Research Interests:

My research interests span computer graphics, computer vision, deep learning, and human perception, including:
  • Recognition: material recognition, visual search and detection using deep learning
  • Modeling: material and shape acquisition; fabric modeling; material representation and editing
  • Rendering: realistic, physically-based rendering; scalable rendering
  • Perception: translucency perception; material and lighting perception

Education

  • PhD, EECS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • SM, EECS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • BTech, CS & Eng., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Awards

  • Fiona Ip Li '78 and Donald Li '75 Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering, 2015
  • Best Paper Award, Computational Aesthetics, 2014
  • CACM Research Highlight, 2014
  • CACM Research Highlight, 2009
  • James and Mary Tien Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering, 2009
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2007
  • James and Mary Tien Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering, 2006
  • Affinito-Stewart Award, PCCW, 2005
  • MIT EECS Masters Award, 1995

Recent Publications

StreetStyle: Exploring world-wide clothing styles from millions of photos
arXiv 2017
Deep Photo Style Transfer
CVPR 2017
Shading Annotations in the Wild
CVPR 2017
Deep Feature Interpolation for Image Content Changes
CVPR 2017
Fiber-Level On-the-Fly Procedural Textures
EGSR 2017
Intrinsic Decompositions for Image Editing
Eurographics STAR 2017 (State-of-the-Art Report), Computer Graphics Forum
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