ESP Biography



CHRIS WARD, MIT Engineer and Rock Performer




Major: Not available.

College/Employer: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Lincoln Laboratory MIT engineer since 2009, responsible for characterizing space flight imaging arrays

Rock performer since 1991 (guitar, bass) sharing stage with international acts that include ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and John Cafferty.

Science outreach exhibits (at Raytheon and Lincoln Lab) include applications of infrared light for music.

1995 BSEE University of Arizona
2000 MSEE University of Portland



Past Classes

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Rock Music Performance Technology in Splash 2014 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2014)
Tips on how to use an accredited technical degree to improve your chances of becoming a touring rock star. Technical examples include work on NASA programs including characterization of imaging arrays on the MIT student project, REXIS.