Pedro Felzenszwalb, Associate Professor of Engineering and Computer Science, has been selected to receive a 2014 Technical Achievement Award from the IEEE Computer Society. Felzenszwalb will be honored “for the deformable parts model method of detecting objects in images and video.”
The IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award is given for outstanding and innovative contributions to the fields of computer and information science and engineering or computer technology, usually within the past ten, and not more than 15, years. Contributions must have significantly promoted technical progress in the field.
Previous Brown University recipients of the award include Roberto Tamassia, Plastech Professor of Computer Science and Chair of the Department of Computer Science.