RESEARCH INTERESTS: Machine Learning; Deep Learning: Computer Vision; Optimization


  • (Jun 2018): We do not have any open positions at this time. We may have open positions again around Dec 2018. If any positions open up (based on project needs), they will be posted here - kindly track this page if useful.


  • (Jul 2018): Our work on learning a loss function for semantic segmentation is accepted at BMVC 2018 (joint work with Prof Jawahar, IIIT); and our work on using GANs for scene refocusing is accepted at ECCV 2018 (joint work with Prof PJN, IIIT).

  • (Jun 2018): Our work on understanding error landscape on neural networks will be presented at the Theory of Deep Learning and Non-convex Optimization workshops at ICML 2018.

  • (Apr 2018): Our dataset for understanding user engagement in the wild from videos, DAiSEE, is now available here. The dataset will be presented at the 4th Vision meets Cognition workshop at CVPR 2018.

  • (Mar 2018): Senior-year undergrad students from our group have received admits into CMU, Columbia, Facebook AI Residency, Google AI/Brain Residency and IDSIA (birthplace of LSTMs). Congratulations to Sneha, Bhavana, Yash, Ayushi, Arjun and Ramakrishna!

  • (Feb 2018): Arghya's paper on Adversarial Data Programming (creating labeled datasets from weak labeling functions) gets accepted at CVPR 2018. Congratulations!

  • (Jan 2018): Vishwak wins S N Bose Fellowship award, and Sukrut wins the Honda Y-E-S award. Congratulations to Vishwak and Sukrut.

  • (Dec 2017): Grateful to Honeywell, MHRD and DST for the UAY and ICPS grants to support our research.

  • (Dec 2017): Grateful to IBM for the IBM Shared University Research award to support our research.

  • (Oct 2017): Our work on Grad-CAM++, an improved version of Grad-CAM, is accepted to WACV 2018. Congratulations to Anirban, Aditya and Prantik.

  • (Oct 2017): We have 3 papers accepted to ACM iKDD CODS-COMAD 2018. Please see the publications here. Congratulations to Vishwak, Ravi (twice), Supriya and Himangi.

  • (Jul 2017): Our work on using deep recurrent attentive architectures for generating videos from captions is accepted at ACM MM 2017 as an Oral Paper (acceptance rate: 7.5%) and at ICCV 2017. Congratulations to Tanya and Gaurav.

  • (Jun 2017): Our work on using deep learning for detecting road intersections from monocular cameras is accepted at IROS 2017. Congratulations to the students - Danish, Dhaivat and Arghya. This is collaborative work with Prof Madhava Krishna at IIIT-H.

  • (May 2017): Anirban and Vishwak selected to intern at the University of Tokyo under the Sakura Science Plan. Congratulations to both of them!

  • (May 2017): Senior-year undergrad students from our group have received admits into CMU, Columbia, Georgia Tech, University of Montreal, Wisconsin-Madison and University of Massachusetts, Amherst for their Masters. Congratulations to Tanya, Akshita, Sahil, Hrishikesh, Teja and Sreekar!

  • (Apr 2017): Arghya selected to attend the International Computer Vision Summer School at Sicily in July. Congratulations Arghya!

  • (Feb 2017): Arasu selected for the prestigious S N Bose Fellowship, and Sneha selected for the Viterbi Fellowship. Congratulations!

  • (Oct 2016): Arghya awarded the Intel PhD fellowship. Congratulations Arghya!

  • (Oct 2016): As part of our collaborative efforts on e-learning, CDAC is organizing a workshop on e-Learning and Multimodal Learning Analytics. Please participate if this interests you.

  • (Oct 2016): Our undergraduate students’ (Sahil, Akilesh, Tanya) research was accepted and presented at IWML 2016 and IBM I-CARE 2016. Congratulations to all of them.

  • (Jun 2016): We are organizing a workshop on Assistive Vision at ACCV 2016. Please consider submitting your work.

  • (Jun 2016): We are conducting a TEQIP workshop on Deep Learning for Visual Computing at IIT-Hyderabad between Jun 20-25, and a Summer School on Deep Learning for Computer Vision at IIIT-H between Jul 11-15. Please apply if you are interested!

  • (Jan 2016): We have two papers accepted to IEEE WACV 2016 (34% acceptance rate). Congratulations to Aditya, Aradhya and Digvijay.

  • (Dec 2015): We organized an Indo-UK workshop on "Conformal Prediction for Reliable Machine Learning", funded by the EPSRC-DST Indo-UK Initiative on Applied Mathematics. Please see this link for more details.

  • (Oct 2015): Adepu Ravi Sankar awarded the Intel PhD fellowship. Congratulations Ravi!