Author: Janusz Konrad

Contribution of Gaudreau and Konrad appears in Brain

Research results from Amanda Gaudreau’s (PhD’17) dissertation just appeared in the January 2018 issue of Brain, a Journal of Neurology by Oxford Academic, in an article entitled “Concussion, microvascular injury, and early tauopathy in young athletes after impact head injury and an impact concussion mouse model”. Amanda contributed to image analysis of mouse brains that showed tau […]

Konrad leads a team to win $1M ARPA-E grant

Profs. Konrad jointly with Profs. Ishwar and Little from ECE and Prof. Gevelber from ME won a $1M grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) entitled “Scalable, Dual-Mode Occupancy Sensing for Commercial Venues”. The team will develop an occupancy sensing system to estimate the number of people in commercial spaces and monitor how this […]

TSWC-2017 Technical Program Announced

Paper acceptance for the 2017 Traffic Surveillance Workshop and Challenge (TSWC-2017) organized within CVPR Workshops (CVPRW) has been completed and workshop’s program is available at

Konrad co-organizes TSWC 2017

I am one of the organizers of the 2017 Traffic Surveillance Workshop and Challenge to be held in conjunction with CVPR 2017 in Honolulu, HI, USA. See the web site for details:  

MIO-TCD surveillance dataset released

I was part of an international team of researchers from Canada, China and the United States who developed a a traffic surveillance dataset, MIO-TCD ( The dataset consists of over half a million images acquired at different times of day and different periods of the year by 8,000 traffic cameras in Canada and the United States. […]

Konrad co-chairs tutorials at ICIP-2015

Jointly with Prof. André Zaccarin of the Université de Laval in Canada, I chaired the tutorials at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP-2015 held in Québec City from Sep. 27 to Sep. 30, 2015. A very successful full-day event, the tutorial day included 9 sessions on topics of contemporary importance, with “Machine […]

Konrad delivers a keynote in Canada

On June 29, 2015, I delivered a keynote lecture entitled “Towards privacy-preserving recognition of human activities” at the Annual Workshop of the Sherbrooke Research Center for Intelligent Environments held in Mont Orford, Quebec, Canada.

Konrad elected to an IEEE board

I was elected to be Member-at-Large of the Conference Board of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) for the period 2015-16.

Konrad chairs AVSS-2013 in Krakow, Poland

Our proposal to hold the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance Conference has been accepted by the AVSS Steering Committee. I will be the General Chair of the conference that will take place August 27-30, 2013 in the International Cultural Centre in the Old Square in the historic downtown Karków, […]