Lane Brooks has worked for over 15 years as lead engineer on the development of camera and image sensor design, for many successful projects and startup companies which include: SMaL Camera Technologies, Inscopix, Cambridge Analog Technologies and Ketra.
He has over 10 patents issued and many publications in peer-reviewed journals such as IEEE Journal, Journal of Solid State Circuits and the Journal of International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing.
Throughout his career and schooling he has received several honors and distinctions, which are:
- In 2013, he led the system design for a miniature microscope that was awarded the Innovation of the Year by The Scientist Magazine.
- In 2007 he was awarded the National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship.
- In 2002, he led the design for OmniVision OV6948, awarded the distinction of World’s Thinnest Camera by Guinness Book of World Records and Best of Show at The Consumer Electronics Show.
- In 1999 his team won first place in the coveted annual MIT Rob Autonomous Robot Design Competition.
From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he received a B.S., M.Eng., in 1998 and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2008.