Clark Olson


Dr. Clark Olson received the B.S. degree in computer engineering in 1989 and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1990, both from the University of Washington, Seattle. He received the Ph.D. degree in computer science in 1994 from the University of California, Berkeley. After spending two years doing research at Cornell University, he moved to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he spent five years working on computer vision techniques for Mars rovers and other applications. Dr. Olson joined the faculty at the University of Washington, Bothell in 2001. His research interests include computer vision, clustering, and robot navigation. He teaches classes on introductory programming, data structures, algorithms, database systems, and computer vision.