Jacob Scharcanski


Jacob Scharcanski

IEEE Region: Region 09 (Latin America)


Jacob Scharcanski is a Full Professor in Computer Science at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brasil. He holds a cross-appointment with the Department of Electrical Engineering at UFRGS and also is an Associate Adjunct Professor with the Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He has authored and co-authored over 150 refereed journals and conference papers and has contributed to several books on imaging and measurements.

In addition to his academic publications, he has several technology transfers to the private sector. Presently, he serves as an Associate Editor for two journals and has served on dozens of International Conference Committees. Professor Scharcanski is a licensed Professional Engineer, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and serves as Co-Chair of the Technical Committee IEEE IMS TC-19 (Imaging Measurements and Systems). His areas of expertise are Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence in Instrumentation and Measurements, and their Applications.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)