Yong Jae Lee, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, has received a $360K Young Investigator Award from the Army Research Office (ARO) to develop “A Machine Perception Framework for Detecting Familiar and Unfamiliar Objects in Video”.
The Young Investigator Award is one of the most prestigious honors bestowed by the Army on outstanding scientists beginning their independent careers. Its objective is to attract outstanding young university faculty members to pursue fundamental research in areas relevant to the Army, to support their research in these areas, and to encourage their teaching and research careers.