Thomas Kinsman

Lecturer (Official Title)
Which means I teach a lot of classes ever week. Ph.D. Imaging Science Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
MS-ECE Carnegie-Mellon University (CMU)
BS-EE University of Delaware

In his teaching, Dr. Kinsman tries to emphasize critical thinking skills, and a solid understanding of what mathematical equations imply. When discussing altorithms, he emphasizes learning how algorithms fail so that students understand the limitations. His core topics include: Data Science and Computer Vision. He has also taught Computer Graphics, and intro to programming courses. He is fascinated with using visualization for data understanding, and more efficient learning.

Additionally, Professor Kinsman does a considerable amount of Community Education (often called "Outreach"). Community Education and Outreach Help Here.

Dr. Kinsman is an advocate for Women in Computing, and works with them to promote safe places for women to be smart.

Dr. Kinsman is happily married, and has two kids and a garden. He is a forth generation engineer.

Courses for a typical Spring Semester:

Courses for a typical Fall Semester:

Areas of Expertise:

Enhanced edges for perception. A 3D view of Fisher's IRIS data.

Thomas B. Kinsman
Rochester Institute of Technology
tbk -at- cs D0T rit D0T edu,

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Some Favorite Quotes:

"Leadership is not taking charge of the people in your care,
  It is taking care of the people in your charge."
- Simon Sinek

"You must do the thing you think you cannot do."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

"An essential aspect of creativity is
 not being afraid to fail."
- Edwin Land, Creator of Polaroid.

"I hear and I forget.
 I see and I remember.
 I do and I understand."
~ Confucious

"I know that you believe you understand what you think I said,
 but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant."
- Robert McCloskey

Last modified 2017-June-14.