Excellence in Education Medal
Dr. Corey P. Carbonara, Ph.D
Professor, Baylor Univ. Film & Digital Media Division
The Excellence in Education Medal, established in 2016 and sponsored by William C. Miller and Ellen Sontag-Miller, honors the recipient by recognizing outstanding contributions to new or unique educational programs that teach the technologies of motion pictures, television, or other imaging sciences including emerging media technology. The award shall recognize an individual who advances the educational process at any level through innovative and inspirational methods.
The 2020 Excellence in Education Medal is awarded to Dr. Corey P. Carbonara, Ph.D, in recognition of his more than 35 years of teaching production and media technology. His ability to transform complex ideas into lessons that his students can understand is revered. His passion for media and digital technology and for the role they play in the lives of individuals is evident in every class he teaches.
Dr. Corey P. Carbonara is a Professor of Film and Digital Media at Baylor University and Co-Principal Investigator of the 6P Color Systems Research Project focusing on multi-spectral color processing for digital cinema/broadcast television, along with his Baylor colleagues Dr. Michael Korpi and Gary Mandle. Prior to his work at Baylor, Dr. Carbonara worked at companies such as RCA, Editel/Columbia Pictures, and Sony.
Professor Carbonara has served in a variety of capacities on numerous state, national and international engineering committees, working groups, subcommittees and panels for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU-R). He is a Fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and a member of the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers. He has published in numerous scientific and professional journals where he has authored or co-authored papers for the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal among others.
Professor Carbonara is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Iowa with a BA and MA and a Phi Kappa Phi graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he received his Ph.D.