NASA Ames Honor Awards-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

NASA Ames Honor Awards-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

NASA Ames Honor Awards

Two Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley research teams were recognized on September 1, 2010 at the NASA Ames Honor Awards. Larry Barone, Michael Broxton, Matt Deans, Terry Fong, Rich Gibson, Linda Kobayashi, Susan Lee, Randy Sargent, Ted Morse, Illah Nourbakhsh, Eric Park, and Ted Scharff, members of the Ames-CMU GigaPan Development Team, were awarded the Commercialization/Tech Transfer Award, for their work in gigapixel images. "The Gigapan team is honored to receive the Commercialization/Tech Transfer Award from NASA Ames. This is a great milestone for us and we look forward to continue our efforts to enable discovery and exploration of our world through gigapixel panoramas," said researcher Eric Park.

Also receiving a NASA Ames Honor Award were CMUSV researchers Ritchie Lee, Yoo-Hsieh Yeh, and ECE PhD student Corey Ippolito, as members of the NASA-CMU-USGS team which assisted the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office in solving a 1991 murder investigation. The team was recognized for their efforts in both advancing and making use of technology for the public good.