Raymond Ptucha

    • Assistant Professor
    • Computer Engineering

    Ray is a an Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology specializing in machine learning, computer vision, robotics, and embedded control. Ray was a research scientist with Eastman Kodak Company for 20 years where he worked on computational imaging algorithms and was awarded 31 U.S. patents with another 19 applications on file. He graduated from SUNY/Buffalo with a B.S. in Computer Science (1988) and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (1989). He earned a M.S. in Image Science from RIT in 2002. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from RIT in 2013. Ray was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in 2010 and his Ph.D. research earned the 2014 Best RIT Doctoral Dissertation Award. Ray is a passionate supporter of STEM education and an active member of his local IEEE chapter.


    Interested in machine learning, robotics, or human computer interaction? Current specific projects include human gesture recognition, robotic localization, robotic navigation, and deep learning.

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    New Courses! Spring 2017- CMPE-789, Deep Learning.