Peyman Milanfar

Curriculum Vitae

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, 1993
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, 1990

University of California, Berkeley, CA
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering / Mathematics, 1988

Professional Experience

Visiting Scientist, Google-x

University of California, Santa Cruz
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (with Tenure)
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

MotionDSP Inc., San Mateo, CA
Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Visiting Associate Professor of Computer Science
Consulting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
Senior Scientific Consultant
Senior Research Engineer

Alphatech, Inc., Burlington, MA
Member of Technical Staff

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D. Student

Hewlett-Packard Information Networks Division, Cupertino, CA

2012 - Present

2010 - 2012
2007 - Present
2001 - 2007
1999 - 2001

2005 – 2006

1998 - 2000

1999 - 2007
1994 - 1999

1993 - 1994

1989 - 1993

1988 - 1989

Honors and Professional Activities

2011-13IEEE Signal Processing Society Awards Board
2010-Fellow of IEEE
2010IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award
2007-13IEEE Image, Video and Multidimensional Signal Processing (IVMSP) Technical Committee
2010-Editorial Board, SIAM Journal on Imaging Science
2009-Editorial Board, Image and Vision Computing
2010Editor, Super-resolution Imaging, Published by CRC Press
2007-10Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
2006Outstanding Reviewer of the Year, IEEE Trans on Image Processing
2005Identified by Institute of Scientific Information as a leader of “emerging research front” in imaging
2005Graduate Student Morteza Shahram Winner of Best Student Paper Competition at the International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Philadelphia, March
2004Invited Guest Editor, Journal of Applied Signal Processing, Special Issue on Super-resolution Imaging
2003Graduate Student Dirk Robinson won 2nd place in the best student paper competition at the 37th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers
2003Invited Panelist, ACM International Workshop on Video Surveillance, Berkeley, CA
2003Assisted in imagery analysis for the Shuttle Columbia accident investigation
2002Undergraduate Research Mentorship Award, University of California, Santa Cruz
2001Subject of Television Interview on Research Topic “Super-resolution”. Interview aired on June 6, 2001 on CNET News, CNBC Cable Channel
2001Graduate Student Dirk Robinson won 3rd place in the best student paper competition at the 35th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers
2001UCSC Campus Nominee for Packard Foundation Fellowship
2000National Science Foundation CAREER Award