Meet Rama Chellappa, Ph.D.
Rama Chellappa, PhD, is a pioneering researcher and inventor in the fields of artificial intelligence, computer vision, and machine learning. A Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in electrical, computer, and biomedical engineering, he is also a member of the Johns Hopkins Center for Imaging Science, the Center for Language and Speech Processing, the Institute for Assured Autonomy, and the Mathematical Institute for Data Science. A Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the National Academy of Inventors, Dr. Chellappa holds eight patents. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the recipient of the 2020 IEEE Jack S. Kilby Medal for Signal Processing. His work has been featured by the Associated Press, the BBC, and Popular Science (Discovery Channel).