Dr. Achin Bhowmik is vice president and general manager of the perceptual computing group at Intel Corporation, where he leads the research, development, productization, and deployment of advanced computing solutions based on natural sensing and interactions, intuitive interfaces, immersive applications and user experiences, branded as Intel® RealSense Technology. Previously, he served as the chief of staff of the personal computing group, Intel’s largest business unit. Prior to that, he led the development of advanced video and display processing technologies for Intel’s computing products. His prior work includes liquid-crystal-on-silicon microdisplay technology and integrated electro-optical devices.
As an adjunct and guest professor, he has advised graduate research and taught courses on advanced sensing and human-computer interactions, computer vision, digital image processing, display technologies, and electro-optics at the University of California, Berkeley, Liquid Crystal Institute of the Kent State University, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, University of California, Santa Cruz Extension, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar. He has >150 publications, including two books titled “Interactive Displays: Natural Human-Interface Technologies” and “Mobile Displays: Technology & Applications” published by Wiley & Sons, and 27 issued patents.
Dr. Bhowmik is on the executive committee of the Society for Information Display (SID), and serves as the vice president of SID Americas. He is also a senior member of the IEEE. He is on the board of directors for OpenCV, the organization behind the open source computer vision library. He is an associate editor for the Journal of the Society for Information Display.
A recent brief talk:TED: “Interactive Experiences with Perceptual Computing”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrSE8TcYlHU
A recent press coverage:
BetaBeat: “Intel’s New Laptop Can Read Your Emotions, Make Everything 3D”
A recent commercial: