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Brian Tracey

Professor of the Practice
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Brian Tracey

Professor of the Practice
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone 617-627-6424
196 Boston Avenue, Room 4033
Medford, MA
data science, imaging techniques, image processing, computational acoustics, acoustical signal processing, biomedical signal processing, medical device development

Brian Tracey is a professor of the practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering. He first joined the department as a research assistant professor in 2011. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the MIT/Woods Hole joint program in oceanographic engineering. His graduate work was in acoustics and signal processing, and he has additional exoerience in biomedical signal processing and imaging.

Ph.D., Oceanographic Engineering, MIT, 1998
M.S., Oceanographic Engineering, MIT, 1992
B.A., Physics, Kalamazoo College
Professional Experience: 

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

  • 2014-present: Professor of the Practice
  • 2011-2014: Assistant Research Professor

Engineering Consultant, B. Tracey Consulting


Neurometrix, Inc.

  • 2007-2011: Signal Processing Project Leader
  • 2005-2007: Signal Processing Engineer

Technical Staff, MIT Lincoln Laboratory


Senior Scientist, Cambridge Collaborative

Selected Honors and Awards: 
2017: Recipient, Teaching with Technology Award, Tufts University
Elected Senior Member, IEEE
Selected Professional Activities: 
2010-present: Chair of Boston chapter for IEEE EMBS
2008-2010: Vice-Chair of Boston chapter for IEEE EMBS
2003-2006: Member, Acoustical Society of America Technical Committee on Underwater Acoustics
Professional Memberships: 
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Acoustical Society of America
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
Discrete Signals and Systems
Linear Systems

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