Ruth Rosenholtz: Curriculum Vitae

Coordinates

Dept. of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
CSAIL
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
32 Vassar St., 32-D532
Cambridge, MA 02139

phone: 617 324-0269
email: r r u t h @ m i t . e d u
web: http://persci.mit.edu/people/rosenholtz

Education

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California at Berkeley, December, 1994.
Major field of study: Signal Processing
Minor fields of study: Robotics and Control, Mathematics
Thesis: “Local Shape From Texture.” Advisor: Jitendra Malik.

M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1991.
Thesis: “Iterative Procedures for Reduction of Blocking Effects in Transform Image Coding.” Advisor: Avideh Zakhor.

B.S. in Engineering, with Distinction in Course, Swarthmore College, 1988.
Senior Design Project: “Computer Recognition of Facial Features.” Advisor: Stephen Platt.

Positions Held

2003-present: Principal Research Scientist, Dept. of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, CSAIL, MIT
2001-2003: Manager, Image Components & Services, (Xerox) Palo Alto Research Center
1997-2001: Member of Research Staff II, (Xerox) Palo Alto Research Center
1995-1997: NRC Postdoctoral Researcher, NASA Ames
1994-1995: Postdoctoral Researcher, Utrecht University

Honors and Awards

University of California at Berkeley Eliahu Jury Award for excellence in control, systems, and signal processing research, 1995.

Selected Service

2016-present: Committee member, VSS Davida Teller Award 2003-present: Editorial board, ACM Transactions on Applied Perception 2005-2006: Program committee. Applied Perception in Graphics & Vision.

Publications

Patents

R. Rosenholtz, A. Woodruff, & A. Faulring, “Methods and systems for generating enhanced thumbnails.” U.S. patent #7,069,506 (2006).
R. Rosenholtz, A. Woodruff, & A. Faulring, “Methods and systems for document navigation using enhanced thumbnails.” U.S. patent #6,993,726 (2006).
R. Rosenholtz, A. Woodruff, & A. Faulring, “Methods and systems for generating enhanced thumbnails usable for document navigation.” U.S. patent #6,883,138 (2005).
R. Rosenholtz, “Systems and method for automatically choosing visual characteristics to highlight a target against a background.” U.S. patent #7,130,461 (2006).
R. Rosenholtz, A. Woodruff, & A. Faulring, “Methods and systems for transitioning between thumbnails and documents based upon thumbnail appearance.” U.S. patent #7,337,396 (2008).
J. P. Lewis, R. Rosenholtz, N. Fong, & U. Neumann. “Visual identifiers for digital data.” Pending.