Kristin Dana

Associate Professor


B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cooper Union and New York University, New York, NY, 1990
M.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1992
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1999

Research Interests
Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Convex Optimization, Novel Cameras, Camera Networks, Computer Graphics, Robotics.

Awards and Recognitions

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award 2001
  • Sarnoff Technical Achievement Award 1994, for the development of a unique and practical algorithm to align infrared and visible images.
  • NYU Computer Science and Engineering Award 1990.
  • General Electric "Faculty of the Future" Fellowship 1990.

Recent Journal Articles

Jayant Silva, Kristin J. Dana, "Color Matching for Metallic Coatings", Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Advances in Visual Computing, pp. 335-344, 2009.

Kristin J. Dana, Oana G. Cula, Jing Wang, "Surface detail in computer models," Image and Vision Computing, Volume 25, Issue 7, pp. 1037-1049, July 2007.

Oana G. Cula, Kristin J. Dana, Dinesh K. Pai, and Dongsheng Wang, "Polarization Multiplexing and Demultiplexing for Appearance-based Modeling," IEEE Transactions Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp. 362-367, February 2007.

Jing Wang and Kristin J. Dana, "Relief Texture Shape from Specularities," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 446-457, March 2006.

Oana G. Cula, Kristin J. Dana, Frank P. Murphy and Babar K. Rao, "Skin Texture Modeling," International Journal of Computer Vision, vol. 62, no. 1-2, pp. 97-119, April-May 2005.


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