Rama Chellappa

Chellappa honored with IEEE Computer Society’s Distinguished Researcher Award

October 16, 2023

Rama Chellappa, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in electrical and computer engineering and biomedical engineering, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Researcher Award from IEEE Computer Society’s Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence Technical Committee. This award is presented to candidates whose research has significantly contributed to the progress of computer vision. Candidates are nominated based on major […]

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Striking the balance: Diving into the world of network inference

September 15, 2023

A team of Johns Hopkins applied mathematicians has devised a new method for untangling the intricate web of connections in complex networks such as social media and the internet. The researchers’ findings, described in The Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, have the potential to make computer calculations faster and more efficient. They also shed light on finding […]

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Let there be light

August 24, 2023

Facial recognition software works best with images captured in daylight but has difficulty with visuals taken in darkness or low light using thermal or infrared cameras. Converting these images into clear photos for accurate facial verification is challenging and requires a process called Thermal-to-Visible (T2V) image translation. Johns Hopkins engineers have devised a way to […]

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Machine learning helps scientists see how the brain adapts to different environments

June 8, 2023

Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a method involving artificial intelligence to visualize and track changes in the strength of synapses—the connection points through which nerve cells in the brain communicate—in live animals. The technique, described in Nature Methods, should lead to a better understanding of how such connections in human brains change with learning, aging, injury, and […]

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Laurent Younes named a 2023 Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

April 5, 2023

Laurent Younes, a professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, has been named a 2023 Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Laurent was recognized for fundamental contributions to the theory and computation of shape space in image analysis. Laurent’s pioneering shape-analysis algorithms have enabled researchers and clinicians to better interpret […]

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25th Anniversary CIS workshop to be held June 5 and 6

March 13, 2023

  CIS 25th Anniversary June 5 and 6, 2023 Johns Hopkins University The workshop talks will be held in Gilman Hall, Room 50.   Monday, June 5: 8:30-9:30: Breakfast – Clark Hall, Rooms 316-318 9:30-10:15: Michael Miller (Johns Hopkins University): Molecular Computational Anatomy 10:15-11:00: Anqi Qiu (National University of Singapore): Spectral Laplace-Beltrami Wavelets and Geometric […]

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Scientists complete 1st map of an insect brain

March 10, 2023

Researchers have completed the most advanced brain map to date, that of an insect, a landmark achievement in neuroscience that brings scientists closer to true understanding of the mechanism of thought. The international team led by Johns Hopkins University and the University of Cambridge produced a breathtakingly detailed diagram tracing every neural connection in the […]

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Can we trust AI?

March 6, 2023

In the field of artificial intelligence, there are winters and there are springs—barren stretches followed by exhilarating bursts of innovation and funding. Right now, we find ourselves definitively in the midst of an AI spring, says Johns Hopkins engineer Rama Chellappa, a veteran of the industry for more than four decades. “AI has this crazy life where it […]

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Rama Chellappa

Rama Chellappa elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 8, 2023

Johns Hopkins artificial intelligence researcher Rama Chellappa has achieved one of his profession’s highest distinctions: election to the National Academy of Engineering. Chellappa, a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in electrical and computer engineering and biomedical engineering, was among 106 new members and 18 international members announced as part of NAE’s Class of 2023 on Tuesday. Academy membership honors those who […]

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