Jason M. Grant

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Jason M. Grant is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Middlebury College. His research areas include computer vision, focusing on detection of dangerous and abnormal crowd behavior in large crowds, and biometrics, specifically in the area of face recognition, including the study of identical twins and hierarchical structure of facial features (gender, ethnicity, and race). Prior to joining Middlebury, he was a Deans’ Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, where he obtained his Master’s and Ph.D. as a member of the Computer Vision Research Lab. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), where was a Meyerhoff Scholarship recipient.

Recently, he served at the Deputy Chair for Student Posters Research Competition and ACM Student Research Competition for the 2020 Richard A. Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. He is the President of the Meyerhoff Alumni Advisory Board. Outside of the office you can find him at the gym, playing the piano, or in the woods with his dog, Winter.