David Wolpert is a Microsoft Research Intern in the Applied Sciences Group, working on human-machine interaction.
Dave received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester in 2011 in the EdISon research group working under Professor Paul Ampadu. His background includes B.S./M.S. concentrations in VLSI, Optoelectronics, and Computer Architecture. He has worked with the Technology Transfer Office at the UofR on developing technologies such as a Navigational Assistant for the Visually Impaired (NAVI), a thermovest environmentally-activated temperature-regulation system, and a few museum exhibits with the Rochester Museum and Science Center. David has also interned at IBM's microelectronics division in Essex Junction, VT, and during his Ph.D. studies has written a textbook, an edited book chapter, three patents, and about fifteen peer-reviewed publications.
Dave's current research interests include variation-tolerant adaptive systems, emerging technologies, and emerging devices. He also enjoys thinking in a box, thinking out of the box, reading about old discoveries, trying to make new ones, and the occasional video game.