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UW CSE Ph.D. alum Noah Snavely named Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow

Noah Snavely, a 2008 UW CSE Ph.D. alumnus now on the faculty at Cornell University, joined UW CSE professor Shwetak Patel in the 2011 class of Microsoft Research Faculty Fellows.

Noah, who studied with professor Steve Seitz in UW CSE’s Graphics and Imaging Laboratory, is interested in using massive collections of images on the web to better understand and visualize the world.¬† A portion of his Ph.D. work was embodied in Microsoft’s amazing¬† Photosynth offering.

(Another UW CSE GRAIL alum, Aaron Hertzmann – now on the faculty at the University of Toronto – was in the 2006 class of Microsoft Research Faculty Fellows.)

Congratulations Noah!

July 18, 2011