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We have been joined by three new members, Dr. Benoit Boulet, in Systems
and Control, Dr. Kaleem Siddiqi in Artificial Perception, and
Dr. Venkat Krovi in Robotics.
- Dr. Boulet, a graduate of the University of Toronto,
brings with him expertise in the area of control and several years of
industry experience designing advanced control systems. One of his roles in
the Centre will be to investigate applications of advanced control in the
process industries which are highly critical to the Québec economy,
complementing a group that is world renowned for its theoretical
- Dr. Siddiqi, a recent postdoctoral fellow from Yale
University, is considered to be one of the most promising new young
scientists in the field of computer vision and a leading expert in the area
of shape analysis. With the arrival of Dr. Siddiqi, along with Clark and
Cooperstock in 1997, the expertise of the Centre in Artificial Perception
is unsurpassed by any institution in Canada.
- Dr. Krovi, a recent graduate
from the University of Pennsylvania, is a leading expert in the design and
analysis of mechanical systems, strongly complementing the internationally
renowned program lead by Dr. Jorge Angeles.
Mon Jun 26 21:22:20 GMT 2000