September 2 - 3, 2020


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Founder/Chairman, COVID Safe Paths

Ramesh Raskar joined the Media Lab from Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories as head of the Lab’s Camera Culture research group. His research interests span in the field of computational photography, inverse problems in imaging and human-computer interaction. Recent projects and inventions include transient imaging to look around a corner, a next generation CAT-Scan machine, imperceptible markers for motion capture (Prakash), long distance barcodes (Bokode), touch+hover 3D interaction displays (BiDi screen), low-cost eye care devices (Netra,Catra), new theoretical models to augment light fields (ALF) to represent wave phenomena and algebraic rank constraints for 3D displays (HR3D). Raskar received various accolades including the Global Indus Technovator Award at MIT in 2003, the TR100 Award from Technology Review in 2004 Sloan Research Fellowship in 2009, Marr Prize in 2009, Darpa Young Faculty award in 2010, the Lemelson-MIT Prize in 2016 and many more, to his credit. He holds over 80 US patents and has received four Mitsubishi Electric Invention Awards. He is currently co-authoring a book on Computational Photography.