Congratulations to UW post-doc Richard Newcombe and co-authors Dieter Fox and Steve Seitz on winning the CVPR Best Paper Award for their paper on DynamicFusion!
Congrats to UW and ISTC-PC faculty member James Fogarty on being a co-recipient of the Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence at his Ph.D. alma mater, Carnegie Mellon University.
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Congrats to the ISTC-PC’s Julie Kientz, James Fogarty and Shwetak Patel and their partners on receiving a prestigious UW 2015 Innovation Research Award for research building on and extending their ISTC-PC Personal Health capstone research. See the story at http://www.washington.edu/news/blog/14-uw-researchers-win-2015-innovation-awards/
Congrats to Rajalakshmi Nandakumar on winning the best presentation award for “Feasibility and Limits of Wi-Fi Imaging” at Sensys 2014. Rajalakshmi is at UW working under advisor Shyam Gollakota and was funded for this work by the ISTC-PC.
Intel and ISTC-PC Director Mark Abel has been named the Chair of the University of Michigan Computer Science and Engineering National Advisory Board.
Congrats to ISTC-PC and UW faculty member Luke Zettlemoyer for receiving a prestigious Allen AI Institute grant that compliments his ISTC research on semantic parsing for knowledge extraction. See this link for more information: http://www.pgafamilyfoundation.org/news/news-articles/press-releases/adi-artificial-intelligence-2014-grants
The paper “BioGlass: Physiological parameter estimation using a head-mounted wearable device,” which was a collaboration between Yin Li and Jim Rehg (Georgia Tech and ISTC-PC) and Javier Hernandez and Roz Picard (MIT) received the Best Student Paper Award at the International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare (MobiHealth), November 3-5, 2014. Congrats to Yin and Jim!
Congrats to ISTC-PC co-Director and UW CSE faculty member Dieter Fox on his promotion to Full Professor (quietly while on sabbatical last school year). Congrats Dieter!
Congrats to ISTC-PC co-Director and UW Professor Dieter Fox on being named an IEEE Fellow as part of the class of 2015.
Congrats to ISTC-PC and UW professor Shyam Gollakota on being named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 for 2015 !!! See http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mef45efmhf/shyam-gollakota-29/