Dr. Rebecca Williams

Applied Biomedical Engineering

Current Courses

Personal Bio

Dr. Williams is a sensor algorithm engineer at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, residing in the Image Exploitation group. She holds a Ph.D in Engineering Science from Dartmouth College, where her disseration focused on using machine learning and ground penetrating radar to identify hidden cracks in the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica. She holds a B.S. in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she concentrated in neural engineering and brain computer interface. Currently her research focuses on using computer vision, machine learning, and image processing to extract meaninful information from Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data, high resolution imagery, and multi-spectral satellite data. At EP, Dr. Williams co-teaches Principles of Medical Imaging and Physiology for Biomedical Engineers.

Education History

  • B.S. Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Ph.D. Engineering Science, Dartmouth College

Work Experience

Senior Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory