Dhruv Batra

News

Spring 17:
I received the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award!
Spring 17:
I received an Amazon Academic Research Award (AARA) for Visual Dialog.

2016

Fall 2016:
I am moving to Georgia Tech (School of Interactive Computing).
I will be spending a year at Facebook AI Research as a Visiting Researcher.
2016:
I am serving as an Area Chair for CVPR 2017, ICLR 2017, NIPS 2017, UAI 2017.
03/16/16:
Interview with WVTF Radio IQ for our work on Visual Question Answering!
2016:
2 papers accepted at NIPS16. 5 papers accepted at EMNLP16.
4 papers accepted at CVPR16. 2 papers accepted at NAACL16.
1 paper accepted at ICLR16. 1 paper accepted at WACV16.

2015

09/02/15:
2 papers accepted at ICCV15. 1 paper accepted at NIPS15.
08/14/15:
Devi Parikh and I received a Google Faculty Research Award for Visual Question Answering (VQA)!
2015:
I am serving as an Area Chair for CVPR 2016.
Fall 2015:
Teaching ECE 6504: Deep Learning for Perception.
05/03/15:
New arxiv paper on VQA: Visual Question Answering.
Check out the dataset at visualqa.org!
03/09/15:
2 papers accepted at CVPR15 (1 poster, 1 oral).
02/24/15:
I received the Outstanding New Assistant Professor award from the College of Engineering, VT.
Spring 15:
I am serving at the Doctoral Consortium Chair at ICCV 2015.
Spring 15:
Teaching ECE 5984: Intro to Machine Learning.

2014

Fall 2014:
New papers at NIPS14 and Signal Processing journal.
04/26/14:
I received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award!
03/26/14:
I received the Army Research Office (ARO) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award!
02/24/14:
2 papers accepted at CVPR14. 1 paper accepted at AISTATS14.
01/31/14:
Received an equipment gift (Tesla K40) as part of the NVIDIA Academic Hardware Donation Program. Thanks NVIDIA!
01/16/14:
Recieved Windows Azure for Research Award for CloudCV.
Spring 14:
Teaching ECE 6504: Advanced Machine Learning: Probabilistic Graphical Models.

2013

10/15/13:
Our CloudCV project was awarded an Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Education: Machine Learning Research Grant.
10/14/13:
Recognized as the VT Teacher of the Week by the Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER), for developing new, innovative curriculum.
[ CIDER News Release | Fall 2013 class | Spring 2013 class ]
09/15/13:
My work in Diverse Structured Prediction was awarded an NSF Grant. [Project Page]
08/12/13:
My work with Chris Dyer, Kevin Gimpel and Greg Shakhnarovich, won the Google Faculty Research Award.
Fall 2013:
Teaching ECE 4984/5984: Introduction to Machine Learning & Perception. From now on, this class will be offered only in Fall.
09/01/13:
We are starting a Computer Vision and Machine Learning Reading Group. Please sign up if interested in participating.
08/29/13:
1 paper accepted at ICCV 2013. 1 paper accepted at EMNLP 2013.
07/01/13:
I taught a tutorial on Beyond MAP: Making Multiple Predictions from Probabilistic Models: Diversity, DPPs and more at CVPR13, with Alex Kulesza, Dennis Park and Deva Ramanan. Slides and videos are now online.
03/01/13:
I am serving as a Co-Guest-Editor of the TPAMI Special Issue on Higher Order Graphical Models in Computer Vision: Modelling, Inference & Learning.
Spring 13:
Taught ECE 4984/5984: Introduction to Machine Learning & Perception. Student poster/demo session featured in ECE News. Some demo videos available here.
02/24/13:
2 papers accepted at CVPR13 (1 poster, 1 oral). 1 paper accepted at AISTATS13 (oral).
01/01/13:
Moved to VT: My group (Machine Learning & Perception @ VT) has an opening for a post-doc. Please email me for details.

2012

2011