Computer Science Department
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
Dr. Mathias Kölsch is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. He is also affiliated with the MOVES Institute as Chair of the MOVES Academic Committee, with the Remote Sensing Center and the Space Systems Academic Group. His research interests include computer vision, hand gesture recognition, augmented reality, and embedded computing. In his role as Chair of the Academic Committee he shapes the Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation (MOVES) curriculum to match the needs for modeling and simulation experts for the US Navy, Marine Corps, Army and Air Force. The MOVES Institute delivers world-class M&S education at the graduate level, through certificates and senior-level courses. Mathias received his doctorate from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2004 and has published numerous scientific and technical papers in journals and conferences, as well as several book chapters.
Among his recent "accomplishments" is a visit to the aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower, including trap landing and catapult takeoff. What a ride!
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