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Rama Chellappa

Minta Martin Professor and Department Chair
4411 A.V. Williams Building
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 3656
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Chellapa is Chair of Electrical and Computer Enginerring, and past Director of the Center for Automation Research at University of Maryland. He is developing algorithms that enable computers to understand and interpret signatures acquired by acoustic, video, infrared, and radar sensors. His work has applications in video surveillance, biometrics, human motion analysis, automatic target recognition, image exploitation and 3D modeling.

Area of Expertise: 

computer vision; image recognition; image compression; automatic target recognition; surveillance and monitoring; hyper spectral processing; image understanding;human movement analysis;biometrics

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Degrees: 
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering Purdue University - M.E. (Distinction) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - B. E. (Honors) University of Madras, India