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Vijay Chandrasekhar


Email: vijay.cmu AT gmail DOT com

Short Bio

Vijay Chandrasekhar completed his B.S and M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University (2002-2005), and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University (2006-2013). His research interests include mobile audio and visual search, large-scale image and video retrieval, machine learning and data compression. He has published more than 80 papers/MPEG contributions in a wide range of top-tier journals/conferences like IJCV, ICCV, CVPR, IEEE SPM, ACM MM, IEEE TIP, DCC, ISMIR, MPEG-CDVS etc, and has filed 7 US patents (4 granted, 3 pending). His Ph.D. work on feature compression led to the MPEG-CDVS (Compact Descriptors for Visual Search) standard, which he actively contributed from 2010-2013. He was awarded the A*STAR National Science Scholarship (NSS) in 2002.

Research Interests

  • Computer Vision

  • Multimedia Search

  • Mobile Augmented Reality

  • Egocentric Vision

  • Machine Learning (Deep Learning)

  • Start-ups and Technology Entrepreneurship

  • Data Compression

Google Scholar

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H-index: 26
I10-index: 48
Number of citations: >3500+

Google Scholar Link: Vijay Chandrasekhar


  • Carnegie Institute of Technology Dean's List 2002-2005

  • Singapore Physics Olympiad, Merit Award, Top 25 students in Singapore; Jan 2001.

  • A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research) NSS (National Science Scholarship), 2002, 2006

  • A-STAR Chairman's Honors Roll for meritorious academic performance, 2005

  • SIA (Singapore Airlines) Youth Scholarship-scholarship for two years of studies at Hwa Chong Junior College, Singapore, 2000

  • National Talent Scholarship, Awarded at the national level in India, 1999

Last Updated: Nov 2015