Dr. Jeanette Hariharan joined the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering in the Fall 2019. Dr. Hariharan is joining us from Ave Maria University, where she was an assistant professor in Physics. Her research areas of interest are in the fields of signal processing, math modeling, and biomimicry. She has worked with voice recognition algorithms and coding specific signals for the hearing impaired via cochlear implant technology. Currently she is working with signal/image/data processing and machine learning techniques for pattern recognition and the development of unique biomarkers for early disease detection.