2017 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Best Dissertation Award

Eshed Ohn-Bar

Congratulations to a recent UCSD ECE PhD graduate, Eshed Ohn-Bar, for winning the 2017 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society best dissertation award, first prize! Eshed's dissertation develops computer vision technologies for intelligent vehicles and human-robot interactivity. 

The IEEE ITSS best dissertation award is given annually for the best dissertation in any ITS area that is innovative and relevant to practice. This award is established to encourage doctoral research that combines theory and practice, makes in-depth technical contributions, or is interdisciplinary in nature, having the potential to contribute to the ITSS and broaden the ITS topic areas from either the methodological or application perspectives.