Assistant Research Professor in the Robotics Institute,
School of Computer Science;
Courtesy Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department;
Director of the Master of Science Computer Vision (MSCV) Program
Carnegie Mellon University
Cooperative Research Fellow in the Institute of Industrial Science at the
University of Tokyo
Research Interests: computer vision, human activity forecasting, first-person vision, inverse reinforcement learning, deep learning, assistive technologies for the blind
(July 2018) Looking for a CMU ECE graduate student to work on 3D mapping and multi-sensor localization for mobile devices. Requires experience with signal processing, state estimation, machine learning and iOS programming.
(March 2018) Looking for two postdocs to work on projects at the intersection of computer vision (pedestrian/object detection) and human-robot interaction (HRI) to assist blind people. Please contact me directly with your CV.
(March 2018) Looking for a part-time computer vision and iOS sofware engineer for a Pittsburgh startup. Experience with deep learning, state estimation and ROS is required.
Assistant Research Professor at CMU (current)
Systems Scientist at CMU (2013-2016)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at CMU with Martial Hebert and Drew Bagnell (2011-2013)
Jyokyo (Research Associate / Assistant Professor) at UEC Tokyo (2008-2011)
Visiting scholar at UCSD with Serge Belongie (2010)
University of Tokyo (MS 2005, PhD 2008)
Engineer at KLA-Tencor (2000-2003)
University of Southern California (BS, Electrical Engineering 2000)
Jul. 2018 Two papers accepted to ECCV2018!
Jul. 2018 Paper on Deep Image Hashing accepted to BMVC 2018!
May. 2018 Paper on Network Compression using RL accepted to ICLR 2018!
Jan. 2018 4 papers accepted to WACV 2018!
Nov. 2017 2 papers accepted to AAAI 2018!
Oct. 2017 Paper awarded Marr Prize honorable mention at ICCV!
Jul. 2017 Two papers accepted to ICCV 2017!
Apr. 2017 Paper on Multi-Agent Forecasting accepted to CVPR 2017!
Feb. 2017 Best Paper Honorable Mention at CHI 2017!
Dec. 2016 3 papers accepted to WACV, ICASSP and CHI 2017!
Nov. 2016 2 papers accepted to ACCV 2016!
Apr. 2016 Two papers accepted to RSS and Mobile HCI
Apr. 2016 Co-teaching RoboStats (16-831) with Michael Kaess, Teaching Computational Photography (15-463) Fall 2016!
Mar. 2016 Three papers on first-person vision accepted to CVPR 2016!
Mar. 2016 2 papers accepted to WACV 2016!
Mar. 2016 Organizing the 4th workshop on First-person Vision at CVPR 2016
Feb. 2016 Received a 2016 IBM Open Collaborative Faculty Award
Jan. 2016 Keynote Talk at CVIM Osaka Japan
|Online Inverse Reinforcement Learning for First-Person Vision|
|Navigation for the Blind|
|First-person Vision Activity Recognition|
|Learning Actions Maps|
|Game Theoretic Multi-Agent Forecasting|
|Forecasting Wide Receiver Trajectories|
|Pedestrian Detection by Synthesis|
|Visual Grasp Analysis|
|Hand Detection and Analysis|