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Assistant Professor

CRCV
Center for Research in Computer Vision
University of Central Florida
4328 Scorpius St.
HEC 241

Orlando, FL 32816-2365
Phone: (407) 823-6495
Fax: (407) 823-0594
Email: yogesh@crcv.ucf.edu

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Biography
Dr. Rawat is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Research in Computer Vision at UCF. His research interests lie in the intersection of Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Social Computing, and Multimedia. He received his PhD in computer science at School of Computing, National University of Singapore (2012-2017), where he worked with Professor Mohan Kankanhalli in Multimedia Analysis and Synthesis Lab. His PhD dissertation was focused on enhancing photography experience of users utilizing social media and camera sensors. It was centered around computational media aesthetics and analysis of social media images for photography. He did his Postdoctoral training with Professor Mubarak Shah in the Center for Research in Computer Vision at UCF from 2017-2019. He obtained his BTech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, IIT-BHU, Varanasi in 2009. Before joining NUS in summer 2012, he was working at Mentor Graphics, India, (2009-2012) with Praveen Shukla where he worked in the Veloce Emulation team. He is a Table Tennis enthusiast and have won many medals in this sport. Apart from this, he like painting and drawing sketches.
For an updated list of my publications please visit my Google Scholar page.
Research interests
Computer Vision, Multimedia and Deep Learning

Update
Paper accepted in CVPR 2021 Invited Talk @ MSR (Deep Learning for Video Understanding)
Paper accepted in ICLR 2021 Organizer, Workshop on Trustworthy AI, ACM MM 2021 [link]
Student Abstract Paper accepted in AAAI 2021 Organized TinyAction challange in CVPR 2021 [link][video]
Paper accepted in WACV 2021 Teaching Computer Vision in Fall 2020 [course link]
2 papers accepted in ECCV 2020 [Multi-view action recognition] [Cross-view video synthesis] Research overview talk [link]
Winners, ActEV challenge, ActivityNet CVPR 2020
[Presentation video] [public leaderboard] [news story]
Press cover (Robinly) @CVPR 2019
Paper accepted in CVPR 2020 Organized CVPR 2019 tutorial on Capsule Networks.
[Survey video]
[Full tutorial video.]
Paper accepted in IEEE TMM
Runners-up, ActEV TRECVID 2019
Paper is accepted in ICCV 2019
Service
I will serve as a PC member for ICLR 2022 I will serve as an Area Chair for CVPR 2022
I will serve as a PC member for WACV 2022 I will serve as local arrangement chair for IEEE BigData 2021
I will serve as a PC member for NeurIPS 2021 I will serve as program chair for workshop in IEEE Big MM 2021
I will serve as a PC member for ICCV 2021 Serving as an Associate Editor for Machine Vision and Application
I will serve as a PC member for ICLR 2021 Served in NSF review panel 2021
I will serve as a PC member for AAAI 2021 I will serve as an Area Chair for ACM-MM 2021
I will serve as a PC member for NeurIPS 2020 I will serve as an Area Chair for ACM-MM 2020
I will serve as a PC member for CVPR 2020
I will serve as a PC member for WACV 2021
I will serve as a PC member for HADCV workshop in WACV 2020
I will serve as a PC member for ICME 2020
I will serve as a PC member for WACV 2020
I will serve as a PC member for HADCV workshop in WACV 2020
I will serve as a PC member for ACM MM 2019