Events, Honors, and Awards
◦ Invited talk on learned image compression at the Google Workshop at the Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP)
2017 & 2018.
◦ Demonstration of Markerless Hand Tracking and Gesture Recognition system at NASA Johnson Space Center
Innovation Day, May 2012
◦ Participated in SXSW Panel Interface Technology: Gesture Systems and Beyond, March 2012
◦ Invited presentation and panelist at the International Workshop on Human Computer Interaction in conjunction
with ICCV, November 2011
◦ Real-time motion capture code ran live during Oblong’s TED talk Pointing to the future of UI, February 2010
◦ National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for Artificial Intelligence, June 2002 – May 2005
◦ Georgia Tech Graduate President’s Scholarship, 2001 – 2006
◦ Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Computing 3rd place judge’s award for work on the Perceptive
Workbench, April 2001
◦ ACM Collegiate Programming Contest - placed first in the Southeast Regional competition in 1998 and 1999, 3rd in
2000; each time earning a spot in the annual world finals