Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

ECE Ph.D. Student Selected by IBM for Emerging Leaders in Multimedia Workshop

ECE Ph.D. Student Selected by IBM for Emerging Leaders in Multimedia Workshop

Aswin Sankaranarayanan
Aswin Sankaranarayanan

ECE Ph.D. student Aswin Sankaranarayanan, advised by Prof. Rama Chellappa, was chosen to participate in IBM's 2007 Watson Emerging Leaders in Multimedia Workshop. IBM selected a group of only eight students for the event from a large group of high quality nominations.

The event will take place on October 11-12, 2007 at IBM's T. J. Watson Research Center in Hawthorne, NY. It will consist of research presentations, an interactive group discussion, one-on-one meetings between students and IBM researchers, and demos about IBM Multimedia Research. IBM will also reimburse expenses for the students' travel and accommodations.

Sankaranarayanan's research is primarily aimed at problems in computer vision and pattern recognition, including visual tracking and particle filtering.

September 27, 2007


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Shihab Shamma named to NIH advisory council

Pines Recognized with Maryland Speaker's Medallion

Jonathan Simon wins $1.5M NIH NIDCD grant for 'auditory scene' research

UMD Patents Compounds that Inhibit Biofilm Formation and Persistence

'I am very humbled': Hafezi Awarded Prestigious Sloan Fellowship

Alireza Khaligh promoted to associate professor with tenure

Maryland inventors issued US Patent for compounds that fight biofilms

Science, Technology and Society Program Students “Save” an Armory

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts