April 29, 2012
As Cases Surge, a Professor's Son Leads Him to Autism Research
U. of Kentucky
Sen-Ching Cheung, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Kentucky, never expected to become an autism expert.
But Mr. Cheung, the father of a 5-year-old boy with autism, has seen his career take a twist that mirrors the unpredictable nature of the disease itself: He is putting his digital-imaging skills to work on what he hopes will be a promising technological therapy for autistic children. He is one of a number of