The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has named Associate Professor Wojciech Matusik a Sloan Research Fellow for 2012. Through his research Matusik, a principal investigator at CSAIL, focuses on bridging the gap between the digital and real world.
“Today’s Sloan Research Fellows are tomorrow’s Nobel Prize winners,” said Dr. Paul L. Joskow, President of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. “These outstanding men and women are responsible for some of the most exciting science being done today. The Foundation is proud to support them during this pivotal stage of their careers.”
Prior to joining MIT, Matusik worked at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Adobe Systems, and Disney Research Zurich. His current research focus is in computer graphics, particularly in the areas of virtual humans, computational photography and data-driven materials.
For more information on Matusik’s work, visit: http://people.csail.mit.edu/wojciech/.