Richard F. Lyon

Richard F. Lyon received the B.S. degree in engineering and applied science from California Institute of Technology in 1974 and the M.S.
degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1975. He has worked on a variety of projects involving communication and information theory, digital system design, analog and digital signal processing, VLSI design and methodologies, and sensory perception at Caltech, Bell Labs, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Stanford Telecommunications Inc., Xerox PARC, and Schlumberger Palo Alto Research. In his recent position as Distinguished Scientist at Apple Computer, he did research in handwriting recognition, neural networks, and models of hearing. Dick recently completed 15 years on the Computation and Neural Systems faculty at Caltech, where he worked on sensory modeling research and analog VLSI techniques for signal processing. Presently, he is chief scientist and vice president for research of Foveon, Inc., which he co-founded in 1997.


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