Ennio Mingolla

Affiliated Faculty,  Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor & Chair,  Speech Language Pathology & Audiology

Contact

Office

  • 617.373.5811

Research Focus

Development and empirical testing of neural network models of visual perception, notably the segmentation, grouping, and contour formation processes of early and middle vision in primates, and on the transition of these models to technological applications

Education

PhD University of Connecticut, M.Ed,, Boston University,  Peace Corps Training, Kakata, Liberia, A.B. Harvard College

Honors & Awards

Delivered the Ninth Annual Kanizsa Lecture, Trieste, Italy, October 26, 2001
Helmholtz Award, 2007, from the International Neural Network Society for achievement in research on sensation and perception

Research Overview

Development and empirical testing of neural network models of visual perception, notably the segmentation, grouping, and contour formation processes of early and middle vision in primates, and on the transition of these models to technological applications

Faculty

Oct 07, 2020

Using Robots for Testing Medical Protective Equipment

During the heights of the COVID-19 pandemic, ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir and his research team, including electrical engineering co-op students, created a method to use robotic technology to assist manufacturers in the testing of surgical masks and gowns, which otherwise would have been shipped to testing facilities that could take months for results.

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