Dan Grois received Ph.D. degree at the Communication Systems Engineering Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel, 2011. From 2011 to 2013, Dan was a Senior Researcher at the Communication Systems Engineering Department, BGU. Starting from the middle of 2013 until 2017, Dan was a Senior Researcher at the Video Coding & Analytics Department of the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications - Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI), Germany.
Currently, starting from 2017, Dan is a Principal Researcher at Comcast, where he is mainly working on advanced perceptual video quality optimization techniques for HDR UHD video coding, on neural networks including deep learning, machine learning, etc. In addition, Dan actively participates in the video standardization activities of ISO/IEC MPEG, JPEG and ITU-T VCEG organizations, such as JCT-VC and JVET further working on the development of emerging image/video coding standards, and is an active contributor of the HEVC video coding standard, which was published by ITU-T as Recommendation H.265 and by ISO/IEC as MPEG-H. Dan is an author and co-author of more than 70 publications in the area of image/video coding and data processing, which have been presented at top-tier international conferences, and published in various scientific journals, books, etc.
Dan is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Member of ACM, SMPTE, SPIE, SCTE and ISBE.