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
(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)
Oct. 2017 3 papers accepted to WACV 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|