Brendan Tran Morris received his BS degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2002 and his MS and PhD from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), in 2006 and 2010 respectively. From 2010-2011 he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Calit2 at UCSD working on developing a real-time transportation emission modeling system using highway traffic cameras. He is currently an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the founding director of the Real-Time Intelligent Systems (RTIS) Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He and his team conduct research on computationally efficient systems that utilize computer vision and deep learning for activity analysis, situational awareness, and scene understanding.

Dr. Morris serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine and the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters.  He was the Program Chair for the 2016 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles (IV) Symposium in Gothenburg, Sweden and IV2019 in Paris, France and is the General Chair for IV2020 in Las Vegas.