Sethuraman Panchanathan

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor and Founding Director, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Senior Vice President, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development

Arizona State University
Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development
PO Box 877205
Tempe, AZ 85287-7205
USA
480-965-3699
Email: Panch@asu.edu

Biography

Dr. Panchanathan's research interests are in the areas of Human-centered Multimedia Computing; Content-based and Compressed Domain Indexing and Retrieval of Images and Video; Multimedia Communication; Face/Gait Analysis and Recognition; Haptic User Interfaces; Confidence Measures for Medical Decisions; Medical Image Processing; Genomic Signal Processing; Media Processor Designs and Ubiquitous Computing Environments for Individuals with Disabilities. CUbiC's flagship project CARES designs diagnostic rehabilitative assistive technologies for individuals with physical, cognitive and neural impediments. The flagship iCARE project for individuals who are blind and visually impaired won the Governor's Innovator of the Year-Academia Award in November 2004.

Expertise

ubiquitous computing environments for individuals with disabilities; multimedia computing; communications; analysis and recognition of face, gait, emotions, events and activities; haptic user interfaces; media processor designs; content-based and compressed domain indexing and retrieval of images and video; genomic signal processing; information theory

Education

    Ph.D., University of Ottawa, 1989

    M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, 1986

    B.E., Indian Institute of Science, 1984