Tait is a Research Engineer at MIT, and is currently serving as the Auto-ID
lab manager. She received her Bachelor of Science in Electrical &
Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1996. A 1971
graduate in Physics Engineering from Algonquin College School of Technology,
she has also studied Commerce at Sir George Williams University.
Early in her career, Jocelyn
contributed to the development of the Digital Data Network at Bell Northern
Research, and she was the pre-flight Ground Station Manager for the international
project, Green Maple, which developed and launched Hermes, the first high
power communications satellite.
Mrs. Tait was the founder
and owner of Symbionics, which specialized in custom software and systems
integration, and she was a founder and partner in Tarot Electronics, which
specialized in the design and construction of custom computer-controlled
interfaces, instrumentation, avionics, mapping equipment, and the like,
as well as selling a large number of their assemblies in the early '70s,
as personal computers.
Mrs Tait's interests include
aerospace, mechatronics, robotics, teleoperation, medtech, and displaced
reality devices for assisted living.
Go to Jocelyn's personal
website for more information.