Dr. David G. Stork

Dr. David G. Stork is Distinguished Research Scientist and Research Director of the Computational Sensing and Imaging Group at Rambus Labs in Silicon Valley.  A graduate in physics from MIT and the University of Maryland, he has held faculty positions in eight disciplines (physics, mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, statistics, psychology, neuroscience and art and art history) variously at Wellesley and Swarthmore Colleges and Boston, Clark and Stanford Universities.  He published eight books/proceedings volumes, including Pattern classification (2nd ed.) with R. Duda and P. Hart, and Seeing the Light:  Optics in nature, photography, color, vision and holography with D. Falk and D. Brill.  He created the television documentary 2001:  HAL's Legacy for the American Public Broadcasting System, based on his book HAL's Legacy:  2001's computer as dream and reality.  He is a senior member of IEEE and OSA and a Fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition and of SPIE.