Bir Bhanu

Bir Bhanu Ph.D.

Marlan and Rosemary Bourns Endowed Presidential Chair in Engineering
Distinguished Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Director, Center for Research in Intelligent Systems (CRIS)
Director, Visualization and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (VISLab)
Founding Chair, Electrical Engineering, UCR

Ph.D., Image Processing Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1981

Research Areas

Intelligent Systems

Contact Information

Department of Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dr. Bhanu's research focus areas include computer vision, pattern recognition and data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, image processing, image and video database, graphics and visualization, robotics, human-computer interactions, biological, medical, military and intelligence applications.


AIMBE Fellow, 2015

IEEE Fellow Committee 2010-2012

Doctoral Dissertation/Mentor Award of the Graduate Council, University of California at Riverside, June 2011

Bourns College of Engineering Research Excellence Award, November 2003

SPIE, Fellow, 2003

IAPR Fellow, 2000

AAAS Fellow, 1997

IEEE Fellow, 1995

Editorial Board Award for Outstanding Papers Published in Pattern Recognition Journal, March 2000 and June 1990

Award and plaque from the President and Chief Operating Officer of Honeywell Inc. in Recognition of Engineering Expertise and Achievement 1992

Senior Fellow, Honeywell Inc., 1990

Honeywell SRC Alpha Team Award on DARPA Scene Dynamics Program, 1989

IBM Project Award for Outstanding Contribution, 1978