2013-2014

September

3

SPECIAL SEMINAR

NASA Technology Investments: Building our Future in Space
Dr. Mason Peck
NASA Chief Technologist

  presentation video

4

TISCH: Terahertz Imaging & Spectroscopy for Cultural Heritage
Dr. J. Bianca Jackson
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Terahertz & Cultural Heritage
Zhang Research Group
The Institute of Optics
University of Rochester

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

11

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cerebral Physiology — A Multimodal Approach.
Dr. Iris Asllani
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
RIT

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

18

NO SEMINAR

 

25

Light field imaging and quantitative data extraction
Dr. Tadd Truscott
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Brigham Young University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

October

2

Supporting the Landsat Data Continuity Mission: Past, Present, and Future
Dr. Aaron Gerace
Associate Scientist
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science
RIT

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

9

Imaging magmatic plumbing systems beneath the East African rift system and Galapagos volcanoes 
Dr. Cynthia J. Ebinger
Professor of Geophysics
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Rochester

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

16

Sparsity and structure in imaging
Mark A. Davenport
Assistant Professor
Center for Signal and Information Processing
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology  

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

23

Special Seminar Event: Celebrating 75 years of Xerography

As part of the event, we will be screening the WXXI-produced documentary, "The Invention No One Wanted".

 poster

 

 

30

Early TV Recording Technologies
Dr. Roger Easton, Jr.
Center for Imaging Science
Rochester Institute of Technology

 abstract

 presentation video

November 

6

What is a "Good Image"?
Norman Koren
Imatest Founder and CTO
Imatest LLC
Boulder, Colorado

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation slides

14
1:00 PM

College of Science Distinguished Speaker - Thursday November 14, 2013, 1:00pm, CAR 1125

Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity and the Exploration of the Red Planet
Dr. Steven W. Squyres
James A. Weeks Professor of Physical Sciences
Cornell University
Principal Investigator, Mars Exploration Rover Project

abstract and speaker bio

presentation video

20

Eulerian video magnification--a microscope for motions and small color changes
Dr. William T. Freeman
Professor and Associate Department Head,
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

December

4

From Biomedical Imaging and Modeling to Visualization Environments for Image Guidance of Minimally Invasive Interventions
Dr. Cristian Linte
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Rochester Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

11

Imaging Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Keynote presentation: The Promise of Urban Science
Dr. Steven E. Koonin
Director
Center for Urban Science and Progress
NYU 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

February

5

Medical Imaging Sciences - Bridging the gap between lab and life-saving
Dr. David Fetzer
Abdominal Imaging Fellow
UPMC University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Department of Radiology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

12

Computational Optics - Cyber-physical imaging systems to detect disease, see around corners, and visualize the propagation of light
Andreas Velten
Associate Scientist
Medical Devices Group, Morgridge Institute for Research
Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation (LOCI)
University of Wisconsin, Madison

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

19

Image Recognition and Active Vision in Humans and Machines 
Christopher Kanan
Postdoctoral Scholar
Caltech & NASA JPL

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

26

Compressive Imaging and Display Systems
Dr. Gordon Wetzstein
Research Scientist
Camera Culture Group
MIT  

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

March

3
3-4 PM
CAR-2155

Smart Imaging, Restoration, and Analysis of Ophthalmic Images
Dr. Sina Farsiu

abstract

presentation video available by request only.

5

Interesting challenges in inverse scattering and superresolution imaging: can metamaterials help?
Dr. Mike Fiddy
Professor of Physics and Optical Science
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) 
University of North Carolina, Charlotte

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

12

CANCELED due to weather

Model-Based Imaging 
Dr. Charles A. Bouman
Showalter Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
Purdue University  

 abstract

 speaker bio

19

Machine learning approaches for robot perception and remote sensing 
Dr. Sildomar Monteiro
Assistant Professor
Electrical & Microelectronic Engineering
Rochester Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

April

2

Shallow-water Remote Sensing
Curtis D. Mobley, Ph.D.
Vice President and Senior Scientist
Sequoia Scientific, Inc.

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

9

Hyperspectral Target Detection Enhancement Through Radiometric Signature Modeling
Dr. Michael Eismann
Air Force Research Laboratories
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Dayton, OH 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

16

Elements of Astrostatistics with Modern Machine Learning Techniques using R
Dr. Ernest Fokoue
Associate Professor
Data Science Research Group
College of Engineering
RIT

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

23

Current scenario and challenges in the analysis of multitemporal remote sensing images
Dr. Lorenzo Bruzzone
Professor and Head of the Remote Sensing Laboratory
Dept. of Information Engineering and Computer Science
University of Trento, Italy

 abstract & speaker bio

 presentation video

30

Nonlinear Unmixing of Hyperspectral datasets: physical, statistical and geometrical prospectives
Dr. Mario Parente
Assistant Professor
Dept. Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Massachusetts

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

May

7

IVUS Assessment of Life-Threatening Atherosclerotic Plaques
Dr. Marvin Doyley
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Rochester

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

14

The information content of biphoton images
Curtis Broadbent, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Part-Time
Rochester Theory Center, Center for Coherence and Quantum Optics, and Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Rochester, Rochester NY

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

2012-2013

September 2012

5

Efficient Spectral Imaging based on Imaging Systems with Sensor Adaptation
Dr. Francisco Imai
Senior Manager of Computational Imaging
Canon U.S.A. Innovation Center

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

12

Coherent X-ray Diffraction : Speckles as a way to real-time imaging and dynamics measurements at the nano-scale
Dr. Michael Pierce
School of Physics and Astronomy
RIT

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

19

Computer Vision with a Third Eye
Dr. Jiebo Luo
Dept. of Computer Science
University of Rochester

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

26

Studying the world by mining photo-sharing websites
Dr. David Crandall
Assistant Professor
School of Informatics and Computing
Indiana University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

October

3

Optical science and engineering problems for the characterization of exoplanets
James B. Breckinridge, PhD
Division of Engineering and Applied Science
California Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

5

Special Event:  College of Science Distinguished Speaker Series

Solving Complex Questions in Science through Innovation and Interdisciplinary Collaboration
James M. Gentile, PhD
President
Research Corporation for Science Advancement

 

 

 presentation video

10

Estimation of diagnostically-relevant parameters
for medical emission tomography
Dr. Meredith Kupinski
Assistant Research Professor
Polarization Group
College of Optical Sciences
University of Arizona

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

16
TUESDAY

*NOTE* This seminar is on a TUESDAY

Automatic image enhancement
Dr. Sing Bing Kang
Principal Researcher
Interactive Visual Media Group
Microsoft Research

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

24

Open Science and Tumor Micro-Environments
Dr. Stephen Aylward
Senior Director of Operations - North Carolina
Kitware Inc.

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

November

7

Dynamics, Metrics, Services and Scenarios for Tree-Grass Ecosystems
Dr. Michael Hill
Professor
Earth System Science and Policy Department
University of North Dakota

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

28

Micro-devices and optics for applications in sensing, imaging and energy conversion
Dr. Stanley Pau
Associate Professor
College of Optical Sciences
University of Arizona

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

December

5

Microsystems for Multimodal Sensor Applications 
Dr. Alan D. Raisanen
Rochester Institute of Technology
Director of Technology, IT Collaboratory

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

12

Considering Polarimeters as Channeled Information Systems
Dr. J. Scott Tyo
Professor
College of Optical Sciences
University of Arizona

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

January 2013

9

Representing and Inferring the 3D Layout of Rooms 
Dr. Derek Hoiem
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

16

SPECIAL EVENT - Imaging Science Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Keynote Presentation: First Glimpses of Alien Worlds 

Dr. Ray Jayawardhana
Professor
Canada Research Chair in Observational Astrophysics
Author of Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life beyond Our Solar System
Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
University of Toronto 

HOF poster

 keynote abstract

 speaker bio

 

23

Lidar remote sensing of vegetation biophysical parameters at multiple scales: terrestrial, airborne, and spaceborne perspectives
Dr. Sorin C. Popescu
Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

30

Image Segmentation with Constraints on Geometry and Complexity
Dr. Yuri Boykov 

Fast Trust Region for Image Segmentation
Dr. Lena Gorelick

Vision Research Group
Computer Science Department
The University of Western Ontario

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

February

6

Photography with Color-coded Apertures
Dr. Ayan Chakrabarti
Post-doctoral Fellow
Harvard University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

13

A View From Space: The SAMOS, Lunar Orbiter, Bridgehead, Gambit, Corona, and Hexagon programs—The Rochester Connection to the National Reconnaissance Program and the Apollo Program, 1960—1985
Michael Clayton

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

March

6

Recent developments in photogrammetric orientation of close-range image networks and high-resolution satellite imagery
Dr. Clive S. Fraser
Program Science Director, CRC for Spatial Information
Professorial Fellow, Dept. of Infrastructure Engineering
University of Melbourne, Australia

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

13

We are sorry, this seminar has been CANCELLED

Hyperspectral Target Detection Enhancement Through Radiometric Signature Modeling
Dr. Michael T. Eismann
Senior Scientist
Electro-Optical and Infrared Sensors
Sensors Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

20

Creating User-Friendly Systems for Math Search
Dr. Rich Zanibbi
Associate Professor, Computer Science
RIT

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

27

Multi-Angular Modeling of Hyperspectral and Multi-Sensor Imagery for Retrieval of Beach Properties and Coastal Characterization
Dr. Charles Bachmann
Naval Research Laboratory

 speaker bio

 

We are sorry, this seminar has been CANCELLED

Using Airborne and Space Lasers to Measure Forests
Dr. Ross Nelson
Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Branch, Code 618
NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

April

3

Large-Scale Online Video Stabilization
Dr. Vivek Kwatra
Research Scientist
Google

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

10

Unlocking the Potential of the Global Network of Outdoor Webcams 
Dr. Nathan Jacobs
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Center for Visualization & Virtual Environments
University of Kentucky

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

17

An Earth Orbiting Stereo Imaging System Designed to Provide Imagery for 1: 50,000-Scale Topographic Maps, and Equivalent Geospatial Data. "ETopoSat"
Don Light, CP Consultant
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
RIT Adjunct Faculty
Center for Imaging Science 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

24

Advanced Methods for Classification of Hyperspectral Data
Dr. Melba M. Crawford
Associate Dean of Engineering for Research
Professor of Agronomy, Civil and Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chair of Excellence in Earth Observation
Purdue University

abstract

 speaker bio

 

May

1

Large-scale sparse optimization 
Dr. Wotao Yin
Associate Professor
Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics
Rice University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

8

Color Barcodes for Mobile and Other Applications
Dr. Gaurav Sharma
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
University of Rochester

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

15

PLEASE NOTE: This seminar will be in CAR(76)-2155.

Exploration of Space Object Radiometric Signatures via Serendipitous Imaging Events
Dr. Michael Gartley
Digital Imaging and Remote Sensing Laboratory
Chester F Carlson Center for Imaging Science
Rochester Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

2011-2012

August
29

Using Natural Disaster Impacts to Identify Vulnerabilities Created by Global Shocks – A Visual Analytics Approach
Dr. Brian Tomaszewski
Assistant Professor
Department of Information Sciences & Technologies
Rochester Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

September
7

 

Taming the Complexity of Light Transport
Dr. Srinivasa Narasimhan
The Robotics Institute
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

14

Computational Optical Imaging: A Task Specific Approach
Dr. Amit Ashok
College of Optical Sciences
University of Arizona

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

21

Low Order Geometric Models for Ill-Posed Imaging Problems
Dr. Eric Miller
Prof. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Tufts

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

28

Monitoring for Harmful Algal Blooms:  The Promise and Pitfalls of the Great Lakes Observing System
Dr. Gregory Boyer
Faculty of Chemistry and Director, Great Lakes Research Consortium
State University of New York
College of Environmental Science and Forestry

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

October
5

Data Analysis and Visualization at RDAV "The Eyes of the Tera Grid"
Burlen Loring
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

12

100+ Years in the Cornell Plant Path Photo Lab: From Glass Plate Negatives to Digital Stacking Software
Kent Loeffler
Dept. of Plant Pathology
Cornell University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

19

Sparsity Models for Hyperspectral Imaging and Compressive Sensing LIDAR
Dr. Christopher Rozell
Laboratory for Neuroengineering
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

26

Programmable Matter: The Shape of Things to Come
Dr. Hod Lipson
Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Computing & Information Science
Cornell

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

November
2

RGB+: Exploiting Near-Infrared to Advance Computational Photography and Computer Vision
Dr. Sabine Süsstrunk
Images and Visual Representation Group
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

9

Microgeometry Capture using GelSight
Dr. Micah Kimo Johnson
MIT CSAIL

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

30

Optical Sensing of Mechanical Motion 
Dr. Mishkat Bhattacharya
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Rochester Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

December
7

State Estimation in the Chesapeake Bay: Data Assimilation and Satellite Derived Salinity
Dr. Matthew J. Hoffman
School of Mathematical Sciences
RIT

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

14

Imaging Science Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Keynote Presentation - Photonic Color: Lab-to-Market
Dr. Geoff Ozin
University of Toronto

 HOF poster

 keynote abstract and bio

 presentation video

January 2012
11

The Role of Airborne Remote Sensing in the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
Dr. Thomas Kampe
Product Team Lead, Airborne Remote Sensing
Senior Supervising Scientist
NEON, Inc.

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

18

(Computer) Vision without Sight
Dr. Roberto Manduchi
Associate Professor
Computer Engineering
UC Santa Cruz

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

25

Interaction and integration of vision and proprioception in human motion perception
Dr. Bo Hu
Department of Computer Science
University of Rochester

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

26
(Thursday)
4:00 PM
Carlson Auditorium

SPECIAL GUEST SEMINAR 
Please note date, time, and location

Computational Light Field Displays 
Dr. Gordon Wetzstein
Postdoctoral Associate
Camera Culture Group
MIT Media Lab

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

February
1

Digital Image Forensics: There is More to a Picture Than Meets the Eye
Dr. Siwei Lyu
Assistant Professor
Computer Science Department
University at Albany, SUNY

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

8

Sub-pixel Hyperspectral Image Analysis using Piece-wise Convex Spectral Unmixing
Dr. Alina Zare
Assistant Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
University of Missouri

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

15

A New Era in Ground-Based Astronomy with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
Dr. Steve Bickerton
Dept. of Astrophysical Sciences
Princeton University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

22

Remote sensing in post-disaster environments using an autonomous helicopter 
Dr. Kevin Kochersberger
Research Associate Professor
Unmanned Systems Laboratory
Virginia Tech

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

March
14

Nonlinear Raman Microspectroscopy: Applications to Biomedical Imaging and Sensing   
Dr. Vladislav V. Yakovlev
Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Texas A&M University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

21

Resolution Improvement Strategies for Coherent Laser Radar
Dr. Joseph W. Haus
Director, Electro-Optics Program
University of Dayton

 abstract

 presentation video

28

Metamaterials as a New Platform for Unconventional Light-Matter Interactions
Dr. Natasha M. Litchinitser
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
University at Buffalo, SUNY

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

April
4

Multiple View Denoising and Stabilization
Dr. Li Zhang
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Sciences
University of Wisconsin

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

11

Lost and Found: The Archimedes Palimpsest
Dr. William Noel
Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books
Walters Art Museum

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

18

Taming Reflectance to Recover Shape, Illumination, and Reflectance from Single Images
Dr. Ko Nishino
Associate Professor
Dept. of Computer Science
Drexel University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

24 (Tuesday)
12:00 PM
Carlson Auditorium

Special Joint Department of Physics and Center for Imaging Science Colloquium
Please note date, time, and location

Solar Sailing:  Using Solar Photon Pressure for Exploring the Solar System and Beyond
Les Johnson
Deputy Manager
Advanced Concepts Office
NASA, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center


 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

May
2

About the Curse of Dimensionality and Why We Need Some Less-Standard Statistical Methods
Dr. Peter Bajorski
Associate Professor
Center for Quality and Applied Statistics and
Center for Imaging Science
Rochester Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

9

Autonomous cross-correlation of optical MTI for live inspection and tracking
Dr. Brian J. Daniel
Research Physicist
Naval Research Laboratory

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

16

Towards Virtual Reconstruction of Lost Paintings From X-Ray Fluorescence Imaging Data 
Dr. Shannon Hughes
Assistant Professor in Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
University of Colorado at Boulder

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

2010-2011

September
8

 
Visible and Infrared Imaging Spectroscopy of Paintings: Pigment mapping & Improved Infrared Reflectography
Dr. John K. Delaney
Andrew M. Mellon Senior Imaging Scientist
Department of Scientific Research
Conservation Division
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

 abstract

 speaker bio
 

15

 
Spectral Imaging of Erased Ancient Texts at St. Catherine's Monastery of the Sinai, Egypt
Michael Phelps
Executive Director
Early Manuscripts Electronic Library
Rolling Hills Estates, CA
Roger L. Easton, Jr.
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science
RIT
Rochester, NY

 

abstract

22

 
Infrared Antennas & Frequency Selective Surfaces
Dr. Glenn D. Boreman
Trustee Chair Professor of Optics and Electrical Engineering
The College of Optics & Photonics
University of Central Florida

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

29

 
Flight of the Fruit Fly
Dr. Itai Cohen
Assistant Professor of Physics
Cornell University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

October
6

Visualizing Cardiac Arrhythmias: Experiments and Simulations
Dr. Elizabeth Cherry
Assistant Professor
School of Mathematical Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

13

 
Puzzles and Rewards in Archival Appearance Capture
Dr. Jack Tumblin
Associate Professor
EECS Department
Northwestern University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

20

 

Computational Photography Tools and Methods for Reflectance Transformation Images (RTI) 
Mark Mudge
Cultural Hertiage Imaging

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

27

 

Integrative Analysis of Cortico-Connective Patterns of Network Degeneration
Dr. James Gee
Associate Professor of Radiologic Science in Radiology
Director, Penn Image Computing and Science Laboratory
University of Pennsylvania

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

November
3

 

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging (MRSI) Signals: A Novel Reconstruction Scheme
Dr. Ramin Eslami
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Computational Biomedical Imaging Group (CBIG), Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Rochester

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

10

 

Galaxy Zoo: Science and Sociology
Dr. Pamela Gay
Astronomer, Assistant Research Professor
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

December


 

Modeling the World from Internet Photo Collections
Dr. Noah Snavely
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Cornell University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

8

 

Vision Multiplexing as a Design Principle for Low Vision Devices
Dr. Eli Peli
The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Dept. of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

15

 

Imaging Science Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ramesh Raskar, MIT Media Lab
Advances in Computational Photography

Please click here for more information about the event!
 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

January
12

 

Computational Behavioral Analysis
Dr. George Cybenko
Professor of Engineering
Dartmouth College

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

19

 

Terapixel Imaging
Dr. David Brady
Duke Imaging and Spectroscopy Program (DISP)
Pratt School of Engineering
Duke University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

26

X-raying Dying Stars for Hot Plasmas and Shocks
Dr. Rodolfo Montez Jr.
The first RIT Astrophysical Sciences and Technology PhD graduate!

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

February
2

 

Tile-based approaches to large area spectral image change detection
Dr. Ariel Schlamm
Post Doctoral Staff
Digital Imaging and Remote Sensing Laboratory
Center for Imaging Science
Rochester Institute of Technology

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

9

 

A Signal-Processing Approach to Modeling Vision, and Applications
Dr. Sheila Hemami
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Cornell University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

16

Images three years before first light: Modeling the next Landsat Earth observing sensors
Dr. John Schott
Fredrick and Anna B. Weidman Chaired Professor
Digital Imaging and Remote Sensing Laboratory
Rochester Institute of Technology
 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

March
9

Applications of MEMS Devices in Astronomical Multi-Object Spectrographs
Dr. Massimo Robberto
Space Telescope Science Institute

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

16

 

Production of Back Illuminated CCD and CMOS Sensors for Scientific and Industrial Imaging
Dr. Michael Lesser
Senior Research Scientist
Imaging Technology Laboratory
The University of Arizona

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

23

 

Mountable Head-Camera for Children: Exploration of Bilingual Experience and Attentional Learning from First Person View
Dr. Poorna Kushalnagar
University of Rochester
 

 abstract

 speaker bio


 

30

 

Passive millimeter-wave imaging and modeling
John Wilson
Electrical Engineering PhD Candidate
University of Delaware
 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

April
6

 

Smart Transportation via Video Imaging
Dr. Robert Loce
Principal Scientist and Technical Manager
Xerox

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

13

 

Using a Social Science Framework for Integrating Agent-based Modeling and Recreational Capacity in Outdoor Environments
Dr. Randy Gimblett
Professor
School of Natural Resources
University of Arizona

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

20

 

Upgrading Technologies for End-of-Life Scrap Materials
Dr. Gabrielle Gaustad
Assistant Professor
Golisano Institute for Sustainability
Rochester Institute of Technology

 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

27

 

Golden Sampling and Fibonacci Telescopes
Dr. Rick White
Space Telescope Science Institute

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

May
4

 

Joint Center for Imaging Science and Dept. of Physics Seminar

Knotting Nothing: Topological Control of Tangled Optical Vortices
Dr. Mark Dennis
Royal Society University Research Fellow
Reader in Research in the Theoretical Physics Group
University of Bristol, UK

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

11

 

All-Sky Polarization Imaging
Dr. Joseph Shaw
Director, Optical Technology Center
Montana State University

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video
 

July
20

Novel imaging tools for in-vivo tissue mechanics characterization in dynamic strenuous activities
Dr. George Papaioannou
Director of “MOVE” Center
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

2009-2010

September
16

 
Visual Factors Affecting Reading: The Big Three
Gordon Legge
Chair, Psychology Dept.
Director, Minnesota Laboratory for Low-Vision Research
Distinguished McKnight Univ. Professor of Phychology and Neuroscience
Univeristy of Minnesota
 

abstract

speaker bio



 

October
28 Imaging Emission From the Middle Atmosphere
Gary Swenson
Director, Remote Sensing and Space Sciences
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
 

 abstract

 speaker bio

November
Hyperspectral Eyeing of Heavenly Bodies - a Machine Intelligence Approach
Erzsebet Merenyi
Research Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rice University, Houston, Texas
 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 

11 
Constructing and Solving Variational Image Registration Problems
Nathan Cahill
Associate Professor
School of Mathematical Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
 

 abstract

 speaker bio

 presentation video

December

Applications of Ultrasound in Tissue Engineering, Imaging, and Characterization
Maria Helguera
Assistant Professor
Medical Imaging Systems, Center for Imaging Science
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
 

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CIS Hall of Fame Ceremony

A celebration of innovations past, present, and to come.

The Imaging Turn:  Remaking the Real

Keynote Speaker:

Timothy H. Engstrom
Professor
Department of Philosophy
Rochester Institute of Technology

 

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16 
Artist Material BRDF Database for Computer Graphics Rendering
Justin C. Ashbaugh
Graduate Student
Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Center for Imaging Science
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
 

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January
20 
Computational Imaging
Joseph N. Mait
US Army Research Laboratory
Adelphi, MD
 

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28 
Near-Infrared Imaging To Study Tissue: State of the Art and Potential
Martin Wolf, Ph.D.
Head of Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory
Clinic of Neonatology
University Hospital Zurich and Bioengineering Cluster
ETH Zurich, Switzerland

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February
10 Spectral Sudoku of Halftone Dots: The New Math Catches Up With Print Color
J A Stephen Viggiano

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17 

RIT Aerial Mapping Helps Haiti
Jan van Aardt Ph.D.
Director, Laboratory for Imaging Algorithms and Systems
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science 
Rochester Institute of Technology

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23 
Applications and Engineering of Three-Dimensional Optics 
Eric G. Johnson Ph.D.
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Physics & Optical Science
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
 

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March
17 

Options and Issues with A "Large" Astronomical Telescope for NY Universities
Thomas A. Sebring
Project Manager
Cornell Caltech Atacama Telescope

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18 

College of Science Distinguished Speaker Series:
Is God a Mathematician?
Mario Livio
Head of Public Outrearch
Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore, MD

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24 
Imaging Arithmetic: Physics U Math > Physics + Math 
Dr. Gaurav Sharma
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS) 
University of Rochester

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26 
CIS Faculty Candidate Seminar
Measurement–based Modeling for Computer Graphics
Pieter Peers, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher
Institute for Creative Technologies
University of Southern California 

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31 

Space Technology to Support Countries in Need
Dr. Zoltán Vekerdy
Assistant Professor, Department of Water Resources
Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente
Enschede, The Netherlands

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April

6

10:00 -11:00 AM
Carlson Auditorium, 76-1125

CIS Faculty Candidate Seminar
From Data-Driven to Information-Driven: Measuring & Modeling High-Dimensional Appearance in Computer Graphics
Jinwei Gu, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Science
Columbia University 
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Semiconductor Surfaces, Epitaxial Growth, and Quantum Exclusion: Working at the interface between two sciences
Dr. Michael Hoenk 
Senior Engineer
Nano and Micro Systems 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

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14 
Cameras we Cannot Picture
Ravi Athale, Ph.D.
Senior Principal Scientist and Department Head
Emerging Technology Office
MITRE Corporation
McLean, VA 

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15

10:00 -11:00 AM
GRUM Learning Center (18-1080)

CIS Faculty Candidate Seminar
Terahertz Time Domain Spectroscopic Imaging for Archaeology and Art Conservation
J Bianca Jackson, Ph.D.
Institut de la Lumière Extrême
ENSTA-École Polytechnique 
Palaiseau, France 

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19

10:00 -11:00 AM
GRUM Learning Center (18-1080)

CIS Faculty Candidate Seminar
Rich Photography on a Budget
Samuel W. Hasinoff, Ph.D.
Computer Science and AI Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

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21 

Exploring the Roots of STEM Education 
Susan Elrod, PhD
Director, Project Kaleidoscope
 

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22

10:00 -11:00 AM
GRUM Learning Center (18-1080)

CIS Faculty Candidate Seminar
Interactive Computer Vision and Computational Photography
Sai-Kit Yeung, Ph.D.
Department of Mathematics 
University of California, Los Angeles

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May

Human-Centered, Interdisciplinary Design & Evaluation of Biomedical Imaging Systems
Anne Haake, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Information Sciences and Technologies
School of Informatics, GCCIS
Rochester Institute of Technology

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12 

Asteroseismology and Planet Detection Results from the Kepler Mission
Ronald Gilliland, PhD 
Astronomer 
Space Telescope Science Institute

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