Ph.D., Columbia University, 1999
Professional Summary/CV [.PDF]
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering, New Brunswick; Rutgers
Areas of Interest
Computational skin models, Imaging device design and prototyping, Surface geometry, Texture recognition
Concepts in Robotics and Vision, Design: Robotics and Vision, Machine Vision, Computer Graphics
Grants, Honors, and Awards
National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2001; Best Presentation in Session Award, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 1997; Sarnoff Technical Achievement Award, 1994; NYU Computer Science and Engineering Award, 1990; General Electric "Faculty of the Future" Fellowship, 1990; US/IPTO Patent: Apparatus and Method for Measuring Spatially Varying Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function.
Academic Interests and Plans
My primary research interests are computational skin models, imaging device design and prototyping, surface geometry, texture recognition, and the Rutgers Skin Texture Database and Columbia-Utrecht Reflectance and Texture Database.