Document Image Understanding, Video Analysis, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision, Media Forensics, Artificial Intellegence
Award for Excellence, 2017: The Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) for support to the CENTCOM Technology Tiger Team. Transition of key technology to deployed troops.
Results Matter, 2016: Presented to a Program Manager by the Director of DARPA for successful program development, implementation and transition that exemplifies the DARPA mission of preventing strategic surprise.
Fellow of the IEEE: for contributions to research and development of automatic analysis and processing of document page imagery 2014
Fellow of the IAPR: for contributions to the field of document image analysis and in recognition of service to the IAPR, 2014
Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, Royal Academy of Engineering: Practical systems for mass-digitization using cloud computing. University of Salford, Manchester UK, 2011-2013
Honorary Doctorate of Technology Sciences: University of Oulu for contributions to digital media processing and document analysis research, 2002.
PhD Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, 1993
MS Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, 1989
BS Computer Science/Mathematics, Bloomsburg University of PA, 1986