Welcome new faculty member Devi Parikh to School of Interactive Computing

Please join us in welcoming a new faculty member Devi Parikh in IC. Devi Parikh is an assistant professor at the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology starting Fall 2016. From 2013 to 2016 she was an Assistant Professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. From 2009 to 2012 she was a Research Assistant Professor at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC), a philanthropically endowed computer science academic institute on the University of Chicago campus. She has held visiting positions at Cornell University, University of Texas at Austin, MIT, Carnegie Mellon University, Microsoft Research, and Facebook AI Research.

She received her Ph.D. and M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University in 2009 and 2007 respectively. She received her B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rowan University in 2005. 

Her research interests include computer vision and AI in general and visual recognition problems in particular. Her recent work involves exploring problems at the intersection of vision and language, teaching machines common sense, and leveraging human-machine collaboration for building smarter machines. 

For more details, see her website.

Welcome to GA Tech, Devi!