Achuta Kadambi

Achuta Kadambi

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
COMPUTER SCIENCE

56-147J Engr. IV

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Achuta Kadambi received the PhD degree from MIT and joined UCLA as an Assistant Professor. His publications have been presented as Orals at CVPR, ICCV, ICCP and SIGGRAPH. He is currently co-authoring a textbook ("Computational Imaging", MIT Press 2021) and is also a co-founder in a robotic imaging startup (http://akasha.im). Achuta's research has received several recognitions including the NSF CAREER Award, Forbes 30 under 30 (Science), Google Faculty Award, Sony Imaging Young Faculty Award, and Army Young Investigator Award (ARO-YIP).
RESEARCH AND INTERESTS
Computational Imaging, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics, Medical Devices
NOTABLE PUBLICATIONS
Five Selected Publications
  • A Kadambi, and R Raskar. “Rethinking machine vision ToF with GHz heterodyning” IEEE Access 2017.
  • A Kadambi, V Taamazyan, B Shi, and R Raskar. “Depth sensing using geometrically constrained..” IJCV 2017
  • A Kadambi, J Schiel, and R Raskar “Macroscopic interferometry..” CVPR 2016
  • A Kadambi, H Zhao, B Shi, and R Raskar. “Occluded imaging..”  ACM ToG (pres SIGGRAPH 2016)
  • A Kadambi, V Taamazyan, B Shi, and R Raskar.”Polarized 3d..” ICCV 2015
Five Selected Patents
  • US Patent #9,405,008, Multi-frequency Camera
  • US Patent #9,638,801, Compressive LIDAR
  • US Patent #9,778,363, Transient Deconvolution
  • US Patent #9,897,698, Shuttered 3D Imaging
  • US Patent #9,897,699, Virtual Sensor Array
EDUCATION
  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2017
  • MS, Yale University 2012
  • BS, University of California, Berkeley 2011
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
  • 2021, NSF CAREER Award
  • 2021, Army Research Office Young Investigator Award (ARO YIP)
  • 2020, Senior Member, National Academy of Inventors
  • 2020, Google Faculty Award
  • 2020, Young Faculty Award, Sony Imaging
  • 2019, Forbes 30 Under 30, Science
  • 2018, Best Paper Award, Int Conf on Comp. Photography
  • 2017, Best Papers Issue, Int Journal of Computer Vision
  • 2016, Rahamimoff Award, US-Israel Science Foundation
  • 2016, Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
  • 2015, Scientific American, World Changing Idea of 2015
  • 2014, Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship
  • 2013, Draper Fellowship
  • 2011, Chancellor’s Scholar, Univ Calif, Berkeley
COURSES
  • EE 102 - Digital Signal Procesing (UG)
  • CS 188 - Computer Vision (UG)
  • EE 239 - Computational Imaging (G)
  • EE 211 - Digital Image Processing (G)
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Program Chair, CVPR CCD
  • Program Committee, ICCP
  • Program Committee, CVPR