Alumnus Profile: Steven Broadstone, Vice President of Teratech Corporation
Dr. Steven Broadstone (DSc EE 1988) started his undergraduate work at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska. At Hastings, Dr. Broadstone earned two BA degrees in Physics and Mathematics, respectively. Following his studies there, Dr. Broadstone continued his studies at Washington University, and, after earning a BS in Electrical Engineering, he began his graduate studies under the advisement of Dr. Arthur. Dr. Broadstone’s graduate work centered on ultrasound imaging techniques, and he was a research assistant at the Biomedical Computer Laboratory and the Electronic Systems and Signals Research Laboratory in the Department of Electrical Engineering. The title of his thesis was “Ultrasonic Reflection Tomography: An off line, High Resolution imaging system for tissue characterization.” Upon the completion of his studies here, Dr. Broadstone had earned both a MS and a DSc degree in Electrical Engineering.
In the time immediately following his studies at Washington University, Dr. Broadstone was involved in the development of adaptive-array processing algorithms and systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory. From his position at the Lincoln Laboratory, Dr. Broadstone joined Teratech Corporation, a company founded by another Lincoln Laboratory veteran. Teratech specializes in the development of state-of-the art portable medical ultrasound systems, and, since joining the company, Dr. Broadstone has been cited on numerous patents relating to these portable ultrasound systems. Dr. Broadstone now serves as the Vice President of Research and Development for Teratech Corporation.
In addition to his activities at Teratech Corporation, Dr. Broadstone is also very active with the professional organizations in his field. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), the Acoustical Society of America (ASA, and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM).
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