I am a researcher with electrical engineering background specialized in signal processing, computer vision, and machine learning for images and videos.


Recent News

September 7, 2018: Our paper “Perceptual Image Quality Assessment through Spectral Analysis of Error Representations” got accepted to  the  Elsevier Signal Processing: Image Communication journal, GitHub, arXiv.


September 4, 2018: Our paper “CURE-OR: Challenging Unreal and Real Environments for Object Recognition” got accepted to IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, arXiv.


May 4, 2018: Our paper “Semantically Interpretable and Controllable Filter Sets” got accepted to ICIP 2018,GitHub, arXiv, .


December 7, 2017: Our paper “Traffic Signs in the Wild” got accepted and will be published in the March 2018 issue of Signal Processing Magazine, arXiv.


November 14, 2017: Our paper “CURE-TSR: Challenging Unreal and Real Environments for Traffic Sign Recognition” got accepted to 31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Machine Learning for Intelligent Transportation Systems Workshop, Long Beach, CA, USA, 2017, dataset, GitHub, arXiv.


September 17, 2017: VIP Cup 2017 final was held @ ICIP 2017.


September 8, 2017: Received the Center for Signal for Information Processing Outstanding Research Award.


May 8, 2017: Our paper “Generating Adaptive and Robust Filter Sets Using an Unsupervised Learning Framework” got accepted to ICIP 2017, GitHub, arXiv.


March 22, 2017: Selected to receive the ECE Graduate Research Assistant Excellence Award.


March 16, 2017: Selected to receive the Sigma Xi Best Ph.D thesis award, ECE Chair Email


March 15, 2017: Our VIP Cup started and database was released.
March 9, 2017: Our VIP Cup is in the spotlight.
February 27, 2017: VIP Cup is publicized online.


February 9, 2017: We received Microsoft Seed Funding Award for our project entitled “Cloud-enabled see-through.”.


February 7, 2017:  CSV paper is in the spotlight for being one of the the most downloaded Signal Processing: Image Communication articles in 2017, GitHub, arXiv .


January 17, 2017: Received IEEE SP Video and Image Processing Cup acceptance. We will organize a competition at ICIP 2017 and details will be announced soon.


January, 2017: Joined Georgia Tech as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
December 17, 2016: Received Ph.D. Diploma.


December 13, 2016: Received ICASSP lecture acceptance for IEEE Signal Processing Letter “UNIQUE: Unsupervised Image Quality Estimation”, GitHub, arXiv


October 12, 2016: Successfully defended Ph.D. Dissertation titled “Understanding Perceived Quality through Visual Representations, Gatech.


September 14, 2016: Received EI conference acceptance notification for paper titled “MS-UNIQUE: Multi-model and Sharpness Weighted Unsupervised Image Quality Estimation,” GitHub, arXiv.


July 22, 2016: Received Signal Processing: Image Communication journal acceptance notification for paper titled “CSV: Image Quality Assessment Based on Color, Structure, and Visual System,” GitHub, arXiv.


June 30, 2016: Received MMSP conference acceptance notification for paper titled “Boosting in Image Quality Assessment,” GitHub, arXiv.


June 6 2016: Received IEEE Signal Processing Letter acceptance notification for paper titled “UNIQUE: Unsupervised Image Quality Estimation,” GitHub, arXiv.


May 23, 2016: Received NSF Travel Grant notification from ICME.


May 6, 2016: Received ICIP conference acceptance notification for paper titled “ReSIFT: Reliability-Weighted SIFT-based Image Quality Assessment,” GitHub, arXiv.


March 21, 2016: Successfully completed Ph.D. proposal oral examination.


March 11, 2016: Received ICME conference acceptance notification for paper titled “BLeSS: Bio-inspired Low-level Spatiochromatic Similarity Assisted Image Quality Assessment,” GitHub, arXiv.