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Director, Center for Research in Intelligent Systems (CRIS)
- Bourns College of Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
Dr. Bhanu is the Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Cooperative Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering at the University of California at Riverside. Dr. Bhanu is the first faculty hired in the Bourns College of Engineering. Dr. Bhanu is the founding Professor of Electrical Engineering at UCR and served as its first Chair (1991-94). He is the founding Director of the Center for Research in Intelligent Systems (CRIS) at UCR. He is also the Director of Visualization and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (VISLab) at UCR. Prior to joining UCR, Dr. Bhanu was a Senior Honeywell Fellow at Honeywell Inc. Dr. Bhanu has been on the faculty of the Department of Computer Science, University of Utah, and has worked with Ford Aerospace & Communications Corporation, INRIA-France and IBM San Jose Research Laboratory. Dr. Bhanu has been the principal investigator of various programs from DARPA, NASA, NSF, AFOSR, ARO and other agencies and industries in the areas of object and target recognition, autonomous navigation, learning and vision, video networks, image understanding, image and video databases and machine vision applications. Dr. Bhanu has been the guest editor/associate editor of many journals including IEEE Transactions Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, IEEE Transactions Systems, Man and Cybernetics and IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Pattern Recognition, Pattern Analysis and Applications, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision and the International Journal of Machine Vision and Applications.
Dr. Bhanu is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR), and the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE). Dr. Bhanu is a member of ACM and AAAI. Dr. Bhanu was the General Chair for the first IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision (Palm Springs, CA, 1992), Chair for the DARPA Image Understanding Workshop, (Monterey, CA, 1994), and General Chair for the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (San Francisco, CA, 1996). Dr. Bhanu received the S.M. and E.E. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Image Processing Institute, University of Southern California and the M.B.A. degree from the University of California, Irvine.
- B.S. Electrical Engineering 1972
- Institute of Technology, BHU, India
- M.E. Electronics Engineering 1974
- Birla Institute of Technology & Science, India
- S.M. & E.E Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 1977
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT (Research Laboratory of Electronics)
- Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 1981
- University of Southern California, USC (Image Processing Institute)
- M.B.A. Business Management 1984
- University of California at Irvine, UCI
2011, Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentor Award, UCR Graduate Council and Graduate Division
2003 Research Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of California Riverside
2002 Fellow, International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)
1990, 2000 Award for the Most Outstanding Paper Published (1989) in J. Pattern Recognition
2000 Fellow, International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR)
1995 Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineerings (IEEE)
1997 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1997 Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service, IEEE Computer Society
1996 Certificate for Election to IEEE Fellow, IEEE Los Angeles Council, January
1992 Award and plaque from President and Chief Operating Officer of Honeywell in Recognition of Engineering Expertise & Achievement on a patented idea "Inertial Navigation Sensor Integrated Obstacle Detection System"
1989 Honeywell SRC Alpha Team Award on DARPA Scene Dynamics Program
1989 Honeywell MOTEC Award for Technical Excellence
1987-90 Honeywell Awards for Engineering Excellence
1978 IBM Project Award for Outstanding Contribution
Computer vision, machine learning and pattern recognition, video networks, image and video databases, biological and medical image & signal processing, sensor fusion, computer graphics and visualization, robotics, artificial intelligence, commercial, medical, military and intelligence applications.
For additional information, please see Professor Bhanu's faculty webpage.