• Dr. Iftekharuddin and Dr. Cetin (civil and environmental engineering) appear in local news as collaborators on sea-level rise study.
    September, 2017
  • Congratulations Lasitha Vidyaratne and Mahbubul Alam for being finalists in the Old Dominion University inaugural Three Minute Thesis Competition.
    October, 2017
  • Dr. Iftekharuddin wins grant as co-principal investigator in joint ODU/UVA project using imaging to study sea-level rise. ODU News.
    September, 2017
  • Vision Lab Research Using Robot to Help Kids with Autism featured on ODU News.
    July, 2017
  • Congratulations to Syed Mohammad Shamim Reza for successfully defending his dissertation “Computational Modeling for Abnormal Brain Tissue Segmentation, Brain Tumor Tracking and Grading”
    June, 2017
  • Vision Lab’s hosts student researcher from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for undergraduate reasearch experience in cybersecurity sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
    June-August, 2017
  • Congratulations to Alexander M. Glandon for successfully defending his thesis “Recurrent Neural Networks and Matrix Methods for Cognitive Radio Spectrum Prediction and Security”.
    March, 2017
  • Admitted Students Day: Vision Lab hosts demonstrations for admitted students including NAO humanoid robot.
    March, 2017
  • Engineering Open Labs Day: Vision Lab hosts demonstrations for prospective students.
    February, 2017
  • U.S. Fleet Forces Command Officers visit Vision Lab aimed at initiating collaboration through student projects.
    February, 2017
  • Congratulations to Christina M. Williams for successfully defending her thesis “Machine Learning Approach For Gender Classification Using Full-Body Biological Motion”.
    November, 2016
  • Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) visits ODU, with Vision Lab presenting projects in lab and participating in poster session with other research labs.
    October, 2016
  • Vision Lab participates in NATO Technology for Information, Decision, and Execution superiority initiative.
    October, 2016
  • Michael J. Logan, head of the NASA Langley Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Laboratory visits ODU Vision Lab.
    October, 2016

 

Past News

  • Vision Lab Team Wins $1.6 Million Grant to Search for Brain Tumors: ODU News Article.
    August, 2016
  • 2016 Hampton Roads Radio Spectrum and Wireless Communication Workshop and Summer School (HRSWC) brings group of high school student visitors to Vision Lab.
    July, 2016
  • Biofuels-Research Apprenticeship Program (B-RAP) hosted by the Biomass Research Lab (BRL) brings group of high school student visitors to Vision Lab.
    July, 2016
  • Congratulations to Manar D. Samad for successfully defending his dissertation “Computational Modeling of Facial Response for Detecting Differential Traits in Autism Spectrum Disorders”.
    May, 2016
  • Congratulations to Lasitha Vidyartne on receiving the Graduate Assistant Service Award. He was recognized in the ECE graduation ceremony.
    May, 2016
  • Congratulations to Manar Samad on receiving the ECE Ph.D. Researcher of the Year Award for 2015. He was recognized in the ECE graduation ceremony.
    May, 2016
  • Vision Lab’s research study on 3D facial expressions in Autism has been listed in the 3dMD customer research page.
    January, 2016
  • Student Part of Team Winning Fourth in Global Stroke Detection Competition. Old Dominion University Vision Lab and the Virginia Institute of Vision Analysis placed fourth in a recent worldwide competition involving sophisticated methods of separating brain stroke lesions among other similar brain tissues.
    November, 2015
  • Research Spotlight: LiDAR for Air Quality Measurement
    September, 2015
  • Multidisciplinary Funding Presentations : Engineering College Shines Bright. Dr. Khan Iftekharuddin presents research team’s project, “3D Facial Expression and Visual Stimuli Analysis for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).”
    February, 2015
  • Grant Will Help ODU Vision Lab, Transportation Research Institute Scientists Classify Airborne Pollutant Types
    February, 2015
  • Office of Research Announces Seed Funding Program Winners. Collaborative Research: Development of Super-Resolution and Real-Time Optical Nanoscopy for Biomedical Research”X. Nancy Xu – Professor in Chemistry and Biochemistry (PI)
    January, 2015
  • Congratulations to Randall Mays on his graduation.
    December, 2014
  • Congratulations to Jeff Flora for passing his MSc thesis defense.
    Dec, 2014
  • Prof. Khan Iftekharuddin shares $250,000 grant from NASA
    to help design the next generation of the National Airspace (NAS) using sub-scale unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
    November, 2014
  • Vision Lab research team have successfully developed an algorithm pipeline which can detect, track, segment, and classify vehicles for future exploration into the impact of specific vehicle types on carbon emissions in individual transportation networks.
    November, 2014
  • Congratulations to Shamim Reza on receiving SPIE Medical Imaging Robert Wagner Best Paper Awards
    April, 2014
  • Congratulations to Prof Khan Iftekharuddin on receiving 2014 Frank Batten College of Engineering & Technology EXCELLENCE Award in research
    April, 2014
  • Congratulations to Jeff Flora on receiving the MS researcher award for 2013-2014
    April, 2014
  • Engineering Building Features State-of-the-Art Labs, Collaborative Space. ODU Vision Lab, will move groundbreaking study of machine vision and computational intelligence into the new building.
    March, 2014
  • Professor Khan Iftekharuddin and his team share the 2014 Multidisciplinary Seed Funding (MSF) award for conducting research on Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    January, 2014
  • Congratulations to student team lead by Syed Reza from ODU Vision Lab Places Third in Worldwide Competition
    December, 2013
  • Congratulations to Vision Lab members Kwasi Afrifa and Linmin Pei for passing the Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD Diagnostic Examination
    November, 2013
  • A group of distinguished visitors from Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) was given a tour of the Vision Lab. along with other engineering laboratories at ODU.
    November, 2013
  • Call for papers: IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Multimedia, Signal and Vision Processing (CIMSIVP) IEEE SSCI2014 October, 2013
  • Professor Khan Iftekharuddin has been awarded NSF grant for computer pattern recognition research. – September 26, 2013
  • Vision Lab journal article “Multi-fractal Texture Estimation for Detection and Segmentation of Brain Tumors” is among the top 10 most popular articles in IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering in August 2013. – September, 2013
  • Professor Khan Iftekharuddin and graduate student Jeff Flora have been awarded a competitive 2013 summer
    faculty fellowship program
    (SFFP) sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) administered by the American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE). – June 3, 2013
  • Michael Chatman has received an Undergraduate Fellowship Research Grant for the summer of 2013. His research involves the segmentation and detection of tumors in mammogram images. – May 13, 2013
  • Congratulations to Vision Lab members Mahbubul Alam, Manar Samad, and Lasitha Vidyaratne for passing the Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD Diagnostic Examination. – May 9, 2013
  • Dr. Yousef and Manar Samad presented their works in SPIE 2013 conferenceApril 29, 2013
  • An expanded research focus for Vision Lab comes into view –News at ODUApril, 2013
  • Michael Chatman presented his work on Tumor Detection in Mammography Image Analysis at 5th Annual Undergraduate Research SymposiumFebruary 9, 2013
  • Prof. Iftekharuddin is a lead guest editor for special issue of Optical Engineering on Optical and Hybrid Imaging and Processing for Big Data Problems –
  • Prof. Iftekharuddin recently delivered a keynote talk on Advances in Brian Tumor Recognition at 15th ICCIT conferenceDecember 22, 2012
  • Professor Khan Iftekharuddin and graduate student Jeff Flora have been awarded a competitive 2013 summer
    faculty fellowship program
    (SFFP) sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) administered by the American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE). The award will allow them to perform collaborative research at the AF Wright lab, Dayton, OH during the summer of 2013. This fellowship provides awareness of Air Force research needs and offers opportunities to enhance research interest and professional relationship through hands-on exposure to research challenges at Air Force research facilities. – June 3, 2013
  • Michael Chatman has received an Undergraduate Fellowship Research Grant for the summer of 2013. His research involves the segmentation and detection of tumors in mammogram images. – May 13, 2013
  • Congratulations to Vision Lab members Mahbubul Alam, Manar Samad, and Lasitha Vidyaratne for passing the Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD Diagnostic Examination. – May 9, 2013
  • An expanded research focus for Vision Lab comes into view –News at ODUApril, 2013
  • Michael Chatman presented his work on Tumor Detection in Mammography Image Analysis at 5th Annual Undergraduate Research SymposiumFebruary 9, 2013
  • Prof. Iftekharuddin is a lead guest editor for special issue of Optical Engineering on Optical and Hybrid Imaging and Processing for Big Data Problems –
  • Prof. Iftekharuddin recently delivered a keynote talk on Advances in Brian Tumor Recognition at 15th ICCIT conferenceDecember 22, 2012
  • Prof. Iftekharuddin delivered an invited talk on Multiclass Feature Selection and Segmentation of PF Tumors at 46th Asilomar conference November, 2012
  • Jeff Flora and his team took the second position in an annual student paper competition hosted by the Hampton Roads chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – November 19, 2012
  • NASA donates advanced aerosol detection machine to ODU Vision Lab – October 8, 2012
  • Prof. Iftekharuddin recently co-authored a book titled Image Processing published by the SPIE press – October 1, 2012
  • Welcome new vision lab members Dr. Amr Yousef, Mahbubul Alam, Linmin Pei, and Jeff Flora. – August 26, 2012
  • Vision Lab members visit Canon industrial office at Gloucester – August 23, 2012
  • Vision Lab purchases a new Eye Tracking System – August 6, 2012
  • Vision engineers from Canon visit ODU Vision Lab – July 23, 2012
  • Nhat Nguyen, a student at the Ocean Lakes High school, joins as a trainee in the Vision Lab to work with graduate students and faculty members on image enhancement techniques in summer – June 18, 2012
  • Vision Lab hosts undergraduate student Michael Chatman and Ocean Lake High School student Nhat Nguyen for summer research experience – June 18, 2012
  • Manar Samad presents at 2nd Hampton Roads Neuroscience Network Meeting at EVMS. – June 8, 2012
  • Prof. Khan Iftekharuddin spends four weeks at L2TI, Institut Galilee, Universite Paris 13 as a visiting scholar working on collaborative research – June 7, 2012
  • Vision Lab purchases a state-of-the-art EEG acquisition system – May 14, 2012
  • Congratulations Shamim Reza and Musa Arslan for passing their PhD diagnostic exam – May 10, 2012
  • Post Doctoral fellow Dr. Elbakary joins vision Lab – May 8, 2012
  • Michael Chatman joins Vision Lab on an NCI funded brain tumor segmentation project. – May 8, 2012
  • Prof. Iftekharuddin recently co-authored a book titled Image Processing published by the SPIE press – May 2, 2012
  • Prof. Iftekharuddin receives grant from National Institutes of Health for $350,000 to study brain tumor modeling and detectionFeb 23, 2012
  • Rear Admiral Kevin Cook from USCG visits the lab – Feb 9, 2012
  • Welcome new vision lab members, Manar Din Samad, Wenjuan Jiang, and Lasitha Vidyaratne – Jan 9, 2012
  • SPIE news article Prof. Iftekharuddin is enthusiastic about collaboration possibilities at ODU Vision Lab – Dec 19, 2011
  • Representatives from the US Marshals Service visit the lab. – Nov 30, 2011
  • Congratulations Qun Wang for completing and presenting his dissertation proposal. – Nov 7, 2011
  • Loc Tran presents at Memphis BioImaging Sysposium. – Nov 3, 2011
  • Prof. Iftekharuddin is co-organizing a SPIE conference on Optics and Photonics for Information Processing VI in SPIE’s annual meeting Optics + Photonics 2012. The deadline for paper submission is Jan 30, 2012. – Oct 20, 2011
  • Vision Lab director Prof. Khan Iftekharuddin is acting as a guest co-editor of a special issue on BIOLOGICALLY INSPIRED APPROACHES FOR VISUAL INFORMATION PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS in Elsevier Journal of Signal Processing: Image Communication. The deadline for paper submission is Dec. 31. More details about the special issue can be found here. – Oct 19, 2011
  • Vision Lab director Prof. Khan Iftekharuddin is organizing a special session on Computational Intelligence for Image, Multimedia, Signal and Vision Processing in 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2012) in Brisbane, Australia. Paper submission deadline is Dec. 19. – Oct 19, 2011
  • Vision Lab director Prof. Khan Iftekharuddin is serving as the scientific program committee chair for a symposium on Biomedical Imaging, MemBISOct 19, 2011
  • Dr. Khan M. Iftekharuddin appointed as new director – August 15, 2011
  • Congratulations Loc Tran for completing his candidacy examination. – March 30, 2011
  • Regent University Summer Government Campers visit Vision Lab – July 16, 2009
  • MyThy Tran receives ECE MS Researcher of the Year award. – April 25, 2009
  • Rupal Patel receives Outstanding Senior in Computer Engineering award. – April 25, 2009
  • Congratulations Praveen Sankaran for completing and presenting his dissertation proposal. – February 11, 2009
  • Congratulations Cort Tompkins for completing and presenting his dissertation proposal. – December 11, 2008
  • Congratulations Praveen Sankaran for receiving the University Graduate Research Fellowship for Spring 2009. – December 2008
  • Congratulations Ming Zhang for defending his dissertation. – November 2008
  • Congratulations Adam Livingston for completing and presenting his dissertation proposal. – November 2008
  • ODU sets pace to better ID a face. (link) – November 2008
  • Second Patent of the Year Awarded to Asari. (link) – October 2008
  • ODU’s Bioelectrics Center and Vision Lab Get $1.6 million in DOD Funding for Casualty Care. (link) – October 2008
  • Dr. Asari presented a seminar titled “Nonlinear Techniques for Image Enhancement and Person Identification” at MITRE, McLean Virginia. – June 2008
  • Asari awarded new patent. (link) – May 2008
  • Jake Foytik and Loc Tran receive Marine Engineering Scholarship for the 2008-2009 academic year. – May 2008
  • Praveen Sankaran receives ECE Exceptional Service award. – May 2008
  • Ming Zhang receives ECE ReseMammographyarcher of the Year award. – May 2008
  • Loc Tran’s ECE 486 team captures 3rd place in design contest featuring brain-signal analysis. – May 2008