Shree K. Nayar


  • SIGGRAPH 2000

    Shree K. Nayar is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Columbia University. He received his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University in 1990. His primary research interests are in computational vision and robotics with emphasis on physical models for early visual processing, sensors and algorithms for shape recovery, learning and recognition of visual patterns, and vision for graphics. Dr. Nayar has authored and co authored papers that have received the David Marr Prize at the 1995 International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV’95) held in Boston, Siemens Outstanding Paper Award at the 1994 IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR ’94) held in Seattle, 1994 Annual Pattern Recognition Award from the Pattern Recognition Society, Best Industry Related Paper Award at the 1994 International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR ‘94) held in Jerusalem, and the David Marr Prize at the 1990 International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV’90) held in Osaka. He holds several U.S. and international patents for inventions related to computer vision and robotics. Dr. Nayar was the recipient of the David and Lucile Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering in 1992 and the National Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation in 1993.  


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