Konstantinos A. Tarabanis received the B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in 1983. He also received the M.S. degree in both Mechanical Enginnering and Computer Science in 1984 and 1988 respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science in 1991, all from Columbia University, New York, NY. He was employed by the IBM Corporation at East Fishkill during 1984-1985, working on thermomechanical modeling for electronic packaging. From 1988 to 1991 he had a research assignment at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, working on sensor planning for machine vision. He is now with IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY where he has been working in the area of rapid prototyping and layered manufacturing. He was the recipient of the Anton Philips Best Paper Award at the 1991 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation for his work in sensor planning. He has served on the program committee for the 1994 CAD-based vision workshop. His major interests include rapid prototyping, CAD-based vision, sensor planning and geometric modeling.
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