Joshua R. Smith is a professor of electrical engineering and of computer science and engineering at the University of Washington, where he leads the Sensor Systems Laboratory. He was named an Allen Distinguished Investigator by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and he is a Thrust Leader in the NSF Engineering Research Center on Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE). His research focuses on inventing new sensor systems, devising new ways to power them and developing algorithms for using them. This research has applications in the domains of implanted medical devices, robotics, and ubiquitous computing.
Date: September 14, 2017