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Chad Jenkins Promoted to Associate Professor


The Department is excited to announce the promotion of Chad Jenkins to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2010. “Chad’s promotion recognizes his outstanding research work, innovative teaching, and exemplary service,” said Department Chair Roberto Tamassia.

Chad joined our department in 2004 after completing his Ph.D. at University of Southern California, his M.S. in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology and his B.S. in computer science and mathematics from Alma College.

Chad was selected as a Sloan Research Fellow in 2009. He is a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and ...

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Michael Black Awarded Prize for Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision


Michael Black was recently awarded the 2010 Koenderink Prize for Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision. The Prize was given at the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) in Hersonissos, Crete for work that has withstood the test of time. Papers from the ECCV 2000 meeting were eligible and Michael and his collaborators Hedvig Kjellstrom (nee Sidenbladh) and David Fleet received the prize for their paper “Stochastic Tracking of 3D Human Figures Using 2D Image Motion.”

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