Gregory D. Hager, PhD
Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science with secondary appointments in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University
Gregory D. Hager is Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science with secondary appointments in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Hager received his B.A. from Luther College, and M.S.E. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Pennsylvania. His principal areas of research are computer vision and robotics, and his application interests are in the area of medical devices and human-machine systems for manufacturing or in-home applications. As director, Dr. Hager heads the Computational Interaction and Robotics Lab in the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics. He is also the deputy director of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology (CISST). In addition, Dr. Hager is Chair of the Computing Community Consortium Council which seeks to catalyze, support and communicate the national computer science research mission. He was elected a Fellow of the IEEE in 2006 for his contributions to computer vision and robotics. He is also on the governing boards for the Carey School of Business, the Armstrong Patient Safety Institute, the WSE Systems Institute, and the International Federation of Robotics Research.