he came back to The University of Tulsa for his graduate education, researching autonomous systems, specifically human factors and user acceptance of autonomous cars. After completing his Ph.D. in 2018, Nathan began teaching and research full time at The University of Tulsa where he is currently educating new engineers and researching autonomous systems, microprocessor architectures, and rapid prototyping of RF Circuits.

Research Interests

Autonomous Systems
User Acceptance of Autonomous Systems
Autonomous Systems Ethics
Engineering Ethics

Teaching Interests

Embedded Systems
Digital Logic

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Computer Organization
  • VLSI Design
  • Digital Design Lab
  • Digital Systems Principles
  • Embedded Systems in C
  • Microprocessors in Digital Design
  • Computer Tools for Electrical and Computer Engineers
  • Independent Study
  • Basic Electrical Measurements Laboratory
  • Introduction to Computer Organization And Microprocessors

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers