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Faculty Directory » Kevin Austin

Computer Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
By appointment - please email Dr. Austin.

Office Information:

Room Number: Edgerly Hall 312C
Phone: 978.665.3471

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Electronics (CSC 1600)
Digital Electronics (CSC 1650)
Assembly Language Programming (CSC 3300)
​Embedded Systems (CSC 3350)
Microprocessors (CSC 3600)
Computer Engineering (CSC 7011)


Ph.D., Worcester Polytechnic Institute
M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S., Polytechnic University of New York 

Research Interests:

Embedded Systems Development
Computer Applications in Biological Research
Scientific Instrumentation Development
Analog Data Acquisition
Visualization and Analysis
Autonomous Robotics

Representative Publications:

Austin, K.B. et al. (2011). “Eavesdropping on echolocation: Recording the bat's auditory experience.” Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the IEEE/Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, pp. 7682-7686.

Austin, K.B. et al. (2009). “Capturing the Auditory Experience of Behaving Bats: A Preliminary Study.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing in Engineering and Information, pp. 123-6.

Austin, K.B. et al. (2005). “The Virtual Firefly: an Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Project.” Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 20(5), pp. 188-199.

Professional Affiliations:

SFN - Society for Neuroscience
IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
ACM - Association for Computing Machinery