Daniel Raviv

Daniel Raviv received his PhD from Case Western Reserve University in 1987 and M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in 1982 and 1980, respectively. Currently he is the Assistant Provost for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Raviv developed a fundamentally different approach to teaching "out-of-the-box" problem solving. For his unique contributions, he received the prestigious President's Leadership Award, the Award for Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching, and the 2005 FAU Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award. Dr. Raviv has been working with the National Inventors Hall of Fame on several national educational programs. He conducts innovation workshops nationally and internationally to various audiences at different universities, institutions, and businesses. Dr. Raviv is a co-holder of a Guinness World Record, and his major research interests are in vision-based autonomous navigation (driverless cars), active vision, and innovative thinking.