Ren Ng

PhD (Computer Science)

Ng is a faculty member in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the UC Berkeley. His research interests are in imaging, graphics and applied mathematics, focusing on the theory and engineering of computational imaging systems. In 2006, He founded Lytro, Inc., which commercialized his PhD research and brought consumer light-field cameras to market. Ng completed his PhD in computer science at Stanford University, and received the ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award and Stanford's Arthur Samuel Award. He has received the HIPA Photographic Research Award, PMDA Technical Achievement Award, R.I.T.'s Imaging Hall of Fame, the Selwyn Award from the Royal Photographic Society, MIT Tech Review's TR35 and Entrepreneur of the Year, Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business, and Silicon Valley Journal's 40 under 40. Email: Website: Ng Lab.