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6518, United States
March 21, 2011

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Ohkyu Kwon

Hamden, CT 06518***-****)


. Software engineer (w/ Image processing)

. Researcher developing novel image processing/computer vision algorithms

. Hand-on image processing algorithm engineer for commercial robotic

microscope system

. Current Status: Green Card Holder

Experiences on research and development of imaging system:

. Object matching, pattern recognition, and geometric transformation

- Robust Hausdorff distance measures for target tracking for missile


- Image alignment multi-sensor data (Visible -IR thermal face images)

- Barge detection in video consequence image

- Hierarchical Hausdorff distance matching method for real-time processing

- Fast and accurate 2D/3D geometric distance transforms in binary image

using parallel processing

. Image progressing algorithms in robotic controlled microscope

- GUI for Microscope control and image acquisition (RedLake Camera, Olympus

microscope, and MIL)

- Auto-focus, and auto-exposure algorithm for automated florescent


- Calibration and distortion correction by using fluorescence beads images

- Accurate slide positioning by circular marker detection for automated


- Nuclei object feature extraction based on texture analysis

- Fluorescence cell image segmentation based on watershed algorithm

- Antibody signal and Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) spot


- 3D de-convolution implementation with stack cell images

. Multi-sensor images fusion and registration

- Image fusion of visible and thermal infrared images for robust

recognition using DWT

- Image registration with combined MI for multi-modal image (visible-IR

thermal, CT-PET and Landsat)

. Multimedia applications development

- Develops video mail, video communication, and video conferencing systems



. O.-K. Kwon et al., " Accurate slide positioning using variable-template

matching based on fast SAD in automated microscope," Technical Report.

. O.-K. Kwon, D. Kim, and J. W. Suh, "Accurate M-Hausdorff distance

similarity combining distance orientation for aligning multi-modal sensor

images," Pattern Recognition Letter, vol. 32, no 7, pp. 903-909, May 2011

. O.-K. Kwon, D.-G. Sim, and R.-H. Park, "Robust Hausdorff distance

matching algorithms using pyramidal structures," Pattern Recognition, vol.

34, no. 10, pp. 2005-2013, Oct. 2001. (Google Citation: 20)

. O.-K. Kwon, D. -G. Sim, and R.-H. Park, "Nonparametric hierarchical

Hausdorff distance matching algorithm," Optical Engineering, vol. 39,

no. 7, pp. 1917-1927, July 2000. (Google Citation: 12)

. D.-G. Sim, O.-K. Kwon, and R.-H. Park, "Object matching algorithm using

robust Hausdorff distance measures," IEEE Trans. Image Processing, vol, IP-

8, no. 3, pp. 425-429, Mar. 1999. (Google Citation: 147)


. J.W. Suh, O.-K. Kwon, A. Sinusas, G. Cline, X. papademetris, "Whole body

nonrigid CR-PET registration using weighted demons," in Proc. International

Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2011.

. O.-K. Kwon and S. Kong, "Multiscale fusion of visual and thermal images

for robust face recognition," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Comp. Intell. for

Homeland Security and Personal Safety, vol. IV, pp. 112-116, FL, Mar. 2005.

. D.-G. Sim, O.-K. Kwon, and R.-H. Park, "Pyramidal robust Hausdorff

distance for object matching," in Proc. 1999 IEEE Int. Conf. Image

Processing (ICIP), vol. IV, pp. 88-92, Kobe, Japan, Oct. 1999.

. O.-K. Kwon, D.-G. Sim, and R.-H. Park, "Hierarchical Hausdorff distance

matching algorithm using pyramidal structures," in Proc. 4th Japan-Korea

Joint Workshop on Computer Vision, pp. 80-84, Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 1998.

. O.-K. Kwon, D.-G. Sim, and R.-H. Park, "New Hausdorff distance based on

robust statistics for comparing images," in Proc. 1996 IEEE Int. Conf.

Image Processing (ICIP), vol. III, pp. 21-24, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep.



University of Tennessee, Knoxville

May 2006

Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (GPA:


Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea

Feb. 1997

Master of Science in Electronic Engineering

Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea

Feb. 1995

Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering

Working History:

Ikonisys, Inc (New Haven, CT)

Image Processing engineer/R&D Engineer Nov. 2007 to Oct.


. Research and development the image processing algorithms for automated


. Upgrade image processing module for FDA trial applications (Bladder,

Breast, and Cervical cancer)

. Requirement/Design/Verification documentation for FDA approval process

. Optimize image analysis algorithms to execute robustly at the highest

possible speed

. Provide technical support for the image processing software based on C#


Accenture, Llc (COLRLIANT, Inc) (Philadelphia, PA)

unified Communication network engineer Aug. 2006 to May


. Design and implemented Cisco's unified communication (voice and video


. System ingratiation test (SIT), user acceptance test (UAT), and customer

support and training

Samsung Networks, Inc (Seoul, South Korea)

Sr. Consulting engineer / Product manager Jan. 2003 to

June 2004

. Design and implemented Cisco's unified communication (voice and video


. System ingratiation test (SIT), user acceptance test (UAT), and customer

support and training

Onnet Technologies, Inc (Seoul, South Korea)

Lead Multimedia Software engineer (Start-up)

April 2001 to Aug. 2002

. Developing and testing processes of multimedia applications including

voice communication, video conferencing, and messaging application

. Developed web-to-phone prepaid application and multimedia solution for

Telecom Company

. System ingratiation test (SIT), user acceptance test (UAT), and customer

support and training

MJL Technologies, Inc (Seoul, South Korea)

Multimedia software developer / R&D assistant manager Jan.

1997 to March 2001

. Developed the SS7 signaling unit of messaging system (UMS) handling

multimedia message such as voice mail, video mail, and e-mail based on

Hardware CTI board for telecommunication Company

Technical skills/ Certification:

. Programming Languages: C# .NET, Visual C/C++, and MATLAB

. 3rd Software tool for image processing: Matrox Interface Library and

Definiens (Life science)

. Environments: Windows XP/7, Linux, and UNIX (Solaris/ HP-UX)

. Project Management Professional (PMP #193451)

. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

References Available Upon Request

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