Research Interests:

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

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

Deep Photo Style Transfer
CVPR 2017 (to appear)
Shading Annotations in the Wild
CVPR 2017 (to appear)
Deep Feature Interpolation for Image Content Changes
CVPR 2017 (to appear)
Intrinsic Decompositions for Image Editing
Eurographics STAR 2017 (State-of-the-Art Report), Computer Graphics Forum
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