Eve Riskin, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at College of Engineering, University of Washington

Tuesday, February 6, 2007 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Eve Riskin
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering
University of Washington

*Eve A. Riskin* has been on the UW faculty since 1990. Her research
group is working in image and video compression. In collaboration with
Professor Richard Ladner of Computer Science and Engineering, they are
compressing video of American Sign Language using H.264. In addition,
they are developing constant-quality rate control algorithms. She is a
recent recipient of the Women in Engineering Programs & Advocates
Network University Change Agent Award, 2006 and the Hewlett
Packard/Harriet B. Rigas Award, 2006.