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The Great Siege of Malta – Research Assistant

10/26/2020

My current research project is a book on the Great Siege of Malta (to be published by Penguin). The book will not only, or mainly, be a narrative of events; it will also examine the nature of the evidence at … Continued

Pegard Lab – Research Assistant

10/26/2020

We are creating a miniature duel microscope that can be used to study functional connectivity in the brain. This will open new doors in approaches to studying neuroscience and optics. Your part of the project will involve reverse engineering C++ … Continued

Medical imaging device design and Holographic visualization

10/26/2020

We offer opportunities to be involved in device development for medical imaging and other medical applications. We are looking for students with expertise in programming and hardware design. Additional skills with 3-D modeling and game design would be applicable for … Continued

Software Toolsmith

10/26/2020

Many of us in the Dept. of Computer Science identify as “toolsmiths”, as described in department founder Dr. Fred Brooks’ 1994 essay, The Computer Scientist as Toolsmith II. As such, we build software tools to help people do their jobs … Continued

Undergraduate Research in OSCAR Lab

10/26/2020

The OS, Security, Concurrency, and Architecture Research (OSCAR) Lab in the Department of Computer Science investigates novel computer systems designs. Projects generally involve building serious computer system prototypes, and then measuring improvements in performance, security, or usability. Current projects include: … Continued

Undergraduate Research (Mathematics and Related)

10/26/2020

We are examining the effect of background geometry on solutions to the wave equation. This can be used, e.g., to answer questions about what light waves do near black holes. A region outside of a black hole exists where light … Continued

Research assistant — A History of Prague

10/26/2020

I am looking for someone to provide research help with my book manuscript, which Harvard University Press will publish as a trade book in 2021. Specifically, I would ask the research assistant to 1) track down historical maps of the … Continued