A portrait of Keith Nishihara, a smiling man with gray hair wearing glasses and a plaid shirt.

Keith Nishihara, PhD

Consultant, Principal Scientist

Dr. Keith Nishihara has over 25 years of experience in the field of computer vision including extensive work on binocular stereo matching, optical flow measurement, image registration, shape recognition, 3-D gesture recognition, and real-time processor architectures. He is adept at solving complex problems and at transforming theory into practical hardware and software implementations. He has applied this technology to problems in medical imaging, human-computer-interfaces, architectural CAD, security and surveillance, integrated circuit fabrication, and industrial inspection. Keith has held senior technical and management positions at MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Schlumberger’s Palo Alto Research Laboratory, Teleos Research, Autodesk, Stanford University, NASA’s Ames Research Center & PhorMax Corp.

Keith received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has published widely & has 22 issued patents. His academic research has been highlighted in cover articles in Nature magazine and Technology Review.

Publications Authored

D.Marr and H.K.Nishihara, “Representation and recognition of the spatial organization of three-dimensional shapes,” Proc. Roc. Soc.. B. 200, 269-294, 1978. H.K.Nishihara, “Recollections of David Marr,” Perception 41(9):1027-30, 2012.

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