For their groundbreaking work in computer graphics, computer vision and supercomputing, three CSE faculty members are making headlines.
After winning an Academy Award last spring for his technique to simulate the effect of light on translucent objects, in November Henrik Wann Jensen was selected one of Popular Science's "Brilliant 10," its annual list of ten young scientific innovators who are "unorthodox thinkers who find solutions where others have failed."
29-year-old Serge Belongie is one of the world's 100 top young innovators in the annual list published by MIT's Technology Review.The magazine lauded his camera-based system for automated observation of laboratory cages as a promising new way for medical researchers to monitor lab animals.
San Diego Supercomputer Center director Fran Berman was described by Business Week as the "Superwoman of Supercomputing" and the "reigning teraflop queen". She was profiled in the weekly magazine's 2004 Women in Tech special report published in May.