Résumé

Summary

  • More than 30 years of teaching experience (from high-school to PhD, including outreach and lifelong learning courses), in different countries (USA, Brazil, Spain, Austria, India) and languages (English, Portuguese, Spanish).
  • Established record of research and scholarly publications in the field of image processing and related areas.
  • Established record of service in academic settings and professional organizations.

Education

  • PhD in Computer Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL (USA), Aug. 2001. Dissertation: “Content-Based Image Retrieval Using Relevance Feedback”. Advisor: Prof. Borko Furht.
  • Master’s in Electronic Engineering, Philips International Institute / Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven (the Netherlands), May 1989.
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica do Paraná (CEFET-PR) (now Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná - UTFPR) Curitiba-PR (Brazil), Feb. 1987.

Current and Past Positions

  • Professor, College of Engineering & Computer Science, FAU (2014 – Present)
  • Professor (by courtesy), College of Business, FAU (2015 – Present)
  • Associate Director, NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/U CRC) for Advanced Knowledge Enablement (CAKE), FAU (2016 – Present)
  • Associate Chair, CEECS Department, FAU (2009 – 2014)
  • Associate Professor, CEECS Department, FAU (2007 – 2014)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, FAU (2001 – 2007)
  • Instructor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, FAU (1999 – 2001)
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, CEFET-PR, Curitiba (Brazil) (1993 – 1997)
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, CEFET-PR, Curitiba (Brazil) (1989 – 1993)
  • Lecturer and Chair, Dept. of Computer Science, FESP, Curitiba (Brazil) (1992 – 1997)
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, PUC-PR, Curitiba (Brazil) (1991 – 1994)
  • Research Assistant, Computer Vision & Graphics Group, Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven (Netherlands) (1988 – 1989)
  • High-school Teacher, Department of Electronics, CEFET-PR, Curitiba (Brazil) (1983 – 1989)

Professional Recognition, Honors, and Awards (selected)

  • Leshner Leadership Institute Public Engagement Fellow, AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)(2019-2020).
  • Engineering Educator of the Year Award, The Engineers’ Council, West Palm Beach, FL (2019).
  • Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching Award, FAU (2018, 2011 and 2004).
  • ACM Distinguished Speaker (2014 - present).
  • Member of the Eindhoven University of Technology Alumni Association (2010 - present).
  • Senior Member of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) (2009 - present).
  • Senior Member of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) (2009 - present).
  • Member of Tau Beta Pi, the oldest engineering honor society, inducted as Eminent Engineer (2009 - present).
  • Member of Sigma Xi, the honor society of research scientists and engineers (2009 - present).
  • Member ofUpsilon Pi Epsilon, the first honor society dedicated to the discipline of the computing and information disciplines (2004 - present).
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest all-discipline honor society (1999 - present).
  • Outstanding Mid-Career Teaching Award, American Society for Engineering Education - Southeastern Section (ASEE-SE) (2011).
  • Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching Award, Florida Atlantic University (2011).
  • Highly Commended Award at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2008, for the paper “Design of a multimedia traffic classifier for Snort”, published in the Information Management & Computer Security journal (2008).
  • Hot Course Award (for the Cutting-edge Web Technologies course), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Florida Atlantic University (2008).
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science Dean’s Faculty Award (2004-05).
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, Florida Atlantic University (2004).
  • Excellence in Teaching and Superb Student Evaluation Award – Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Florida Atlantic University (2002).
  • Honorable Mention (Top 10 worldwide) in the IEEE CSIDC 2002 competition, as the mentor of the FAU “CodeBlue” Team, Washington, D.C., June 2002.

Research Interests

  • Human and Computer Vision
  • Medical Image Processing and Analysis
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Human Computation
  • Healthcare Technologies
  • Mobile and Web-based App Development

Areas of Expertise

  • Image Processing
  • Human and Computer Vision
  • Visual Information Retrieval
  • Machine Learning
  • Web-based and mobile applications
  • eLearning

International Collaborations and Appointments

  • Standing appointment as Visiting Professor at Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria (since 2008)
  • Visiting Professor at ENSEEIHT Engineering School, University of Toulouse, France (since 2010)
  • Collaborative projects and publications with Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain (since 2012) and Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Goiania, Brazil (since 2010)
  • Standing appointment as Visiting Professor at UTFPR, Curitiba-PR, Brazil (since 2003)

Selected Recent Talks, Tutorials, Keynote Speeches and Short Courses

  • Invited talk: “Human Augmentation”, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, July 2019. (upcoming)
  • Invited talk: “Human Augmentation”, Center for Brains, Minds and Machines (CBMM), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), May 2019. (upcoming)
  • Invited talk: “AI and Medicine: state of the art and trends”, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, April 2019. (upcoming)
  • Lecture: “Advancements in artificial intelligence: technology, risks, applications and implications”, Lifelong Learning Society (LLS), Florida Atlantic University, March 2019. (upcoming)
  • Lecture: “Self-driving cars, robot radiologists, and more: how artificial intelligence is changing the world forever”, Delaire Country Club, Delray Beach, January 2019.
  • Invited talk: “Using games to solve challenging multimedia problems”, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, St. Pölten, Austria, December 2018.
  • Invited talk: “Medical image analysis using deep learning”, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, December 2018.
  • Guest lecture: “Machine Learning and Applications”, FH Campus Wien, University of Applied Sciences, Vienna, Austria, December 2018.
  • Invited talk: “Medical image analysis using deep learning”, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, November 2018.
  • Guest lecture: “Introduction to medical image analysis using deep learning”, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, November 2018.
  • Invited talk: “Medical image analysis and medical information retrieval, with and without deep learning”, Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, October 2018.
  • Invited talk: “The Artificial Intelligence revolution in Medicine: technology, risks, applications and implications”, Université d’Orléans, Orléans, France, September 2018.
  • Tutorial: “Deep Learning for Computer Vision Using MATLAB”, ENSEEIHT Engineering School, University of Toulouse, France, September 2018.
  • Seminar: “Machine Learning and Applications”, Université d’Orléans, Orléans, France, September 2018.
  • Invited talk: “Machine Learning and its applications”, Vlatacom Institute, Belgrade, Serbia, August 2018.
  • Invited talk: " Can you trust what you see? The magic of visual perception", University of Belgrade, Serbia, August 2018.
  • Panel presentation: “Challenges and Opportunities in Deep Learning”, Deep Learning Mini-Symposium, part of the 2018 MathWorks Research Summit, Newton, MA, June 2018.
  • Panel presentation: “Explainable AI and the Future of Medicine”, 2018 MathWorks Research Summit, Newton, MA, June 2018.
  • Invited talk: “Adventures in Image Processing, Machine Learning and Deep Learning using MATLAB”, MathWorks’ Development Knowledge Forum (DKF) seminar series, MathWorks headquarters, Natick, MA, June 2018.
  • Invited talk: "Using games to solve challenging multimedia problems," Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, April 2018.
  • Lecture: “Self-driving cars, robot radiologists, and more: how artificial intelligence is changing the world forever”, Lifelong Learning Society (LLS), Florida Atlantic University, March 2018.
  • Lecture: “Looking through the artist's eyes”, Lifelong Learning Society (LLS), Florida Atlantic University, March 2018.
  • Lecture: “Visual intelligence: using works of art to sharpen world perception”, Lifelong Learning Society (LLS), Florida Atlantic University, December 2017.
  • Tutorial: “Medical image analysis using deep learning”, IEEE 7th International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA 2017), Montreal, Nov 28 – Dec 1, 2017.
  • Keynote speech: "Using games to solve challenging multimedia problems," SBGames(XVI Simpósio Brasileiro de Jogos e Entretenimento Digital) 2017, Curitiba, Brazil, Nov 2-4, 2017.
  • Invited talk: "Using games to solve challenging multimedia problems," U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, MS, June 2017.
  • Invited talk: “Can you trust what you see? The magic of visual perception”, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, May 2017.
  • Tutorial: “Medical image analysis using deep learning”, IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria, February 2017.
  • Invited talk: "Machine Learning and Applications", Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala (IIITM-K), Trivandrum, India, December 2016.
  • Plenary talk: "Inspiring Actions for Successful Engineering Education", Fourth IEEE International Conference on MOOCs, Innovation and Technology in Education (MITE 2016), Madurai, India, December 2016.
  • Workshop: "Image processing using MATLAB", Thiagarajar College of Engineering (TCE), Madurai, India, December 2016.
  • Lecture: “Face recognition by humans and computers”, Lifelong Learning Society (LLS), Florida Atlantic University, November 2016.
  • Overview talk: “Using Games to Solve Challenging Multimedia Problems”, ACM Multimedia Systems 2016 Conference – Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria, May 2016.
  • Lecture: “Can you believe your eyes? What visual illusions can teach us about our brains”, Lifelong Learning Society (LLS), Florida Atlantic University, March 2016.
  • 4-lecture series: “Innovative Technologies for Everyday Life”, Lifelong Learning Society (LLS), Florida Atlantic University, Jan-Feb 2016.
  • Keynote speech: “Visual Information Retrieval: Advances, Challenges and Opportunities”, 4th International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI) – Kochi, India, Aug 2015.
  • 4-lecture series: “Social Media and Smartphones”, Lifelong Learning Society (LLS), Florida Atlantic University, October 2014.

Dissertation/Thesis Supervision

Supervised 6 Ph.D. dissertations and 15 Master's theses to completion.
Currently supervising 2 Ph.D. dissertations and 1 Master's thesis.

Recently Developed Courses

  • Machine Learning for Computer Vision
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Foundations of Vision
  • Cutting-Edge Web Technologies
  • Mobile Apps for Business
  • Visual Information Retrieval

Service

  • Co-chair for the Doctoral Symposium, ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2014 (Orlando, FL, November 2014).
  • Editorial Board member of the journal Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer.
  • Reviewer for several science and technology funding agencies.
  • Reviewer for several journals, including: IEEE Transactions on Image Processing , Pattern Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology , IEEE Transactions on Multimedia , IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing , and Multimedia Tools and Applications.
  • Program Committee member / reviewer for numerous international conferences.
  • Center for eLearning (CeL) Advisory Board Committee member.
  • Serving on several university, college, and department committees.

Selected Publications (out of a total of more than 130)

  • BOOKS

    • B. Furht and O. Marques (editors), "Encyclopedia of Multimedia", 3rd edition, Springer (to appear).
    • J. Gibson and O. Marques, “Optical Flow and Trajectory Estimation Methods”, Springer, 2016.
    • O. Marques, “Innovative Technologies in Everyday Life”, Springer, 2016.
    • M. Lux and O. Marques, “Visual Information Retrieval Using Java and LIRE”, Morgan & Claypool, 2013.
    • O. Marques, “Practical Image and Video Processing Using MATLAB®”, Wiley-IEEE Press, New York, NY, 2011.
    • B. Furht and O. Marques (editors), "Handbook of Video Databases", CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2004.
    • O. Marques and B. Furht, “Content-Based Image and Video Retrieval”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, MA, 2002.
    • O. Marques and H. Vieira Neto, "Processamento Digital de Imagens" ("Digital Image Processing") (in Portuguese), Editora Brasport, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1999.
  • SCHOLARLY ARTICLES

    • M. Taschwer and O. Marques, “Automatic Separation of Compound Figures in Scientific Articles”. Multimedia Tools and Applications (2016).
    • B. Stojanović, O. Marques and A. Nešković, “Latent overlapped fingerprint separation: a review”. Multimedia Tools and Applications (2016).
    • B. Stojanović, A. Nešković and O. Marques, “A novel neural network based approach to latent overlapped fingerprints separation”. Multimedia Tools and Applications, June 2016.
    • J. Gibson and O. Marques, “Sparsity in Optical Flow and Trajectories”, Signal, Image and Video Processing, March 2016
    • A. Carlier, A. Salvador, X. Giro-i-Nieto, V. Charvillat, and O. Marques, “Assessment of Crowdsourcing and Gamification Loss in User-Assisted Object Segmentation”. Multimedia Tools and Applications, September 2015.
    • A. Carlier, O. Marques, and V. Charvillat. “Ask'nSeek: A New Game for Object Detection and Labeling”, Workshop on Web-Scale Vision and Social Media, co-located with ECCV 2012.
    • S. Chatzichristofis, C. Iakovidou, Y. Boutalis, and O. Marques, “Co.Vi.Wo.: Color Visual Words Based on Nonpredefined Size Codebooks”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Part B, Cybernetics, July 2012.
    • O. Marques, E. Barenholtz, and V. Charvillat, “Context modeling in computer vision: techniques, implications, and applications”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, January 2011.
    • K. Schöffmann, F. Hopfgartner, O. Marques, L. Böszörmenyi, and J.M. Jose, "A Review on Video Browsing Interfaces and Applications", SPIE Reviews 1, 018004 (2010), DOI: 10.1117/6.0000005.
    • J. Gibson and O. Marques, “Stereo Depth with a Unified Architecture GPU”, Workshop on "Computer Vision on GPUs", co-located with IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2008, June 24-26, 2008, Anchorage, Alaska. 
    • D. Culibrk, O. Marques, D. Socek, H. Kalva, and B. Furht, "Neural Network Approach to Background Modeling for Video Object Segmentation", IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks,Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 1614-1627, November 2007.

Membership in Scientific and Professional Societies

  • Senior Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) 
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Member, Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)