Eakta Jain, Ph.D.

Eakta Jain, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Eakta Jain, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering at the University of Florida. She received her Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University and her B.Tech. degree from IIT Kanpur. She has industry experience at Texas Instruments R&D labs, Disney Research Pittsburgh, and the Walt Disney Animation Studios. Her research group at the University of Florida is funded through faculty research awards from Facebook/Oculus and Google/YouTube, federal funding from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and state funding from the Florida Department of Transportation.

Primary Research Area

Human-Centered Computing

Research Areas

Graphics and Visualization, Human-Centered Computing


Ph.D., Robotics, 2012, Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Robotics, 2010, Carnegie Mellon University
Bachelor of Technology, Electrical Engineering, 2006, IIT Kanpur

Research Interests

Modeling humans


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Awards & Distinctions

  • Honorable Mention Best Paper: ACM Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP), 2012.
  • Best Paper Award: Proceedings of the Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA), 2010.
  • Google Anita Borg Finalist, 2008.


Contact Information

Telephone: 352-294-6653

Fax: 352-273-0738

Email: ejain@ufl.edu

Jain Lab

Office: MH 5125

Lab Room: E520 CSE

Mailing Address:

For mail:
PO Box 116120
Gainesville, FL 32611

For packages:
5125 Malachowsky Hall
PO Box 116120
Gainesville, FL 32611