David J. Michael:
Director of Core Vision Tool Development
Dr. David Michael is known for industrial computer vision and pattern recognition algorithms and applications. At Cognex Corporation, David is Director of Core Vision Tool Development, where he leads the research and development of AI software for machine vision products. David has written or co-authored over 50 issued US patents in different aspects of machine vision, including 3D vision, pose estimation, camera and robot calibration, image registration, color, image processing and inspection. He received the B.S.E.E. degree from Cornell University and S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is currently an adjunct faculty member at Brown University. David resides in Wayland, Massachusetts with his wife Monica and three children.