Student Paper Award
Adam C. Burke
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
The Student Paper Award recognizes the outstanding paper prepared and submitted by a Student Member. The paper receiving the Student Paper Award will be published in the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal and identified as the award-winning paper, giving recognition to the author and the institution at which the work was done.
The 2020 Student Paper Award is presented to Adam C. Burke, for his paper, Latency Perception in Cloud-Based Workspaces and Environments.
Adam Burke is a recent graduate of the Motion Picture Science program at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). In the summer of 2019, Burke interned with the Warner Bros. Emerging Technology division. During this time, he worked on a variety of image quality and color science projects; one of which was the basis for a paper published in the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal in May 2020. Burke received the 2019 Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship from SMPTE and acted as the Vice President of the RIT Student SMPTE chapter during his senior year. Throughout his college career, Burke worked for RIT SportsZone, the university’s sports broadcasting group, as a student director. In addition, he managed the technical aspects of the end-of-semester, academic screenings for the School of Film and Animation. Now graduated, Burke looks forward to pursuing a career where creativity and innovation is at the forefront of the work.