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Augustus P. Lowell

MEET Augustus P. Lowell

Augustus P. Lowell
Chief Systems Architect

Gus Lowell has over 20 years of experience in systems and software engineering, product specification development, and product planning, with involvement in the medical device field, semiconductor processing, and internet servers. His background includes expertise in pipelined data processing, image and signal processing algorithm development, distributed processing, embedded systems, real-time and event-driven systems, fault-detection and safety-critical systems, and structured analysis and object-oriented design. He has designed high-speed digital imaging processors and systems; analog/digital, data acquisition, and machine-control interfaces; and sensor interfaces. He is skilled in coding in a number of assembly languages and C++/C/Pascal/Fortran. Gus has held senior engineering and project management positions at both Fortune 100 and startup companies, including Abbott Laboratories, Tetris Systems, NexRay, and in the military space program for the United States Air Force.

Gus holds three patents and has authored a number of scientific papers. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

PUBLICATIONS AUTHORED
AP Lowell and W Sun, “Real-Time X-ray tomosynthesis imaging using an ATCA general-purpose data acquisition and analysis platform.” IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, 27-31, 2008.

AP Lowell, “The Care and Feeding of Watchdogs”, Embedded Systems Programming, 5(4), 1992.

JS Abel, HJ Lee, and AP Lowell, “An image processing approach to frequency tracking,” in Proc. IEEE 1992 Int. Conf. Acoust. Speech, Sig. Proc., San Francisco CA, 1992.

JS Abel, HJ Lee, and AP Lowell, “Machine vision techniques for sonar line tracking,” in Proc. 1990 Electronic Imaging, Boston MA, 1990.