Hall has managed the computer systems used by
several groups within the Research Laboratory of Electronics
since he came to MIT in 1988. These groups currently
include the Speech Communication Group (speech.mit.edu),
the Sensory Communication Group, The Touch Lab (touchlab.mit.edu),
the Remote Sensing and Estimation Group (rseg.mit.edu),
and the MIT Venture Mentoring Service (web.mit.edu/vms).
His responsibilities include planning, acquisition,
installation, and maintenance of the server and desktop
systems used by these groups, as well as the day-to-day
operation and management of these servers and systems.
In addition, Seth provides general consulting to faculty,
staff, and students on topics ranging from programming,
data analysis and visualization, and real time data
acquisition, to new equipment needs planning and installation,
network utilization, data backup and recovery, and more
or less anything else that he happens to be asked to
When he is not working he enjoys sailing and flying,
as well as working on his sailboat, a Hans Christian
43T ketch. Music, reading, politics, and photography
are also keen interests, as is his daughter Jerusha.