Prof. Dr. Dan Tamir

Dr. Dan Tamir is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas (2005 - to date). He obtained the PhD-CS from Florida State University in1989, and the MS/BS-EE from Ben-Gurion University, Israel.

From 1996-2005, he managed applied research and design in DSP Core technology in Motorola-SPS/Freescale. From 1989-1996, he served as an assistant/associate professor in the CS Department at Florida Tech. Between 1983-1986, he worked in the applied research division, Tadiran, Israel. Dr. Tamir is conducting research in combinatorial optimization, computer vision, audio, image, and video compression, human computer interaction, and pattern recognition. He is teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in formal languages, computer architecture, multi-media programming, graphical user interfaces, and computer graphics.

Dr. Tamir has been a member of the Israeli delegation to the MPEG committee and a Summer Fellow at NASA KSC.