Sergio Goma Conference at Politehnica University of Timisoara: Towards a Fully Monolithic and Fully Computational Silicon Camera - A Multi Modal Depth Sensing Camera

  Date and Time
Thursday, July 27, 2023 - 12:00
UPT Conference Center - UPT Library, Room K1/K2

Politehnica University of Timişoara, through its Department of Computer and Information Technology, organizes, jointly with the Technical Sciences Academy of Romania, Timisoara Branch and the IEEE SSIT Chapter Romania, the conference of Dr. Sergio Goma, Senior Director of Technology at Qualcomm Technologies.

The conference is scheduled on Thursday, July 27th, 2023, 12:00, at the UPT Conference Center, UPT Library, Room K1/K2.
The attendance is free for all the people interested in IT. To help us better manage the event, please fill in the following brief attendance form.

The event consists of two segments:

  1. The presentation "Towards a Fully Monolithic and Fully Computational Silicon Camera: A Multi Modal Depth Sensing Camera", with the following content:
    • Design Objectives
    • Optical Stack
    • Digital Stack
    • Programmable Compute Element with ML option
    • Application Example: A Solution for Multi-Path Interference for Depth Imaging iToF
    • Discussion: Data-Driven Science (ML) vs Science-Driven Data Processing
    • Conclusions
  2. Current trends roundtable/ panel, covering topics like: ASIC design, CPU/ GPU, TSMC, technology trends, work in the US, etc.



Short Bio: Sergio Goma (SM) received the B.S., M.S. and PhD degrees from the “Univesitatea Politehnica Timisoara” University, Timisoara, Romania, in 1994, 1995 and 1998 respectively, all in computer engineering. Since 2008, Dr. Goma is the Senior Director of Technology at Qualcomm Technologies where he leads the R&D and standardization group for imaging. Previously, Dr. Goma was the Principal Member of Technical Staff at AMD and prior to AMD, Dr. Goma was the Architect of the imaging processing solution present in the Imageon series of chips at ATI.

Dr. Goma has received the 2014 Society for Imaging and Technology Service Award for serving as the 2014 Electronic Imaging Symposium Chair and for leading the efforts for IS&T sole management of the Symposium beginning in 2016.

Dr. Goma’s research interests include programmable hardware architectures and hardware accelerators for imaging, computational photography and integrated imaging sensors, image quality, image processing and computer vision.

More info about Dr. Sergio Goma: full Bio, published papers, granted patents, volunteering.