V. Michael Bove, Jr. holds an S.B.E.E., an S.M. in Visual Studies, and a Ph.D. in Media Technology, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is currently head of the Object-Based Media Group at the Media Lab, and co-directs the consumer electronics working group CE2.0. He is the author or co-author of over 100 journal or conference papers on digital television systems, video processing hardware/software design, multimedia, scene modeling, visual display technologies, and optics. He holds patents on inventions relating to video recording, hardcopy, interactive television, medical imaging, and holographic displays, and has been a member of several professional and government committees. He is co-author with the late Stephen A. Benton of the book Holographic Imaging (Wiley, 2008). He is on the Board of Editors of the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, as well as SMPTE's Education Director. He served as general chair of the 2006 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC'06) and co-chair of the 2012 International Symposium on Display Holography. Bove is a fellow of the SPIE and of the Institute for Innovation, Creativity, and Capital. He was a founder of and technical advisor to WatchPoint Media, Inc. and served as technical advisor to One Laptop Per Child (creators of the XO laptop for children in developing countries).


The Object-Based Media Group

International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH) at MIT in June 2012


My group's publications page

Benton and Bove, Holographic Imaging, now available!


MAS Freshman Year Program (I'm the director)

Media Arts and Sciences Academic Information

Fundamentals of Computational Media Design (MAS110) subject Web site Fall 2015

Introduction to Research in Media Arts and Sciences (MAS111) subject Web site Spring 2016

Indistingushable From... Magic as Interface, Technology, and Tradition (MAS.S65) Spring 2016

Looking for Signals, Systems and Information for Media Technology (MAS160/MAS510/MAS511)? We'll be teaching that material as part of subject MAS.500, Hands on Foundations in Media Technology, from time to time

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Other Fun Things

VMB's Cow Guide to Modern Art Styles, in the spirit of the "Two Cows" descriptions of economic systems

vmb's unprofessional-activities home page