Thursday, August 4 , 2016, 2:00 – 3:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Isaac Cohen, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC)

Isaac Cohen, Ph.D., is Executive Director, Research Operations at United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) where he provides oversight and leadership for UTRC's operational functions, and the international offices in Ireland and China. This includes development of a unique portfolio of research projects in collaboration with European and Asian industry, government and academic partners. In addition he oversees the research activities in Cyber Physical Security at UTRC.

Cohen joined UTRC in June 2010 to lead the Systems Department and UTRC Ireland. Prior to UTRC he was at Honeywell Labs in Minneapolis, where he led a research group focusing on video surveillance, biometrics and cyber security. He was also an active participant in the academic field of computer vision. During that time, he held academic positions at the University of Southern California and the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA), Rocquencourt, France. Cohen is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.