Prof. René Vidal elected to the 2014 Class of IEEE Fellows
René Vidal has been named to the 2014 class of IEEE Computer Society Fellows. The IEEE Grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession and is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person of outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in IEEE-designated fields, and who has made important individual contributions to one or more of these fields. Dr. Vidal has been recognized for contributions to subspace clustering and motion segmentation in computer vision. He was presented with the award at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing in Florence, Italy, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
Dr. Vidal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering of Johns Hopkins University, with joint appointments in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. He is the director of the Vision Dynamics and Learning Lab, and a faculty member in the Center for Imaging Science (CIS), the Institute for Computational Medicine (ICM), and the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR). Get more information on his research here.