Vivek Pradeep is a computer vision researcher in the Applied Sciences Group. He received his BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2005 and PhD from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles in 2010. His thesis on developing a wearable SLAM system that provided tactile navigation cues to the visually impaired was awarded the Steven's most innovative project award. His research interests include structure from motion, stereo vision, sensor fusion, tracking and GPU computing.
Creative writing and hobby robotics are things that occupy his spare time - apart from a healthy obsession with science fiction, anime and cricket.