Shawn Banker serves as the Director of the University Instrumentation Center. Shawn holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Whittemore School of Business at the University of New Hampshire. The early years of his career included designing automation equipment for a variety of industries including automotive, pharmaceuticals, medical, packaging and converting. The majority of his career was spent working for Velcro USA Inc.
The University of New Hampshire has launched a new website, http://innovation.unh.edu, as part of an ongoing effort to open its doors to the business community and underscore its active role in technology-based economic development.
Using collaborative principles and techniques, builds capacity of research teams, public agencies, municipalities, nonprofits, and businesses to fund, conduct, and use credible, relevant science to address critical community challenges related to ecosystem-based management; climate change adaptation and mitigation; community planning; water quality management; and habitat restoration and conservation.