Dan Yamins


Neuroscience, artificial intelligence, psychology and large-scale data analysis.


Doug James


Research Interests: Computer graphics, computer sound, physically based modeling and animation, and reduced-order physics models


Mark Brongersma


Nanoscale electronic and photonic materials and devices.
Guiding and manipulation of light in metal-optic structures. - Optical properties of semiconductor nanocrystals. - Optical sensors for bio-applications.


Emmanuel Candes


Compressive sensing, mathematical signal processing, computational harmonic analysis, statistics, scientific computing


Gordon Wetzstein


Computational imaging and display systems, as well as computational light transport


Daniel Palanker


Interaction of electric field and light with biological cells and tissues, and their applications to medicine and biology


E.J. Chichilnisky


Functional circuitry of the primate retina and design of retinal prosthesis


Brad Osgood


Efficient sampling and reconstruction techniques for discrete signals
Geometry and combinatorics for families of higher dimensional Bezier curves
Analysis and geometry of two-dimensional harmonic maps and their lifts to minimal surfaces


Fei-Fei Li


Professor Li's research interest include computer vision and human vision, with emphasis on object recognition, scene categorization and understanding, human motion recognition, material recognition, etc.


Andrew Ng


Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Unsupervised feature learning and Deep learning, Neuroscience-informed AI


David Donoho


Professor Donoho works on theoretical and computational statistics, signal processing and harmonic analysis. Applications of his work include methods for the construction of low-dimensional representations for high-dimensional data problems (multiscale geometric analysis), developments of wavelets for denoising and compressed sensing.


Audrey (Ellerbee) Bowden


Research interests: microscopy, optical coherence tomography, optofluidics, low-cost diagnostics


Bernd Girod


Professor Girod is interested in communication of digital images, including compression and transmission of video over the Internet, digital watermarking to protect intellectual property, 3-D image analysis and synthesis, and architecture of multimedia systems.


Abbas El Gamal


CMOS sensors and programmable digital cameras.


Ron Fedkiw


Computational fluid dynamics and solid mechanics, computer graphics, computer vision and computational biomechanics


Joe Goodman


Joe Goodman is well-known for his contributions to Fourier Optics, Statistical Optics and the study of speckle. He initiated the Image Systems Engineering Program at Stanford in 1996. He recently retired but he is still an active and important faculty member of the Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering. He serves on technical advisory boards for eight startup companies and as a consultant for several venture capital firms investing in photonics.


Leo Guibas


Professor Guibas' interests span computational geometry, geometric modeling, computer graphics, computer vision, robotics, ad hoc communication and sensor networks, biocomputation, and discrete algorithms.


Anthony Norcia


Tony Norcia studies the interaction between visual experience and the structure and function of the brain using a combination of direct, but non-invasive measures of the brain's electrical activity along with psychophysics to study how the brain processes visual images.These methods are also used to develop improved measures of display quality for image systems engineering.


Pat Hanrahan


Professor Hanrahan's current research involves rendering algorithms, high performance graphics architectures, and systems support for graphical interaction. He also has worked on raster graphics systems, computer animation and modeling and scientific visualization, in particular, volume rendering.


Mark Horowitz


Professor Horowitz is involved in research which includes multiprocessor design, graphics IO, and high-speed electrical and photonic links, and circuit issues in scaled technology. He is also starting up a research effort at applying EE analysis methods to biological systems.


Marc Levoy


Professor Levoy's current interests include light field sensing and display, computational imaging, digital photography, and applications of computer graphics in microscopy and biology.


Dwight Nishimura


Professor Nishimura develops new acquisition and processing techniques for improved medical imaging.


Richard Olshen


Professor Olshen's research interests are in statistics and mathematics and their applications to medicine and biology.


John Pauly


John Pauly conducts research on medical imaging, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in particular, Image reconstruction algorithms, Cardiac imaging, Image guided minimally invasive therapies.


Brian Wandell


Brian Wandell's research includes image system engineering and visual neuroscience.


Tsachy Weissman


Tsachy's research interests span information theory and its applications to data compression and communications, and statistical signal processing.


Howard Zebker


Howard Zebker's research program consists of developing spaceborne radar systems and applying remote sensing data to problems in geophysics. His current emphasis is on interferometric radar for topographic and surface deformation studies of earthquakes, volcanoes, and global environmental problems.