Govind Sharma, August 1984, Modern 2-D Spectral Estimation Using Non-causal Models. (Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India).
Paul Singer, May 1985, Machine Perception of Partially Specified Planar Shapes. (Retired, Senior Scientist, Raytheon, Electro-optical Data Systems Group, El Segundo, CA).
Hao Jinchi, December 1986, Image Restoration Algorithms Using 2-D Gaussian Markov Random Field Models. (Professor, Military College in Taiwan, R.O.C.).
Shankar Chatterjee, July 1987, Synthesis, Analysis and Segmentation of Natural Textures. (Multimedia Company, Hollywood, CA).
Robert T. Frankot, December 1987, Computational Vision Algorithms for SAR Imagery. (Retired Senior Staff Engineer, Raytheon Company, Tucson, AZ).
Ted J. Broida, December 1987, Estimating the Kinematics and Structure of a Moving Object from a Sequence of Images. (Was a Scientist, Hughes Aircraft Company, Radar Systems Group, El Segundo, CA, and Deceased 08/96.).
Tal Simchony, December 1988, Parallel Deterministic and Stochastic Algorithms for Some Computer Vision Problems. (Chief Engineer, ECI Telecom Ltd., Israel).
Zhou Yi-Tong, December 1988, Artificial Neural Networks for Some Computer Vision Problems. (Consultant, San Diego, CA)
Richard R. Hansen, Jr., December 1988, Parametric Spectrum Estimation for Contaminated Random Fields. (Retired Chief Engineer, Electronic Combat Development Branch, Edwards Airforce Base, CA).
Anand Rangarajan, Jan. 1991, Representation and Recovery of Discontinuities in Some Early vision Problems. (Professor, Department of Computer, Information Science and Engineering, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville).
Gason Young, May 1991, 3-D Motion Estimation Using a Sequence Binocular of Noisy Images. (Thomson Electronics, CA).
V. Venkateswar, May 1991, Hierarchical Representation, Matching and Search for Some Computer Vision Problems. Was in Texas Instruments. (Co-Founder of a small company in Bay area).
E.J.M. Rignot, May 1991, Segmentation of Multifrequency and Polarmetric Synthetic Aperture Radar Data. (Donald Bren Professor of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine, CA.) Member of the National Academy of Sciences
Q. Zheng, August 1991, Robust Algorithms for Estimation of Illuminant and Shape from Shading. (Working in a company in China).
B.S. Manjunath, August 1991, Perceptual Grouping and Segmentation Using Neural Networks. (Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA). Fellow of IEEE, ACM, Recipient of IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award.
S. Chandrashekhar, 1991, 3-D Motion Estimation and Passive Navigation Using a Long Sequence. (Free-lance writer)
T.H. Wu, 1993, Estimation of Motion and Structure Using Long Sequences of Noisy Images. (Prodigy, New York).
P. Burlina, 1994, Time-to Collision Estimation and Navigation Using Long Sequences. (Technical Staff, Applied Physics Laboratory, MD)
O.J. Kwon, 1994, Region Based Coding of Images. (Professor, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea).
S.Z. Der, March 1995, Automatic Target Recognition Using Passive Infrared and Laser Radar Sensors. (The Aerospace Corporation. Washington, D.C)
S. Krishnamachari, June 1995, Hierarchical Markov Random Field Models for Image Analysis. (Startup Company, Atlanta, Georgia).
Y.S. Yao, September 1995, Electronic Stabilization and Feature Tracking in Long Image Sequences. (Technical Staff, Pacific Bell, San Francisco, CA).
H.C. Liu, September 1995, A General Motion Model and Spatio temporal Filters for 3-D Motion Interpretations. (Technical Staff, ETAK Company, Palo Alto, CA)
C.L. Lin, Dec. 1995 Model Supported Exploitation of Aerial Images, (Technical Staff, Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA) Ph.D. in Computer Science.
K. Etemad, May 1996, Multiscale Discriminant Analysis and Recognition of Signals and Images (Technical Staff, Hughes Network Systems, Germantown, MD).
C. Morimoto, March 1997, Electronic Image Stabilization, (Associate Professor, Univ. of Sao Paulo, Brazil). Ph.D. in Computer Science.
S. Kuttikad, Dec. 1997, Site Models for SAR Image Exploitation. (Technical Staff, ETAK Company, Palo Alto, CA).
W. Phillips, March 1998, SAR Image Exploitation (Chief Scientist, Northrop-Grumman, Baltimore, MD).
S. Srinivasan, Dec. 1998, Structure from Motion (Technical Staff, Microsoft Corporation, Shanghai, China).
R. Meth, Dec. 1998, SAR Feature Extraction and Target Classification. (IARPA, MD).
V. Madhav Govindu, Nov. 1999, Probabilistic Models for Motion Estimation (Associate Professor, Electrical Engg. Dept., Indian Inst. of Science, Bangalore, India).
M. Srinivasan, August 1999, Video Compression (formerly Flavian, currently in bay rea, CA)
W Zhao, Dec. 1999, Robust Face Recognition (Technical Staff, Intuit, CA).
B. Li, July 2000, Human and Object Verification in Video (Professor, Computer Science Dept, Arizona State University).
A. Banerjee, August 2000, Target Detection in Foliage (Technical Staff, Applied Physics Laboratory, MD).
H. Moon, August 2001, Shape -Encoded Particle Filtering for Object Detection and Tracking, (Member of Technical Staff, Hughes Research lab, Calabasas, CA).
G. Qian, Dec.2001, Robust Methods for Structure from Motion Using Video Sequences, (ObjectVideo Labs, VA).
Y. Wexler, December 2000, Projective Geometric Techniques for Video Analysis, (CTO, OrCam, Israel) Ph.D. in Computer Science.
A. Roy Chowdhury, June 2002, Structure from motion, (Professor, EE, UC Riverside, CA.) Fellow of IEEE.
Huying Liu, August 2003, Hierarchical Structure and Movement Estimation, (Member of Technical Staff, DRS, VA) Ph.D. in Computer Science
Amit Kale, Nov. 2003, Gait-Based Human Identification, (Bosch, Bangalore, India)
V. Parameswaran, April 2004, View Invariants for Activity Modeling and Recognition, (Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA) Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Shaohua Kevin Zhou, July 2004 Unconstrained Face Recognition, (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing). Fellow of IEEE.
N. Vaswani, July 2004, Change Detection in Partially Observed Dynamical Systems with Applications in Activity Recognition, (Professor, ECE, Iowa State University). Fellow of IEEE.
Amit Agrawal, May 2006, (Lab126, Amazon, CA)
Jian Li, Dec. 2006, (Technology Associate, Goldman Sachs, New York, NY)
Yang Ran, August 2006, (Startup, CA)
N. Cuntoor, May 2007, Activity modeling and Recognition, (IAI, Rockville, MD)
Seong-Wook Joo, May 2007, Multi-object tracking, event detection and activity modeling, (Google, Mountain View, CA). Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Joshua Broadwater, May 2007, Anomaly detection in hyperspectral images, (JHU Applied Physics Laboratory, MD)
Feng Guo, August 2007, (Member of technical Staff, Google, Mountain View, CA). Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Zhanfeng Yue, August 2007, (CTO in a company in China)
Aravind Sundaresan, Dec. 2007, (Member of the Staff, SRI International Inc, Menlo Park, CA)
Gaurav Aggarwal, Feb. 2008, Illumination-invariant face recognition, (Google, Bangalore, India). Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Ashok Veeraraghavan, Aug. 2008, (Professor, ECE, Rice University)
Narayanan Ramanathan, Dec. 2008, Face recognition across aging, (ObjectVideo Labs, LLC, VA)
Dalton Rosario, Semi-parametric statistical methods for target detection, August 2008, (Retired from ARL, Adelphi, MD). Applied Mathematics
Wu Hao, August 2009, Robust methods for visual tracking and model alignment, (Member of Staff, Xerox Corporation, Rochester, NY)
Aswin Sankaranarayanan, Sept. 2009, Efficient inference in multi-camera systems, (Assistant Professor, ECE department, CMU, Pittsburgh, PA)
Pavan Turaga, October 2009, Statistical and geometric modeling of spatio-temporal patterns for video understanding, (Associate Professor, Media arts and ECE, Arizona State University)
Jie Shao, December 2009, Object tracking and mensuration in surveillance videos, Member of Staff, (Google, Inc., Mountain View, CA)
Soma Biswas, Dec. 2009, Statistical/Geometric techniques for object representation and recognition, (Assistant Professor, Electrical Engg., Indian Inst. Of Science, Bangalore, India)
Mahesh Ramachandran, May 2010, Video Processing with Additional Information, (Member of Technical Staff, Google, Mountain View, CA)
Vishal Patel, August 2010, Sparse and Redundant Representations for Inverse Problems and Recognition, (Assistant Professor, ECE, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD)
Mohamed F. Abdelkader, August 2010, Activity Representation from video Using Statistical Models on Shape Manifolds, (Asst. Professor, Suez-Canal University, Egypt).
Ruonan Li, August 2011, Segmentation, Recognition and Alignment of Collaborative Group Motion, (Microsoft Corporation, Boston, MA)
Raghuram Gopalan, August 2011, Model-driven and Data-driven Approaches for some Object Recognition Problems, (Member of Technical Staff, AT&T, CA)
Kaushik Mitra, August 2011, Statistical Models and Optimization Algorithms for H-dimensional Computer Vision Problems, (Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras at Chennai, India)
Dikpal Reddy, August 2011, Sparse Acquisition and Reconstruction for Some Computer Vision Problems, (Member of Technical Staff, Tinz Optics, Palo Alto, CA)
Ming Yu Liu, Dec. 2011, Discrete Optimization Methods for Image Segmentation and Matching, (Distinguished Sciecntist, NVIDIA), CA.
Nitesh Shroff, August 2012, Efficient Sensing, Summarization and Classification of Videos, (Bangalore, India)
Qiang Qiu, January 2013, Sparse Dictionary Learning and Domain Adaptation for Face and Action Recognition, (Assistant Professor, ECE department, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN). Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Jaishankar K Pillai, March 2013, Learning Visual Classifiers from Limited Labeled Images, (Member of Technical Staff, Google, Mountain View, CA).
Sima Taheri, August 2013, Subspace Representations for Robust Face and Facial Expression Recognition, (Member of Technical Staff, ObjectVideo Labs, LLC, VA). Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Hien Nguyen, August 2013, Non-linear and Sparse Representations for Multi-modal Recognition, (Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, TX).
Yi-Chen Chen, August 2013, Discriminative Learning and Recognition using Dictionaries, (Returned to Taiwan).
Tao Wu, August 2013, Dictionaries and Manifolds for Face recognition across Illumination, Aging and Quantization, (Google, Inc, Mountain View, CA)
Nazre Batool, Dec. 2013, Modeling and Analysis of Wrinkles on Aging Human Faces”, (Post doc, INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France).
Dave Shaw, August 2014, Regularization Methods for High-dimensional Inference, (Post doc, CMU, Pittsburgh, PA). Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing.
Huy Tho Ho, August 2014, Face Recognition and Facial Semantic Analysis from Unconstrained Visual Data (Apple, Cupertino, CA).
Sumit Shekhar, August 2014, Sparse Methods for Robust and Efficient Visual Recognition, (Adobe, Bangalore, India).
Garrett Warnell, August 2014, Adaptive Sensing and Processing for Some Computer Vision Problems, (Army Research laboratory, Austin, TX).
Ming Du, Dec. 2014, Recognition of Faces from Single and Multi-View Videos, (A9, Palo Alto, CA).
Ashish Srivastava, Dec. 2014, Sparse Representation, Discriminative Dictionaries and Projections for Visual Classification, (Apple, Cupertino, CA).
Jie Ni, May 2015, Restoration and Domain Adaptation for Unconstrained Face Recognition. (Back in China)
Kaustav Nandy, May 2015, Segmentation and Informatics in Multi-dimensions; Fluorescence Optical Microscopy Images, (Scientist, Leidos Corporation, Frederick, MD).
Jingjing Zheng, Dec. 2015, Domain Transfer Learning for Object and Action Recognition, (Amazon, Seattle, WA)
Xavier Gibert Serra, May. 2016 (Successfully defended on 11/18/2015, Anomaly Detection in Noisy Images, (Google, Mountain View, CA).
Kota Hara, August 2016, Deep Neural Networks and regression Models for Object Detection and Pose estimation, (Apple, Cupertino, CA).
Raviteja Vemulapalli, August 2016, Geometric Representations and Deep Gaussian Conditional random Field networks for Computer Vision, August 2016, (Google Research, Seattle, WA).
Ching-Hui Chen, Nov. 2016, Face Recognition from Weakly Labeled Data, Dec. 2016 (Google Research, Seattle, WA).
Jun-Cheng Chen, Robust Representations for Unconstrained Face Verification and Its Applications, Dec. 2016. (Academia Sinica, Taiwan) Computer Science
Heng Zhang, Multi-modal Learning and Its Application to Mobile Active Authentication, August 2017. (VMWare, CA).
Chris Reale, Multi-modal Approaches to Computer Vision Problems, September 2017. (Draper Labs, MA)
Mohammed E. Fathy Salem, Sparse Representations and Feature Learning for Image Set Classification and Correspondence Estimation, May 2018, (Google Research, Mountain View, CA).
Maya Kabkab, Learning along the Edge of Neural Networks, May 2018, (Waymo, Mountain View, CA).
Emily Hand, Learning Explainable Facial Features from Noisy Unconstrained Visual Data, May 2018, (Asst. Professor, University of Nevada, Reno).
Swami Sankaranarayanan, Towards Robust and Adaptive Feature Representations in Deep Learning, August 2018, (Butterfly Network, New York, NY).
Pouya Samangouei, Machine Learning of Facial Attributes Using Explainable Secure and Generative Adversarial Networks, August 2018 (Member of Technical Staff, Butterfly Networks, NewYork, NY).
Upal Mahbub, Multi-modal Active Authentication of Smartphone Users, August 2018 (Qualcomm, San Diego, CA).
Rajeev Ranjan, Towards a Fast and Accurate Face Recognition System from Deep Representations, May 2019, (Amazon, Seattle, WA).
Boyu Lu, Domain Adaptation for Unconstrained Face Verification and Identification, May 2019, (DiDi, CA).
Hongyu Xu, Sparse and Deep Representations for Face Recognition and Object Detection, May 2019, (Apple, Cupertino, CA).
Arthita Ghosh, Deep Inference on Multi-sensor Data, June 2019, (Samsung, Irvine, CA).
Jingxiao Zheng, Augmented Deep Representations for Unconstrained Still/Video-based Face Recognition, December 2019, (Waymo, CA).
Amit Kumar, Robust Facial Landmark Localization with Applications in Facial Biometrics December 2019, (Facebook, CA).
Kevin Merchant, Deep Neural Networks for Radio Frequency Fingerprinting, December 2019, Two-Six, VA).
Wei-An Lin, Deep Learning with Constraints and Priors for Improved Subject Clustering, Medical Imaging, and Robust Classification, May 2020, (Adobe, CA).
Hui Ding, Facial Expression Recognition and Editing with Limited Data, May 2020, (Amazon, CA).
Ilya Kavalerov, Impact of Semantics, Physics and Adversarial Mechanisms in Deep Learning, Dec. 2020. (Google, Inc, Mountain View, CA)
Ankan Bansal, Detecting and Recognizing Humans, Objects and their Interactions, Dec. 2020 (Amazon, CA)
Navaneeth Bodla, Learning to Detect, Predict and Synthesize Objects, Dec. 2020. (Cruise, CA)
Yogesh Balaji (co-advised with Soheil Feizi), Robust Learning Under Distributional Shifts, August 2021. (NVIDIA, CA).
Steven Schwarcz, Deep Video Analytics of Humans: From Action Recognition to Forgery Detection, Dec. 2021. (Amazon., Seattle, WA)