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Scott Hinton

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USU Research Foundation

Professor & President

Professor

Educational Background

MS, Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1982
BS, Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1981
Other, Utah Technical College at Provo, 1973
Southern Utah State College, 1971

Awards

IEEE Phtotonics Society Distinguished Service Award, 2012

IEEE Photonics Society

John and Olga Gardner Prize, 2011

Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters

USU Diversity Award, 2010

USU

USU Vice Provost of Regional Campuses and Distance Education Award, 2009

Fellow, 1998

IEEE

Fellow, 1997

Optical Society of America

LEOS Distinguished Lecturer, 1994

IEE

Exceptional Contribution Award for Extraordinary Contribution to the Protection of Intellectual Property , 1986

AT&T

Honorable Mention, Young Outstanding Engineer Award, 1986

Eta Kappa Nu

Together for Greatness Scholarship, 1980

Brigham Young University

Outstanding Student in Electronics, 1973

Utah Technical College at Provo

Publications - Abstracts

  • Dosi, H., Singh, S.K, Flann, N.S, Hinton, H.S, Oswal, V., (2014). Pathway Pioneer: a tool for metabolic network visualization and flux analysis. Institute of Biological Engineering 2014 Annual Conference
  • Dosi, H., Singh, S.K, Flann, N.S, Hinton, H.S, (2014). Pathway Pioneer: A Web-Based Metabolic Network Layout Tool for Comprehensive Visualization of Complex Networks. Institute of Biological Engineering 2014 Annual Conference
  • Flann, N.S, Valliente, J., Wallace, M., Brown, R., Hinton, H.S, (2013). Pathway Pioneer: A network visualization and flux analysis tool. Institute of Biological Engineering Annual Conference

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Books

  • Hinton, H.S, Erickson, J.R, Cloonan, T.J, Tooley, F.A, McCormick, F.B, Lentine, A.L, (1993). An Introduction to Photonic Switching Fabrics. Plenum Publishing
  • Hinton, H.S, (1993). Optical Logic Elements, Section in The Electrical Engineering. CRC Press, Inc.
  • Hinton, H.S, Marrakchi, A., (1993). Photonic Switching and Interconnects. Marcel Dekker, Inc.
  • Book Chapters

  • Hinton, H.S, Erickson, J.R, Cloonan, T.J, Richards, G.W, (1993). Space-Division Switching: Photonics in Switching. Academic Press
  • McCormick, F.B, Tooley, F.A, Cloonan, T.J, Sasian, J.M, Hinton, H.S, (1991). Microbeam Optical Interconnections Using Microlens Arrays: OSA Proceedings on Photonic Switching. Optical Society of America
  • Hinton, H.S, (1991). Systems Based on S-SEEDs and Free-Space Digital Optics (Invited): OSA Proceedings on Nonlinear Dynamics in Optical Systems. Optical Society of America
  • Hinton, H.S, (1990). Photonic Switching and Optical Computing Based on Free-Space Digital Optics: Digital Optical Computing II. SPIE
  • Hinton, H.S, (1990). Photonic Switching Fabrics Based on S-SEED Arrays: Photonic Switching II. Springer-Verlag
  • Hinton, H.S, (1989). Optical Time-Switching Systems: Optical Technology and Wideband Local Networks. The Royal Society
  • Hinton, H.S, (1989). Relationship Between the Hardware Required for Photonic Switching and Optical Computing Based on Free-Space Digital Optics: OSA Proceedings on Photonic Switching. Optical Society of America
  • Hinton, H.S, (1988). Photonic Switching in Communication Systems: Optical Bistability IV. Journal De Physique
  • Payne, W.A, Hinton, H.S, (1988). System Considerations for the Lithium Niobate Photonic Switching Technology: Photonic Switching. Springer-Verlag

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Publications - Fact Sheets

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    Publications - Curriculum

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      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Meyen, E.L, Aust, R., Gauch, J.M, Hinton, H.S, Issacson, R.E, Smith, S.J, Tee, M.Y, (2002). e-Learning: A Programmatic Research Construct for the Future. Journal of Special Education Technology, 17:3, 37-46.
      • Hinton, H.S, Gonzalez, R., Tedder, L.L, Karandikar, S., Behl, H., Smith, P.C, Wilbanks, J., Humphrey, J., Gordon, M., Lightner, M., (2001). A Technology-Enhanced Learning Environment For A Graduate/Undergraduate Course On Optical Fiber Communications. ASEE Journal of Engineering Education, 513-518.
      • Hodge, H., Hinton, H.S, Lightner, M., (2001). Virtual Circuit Laboratory. ASEE Journal of Engineering Education, 507-511.
      • Sherif, S.S, Griebel, S.K, Au, A., Hui, D., Szymanski, T.H, Hinton, H.S, (1999). Field-programmable smart pixel arrays: design, VLSI implementation, and application. Applied Optics, 38:5, 838-846.
      • Szymanski, T.H, Hinton, H.S, (1998). Architecture of a Terabit Free-space Intelligent Optical Backplane. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Academic Press, 55, 1-31.
      • Liu, Y., Robertson, B., Plant, D.V, Hinton, H.S, Robertson, M., (1997). Design and characterization of a microchannel optical interconnect for backplanes. Applied Optics, 36:14, 3127-3141.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1997). Guest Editorial: Smart Pixels. International Journal of Optoelectronics, 11:3, 153-154.
      • Plant, D.V, Robertson, B., Hinton, H.S, Ayliffe, M.H, Boisset, G.C, Hsiao, W., Kabal, D., Kim, N.K, Liu, Y.S, Otazo, M.R, Pavlasek, D., Shang, A.Z, Simmons, J., Song, K., Thompson, D.A, Robertson, W.M, (1996). 4x4 Vertical-Cavity-Surface-Emitting Laser (VCSEL) and Metal-Semiconductor- Metal (MSM) Optical Backplane Demonstrator System. Applied Optics, 35, 6365-6368.
      • Plant, D.V, Shang, A.Z, Otazo, M.R, Rolston, D.R, Robertson, B., Hinton, H.S, (1996). Design, Modeling, and Characterization of FET-SEED Smart Pixel Transceiver Arrays for Optical Backplanes. IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics, 32:8, 1391-1398.
      • Rolston, D.R, Plant, D.V, Szymanski, T.H, Hinton, H.S, Hsiao, W.S, Ayliffe, M.H, Kabal, D., Venditti, M.B, Krishnamoorthy, A.V, Goossen, K.W, Walker, J.A, Tseng, B., Hui, S.P, Cunningham, J.C, Jan, W.Y, (1996). A Hybrid-SEED Smart Pixel Array for a Four-Stage Intelligent Optical Backplane Demonstrator. IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 2:1, 97-105.
      • Goodwill, D.J, Devenport, K.D, Hinton, H.S, (1996). An ATM-Based Intelligent Optical Backplane Using CMOS-SEED Smart Pixel Arrays and Free-Space Optical Interconnect Modules. IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 2:1, 85-96.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1996). Progress in the Smart Pixel Technologies. IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 2:1, 14-23.
      • Rolston, D.R, Robertson, B., Hinton, H.S, Plant, D.V, (1996). Analysis of a Microchannel Interconnect Based on the Clustering of Smart-Pixel-Device Windows. Applied Optics , 35:8, 1220-1233.
      • Szymanski, T.H, Hinton, H.S, (1996). Reconfigurable Intelligent Optical BackPlane for Parallel Computing and Communications. Applied Optics, 35:8, 1253-1268.
      • Plant, D.V, Robertson, B., Hinton, H.S, Robertson, W.M, Boisset, G.C, Kim, N.H, Liu, Y.S, Otazo, M.R, Rolston, D.R, Shang, A.Z, (1995). An Optical Backplane Demonstrator System Based on FET-SEED Smart Pixel Arrays and Diffractive Lenslet Arrays. Photonics Technology Letters, 7:9, 1057-1060.
      • Boisset, G.C, Robertson, B., Hinton, H.S, (1995). Design and Construction of an Active Alignment Demonstrator for a Free-space Interconnect. Photonics Technology Letters, 7:6, 676-679.
      • Hinton, H.S, Cloonan, T.J, McCormick, F.B, Lentine, A.L, Tooley, F.A, (1994). Free-space Digital Optical Systems. Proceedings of the IEEE, 82:11, doi: 1632-1649
      • Hinton, H.S, (1993). Multiple quantum-well technology takes SEED (Invited). Circuits and Devices, 9:2, 12-18.
      • Cloonan, T.J, Richards, G.W, Lentine, A.L, McCormick, F.B, Hinton, H.S, Hinterlong, S.J, (1993). A complexity analysis of smart pixel switching nodes for photonic extended generalized shuffle switching networks. Journal of Quantum Electronics, 29:2, 619-634.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1992). Photonics in Switching (Invited). IEEE Lightwave Telecommunications Systems, 26-35.
      • McCormick, F.B, Tooley, F.A, Cloonan, T.J, Sasian, J.M, Hinton, H.S, (1992). Optical Interconnections Using Microlens Arrays. Optical and Quantum Electronics, 24:4, S443-S464.
      • Hinton, H.S, Miller, D.A, (1992). Photonic switching based on free-space digital optics. AT&T Trends in Telecommunications, 8:1, 43-52.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1992). Switching to Photonics. IEEE Spectrum, 29:2, 42-45.
      • Hinton, H.S, Miller, D.A, (1992). Free-Space Photonics In Switching. AT&T Technical Journal, 71:1, 84-92.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1990). Photonic Switching Fabrics. IEEE Communications Magazine, 28:4, 71-89.
      • Lentine, A.L, Hinton, H.S, Miller, D.A, Henry, J.E, Cunningham, J.E, Chirovsky, L.F, (1989). Symmetric Self-Electro-Optic Effect Device: Optical Set-Reset Latch, Differential Logic Gate, and Differential Modulator/Detector. IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 25:8, 1928-1936a.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1989). Photonic Time-Division Switching Systems. IEEE Circuits and Devices Magazine, 5:4, 39-43.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1988). Architectural Considerations for Photonic Switching Networks (Invited). IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, 6, 1209-1226.
      • Lentine, A.L, Hinton, H.S, Miller, D.A, Henry, J.E, Cunningham, J.E, Chirovsky, L.F, (1988). Symmetric Self-Electro-Optic Effect Device: Optical Set-Reset Latch. Applied Physics Letters, 52:17, 1419-1421.
      • Payne, W.A, Hinton, H.S, (1987). Design of Lithium Niobate Photonic Switching Systems. IEEE Communications Magazine, 25:5, 37-41.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1987). Photonic Switching Connects to the Future. Telecommunications, 79-85.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1987). Photonic Switching Technology Applications. AT&T Technical Journal, 66:3, 41-53.
      • Hinton, H.S, (1987). Photonic Switching Using Directional Couplers. IEEE Communications Magazine, 25:5, 16-26.

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                Scheduled Teaching

                BENG 5500 - Systems Biology Modeling, Spring 2017

                BENG 5500, 6500 - Systems Biology Modeling, Spring 2016

                BENG 5500,6500 - Systems Biology Modeling, Spring 2015

                BIE 5840 - Introduction to Biophotonics, Fall 2010

                BIE 6840 - Introduction to Biophotonics, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Sarah Allred, Biological Engineering, August 2012
                Yoshitaro Heshiki, Biological Engineering, August 2011
                Angela Dixon, Biological Engineering, August 2010 - December 2011
                Junling Huo, Biological Engineering, August 2004 - April 2011