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David Kriegman, UCSD

Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
David Kriegman is a Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of California, San Diego. His core research is in computer vision and machine learning, which he has applied to face recognition, robotics, coral ecology, medical imaging, microscopy, and computer graphics. Kriegman has started two companies that leveraged his research. In 2007 he founded Photometria (now operating as Sight Commerce), which uses photorealistic virtual makeover and accessory try-on to help media, brand and retail customers meet their business objectives. He co-founded KBVT, a face recognition company, which Dropbox acquired in 2014. Until his recent return to UCSD, he led the Dropbox machine learning team.
Kriegman has received best paper awards at the three major computer vision conferences: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), and the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) as well as the Paper of the Year Award from the Journal of Structural Biology. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Trans. on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence and is a Fellow of the IEEE.