1999     D.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
Thesis: Infomation Measures for Object Recognition
Advisor: Michael I. Miller
1994 M.S., Electrical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
1993 B.S., Electrical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
Minor: Computer Science
2013 - Present Senior Research Scientist, Integrative Analytics Group Lead
FX Palo Alto Laboratory (FXPAL)
2004 - 2012 Senior Research Scientist, FXPAL
2000 - 2004 Research Scientist, FXPAL
1999 - 2000 Consulting Software Engineer, NetCapita, Inc.
Development of internet videoconferencing software
Technology transfered to Animetrics, Inc.
1998 - 1999 Research Assistant
Center for Imaging Science, The Johns Hopkins University
Research on information theoretic analysis of computer vision
1996 - 1998 Research Assistant
Center for Imaging Science, Washington University
Research on signature variation in infrared object recognition
1995-1996 Programmer Analyst
Genome Sequencing Center, Washington University
Developed image processing software to expedite high-throughput
genomic sequencing
1993 - 1995 Research Assistant
ESSRL, Washington University
Research on astronomical image processing
2016 ACM Distinguished Member
2010 ACM Senior Member
2009 IEEE Senior Member
1998 - 1999 Boeing-McDonnell Foundation Fellowship
1995 - 1997 Office of Naval Research AASERT Fellowship
1989 - 1993 State of Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship
1989 - 1993 Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science
Dean's Honorary Scholarship 

M. Cooper, J. Biehl, G. Filby, S. Kratz. LoCo: Boosting for indoor location classification combining Wi-Fi and BLE. In press, Personal and Ubiquitious Computing.

S. Carter, M. Cooper, L. Denoue, J. Doherty, V. Rugoobur. Supporting media bricoleurs. ACM interactions, 2014.

L. Denoue, S. Carter, M. Cooper. Content-based copy and paste from video documents Proc. ACM Document Engineering (DocEng) 2013.

M. Cooper. Clustering geo-tagged photo collections using dynamic programming. Proc. ACM Multimedia (MM '11), 1025-1028, 2011.  

J. Pickens, M. Cooper, and G. Golovchinsky. Reverted Indexing for Feedback and Expansion. Proc. ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2010), 1049-1058, 2010.

J. Adcock, M. Cooper, L. Denoue, H. Pirsiavash, and L. Rowe.  TalkMiner: A Lecture Webcast Search Engine.   Proc. ACM Multimedia (MM '10), 241-250, 2010.

M. Cooper, Image Categorization Combining Neighborhood Methods and Boosting. Proc. ACM Multimedia Workshop on Large-Scale Multimedia Retrieval and Mining, p. 11-18, 2009.

M. Cooper.  Collective Media Annotation using Random Field Models.  Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Semantic Computing, pp. 337-343, 2007.

M. Cooper, T. Liu, and E. Rieffel.  Video Segmentation via Temporal Pattern Classification.  IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 9(3):610-618, 2007.

M. Cooper, J. Foote, E. Pampalk, and G. Tzanetakis.  Audio Visualization for Music
Information Retrieval.  Computer Music Journal, 30(2):42-62, 2006. 

A. Girgensohn, F. Shipman, J. Adcock, M. Cooper, and L. Wilcox. Locating Information in Video by Browsing and Searching.  Interactive Video; Algorithms and Technologies. Hammoud, Riad (Ed.) Springer. pp. 207-224, 2006.

M. Cooper, J. Foote, A. Girgensohn, and L. Wilcox.  Temporal Event Clustering for Digital Photograph Collections.  ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, 1(3):269--288, 2005.

(more) complete publication list is here

Over 30 issued and over 15 pending patents as of 04/14: (more) complete list is here.


04.2014 LoCo: A Ready-to-deploy Framework for Indoor Location-driven Experiences. SWARM Lab, Dept. of EECS, University of California, Berkeley.

04.2014 Multimedia Retrieval at FX Palo Alto Laboratory. Industry Day at 2014 ACM Intl. Conf on Multimedia Retrieval, University of Glasgow, U.K.

03.2011 Searching and Archiving Presentations. Dept. of Computer Science Special Lecture Series, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

03.2008 Media Analysis and Visualization at FXPAL.  Kodak Research Labs Distinguished Lecture Series.  Rochester, NY.

03.2008 Visualizing Multimedia Structure.  Center for Imaging Science Weekly Seminar Series.  Rochester Institute of Technology.  Rochester, NY.

10.2007 Visualizing Multimedia Structure.  Graduate Seminar Series.  Dept. of Computer Science, San Francisco State Univeristy.  San Francisco, CA.


Associate Editor:
Journal of Multimedia (JMM) 2011 - Present
Springer Multimedia Systems Journal (MMSJ) 2015 - Present

External Journal Reviewer:
Multimedia Systems Journal
Journal of Multimedia (JMM)
Machine Vision and Applications
ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMCCAP / TOMM)
IEEE MultiMedia
IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
IEEE Signal Processing Letters
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
SPIE Optical Engineering
Journal of the Optical Society of America A

Conference Organization and Reviewing:

Steering Committee Member
TRECVID 2016-2019

Area Chair
IEEE Intl. Conf. on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2016
ACM Conf. on Multimedia 2015: Multimedia for Collaboration
IEEE Intl. Symposium on Multimedia 2015
IEEE Intl. Conf. on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2015
IEEE Intl. Symposium on Multimedia 2014
ACM Conf. on Multimedia 2013: Multimedia Analysis

Workshop co-organizer
3rd Intl. Workshop on Socially-Aware Multimedia at ACM Multimedia 2014
2nd Intl. Workshop on Socially-Aware Multimedia at ACM Multimedia 2013

Program Committee Member
ACM Conf. on Multimedia 2006-2014
ACM Conf. on Multimedia Modeling 2009-2015
ACM Intl. Conf. on Multimedia Retrieval 2013, 2015
IEEE Intl. Conf. on Multimedia & Expo 2009-2014
IEEE Intl. Conf. on Image Processing 2014
IEEE Intl. Conf. on Semantic Computing 2008-2015
ACM/IEEE Joint Conf. on Digital Libraries 2008-2010
SPIE IS&T Electronic Imaging Multimedia Content & Access 2011
Intl. Conf. on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies 2008-2010
World Wide Web 2009

Professional societies:
IEEE: Computer Society; Information Theory Society
Tau Beta Pi