Olga Veksler received BS degree summa cum laude with honors in mathematics
and computer science from New York University in
1995, and a Msc and PhD degrees from Computer Science Department, Cornell University in
1999. She was a postdoctoral research associate at
NEC Research Institute. She is currently an associate
professor with Computer Science Department University
of Western Ontario. Her broad research interests
are in computer vision. In particular, she is
interested in energy minimization methods, graph algorithms,
stereo correspondence, motion, and segmentation. She was a co-organizer of IEEE Computer Society
Workshop on Perceptual Organization in Computer Vision (POCV) in 2008.
She has served on numerous program committees for the top vision conferences and
as an area chair for CVPR'10 and CVPR'11.
She is a recipient of the Early Researcher Award (ERA) from the
Canadian Ministry of Research and Innovation, the NSERC
Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) Award, and
a "Test-of-Time Award" at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2011).