Talks in the ‘SCIEN Colloquium’ Category

Prof. George Drettakis and Georgios Kopanas (INRIA): “Geometry-Guided Neural Rendering for Real and Synthetic Scenes”

Tuesday, August 15th, 2023

Professor Kaan Akşit (Univ College, London): “Could Holographic Displays be the key to achieving Realism?”

Tuesday, August 15th, 2023

Professor Peter Wonka (KAUST): “Data Structures for Generative Modeling of 3D Shapes”

Friday, June 16th, 2023

Professor Jung-Hoon Park ( UNIST, Korea): “Shaping Light for Bio-Imaging”

Thursday, June 1st, 2023

Francois Chaubard (CEO at Focal Systems): “Lesson in Productizing Deep Learning Computer Vision: Automating Brick & Mortar Retail with State of the Art Computer Vision”

Friday, May 26th, 2023

Dr. Christoph Leuze (Stanford): “Headset design choices for augmented reality applications in industry and medicine.”

Friday, May 19th, 2023

Protected: Professor Rajesh Menon (University of Utah): “Non-anthropocentric Imaging with & without optics”

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

Protected: Professor Na Ji (University of California at Berkeley): “Imaging the brain at high spatiotemporal resolution”

Friday, May 5th, 2023

Protected: Professor Ioannis Gkioulekas (Carnegie Mellon University): “Interferometric computational imaging”

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023

Protected: Professor Yuhao Zhu (Univ of Rochester): “Harnessing the Computer Science-Vision Science Symbiosis”

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Protected: Professor Yuhao Zhu (Univ of Rochester): “Understanding, Modeling, and Improving Energy Efficiency of Computational Image Sensors”

Wednesday, April 19th, 2023

Protected: Professor Ellen Zhong (Princeton University): “Neural fields for structural biology”

Wednesday, April 19th, 2023

Protected: Professor Changhuei Yang (Caltech): “Computation in microscopy: How computers are changing the way we build and use microscopes”

Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

Protected: Professor Tali Treibitz (Univ of Haifa): “Towards visual autonomy underwater”

Thursday, March 16th, 2023

Protected: Dr. Yichang Shih (Google): “Mobile Computational Photography with Ultrawide and Telephoto Lens”

Wednesday, March 8th, 2023

Protected: Prof. Andrea Tagliasacchi (Simon Fraser University and Google): “Towards mass-adoption of Neural Radiance Fields”

Thursday, February 23rd, 2023

Protected: Prof. Tali Dekel (Weizmann Institute and Google): “Strong Interpretable Priors are All We Need”

Thursday, February 16th, 2023

Protected: Dr. Ben Poole (Google Brain): “2D priors for 3D generation”

Thursday, February 9th, 2023

Protected: Prof. Zeev Zalevsky (Bar-Ilan University): “Remote Photonic Medicine”

Monday, February 6th, 2023

Dr. Dan McGrath: “Insider’s View on Pixel Design”

Thursday, January 26th, 2023

Protected: Professor Lei Li (Rice University): “New Generation Photoacoustic Imaging: From bench-top whole-body imagers to wearable sensors”

Sunday, January 22nd, 2023

Protected: Dr. Jeong Joon (JJ) Park (Stanford): “Learning to Re-create Reality in 3D”

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

Protected: Professor Emily Cooper (UC Berkeley): Taking a binocular view of augmented reality system design

Sunday, December 11th, 2022

Protected: Dr. Thomas Müller (NVIDIA): “Neural Networks in High Performance Graphics”

Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

Protected: Dr. Tara Akhavan (IRYStec): “Perceptual Displays Today & Tomorrow – Productization and Evaluation”

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022

Protected: Luca Fascione (NVIDIA): “Flavors of color”

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

Professor Hakan Urey (Koç University): “Computational Holographic Displays and AR Applications”

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

Protected: Dr. Thomas Goossens (Stanford): “Camera simulation in a world of trade secrets”

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

Protected: Professor Yi Xue (UC Davis): “3D fluorescence and phase microscopy with scattering samples”

Monday, October 24th, 2022

Protected: Professor Qi Sun (NYU): “Co-Optimizing Human-System Performance in XR”

Saturday, October 15th, 2022

Protected: Dr. Orly Liba (Google): “Creative Camera: Advancing Computational Photography at Google”

Thursday, October 6th, 2022

Protected: Professor Federico Capasso (Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science): “Flat Optics Unifies Semiconductor and Optical Technology: From Metalenses to Cameras and Smart Sensors”

Sunday, June 12th, 2022

Protected: Professor Susana Marcos (University of Rochester, New York):Ophthalmic imaging: from Optical bench to the eye care clinic

Sunday, June 12th, 2022

Protected: Professor Chrysanthe Preza (University of Memphis):”Engineering microscopes using computational imaging”

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Protected: Professor Guillermo Sapiro (Duke University): “Computational Behavioral Coding for Developmental Disorders”

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Protected: Professor Liang Gao (UCLA): “Ultrafast light field tomography”

Sunday, May 8th, 2022

Protected: Hao Li (Pinscreen, UC Berkeley): “AI Synthesis for the Metaverse: From avatars to 3D scenes “

Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Protected: Matthew Tancik (UC Berkeley): “3D Asset Generation using Neural Radiance Fields”

Wednesday, April 13th, 2022

Protected: Professor Michael Brown (York University, Canada): “Rethinking the Camera Pipeline to Improve Photographic and Scientific Applications”

Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

Protected: Dr. Marc Levoy (Stanford, Adobe): “Computational photography at the point of capture on mobile cameras”

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Protected: Dr. Yifan Wang (Stanford): “Neuralize” geometry processing pipeline

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

Protected: Dr. Boyd Fowler (Omnivision): “Highlights of the 2021 International Image Sensor Workshop”

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

Protected: Dr. Bernard Kress (Google): “Novel XR hardware requirements providing Metaverse level consumer and enterprise experiences”

Friday, March 4th, 2022

Protected: Dr. Sara Nagelberg and Dr. João Fayad (Owl Labs): “Cameras for Hybrid Work”

Friday, March 4th, 2022

Protected: Prof. Mark Brongersma (Stanford): “Flat Optics for Dynamic Wavefront Manipulation and Mixed Reality Eyewear”

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Protected: Prof. Jelena Notaros (MIT): ” Silicon Photonics for LiDAR, Augmented Reality, and Beyond”

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Protected: Prof. Kwaben Boahen (Stanford): “Event-based Vision Sensors: Challenges and Opportunities”

Saturday, February 5th, 2022

Protected: Dr. Jason Lawrence (Google): “Project Starline: A high-fidelity telepresence system”

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

Introduction to the OHYAY website for the 2021 SCIEN Industry Affiliates Meeting

Friday, December 3rd, 2021

Protected: Professor Christian Theobalt (MPI Informatik) : “Neural Methods for Reconstruction and Rendering of Real World Scenes”

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

Protected: Professor Wenzel Jakob (EPFL): “Differentiable Simulation of Light”

Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

Protected: Prof. Jannick Rolland (University of Rochester): Freeform Optics for Imaging and Metaform Optics in Near-Eye Displays

Monday, November 8th, 2021

Protected: Professor Holly Rushmeier (Yale): “Design Tools for Material Appearance”

Friday, October 29th, 2021

Protected: Professor Michelle Digman (UC Irvine): “Metabolic imaging using the phasor approach to FLIM and tracking phenotypic change of mitochondria in cancer cells with Mitometer”

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

Protected: Agastya Kalra (Akasha): “Polarized Computational Imaging and Beyond”

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Protected: Dr. Ruth Rosenholtz (MIT): “Human vision at a glance”

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

Protected: Lee Redden (Blue River Technology, John Deere): “Entrepreneurship, AI, and Agriculture: How ML is Changing Industries”

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

Protected: Dr. Ofer David (BrightWay Vision): “Recent developments in GatedVision Imaging — seeing the unseen”

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Protected: Liang Shi (MIT): “Learning-based 3D Computer-Generated Holography”

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

Protected: Dr. Matt Pharr (NVIDIA): ” Real-Time Ray Tracing and the Reinvention of the Graphics Pipeline”

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Protected: Professor Michael Kudenov (NCSU): “Mantis shrimp–inspired organic photodetector for simultaneous hyperspectral and polarimetric imaging-enabling advanced single-pixel architectures”

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Protected: Professor Eero Simoncelli (NYU): “Photographic Image Priors in the Era of Machine Learning”

Friday, May 14th, 2021

Protected: Professor Angjoo Kanazawa (UC Berkeley): “Pushing the Boundaries of Novel View Synthesis”

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Protected: Dr. Julien Martel (Stanford): “Neural Representations: Coordinate Based Networks for Fitting Signals, Derivatives, and Integrals”

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Protected: Dr. Andrew (Beau) Watson (Apple): “The Chromatic Pyramid of Visibility”

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Protected: Professor Andreas Geiger ( University of Tübingen): “Neural Implicit Representations for 3D Vision”

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Protected: Professor Steve Seitz (University of Washington and Google): ” Slow Glass”

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Protected: Professor Hany Farid (UC Berkeley): “Photographic Forensic Identification”

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Protected: Professor Lihong Wang (Caltech): “World’s Deepest-Penetration and Fastest Optical Cameras: Photoacoustic Tomography and Compressed Ultrafast Photography”

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

Protected: Professor Ashok Veeraraghavan ( Rice University ): “Computational Imaging: Beyond the Limits Imposed by Lenses”

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

Protected: Professor Rafael Piestun (University of Colorado, Boulder): “A look towards the future of computational optical microscopy”

Friday, March 5th, 2021

Protected: Hayk Martiros (Skydio) on “Skydio Autonomy: Research in Robust Visual Navigation and Real-Time 3D Reconstruction”

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Protected: Professor Noah Snavely (Cornell University): “The Plenoptic Camera”

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Protected: Dr. Yifan Evan Peng (Stanford) “Neural Holography: Incorporating Optics and Artificial Intelligence for Next-generation Computer-generated Holographic Displays”

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Protected: Prof Ulugbek Kamilov ( Washington University in St. Louis): “Computational Imaging: Reconciling Models and Learning”

Saturday, February 6th, 2021

Protected: Dr. Anton Kaplanyan (Facebook): “Recent advances and current challenges of graphics for fully immersive augmented and virtual reality”

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

Protected: Dr. Vincent Sitzmann (MIT): “Self-supervised Scene Representation Learning”

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Protected: Dr. Andrew Maimone (Facebook): “Holographic optics for AR/VR”

Friday, January 15th, 2021

Protected: Dr. Michael Broxton (Google) on ” Immersive Light Field Video with a Layered Mesh Representation”

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Protected: Dr. Sixian You (UC Berkeley) on “Label-free optical imaging of living biological systems”

Sunday, November 15th, 2020

Protected: Professor David Williams (University of Rochester) on “Functional imaging and control of retinal ganglion cells in the living primate eye”

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

Protected: Prof. Eric Fossum (Dartmouth), Prof. Stanley Chan (Purdue) and Dr. Jiaju Ma (Gigajot Technology) on “Quanta Image Sensors: Concept, Progress, and Commercialization”

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Protected: Professor Bill Freeman (MIT) on “The Moon Camera”

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Dr. Mohit Gupta (Univ. of Wisconsin) on “Computational Imaging, One Photon at a Time”

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Dr. Achin Bhowmik (Starkey Hearing Technologies) on “Transforming hearing aids into multisensory perceptual augmentation and health monitoring devices”

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Protected: Dr. Lars Omlor (Zeiss) on “Retinal topography using stripe illumination in a fundus camera”

Friday, September 25th, 2020

Protected: Prof. Daniele Faccio (Univ. of Glasgow) on “Time of flight imaging with single photon detectors”

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Protected: Prof. Jennifer Barton (Univ of Arizona ) on “Miniature Optical Endoscopes for Early-Stage Cancer Detection”

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Protected: Prof. Quyen Nguyen (UCSD) on “Fluorescence Guided Precision Surgery TM – Illuminating Tumors and Nerves”

Friday, July 10th, 2020

Protected: Dr. Hod Finkelstein (CTO, Sense Photonics): “Next-generation technologies to enable high-performance, low-cost lidar”

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Protected: Dr. Mike Wiemer and Dr. Brian Lemoff: “Mojo Lens, the First True Smart Contact Lens”

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Protected: Lei Xiao (Facebook Reality Labs): “Learned Image Synthesis for Computational Displays”

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Protected: Dr. Adam Rowell (Co-founder and CTO of Lucid): “Practical 2D to 3D Image Conversion”

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Protected: Qi Guo (Harvard): “Bio-inspired depth sensing using computational optics”

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Protected: Dr. Anders Grunnet-Jepsen (Intel): “Insight into the inner workings of Intel’s Stereo and Lidar Depth Cameras”

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Protected: Awais Ahmed (Founder and CEO of Pixxel): “The Extreme Science of Building High-Performing Compact Cameras for Space Applications”

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Protected: Prof. Florian Willomitzer (Northwestern Univ) on “The Role of Fundamental Limits in 3D Imaging Systems: From Looking around Corners to Fast 3D Cameras”

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Protected: Prof. Reinhard Heckel (Technical University of Munich) on “Image recovery with untrained convolutional neural networks”

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Protected: Albert Parra Pozo: “An Integrated 6DoF Video Camera and System Design”

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Protected: Ben Mildenhall: “Deep Learning for Practical and Robust View Synthesis”

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020