BIOS: mediaX VISITING SCHOLARS

Tammy Lee

mediaX Visiting Scholar

Tammy Lee is a mediaX visiting scholar, working with the Image, Video, Multimedia, and Systems (IVMS) group at Stanford University, which is lead by Prof. Bernd Girod. Her research interests include image/video compression and processing. She has been engaged in development of high-efficiency video codecs, and she has been an active contributor and patent holder of video standards such as High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)/H.265, extensions of HEVC and H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC).


Tammy is a Senior Engineer with the Multimedia Platform Laboratory, Digital Media and Communications Research and Development Center, Samsung Electronics, Suwon, Korea. She joined Samsung Electronics in 2005.


She received a B.S. degree in mathematics education from Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, in 2000, and a M.S. degree in computer science from New York University, New York, in 2005.


Contact:
tammy2 [AT] stanford [DOT] edu Room 240, David Packard Building 350 Serra Mall Stanford CA 94305

Kaisa Still

mediaX Visiting Scholar

Dr. Kaisa Still is an expert of knowledge management and innovation management.

Her academic background includes a M.Sc. in industrial engineering and management, and a Ph.D. in Information System Sciences. She also has extensive industry experience in Finland, USA and China. She currently works as a research scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

Exploring the relationships between people and technologies is especially exciting for her: how to make visible and measure (1) the collaborative and learning activities using technology, as well as (2) the impact or value of those activities supported by technology, leading to success and value creation. Her current work on innovation indicators and relational capital is partly a continuation of a mediaX white paper on Measuring Knowledge Work in 2011.

Dr. Still is a founding member of Innovation Ecosystems Network, a mediaX based initiative about transforming innovation ecosystems. She is looking forward to participating in and co-creating in the mediaX/HSTAR community, though she will be based in Finland and on campus only occasionally during the Visiting Scholar period.



Lisa Watanabe

mediaX Visiting Scholar

Lisa Watanabe is a mediaX visiting scholar. As a member of the Promotion Team, Residential Sales Department, Tokyo Gas, in Japan she is responsible for the new gas appliances marketing and promotion in the department.

She has also held duties with the Procurement Team, Residential Sales Department at Tokyo Gas where she was responsible in the procurement of gas appliances, such as gas cook tops, gas ovens, gas boilers and gas escape alarms. During the procurement work, she worked closely with gas appliances manufactures in order to improve appliances safety and useful features.

In 2012 she was awarded the “Good Design Award” for a product that she planned at work. She earned her Masters from the Graduate School Keio University Science and Technology, Tokyo Japan (2008).



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