PhD Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 1983
- Research Associate Professor
Underwater imaging, image mosaicing, stereo reconstruction, laser line scan data processing
Yuri Rzhanov, with a Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics, is a Senior Research Scientist and Research Associate Professor in the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping.
Dr. Rzhanov has a very wide range of computing skills and has built a number of applications for higher education that are presently in use at universities around the world.
Most importantly Dr. Rzhanov has been developing models for sonar-seabed interaction for bathymetric and sidescan sonars (including the Klein 2000/5000 systems) as well as software for automatic mosaicking of video imagery and sidescan sonar data.