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Dr. Belur V. Dasarathy

Fellow IEEE
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal on Information Fusion
Huntsville, Al, USA



Application of Information Sciences based AI technologies such as multi-sensor, multi-source information fusion,pattern recognition, fuzzy logic, optimal adaptive learning systems, image analysis,neural nets, and data compression, to the design and development of autonomous intelligent optimal decision systems for deployment in defense, bio-medical, financial, and other civilian/commercial environments.


Ph.D; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
M.E.; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
B.E.; University of Mysore, Bangalore, India

Work Experience

Independent Consultant
May 2002 - To Date
Consultant to Commerical and Federal Clients in the areas of Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion, Autonomous/Semi Autonomous intelligent Decision Systems,Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning and Related Topics of AI for the design of autonomous intelligent decision systems
Distinguished Scientist/Senior Principal Engineer, Staff to Senior Vice-President, Dynetics, Inc.
August 1989 - May 2002
Responsible for developing company expertise in Sensor Fusion, Pattern Recognition, Fuzzy Logic and related AI technologies. Technical Lead/Project Management/Principal Investigator on Numerous DoD Projects in Tactical and Strategic Arena for MICOM, SDC, and other agencies. Also, responsible for marketing and funding development for the company work in these areas.
Senior Technical Manager/Sr. System Consultant, Integraph Corp.
September 1976 - August 1989
R&D in Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and related areas. Product Manager for commercial products such as Symbol/Character Recognition (SCR) System, Image Data Analysis System (IDEALS). Worked on several DoD projects as project manager/technical lead in design of target recognition systems for MICOM, Eglin AFB and other agencies.
Computer Scientist/Sr. Mem. Tech. Staff, Computer Science Corp.
Dec.1974 - Sept.1976 and - July 1969 - August 1971
R&D in the areas of Pattern Recognition/Image Processing with applications to remotely sensed data analysis for NASA-MSFC. Developed state-of-the-art algorithms for feature selection, evaluation, and for these applications.
Asst. Professor - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
September 1971 - November 1974
Founding Member of the School of Automation Faculty. Taught and guided students for their master's and doctoral programs in the areas of pattern recognition, nonlinear systems analysis and related topics. Consultant to Computer Sciences Corp. in related topics for NASA.


IEEE Millenium Medal Award 2000.
IEEE Outstanding Engineer Award 1997 - Region 3
IEEE Outstanding Engineer Award 1996 - Huntsville Section
Huntsville Association of Technical Societies (HATS) Professional of the Year 1993
CSC Best Paper Awards
National Merit Scholar