Monday, August 11, 2008

NIST Advisory Group Welcomes Berkeley Professor

It was recently announced that electrical engineering and computer science professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Ruzena Bajcsy, has been selected to serve on the primary private-sector policy advisory body of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Dr. Bajcsy's appointment to the agency's Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT) was announced by NIST's deputy director, James M. Turner.

Bajcsy's research areas include artificial intelligence, robotics, biosystems and computational biology, and human-computer interaction. She is director emeritus of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), a UC Berkeley-based public-private partnership that develops information technology solutions to social, environmental and health care issues.

See press release in ThomasNet Industrial Newsroom.