Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical, Computer, Software & Systems Engr Dept
Daytona College of Engineering
Daytona Beach campus

Areas of Expertise

FPGAs, Communications, and Safety-Critical Hardware

Dr. Butka has extensive industry experience in the design and test of mixed-signal integrated circuits.  He works closely with the FAA on advanced verification tools and techniques for safety-critical airborne hardware and software.  He enjoys working hands-on with students on autonomous robotics projects for international competitions and teaching classes in mechatronics and avionics. In 2013, Dr. Butka  was a Fulbright Scholar lecturing and researching autonomous flight in Innsbruck, Austria.


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • CEC 300: Computing A/Space & Aviation
  • CEC 330: Dgtl Systms Dsgn A/Space Apps
  • CEC 330L: Digital Systems Design Lab
  • EE 307: Avionics I
  • EE 525: Avionics & Radio Navigation

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