René Vidal, Ph.D.

René Vidal

Associate Professor:

Biomedical Engineering
Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering


3400 N. Charles St.
Clark 302B
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: (410) 516-7306
Fax: (410) 516-4557
Curriculum Vitae: (.pdf format)

Research Interests
  • Biomedical image analysis: estimation and processing of high angular resolution diffusion imaging (HARDI), registration and segmentation of diffusion MRI, segmentation and fiber tracking of cardiac MRI, interactive medical image segmentation, heart motion analysis
  • Computer vision: camera sensor networks, activity recognition, dynamic texture segmentation and recognition, 3D motion segmentation, non-rigid shape and motion analysis, structure from motion and multiple view geometry, omnidirectional vision
  • Machine learning: manifold clustering, kernels on dynamical systems, GPCA, kernel GPCA, dynamic GPCA
  • Dynamical systems: observability, identification, realization, metrics and topology for hybrid systems
  • Robotics: formation control of teams of non-holonomic robots, coordination and control of multiple autonomous vehicles for pursuit-evasion games, multiple view motion estimation and control for landing an unmanned aerial vehicle
  • Signal processing: consensus on manifolds, distributed optimization, compressive sensing.

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