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B. S. Manjunath

B. S. Manjunath

Director, Center for Bio-image Informatics
Vice Chair and Undergraduate Program Director
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9560

Tel: (805) 893 7112
Fax: (805) 893 3262
E-mail: <manj AT ece.ucsb.edu>

Affiliations: Media Arts and Technology Program, Computer Science Department.

Past: Director, Interactive Digital Multimedia (IGERT program)

Links to: Publications, Grants and Contracts (Last 5 Years)

Center for Bio-Image Informatics Vision Research Lab
Tim Robinson
(805) 893 3510
Room 4162,
Harold Frank Hall (aka Engineering I)
(805) 893 5682

Research Interests: Image/video analysis (including texture and shape analysis, segmentation, registration), multimedia databases and data mining (feature extraction, content based access, high dimensional indexing and similarity search), steganography (data hiding in images and video, and their detection), and signal/image processing for bio-informatics.

Manjunath directs the NSF/ITR funded Bio-Image Informatics Center and was the Principal Investigator for the NSF/IGERT program on Interactive Digital Multimedia. He has published about 250 articles in various journals and peer reviewed conferences and his publications have been cited extensively.

Note to Graduate Student Applicants: Please contact the ECE department student office concerning your application.



Current students (Ph.D.)

VRL Graduates

P29 Carter DeLeo 2013 PhD Human Motivated Multicamera Video Analytics Google
P28 Jiejun Xu 2013 PhD Graph-Based Transductive Learning for Visual Classi cation and Retrieval HRL, Malibu
P27 Swapna Joshi 2012 PhD Multi-Output Multi-Modal Parts-Based Regression for High Dimensional Data with Low Sample Size Theranos Inc
P26 Zefeng Ni 2012 PhD Object Tracking and Searching in Distributed Camera Networks UTS, Sydney, Australia
P25 Pratim Ghosh 2011 PhD Contour-based Object Tracking using Simultaneous Registration and Segmentation Microsoft
P24 James Kleban 2010 PhD Content-based Management of Image Databases in the Internet Age Microsoft
P23 Mehmet Emre Sargin 2010 PhD Probabilistic Graphical Models for Motion Analysis and Object Tracking Google
P22 Anindya Sarkar 2009 PhD Novel Image Data-Hiding Methodologies for Robust and Secure Steganography with Extensions to Image Forensics BioImagene
P21 Emily Moxley 2009 PhD Multimedia Annotation through Search and Mining Google
P20 Luca Bertelli 2009 PhD Variational Image Segmentation Based on Pixel Pairwise Similarities Google
P19 Michael Quinn 2008 PhD Toward Persistent Tracking and Identification in Camera Sensor Networks Mathworks
P18 Nhat Vu 2008 PhD Image Segmentation with Semantic Priors: A Graph Cut Approach Fair Isaac, San Rafael, CA
P17 Laura Boucheron 2008 PhD Object- and Spatial-Level Quantitative Analysis of Multispectral Histopathology Images for Detection and Characterization of Cancer Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University
P16 Jiyun Byun 2007 PhD Quantitative Analysis and Modeling of Confocal Retinal Images Mayachitra
P15 Marco Zuliani 2006 PhD Computational Methods for Automatic Image Registration Mayachitra, Apple
P14 Kaushal Solanki 2005 PhD Multimedia Data Hiding: From Fundamental Issues to Practical Techniques  
P13 Kenneth Sullivan 2005 PhD Image Steganalysis: Hunting & Escaping Mayachitra
P12 Sitaram Bhagavathy     Modeling and Detection of Geospatial Objects Using Texture Motifs  
P11 Motaz El Saban 2005 PhD Automated Microtubule Tracking and Analysis Professor, U. Cairo and Microsoft Cairo
P10 Baris Sumengen 2004 PhD Variational Image Segmentation and Curve Evolution on Natural Images Google
M09 Till Quack 2004 MS Cortina: A System for Large Scale, Content-based Web Image Retrieval and the Semantics within MS Thesis from ETH Zurich
P09 Jelena Tesić 2004 PhD Managing Large-Scale Multimedia Repositories IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Mayachitra Inc.
P08 Xinding Sun 2004 PhD   Microsoft
P07 Shawn Newsam 2003 PhD Texture Motifs in Remote Sensed Imagery Professor, University of California, Merced
P06 Peng Wu 2001 PhD Search and Indexing in High-dimensional Feature Spaces Imaging Systems Laboratory, HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA
M08 Ching-Wei Chen 2001 MS ClassAid: An Automated Lecture Note-Taking System Dolby laboratories, San Francisco
P05 Jong-Jin Chae 2000 PhD Robust Techniques for Hiding Data in Images and Video Last seen at MarcAny Inc., Seoul, S. Korea
M07 Kapil Chhabra 2000 MS Image texture for content based retrieval CISCO, USA
M06 Daryl Fortney 2000 MS Face Tracking Daryl spent a couple of years working in Santa Barbara for a local robotic company, Computer Motion, but decided to take up something more adventurous.
M05 Naveen Reddy 2000 MS Image Processor System Architecture and PCi Bus Board Design to Perform Real Time Two Dimensional Image Convolutions. Hughes Communications Ltd, El Segando, California
P04 Yining Deng 1999 PhD A Region Based Representation for Image and Video Retrieval Imaging Systems Laboratory, HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA
M04 David Lane 1999 MS Video-in-Video Data Hiding David is now with the MIT Lincoln Lab as Member of the Technical Staff. dlane@mit.edu.
M03 Jay (Albert) Winkeler 1999 MS Active Vision Boeing, St. Louis, Missouri
P03 Norbert Strobel* 1998 PhD Quadratic Filters for Image Contrast Enhancement Siemens, Germany
M02 Rolf Schyoen 1998 MS - Computer Motion, Goleta, California
P02 Wei-Ying Ma 1997 PhD Netra: A Toolbox for Navigating Large Image Databases Microsoft Research China, Beijing
M01 George Haley 1997 MS Image Texture Analysis  
P01 Hui Li* 1993 PhD Multisensor Image Registration and Fusion Google China