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The 33 news: SMU developing micro camera for front-line soldiers

PANOPTES_OpticalDesign.jpgSouthern Methodist University researchers are taking a different approach to producing photo and video images for military surveillance cameras outfitted on unmanned aerial vehicles and helmets.

Walt Maciborski of The 33 news broadcast in Dallas reported July 8 on research in the lab of Electrical Engineering Associate Professor Marc Christensen.
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Christensen named 2008 SMU Ford Research Fellow

christensen.jpgMarc Christensen, in SMU’s Department of Electrical Engineering, has received an SMU 2008 Ford Research Fellowship.

Christensen, an associate professor and chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering in the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, has built a nationally recognized research group in photonics and computational imaging.

His work in applications such as imaging sensors and micro-mirror arrays has been funded by entities ranging from the National Science Foundation to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPA.
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