Amit Roy-Chowdhury

Amit Roy-Chowdhury Ph.D.

Chair and Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 2002

Research Areas

Communication and Signal Processing, Intelligent Systems

Contact Information

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dr. Roy-Chowdhury leads the Video Computing Group at UCR, with research interests in computer vision, image processing, and statistical pattern recognition and signal processing. His group is involved in research projects related to camera networks, human behavior modeling, face recognition, and bioimage analysis. Prof. Roy-Chowdhury's research has been supported by various US government agencies and private industries. His research group has published close to 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals and top conferences, including ~50 journal papers and another ~40 in highly competitive computer vision conferences. He is the first author of the book Camera Networks: The Acquisition and Analysis of Videos Over Wide Areas, the first monograph on the topic. His work on face recognition in art was featured widely in the news media, including a PBS/National Geographic documentary and in The Economist. He is on the editorial boards of major journals and program committees of the main conferences in his area. He is a Fellow of the IAPR. For more details, please visit