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A. Lynn Abbott

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Portrait of A. Lynn Abbott of Virginia Tech

Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Areas

Computer vision, image processing, biometrics, sensing for autonomous vehicles, high-performance computer architectures; and multisensor fusion for explosives detection in x-ray images


Abbott is an associate professor in Virginia Tech’s Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and core faculty at Tech’s Sanghani Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics.

His teaching interests are computer vision; pattern recognition; artificial intelligence; and digital design computer architecture. 

He holds a Ph.D. in computer vision and electrical engineering, as well as an M.S. and B.S.

Alma Maters
University of Illinois

Stanford University

Rutgers University