Researcher Tomaso Poggio Receives Okawa Prize

Principal Investigator Tomaso Poggio has just received the 2009 Okawa Prize. Awarded by the Okawa Foundation, it is meant to recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to research, technological development and business in the fields of information and telecommunications. Professor Poggio’s citation is in light of his “outstanding contributions to the establishment of computational neuroscience, and pioneering researches ranging from the biophysical and behavioral studies of the visual system to the computational analysis of vision and learning in humans and machines." For more information on the prize, please click here.