Andreas Savakis Biography

Andreas Savakis received the B.S. (Summa Cum Laude) and M.S. degrees from Old Dominion University in 1984 and 1986, and the Ph.D. degree from North Carolina State University in 1991, all in Electrical Engineering.  From 1991 to 1996 he was Research Faculty at the University of Rochester, where he conducted research in pattern recognition and visual memory.  From 1996 to 2000 he was with the Eastman Kodak Company, where he conducted research in document imaging, medical imaging and image understanding.  In 2000, he joined the Rochester Institute of Technology as Associate Professor of Computer Engineering, where he currently serves as Department Head. His research interests are in the areas of image understanding, multimedia applications, and hardware implementation of image processing algorithms