Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science
BackgroundRobert F. Dickerson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, works in the areas of sensor networks, mobile computing, and acoustic processing. He is particularly interested in applications that address healthcare challenges. His smarthome system, Empath, featured in MIT Technology Review, is currently being used in several clinical studies involving epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease, and soon for tracking depression. His teaching assignments will feature a range of courses including data structures, discrete structures, and mobile computing.