DIRECTOR, ROBOTICS INSTITUTE, CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
Martial Hebert is a Professor of Robotics at Carnegie-Mellon University and Director of the Robotics Institute. His research interests include computer vision and robotics, especially recognition in images and video data, model building and object recognition from 3D data, and perception for mobile robots and for intelligent vehicles. His group has developed approaches for object recognition and scene analysis in images, 3D point clouds, and video sequences. In the area of machine perception for robotics, his group has developed techniques for people detection, tracking, and prediction, and for understanding the environment of ground vehicles from sensor data. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computer Vision.