Institute for Artificial Intelligence

About Prof. Medioni

Professor GĂ©rard Medioni is the Vice President/Distinguished Scientist at Amazon where he leads the research for Amazon Go, and Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of Southern California (USC). Professor Medioni has made significant contributions to the field of computer vision. His research covers a broad spectrum of the field, such as edge detection, stereo and motion analysis, shape inference and description, and system integration. Prof. Medioni has been a consultant to several companies and startups (DXO, Poseidon, Opti-copy, Geometrix, Symah Vision, KLA-Tencor, PrimeSense) prior to joining Amazon. He is a Fellow of IAPR, a Fellow of the IEEE, and a Fellow of AAAI.