LESA Center Vision
The LESA Center is dedicated to developing autonomous intelligent systems to address modern challenges in the connected environment. LESA research integrates basic science and applied engineering with societal needs transforming how people live and work.
The LESA Center is a graduated National Science Foundation (NSF)Engineering Research Center, with matching fund support from New York State Empire Development Corporation and Corporate Membership. LESA is an interdisciplinary, multi-university center developing “Systems that ThinkTM”.
The LESA Center joins academia, industry, and government in partnerships with the aim of producing transformational and advanced engineered systems and solutions in the areas of Efficient Buildings, Heathcare, Cognition, Plant Science, and VLC Communications. LESA research is concentrated around its its fundamentals of using adaptive, sources, sensors and controls for numerous and practical real-world applications for the advancement IOT, Edge Computing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented and Virtual Realities, Manufacturing, and Automation.
LESA faculty and senior research engineers work alongside engineering undergraduates and graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows who are adept at innovation and primed for leadership in the global economy. LESA partners with Boston University, The University of New Mexico, and Thomas Jefferson University to achieve its objectives.