Derek Hoiem is a Professor in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
where he has been faculty since January 2009. Derek received his PhD in Robotics from Carnegie
Mellon University in 2007 and completed a Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2008.
Derek also worked or consulted with several companies and is co-founder and Chief
Science Officer of Reconstruct, which uses computer vision to show what is there vs. what should
be there for construction management and inspection. Derek's research in computer vision and related
areas has been recognized with an
ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award honorable mention, CVPR best paper award, NSF CAREER award,
Intel Early Career Faculty award, Sloan Fellowship, IEEE PAMI Young Researcher Award,
and University Scholar Award.