September 2021

  • Joshua Miele in his SKERI office

    Joshua Miele is a 2021 MacArthur Fellow

    29 September 2021

    Smith-Kettlewell is proud and honored to announce that one of our alumni, Dr. Joshua Miele, has received a 2021 MacArthur Fellowship for his work in developing devices to enable blind and visually impaired people to access everyday technologies and digital information. Widely known as a “Genius Grant,” this prestigious award reflects Josh's achievements while he was a scientist at SKERI as well as his present work begun in 2019 at Amazon Lab126.

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  • Four-panel schematic illustrating an echolocation target, initially blurry, becoming progressively more sharply defined.

    SKERI researcher awarded grant to model human echolocation

    24 September 2021

    The National Eye Institute has awarded an R21 grant to Santani Teng, an Associate Scientist at Smith-Kettlewell, to model perceptual mechanisms of echolocation.

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