AI Research Scientist
Computer Vision, Machine Learning,
Explainable AI, Medical Image Analysis
"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings." — Salvador Dali*
Senior R&D Engineer at Kitware, Inc.
Completed my Ph.D. at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the Center for Research in Computer Vision (CRCV) under Dr. Ulas Bagci.
Four-year member of the UCF Ice Hockey team: two-time all-conference and all-region athlete, and team captain.
Individually-motivated and hard-working team player who is passionate about novel ideas and discoveries. Experienced research scientist, manager, and teacher, specialized in computer vision & machine learning methods for object detection, segmentation, and classification in medical image analysis, aerial/satellite imagery, and autonomous driving applications.
* Quote attribution unknown; attributed to Salvador Dali, Walter H. Cottingham, Laura E. Riding, C. Archie Danielson, or Anonymous.
Professional & Academic Background
“Rodney fundamentally changed the way we perform research at Lockheed Martin.”
Fellow & Lead Research Technologist
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company