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: Katrina Ashton, Jiahui Lei, Wen Jiang, Ziyun Wang, Yinshuang Xu, Karl Schmeckpeper , Stefanos Pertgkiozoglou, Bernadette Bucher , Evangelos Chatzipantazis , Nikos Kolotouros , Oleh Rybkin , Kenneth Chaney, Kendall Queen , Wenxin Liu, Stephen Phillips .

Postdocs: Marc Badger Diego Patino Georgios Georgakis

Alumni PhDs: Carlos Esteves (Google AI), Christine Allen-Blanchette (Princeton Postdoc), George Pavlakos (Berkeley Postdoc), Alex Zhu(Waymo), Spyridon Leonardos(Voleon),
Monroe Kennedy III (Stanford faculty, co-advised with Vijay Kumar), Jason Owens (Uber ATG), Mabel Zhang (OSRF), Drew Jaegle (Deepmind),
Cody Phillips (AVVIR), Nikolay Atanasov (UC San Diego, co-advised with George Pappas), Menglong Zhu (Google), 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 (HKUST).

Alumni Postdocs: Bernd Pfrommer (Ghost Robotics), Xiaowei Zhou (Zhejiang University), Roberto Tron (Boston University), Luis Puig (Geomagical), Konstantinos Derpanis (Ryerson 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: 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 2006, 2007, Spring 2009, 2010, 2011,2013, Spring 2018, 2019,2020: CIS580 Machine Perception
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: Research was sponsored by the Army Research Office and was accomplished under Grant Number W911NF-20-1-0080. The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of the Army Research Office or the U.S. Government. The U.S. Government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for Government purposes notwithstanding any copyright notation herein. Further support was provided by the following grants: NSF IIS 1703319, NSF MRI 1626008, NSF TRIPODS 1934960, NSF CPS 2038873, ARL RCTA W911NF-10-2-0016, ARL DCIST CRA W911NF-17-2-0181, ONR N00014-17-1-2093, the DARPA-SRC C-BRIC, and by Honda Research Institute.

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