Some recent news items:

Konrad chairs AVSS-2013 in Krakow, Poland

By Janusz Konrad
February 5th, 2012 in Uncategorized.

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, Poland.

Konrad wins 2011 ECE Teaching Award

By Janusz Konrad
May 10th, 2011 in Uncategorized.

I received the 2011 Teaching Excellence Award from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University. The award was announced on May 9, 2011 at the ECE Day and later recognized at the College of Engineering 2011 Commencement on May 22, 2011. You can read more about other 2011 ECE awards recognizing Graduate Teaching Fellows, various Senior Design projects, etc., here.

McNerney pursues dream career

By Janusz Konrad
June 20th, 2008 in Uncategorized.

My former student P.J. McNerney (B.S. Computer Systems ’00, M.S. Electrical Engineering ’03) and the company he works for, Insomniac Games, are among the driving forces behind the new Playstation 3 video games and were featured in December 2006 IEEE Spectrum article “The Insomniacs”. Currently at Dreamworks Animation SKG,  Glendale, CA, Peter was recently featured in a College of Engineering Magazine article.

Konrad elected Fellow of IEEE

By Janusz Konrad
November 15th, 2007 in Uncategorized.

I was elected a 2008 IEEE Fellow for contributions to motion estimation and stereoscopic imaging

EURASIP Image Communications best paper award

By Janusz Konrad
May 11th, 2006 in Uncategorized.

Together with my former student N. Bozinovic (PhD, Electrical Engineering  ’06), I won the 2004-2005 EURASIP Image Communications Best Paper Award for paper entitled “Motion analysis in 3D DCT domain and its application to video coding” (Signal Processing: Image Communications, vol. 20, July 2005).

Senior Design Team wins IEEE competition

By Janusz Konrad
June 28th, 2005 in Uncategorized.

A capstone senior design project “Vision-based parking monitoring system”, that I conceived and that was developed by “iPark” team under my supervision, was recently awarded the 1-st prize at the 2005 IEEE Student Design Contest and featured on Channel 7 News and some web sites [more…].