Eakta Jain, Ph.D.

Eakta Jain, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Bio

Eakta Jain, Ph.D., is an assistant 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

Education

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

Publications

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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.

News

Contact Information

Telephone: 352-294-6653

Fax: 352-273-0738

Email: ejain@ufl.edu

Website(s):
Jain Lab

Office: E540 CSE

Lab Room: E520 CSE

Mailing Address:

For mail:
PO Box 116120
Gainesville, FL 32611

For packages:
E540 CSE Building
PO Box 116120
Gainesville, FL 32611