Dinesh Jayaraman

Dinesh Jayaraman is currently an adjunct assistant professor at UPenn CIS, and will start as a tenure-track assistant professor in January 2020. He is also a visiting research scientist at Facebook AI Research, Menlo Park. He received his PhD from UT Austin (2017) and was a postdoctoral scholar at UC Berkeley. His research interests are broadly in computer vision, robotics, and machine learning. In the last few years, he has worked on visual prediction, active perception, self-supervised visual learning, visuo-tactile robotic manipulation, semantic visual attributes, and zero-shot categorization. He has received a Robotics and Automation Letters Best Paper Runner-Up Award (2018), an Asian Conferene on Computer Vision Best Application Paper Award (2016), , a Samsung PhD Fellowship (2016), a UT Austin Graduate Dean's Fellowship (2016), and a Microelectronics and Computer Development Fellowship Award (2011). He has published in and served on reviewing and area chair committtees for top conferences and journals in computer vision, machine learning, AI, and robotics.