I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University. Prior to joining Purdue, I was a Research Assistant Professor at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC).
I completed my Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) advised by Prof. Alexander Schwing and Prof. Minh Do. I received my B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from UIUC working with Prof. Mark Hasegawa-Johnson.
I am interested in research relating to machine learning and computer vision. My research focuses on developing algorithms to learn and design effective models across several domains including audio, vision, language, and multi-agent systems.
Notes to prospective students. We are looking for highly motivated students to join our lab.
Thanks for your interest in joining! Due to the number of emails, I am unable to respond to all. Please start your email with "I have read the notes to prospective students." and follow the instructions below.
To prospective Ph.D. students:
- To get a sense of what we work on, read at least three papers for which I am the first or last author.
- Email me your CV, transcript, research experience, and a topic of interest. Explain why your background is suitable and how it fits in the group.
- Currently not at Purdue: Please apply to Purdue Computer Science Graduate Program and list my name in the application.
- Current Ph.D. student at Purdue: Please make sure to have communicated with your current/initial adivsor that you intended to work me and include the advisor's name in the email.
- To master/undergraduate students at Purdue: To get a sense of what we work on, please read at least one paper for which I am the first or last author. Email me your CV, transcript, time commitment, e.g., 15 hours per week for six months, and how you plan to be involved.