Michael Ham
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dr. Michael Ham works as a postdoctoral research scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos New Mexico. Prior to working at LANL, Michael studied Physics and Neuroscience at the University of North Texas's Center for Network Neurosciences where he characterized interaction patterns between neurons growing on a chip. His published research spans a wide variety of topics, from sensor networks, to neuroscience, to computer vision. His current work focuses on replicating human vision functionality in computers.

Michael has a passion for applying science and engineering. Along with his wife Lissie he started KinAesthetic Wind Inc , non-profit designed to fund college education using renewable energy. He and Lissie write and illustrate Tails of Socrates, a series of childrens books that feature science. Michael also builds apocalypse ready electric vehicles with his brother Kenny. Their concept car, the ApocalypsEV-1 was recently featured by Popular Mechanics and in the upcoming issue of Make Magazine.