Team Members

Mohan Trivedi

Principal Investigator


Larry Ly

LISA Technical Staff

SPAWAR Black, San Diego

Ross Greer 

PhD Candidate, ECE


Sumega Mandadi


Akshay Gopalkrishnan 



Bjørk Antoniussen


Aalborg University

Mathias Andersen


Aalborg University

Afnan Alofi


Anish Gopalan 

BS, Computer Science


Eddie Huang



Dr. Thomas D. Marcotte

Professor of Psychiatry 

Co-Director of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research

Alejandra Vidrio

Clinical Research Coordinator


Samveed Desai


Lulua Rakla 


Jacob Landgren


Dr. Nachiket Deo, 2022


Maitrayee Keskar 

Undergraduate, Probability & Statistics Major, Computer Science Minor



Jason Isa

B.S. Electrical Engineering & Management Science Majors, 

Mathematics and Entrepreneurship & Innovation Minors

Dr. Akshay Rangesh, 2021



Bowen Zhang, 2020

Kaouther Messaoud, 2020

Siddharth, 2020

Grady Kestler

Daniela Ridel, 2019

Mobile Robotics Lab

University of Sao Paulo


Walter Zimmer, 2019

Autonomous Intelligent Driving GmbH


Niels Ole Salscheider, 2019

FZI Research Center for Information Technology

Kevan Yuen, 2018

Dr. Eduardo Romera, 2018

CTO at Pixcellence Inc.


Kirill Pirozhenko, 2018

Brain Corp

San Diego, CA

Borhan Vasli, 2018

Koh Young Technology, Inc.

Ishan Gupta, 2018


Mountain View, CA


Dr. Sujitha Martin, 2017

Honda Research Institute


Vision based, Multi-cue Driver Models for Intelligent Vehicles

Dr. Eshed Ohn-Bar, 2017

Computer Vision Group, CMU


Contextual Visual Object Recognition and Behavior Modeling for Human-Robot Interactivity

Aida Khosroshahi, 2017


Mountain View, CA 

Surround Vehicles Trajectory Analysis with Recurrent Neural Networks

Sourabh Vora, 2017


Santa Monica, CA

Miklas S. Kristoffersen, 2017

PhD, Bang & Olufsen A/S, Aalborg University, Denmark

Jacob Dueholm, 2017

Visual Analysis of People Laboratory, Aalborg University, Denmark

Sean Lee, 2016

Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, CA

Frankie Lu, 2016

Apple Inc., CA

Dr. Ravi Satzoda, 2016

Nauto, CA


PhD from Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Rakesh Rajaram, 2016

Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, CA

Mark Philipsen, 2015

PhD, Aalborg University

Morten Jensen, 2015

PhD, Aalborg University

Nikhil Das, 2015

PhD, Advanced Robotics and Control Lab, UC San Diego

Dr. Andreas Moegelmose, 2014

Post Doc., Aalborg University


Dr. Ashish Tawari, 2014

Honda Research

Visual Attention from Dynamic Analysis of Head, Eyes and Salient Objects

Dr. Sayanan Sivaraman, 2013

Volkswagen Electronics Research Laboratory, Belmont, CA

Learning, Modeling, and Understanding the On-Road Environment Using Multi-modal Sensing

Dr. Cuong Tran, 2012

Scientist, Honda Research Institute, Mountain View, CA Human Machine Interactivity using Vision-based Posture Analysis at Multiple Levels

Dr. Shankar Shivappa, 2010

Senior Researcher, Digimarc, Portland, Oregon

Audio Visual Information Fusion for Human Activity Analysis

Dr. Anup Doshi, 2010

Scientist, Opera Solutions, LLC., San Diego, CA

 Learning and Inferring Human Intentions: Explorations of Driver Attention and Interactivity

Dr. Brendan Morris, 2010

Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Understanding activity from trajectory patterns

(IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS) Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, 2010)

Dr. Paul Roberts, 2009

Senior Development Engineer, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, UC San Diego Multi-view, broadband, acoustic classification of marine animals

Dr. Sangho Park, 2007

Research Associate, University of Rochester

(PhD, University of Texas, Austin, 2004)

Dr. Stephen Krotosky, 2007

SAIC, La Jolla, CA

On using multiperspective color and thermal infrared videos to detect people: Issues, computational framework, algorithms and comparative analysis.

Dr. Junwen Wu, 2007

Fair Isaac, San Diego, CA Analysis of head pose, faces, and eye dynamics in images and videos: A multilevel framework and algorithms.

Dr. Joel McCall, 2006

Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA

Human attention and intent analysis using robust visual cues in a Bayesian framework.

Dr. Douglas A. Fidaleo, 2004

University of Southern California (PhD, University of Southern California, 2003)

Prof. Ivana Mikic, 2002

Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Partner, Hunter Mikic & Callaway, LLC.

[previously] Senior Scientist and Co-Founder, Vala Sciences, Inc.

Human body model acquisition and tracking using multi-camera voxel data.

Dr. David R. Nadeau, 2002

Senior Researcher, Synthesis Center, University of California, San Diego

(PhD, University of California at San Diego, 2002).

Dr. Kim Ng, 2000

Vision and Graphics, STMicroelctronics, La Jolla, CA

Three-dimensional visual modeling and virtual view synthesis: A synergetic, range-space stereo approach using omni-directional images.

Dr. Shailendra Bhonsle, 2000

[now] Senior yahoo technical at Yahoo!

[previously] Senior engineer at Cachevision

Semiorder model for temporal composition of activities from events in multi-sensory information management systems.

Dr. Anthony Copeland, 1996

PAR Technologies  

(PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996)

Prof. Fred W. DePiero, 1996

Professor and Assistant Dean, College of Engineering, Cal Poly State University

 Adaptive range image segmentation and direct graph matching for 3-dimensional object recognition: Algorithms, integrated framework and implementations.

Dr. Scott Thayer, 1996

[now] Chief Technology Officer, Redzone Robotics Inc.

[previously] System Scientist, Carnegie Mellon University (PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996)

Dr. Arun Dalmia, 1995


Consulting Depth measurements of selectable quality using image streams: Computational framework for integrated spatio-temporal gradient analysis and binocular stereo approaches.

Dr. Gopalan Ravichandran, 1995

SRI International

(PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, 1992)

Prof. Mukul Shirvaikar, 1993

Associate Professor and Chair of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Tyler

  Object detection in high-clutter images using multiresolution texture-based segmentation and neural network filter

Dr. Hrishikesh Gadagkar, 1992

VP, Engineering and Manufacturing, MicroMRI

  Active exploration of a robotic workcell using contact and non-contact sensor

Dr. Suresh Marapane, 1991

Proctor & Gamble Vision R&D

 Computational framework for multi-primitive hierarchical stereo analysis.

Dr. Chu-Xin Chen, 1991

Pacific Bell, AI Center

Planning, coordination and execution of perceptual and motor actions in sensor-based intelligent robots.

Prof. Charles Lipari, 1989

[now with] Acoustic Technologies, Mesa, AZ

[previously] Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

Geometric modeling and recognition of elongated regions in images.

Advisor: Prof. Mohan Trivedi


Prof. Bhaskar Rao

ECE Department


Prof. Hal Pashler

Dept. of Psychology


Prof. Thomas Moeslund

CVMT Laboratory, Aalborg


Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro

Dept. of Adaptive Machine Systems, Osaka University


Dr. Erik Murphy-Chutorian

Google, Mountain View, CA Thesis: Vision-based head pose estimation and interactivity analysis: Algorithms, systems, and evaluation. (2009)

Dr. Tarak Gandhi

Google, Mountain View, CA (PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 2008

Dr. Shinko Cheng

Google, Mountain View, CA

  A general probabilistic framework for volumetric articulated body pose estimation and driver gesture, activity and intent analysis for human-centric driver assistance. (2007)

(IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS) Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, 2008)

Dr. Kohsia Huang

Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego, CA

 Multilevel analysis of human body, face, and gestures with networked omni video array. (2005)

Prof. Matt Barth

Bourns College of Engineering, UCR

Prof. Andrea Prati

Imagelab Group, Univ. of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Dr. Erwin Boer

Nissan Motor Corp.

Prof. Mike Mozer

CS and CogSci, University of Colorado, Boulder

Dr. Thorsten Zander and Team PhyPA

Institute of Psychology and Ergonomics, TU-Berlin

Dr. Scott Makeig

Director, Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, UCSD