Another Kanpur IITian Excels
14th November ( Message 137 )
Thanks Satyajit,for sharing this fantastic news . I always feel elated when I read about such success stories and international recognition coming to IITians.
Jitendra Malik conferred with Leadership Award for Academics "Malik received the B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1980 and the PhD degree in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1985."
Congrats Jitendra, You are a Champion.
Jitendra Malik conferred with Leadership Award for Academics
siliconindia News Bureau
Wednesday, November 13, 2002
Arthur J. Chick Professor of EECS and Associate Chair for Computer Science Division in the University of California at Berkeley, Jitendra Malik has been named as the recipient of the siliconindia Leadership Award for Academics, 2002.
Malik will be presented the award at the dinner banquet following the siliconindia Annual Conference at The Westin Hotel, Santa Clara on November 16.
Jitendra Malik’s research interests are in computer vision and computational modeling of human vision. His work spans a range of topics in vision including image segmentation and grouping, texture, stereopsis and object recognition. His research has found applications in image based modeling and rendering, content based image querying, and intelligent vehicle highway systems. He has authored or co-authored more than 90 research papers on these topics.
Malik received the B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1980 and the PhD degree in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1985. In January 1986, he joined the faculty of the Computer Science
Division, Department of EECS, University of California at Berkeley, where he is currently a Professor. He is a member of the Cognitive Science and Vision Science groups at UC Berkeley.
He received the gold medal for the best graduating student in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1980, a Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1989, and the Rosenbaum fellowship for the Computer Vision Programme at the Newton Institute of
Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge in 1993. He received the Diane S. McEntyre Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Computer Science Division, University of California at Berkeley, in 2000. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computer Vision.
Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, head of the dept. of Electrical Engineering at IIT Madras was last year's recipient of the Leadership award for Academics.