Kostas Daniilidis
Ruth Yalom Stone Professor


GRASP Laboratory
Department of Computer and Information Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Pennsylvania

News: Workshop on Equivariance and Data Augmentation 09/04/2020,
4th Workshop Geometry Meets Deep Learning at ICCV 2019
My robohub podcast on geometry, robots, deep learning, start-ups, and PhD.


Papers: My publications in Google Scholar sorted by citation or by year, and in DBLP and my CV.

PhD Students: Ioanis Asmanis, Agelos Kratimenos, Yufu Wang, Anthony Bisulco, Katrina Ashton, Jiahui Lei, Wen Jiang, Ziyun Wang, Yinshuang Xu, Karl Schmeckpeper , Stefanos Pertigkiozoglou, Bernadette Bucher , Evangelos Chatzipantazis , Oleh Rybkin , Kenneth Chaney, Kendall Queen .

Postdocs: Diego Patino Georgios Georgakis

Alumni PhDs: Wenxin Liu, Nikos Kolotouros (Google Research) , Stephen Phillips (Swarthmore College), Carlos Esteves (Google AI), Christine Allen-Blanchette (Princeton),
George Pavlakos (Berkeley Postdoc), Alex Zhu(Waymo), Spyridon Leonardos
Monroe Kennedy III (Stanford faculty, co-advised with Vijay Kumar), Jason Owens (Aurora), Mabel Zhang (OSRF),
Drew Jaegle (Deepmind), Cody Phillips (AVVIR), Nikolay Atanasov (UC San Diego, co-advised with George Pappas),
Menglong Zhu (DJI), Mayank Bansal (Google Waymo), Roy Anati (Google).
Alexander Patterson IV (SightLogix) Oleg Naroditsky (Apple), Alexander Toshev (Google Brain),
Ankita Kumar, (Oracle), Nima Moshtagh (JHU APL, co-advised with Ali Jadbababai). Ameesh Makadia (Google Research),
Volkan Isler (U. of. Minnesota, coadvised with Sampath Kannan), Christopher Geyer (Berkshire Grey), Adnan Ansar (JPL/NASA),
Weichuan Yu (coadvised with Sommer, HKUST).

Alumni Postdocs: Marc Badger Bernd Pfrommer, Xiaowei Zhou (Zhejiang University), Roberto Tron (Boston University), Luis Puig (Geomagical), Konstantinos Derpanis (York University), Davide Scaramuzza (University of Zurich), Philippos Mordohai (Stevens Inst. of Technology), Jean-Philippe Tardif (CMU/NREC), Irene Cheng (U. of Alberta), Yanis Pavlidis Rodrigo Carceroni(Google Labs), Rahul Swaminathan (Deutsche Telekom Labs), Xenophon Zampoulis (FORTH/CSI), Joao Barreto (University of Coimbra), Nikhil Kelshikar (CISCO), Thomas Buelow (Philips Research), Jane Mulligan (University of Colorado at Boulder).

Teaching: Fall 2006, 2007, Spring 2009, 2010, 2011,2013, Spring 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022: CIS580 Machine Perception
Spring 2021, 2022: CIS 107/VLST209: Visual Culture through the Eye of the Computer
Spring 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 MEAM 620 with Vijay Kumar,
Spring 2007, 2008, Fall 2008, 2009, 2010,2011,2012,2014,2019,2020: CIS121 Data Structures
Fall 2016, 2015, 2004, Fall 2003, Spring 2002, Fall 2002,: CSE390 Robotics.
Fall 2000, 1999, 1998: CSE240 Introduction to Computer Architecture.
Spring 2004, 2001: CIS 700 Special Topics in Machine Perception
Spring 2003, 2000, 1999: CIS 680 Advanced Topics in Machine Perception

Education: PhD, 1992, University of Karlsruhe with Hans-Hellmut Nagel. My advisor's advisor was the Wolfgang Paul Nobel Laureate 1989 (1913-1993). Wolfgang Paul's advisor was Hans Kopfermann (1895-1963). Kopfermann's advisor was James Franck (1882-1964) Nobel Laureate 1925, Franck's advisor was Emil Warburg (1846-1931). Emil Warburg's advisor was Heinrich Gustav Magnus (1802-1870).
Diploma (Master's equivalent) in EE, 1986, National Technical University of Athens
Address: Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, 3330 Walnut Street, Levine Hall 472, Philadelphia, PA 19104. How to reach GRASP
Acknowledgments: NSF TRIPODS 1934960, NSF CPS 2038873, ARL DCIST CRA W911NF-17-2-0181, ARO MURI W911NF-20-1-0080, ONR N00014-17-1-2093, the DARPA-SRC C-BRIC.