Kenneth E Barner

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Phone: (302) 831-6937


Office: 141 Evans Hall

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • Research interests fall in the areas of signal and image processing and human-computer interaction (HCI).
  • Work addresses information extraction and display, medical imaging and surgery simulation, signal sampling, reconstruction and enhancement.
  • Examines information access problems, such as those experienced by individuals with disabilities. Uses signal processing algorithms to display information in alternative formats, for instance, translating visual images into tactile representations to enable access for the blind.
  • Served as an associate editor for numerous signal processing journals and was the Founding Editor in Chief of the journal "Advances in Human-Computer Interaction."

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Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor, Center for Biomechanical Engineering Research

UDaily Articles:
Barner named chairperson of electrical and computer engineering
NSF grant enables undergrads to join teachers at UD for summer engineering program
UD teams with Jefferson to win defense grant for imaging system

image processing, computer, computer processing, signal processing, biomedical, medical imaging, disabilities, human computer interfaces