Faculty Directory

Jacobs, David

Jacobs, David

Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Brain and Behavior Institute
4240 Brendan Iribe Center


Ph.D. in Computer Science, MIT, member of the Artificial Intelligence Lab, graduated Summer 1992

S.M. in Computer Science, MIT, January 1988

Bachelor of Arts, Yale College, May 1982

  • Problem of recognizing objects in images 
  • Recognition of objects under varying lighting conditions and poses
  • Modeling the non-rigid deformation of objects and use of these models to match images  
  • Image clustering and structure-from-motion
  • Intersection between vision and user interfaces and vision and graphics

CREB Receives $9M Cooperative Agreement

DOD funding will advance transformational U.S. Army battery technology

Three Ph.D. students awarded Amazon Lab126 Fellowships

Sydrak Abdi, Sara Honarvar and Pedro Sandoval-Segura are the Fellowship recipients.

Data-Driven Research, Pandemic Impact Highlighted at TRB

UMD researchers presented new findings, tools, and technologies, including a COVID-19 Impact Dashboard that leverages mobile device data.

CEE, Landscape Architecture Researchers Awarded 1st Place in EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

Interdisciplinary team recognized for UMD Memorial Chapel site proposal.

BioE Capstone 2014: New Projects Focus on Cardiological Health, Surgical Tools and More

Students' inventions range from diagnostic devices to accident prevention products.

Clark School Alumnus Assists with 24-Mile Jump from Space

Shane Jacobs helped design suit worn by Felix Baumgartner in speed of sound-breaking dive.