VLSI and Neural Net Systems (VNNS) Laboratory

People

Faculty


Allyn E. Hubbard Allyn E. Hubbard, PhD
Location Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Room 319,
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone Numbers (office) 617-353-2815
(fax) 617-353-6440
Email aeh [-a-t-] bu edu
Background Education: Ph.D., 1977 University of Wisconsin-Madison
Honors/awards: 2002 College of Engineering teaching award
Research interests:
  • VLSI design using analog and digital techniques in CMOS
  • Neural net chips, smart sensor chips, and chips with biological applications
  • Models of the peripheral auditory system

Graduate Students


Marianne Nourzad Karl, PhD Candidate
Location Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Room 314,
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone Numbers (office) 617-353-0037
Email mnourzad [-a-t-] bu edu
Background

David Scott Freedman David S. Freedman, PhD Candidate
Location Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Room 314,
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone Numbers (office) 617-353-0037
Email dfreedma [-a-t-] bu edu
Background David joined the VNNS lab as a doctoral student in 2006. He graduated from the University of California San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He has been a Mission Chief with NASA ISS EarthKAM and has spent over four years as a teaching assistant. Currently, David is at Boston University pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in low power auditory neuromorphics. As a sidenote, David can also talk with computers, kinda like Dr. Doolittle does with animals.

Cassandra Alice Browning
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Cassandra Alice Browning, PhD Candidate
Location Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Room 303,
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone Numbers (office) 617-353-9882
Email cassb [-a-t-] bu edu
Background Cassie came to the VNNS lab as a Phase II MS LEAP student in Computer Systems Engineering, and decided to stay at BU to pursue a PhD. She also holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Louisiana State University. Prior to joining LEAP, Cassie served as a U.S. Army Officer. Her current professional goals are primarily influenced by her previous service as an active duty Army Communications Officer. Her military career included wartime and humanitarian operations worldwide with the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division, Fort Campbell and the 18th Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg.

Yirong Pu Yirong Pu (Yvonne), PhD Candidate
Location Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Room 303,
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone Numbers (office) 617-353-9882
Email yirong [-a-t-] bu edu
Background

Sarah Marie Kelsall Sarah Marie Kelsall, M.S. Student
Location Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Room 303,
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone Numbers (office) 617-353-9882
Email skelsall [-a-t-] bu edu
Background Sarah arrived at the VNNS lab as a LEAP Phase I MS student in BME. Her undergraduate degrees are in Physics and Linguistics from Bryn Mawr College. She hopes to continue in speech/hearing research in the future, but is open to change and fortuitous occurrences.

Resources


Howard I. Cohen, Lab Manager
Location Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Room 303,
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone Numbers (office) 617-353-0041
(fax) 617-353-6440
Email hic [-a-t-] bu edu
Background

Previous Students


Duk Joong Kim, PhD
Location Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Room 314,
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone Numbers (office) 617-353-0037
Email slu [-a-t-] bu edu
Background

Shan Lu (Frank), PhD
Location Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Room 314,
8 Saint Mary's Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone Numbers (office) 617-353-0037
Email slu [-a-t-] bu edu
Background

Christian Karl, PhD
Location
Telephone Numbers
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Socrates Deligeorges, PhD
Location
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Email dr.socrates [-a-t-] gmail com
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Last Modified: Sunday October 21, 2007