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Dr. Amir Mohaymen Rahimi, Ph.D.

 

EDUCATION

University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering                                                                                                   Dec 2009 – Dec 2015

Thesis: Sensor Fusion with Latent Dynamic Conditional Random Fields
Adviser: Professor B. S. Manjunath
Research areas: UAV Design, Vision Based Active Control, Machine Learning

Real-Time Image Processing, Probabilistic Graphical Models

 

M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering                                                                                                    Aug 2007 – Aug 2009

 

Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, USA

B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Shreyer Honor)                                                                                              May 2001 – May 2005

B.S. in Computer Engineering (Shreyer Honor)                                                                                             May 2001 – May 2005

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Electromagnetic Lab, PSU                                                                                              May 2001 – May 2002 

Project: Software development of test platform for patch antenna

Supervisor: Professor Raj Mitra


Computer Vision Lab, PSU
Project: Face Detection, Tracking, Traffic Monitoring Supervisor: Professor Octavia Camps

 

Machine Learning Lab, UCSB

Project: Data Mining, Vision Base Tracking
Supervisor: Professor Edward Chang


Vision Research Lab, UCSB
Project: Autonomous micro-UAV Design, Vision Base: Navigation,

 

Path Optimization, Detection, Classification, Recognition and Tracking.

Supervisor: Professor B. S. Manjunath

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

“Identifying Color in Motion in Video Sensors”, CVPR 2006

G. Wu, A. Rahimi, K. Goh, C. Tsai, Y. Wu, E. Chang, and Y. Wang

 

“CORTINA: Searching a 10 Million + Images Database”, VRL, UCSB 2007

E.Gelasca, J. Guzman, S. Gauglitz, P. Ghosh, J. Xu, E. Moxley, A. Rahimi, Z. Bi and B. S. Manjunath

 

“Distributed Particle Filter Tracking with Online Multiple Instance Learning”, ICIP,

Ni, Z., Sunderrajan, S., Rahimi, A., Manjunath, B. S.

 

“Particle Filter Tracking with Online Multiple Instance Learning”, ICPR,

 Ni, Z., Sunderrajan, S., Rahimi, A., Manjunath, B. S.

 

“Marine Biodiversity Classification Using Dropout Regularization”, ICPR,

Rahimi, A. M., Miller, R. J., Fedorov, D. V., Sunderrajan, S., Doheny, B. M., Page, H. M., Manjunath, B. S.

 

“Features We Trust”, ICIP,
A. Rahimi, Lakshman Nataraj , Manjunath, B. S.

 

“Micro-UAV Sensor Fusion with LDCRFs in Coronal Plane Estimation”, CVPR,

Rahimi, A. M. , Karthikeyan S., Manjunath, B. S.

 

“Automatic Tactical Adjustment in Real-Time: Modeling Adversary Formations With

Radon-Cumulative Distribution Transform and Canonical Correlation Analysis”, CVPR,

Rahimi, A. M. , Kolouri S., Bhattacharyya R.

 

Under Review:
“Implicit vs. Explicit Modeling of Feature Interaction in Aggregation

of Weak Classifiers”, PAMI, Rahimi,

A. M. , Fedorov, D. V., Manjunath, B. S.

 

“Intent Recognition in Embedded Space for Few Shot Learning”, ICIP,

Rahimi, A. M. , Kwon, H., Hoffmann, H., Kolouri, S.

 

 

INTERNSHIPS

Geransang Mehr Co.

Oil Mining and Exploration Signal Processing, Image Filtering

 

Geransang Mehr Co.

ARCGIS Course: Mapping, Segmentation, Geo-Referencing

 

HRL Laboratories

Urban Object Detection and Recognition

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

LEAPS Fellow: Teaching science for youth

United Airline: Flight Operational Agent
Fencing Instructor: Santa Barbara City College
Dronetelligence LLC.: Co-Founder, Crop health monitoring,
yield estimation and aerial mapping with autonomous blimps.
Mayachitra Inc.: Research Staff, PI on NAVAIR Project
Image Correspondence Figure of Merit (FOM)
HRL Laboratories LLC.: Research Staff, PI on John Deere residue sensing project, PI on

human intent recognition project, Managed semantic memory team of a autonomous driving

vehicle project. Key member in DARPA projects

 

PATENTS

Recurrent Neural Networks Framework for Contextual Interaction Predictions

Path Planning Fusion with CCA for Behavior Resolution

Situational Complexity Quantification for Autonomous Systems

 

 

ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Fencing:
• Olympic Candidate and Three time Captain of Iran National Team
• Four time Iranian Presidential Award
• Three time Asian Champion
• Asian Olympic Game Medalist
• Three time All American, NCAA Champion, and full scholarship from PSU

• Olympic candidate and member of British National Team

 

Flight Experience:
Private Pilot Licence, Currently logged 200+ hours

Skydiving License (A), Currently logged 521 jumps​

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