Alistair Boyle : Biography


Alistair James Scott Boyle was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He obtained a BSc in Electrical Engineering (2002, University of Calgary), an MASc in Biomedical Engineering (2010, Carleton University), and PhD in Systems and Computer Engineering (2016, Carleton University). His research has focused on geophysical and biomedical applications of impedance tomography; images from direct contact electrical measurements. He has worked for 16 years, at Nortel, Seaway Networks, Freescale Semiconductors, and Diablo Technologies designing high speed cryptography, pattern matching, data processing and memory storage into integrated circuits alongside PowerPC and ARM processors, written firmware and application software, and has extensive experience in the electronics labs (PCB design, FPGA design, signal integrity) at gigahertz frequencies. Currently, he is a Visiting Researcher in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the University of Ottawa and working at Diablo Technologies.