I am a Postdoctoral Associate with Bill Freeman at MIT’s CSAIL Lab.

In June 2013, I finished my PhD from the Computer Science department at New York University. My research interests are in Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Scientific Computing. My advisor was Rob Fergus. I was awarded a Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship for 2010-2011 and a Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship for 2012-2013 from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.




  • Invited Talk – Fast Image Deconvolution Using Hyper Laplacian Priors. Group Meeting of Fredo Durand’s graphics group, MIT (CSAIL), October 22, 2010.
  • Invited Talk – Dark Flash Photography and Fast Image Deconvolution Using Hyper Laplacian Priors. Rick Szeliski’s Interactive Visual Media Group, Microsoft Research, Seattle, December 3, 2009.
  • Dark Flash Photography. SIGGRAPH 2009, New Orleans, August 7, 2009.
  • Dark Flash Photography. Group meeting of Laboratory for Computational Vision, NYU, May 28, 2009.
  • Dark Flash Photography. Group meeting of Bill Freeman’s Vision Group, MIT (CSAIL), May 19, 2009.
  • Dark Flash Photography. Graphics Seminar, NYU, May 8, 2009.


  • Co-founder and CTO of Nirvana Digital, later acquired by Black Magic Designs. Nirvana Digital developed Revival, a film and video restoration system, now used in post-production companies worldwide.
  • Angel Investor/Technical Advisor to Aniika.

Patent Filed: Dark Flash Photography

Professional Activities: Reviewer for the following conferences and journals

  • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.
  • IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR).
  • IEEE Transactions Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI).
  • ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH) and SIGGRAPH Asia.
  • Journal for Visual Comm. and Image Representation (JVCI).
  • Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS).
  • European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV).

Office: D475A, STATA Center, CSAIL, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02141.



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