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
Hiring Now:
(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.

Short Bio
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)


Research Projects