Serge Belongie is a Professor at Cornell Tech and in the Computer Science Department at Cornell University, and currently serves as an Associate Dean at Cornell Tech. He received a B.S. (with honor) in EE from Caltech in 1995 and a Ph.D. in EECS from Berkeley in 2000. While at Berkeley, his research was supported by an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. From 2001-2013 he was a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of California, San Diego.
His research interests include Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Crowdsourcing and Human-in-the-Loop Computing. He is also a co-founder of several companies including Digital Persona, Anchovi Labs (acquired by Dropbox) and Orpix. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the MIT Technology Review "Innovators Under 35" Award.