Lab Members, CVRL, Beckman Institute, Illinois


Narendra Ahuja

Research Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Beckman Institute, and Coordinated Science Laboratory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Email: n-ahuja[at]illinois[dot]edu
Phone: (217) 333-1837
Fax: (217) 244-8371

Research Staff

John M. Hart

Principal Research Engineer

Principal Investigator on interdisciplinary research projects and the Manager of the Computer Vision and Robotics Laboratory (CVRL) in the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. Conduct research with Professor Ahuja and the Civil and Environmental Engineering department on the design and development of Automated Visual Inspection systems and with the College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences on the design and development of Information Technology and Sensor System projects. Other research also involves the development of Next Generation Cameras for capturing wide field-of-view images of scenes.

Current Graduate Students

Avinash Kumar

Graduate Student

I am a PhD candidate in the Computer Vision and Robotics Lab (CVRL) in the ECE department at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and advised by Prof. Narendra Ahuja.My research is in the field of camera calibration, depth from focus/defocus and applications of computer vision for railroad. In past, I did my bachelors in Computer Science from International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) followed by a masters at Center for Visual Information Technology (CVIT) specializing in Computer Vision and advised by Prof. C. V. Jawahar

Abhishek Singh

Graduate Student

I am a PhD Candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I work on image analysis problems with Prof. Narendra Ahuja in the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. Before coming to Illinois in 2010, I earned a Master's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Florida at Gainesville, where I worked with Prof. Jose C. Principe on statistical signal processing problems. I spent summers working at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL), Cambridge, MA, Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ, and UtopiaCompression Corporation, Los Angeles, CA. I am a recipient of the Joan and Lalit Bahl Fellowship from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a Fellowship from the Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) program, for interdisciplinary and computation oriented research at the University of Illinois.

Jia-Bin Huang

Graduate Student

I am a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UIUC working with Prof. Narendra Ahuja. Before coming to Illinois in 2010, I received my bachelor's degree in the Department of Electronics Engineering from National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU), Hsin-Chu, Taiwan in 2006. I did my undergraduate projects with Prof. Sheng-Jyh Wang and Prof. Tien-Hsuan Chang. After serving in Army and working as a research assistant of Prof. Chu-Song Chen at the Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica for one year, I spent half a year as a visiting student working with Prof. Ming-Hsuan Yang at the University of California, Merced and Prof. Narendra Ahuja at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

My main research interests are in the area of computer vision, computer graphics and machine learning. In particular, I am interested in low and mid level vision, computational photography, and image understanding.

Shengnan Wang

Graduate Student

Huiguang Yang

Graduate Student


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