The Geometric Media Lab recently won a grant from the DARPA Geometries of Learning (GoL) program, with the full team including Gautam Dasarathy (ASU), Visar Berisha (ASU), Vishal Patel (JHU), Rama Chellappa (JHU), and Anuj Srivastava (FSU). https://news.asu.edu/20220426-discoveries-asu-professor-wins-1m-dod-grant-boost-ai-technology
Started a new NIH R01 with Drs. Hyunglae Lee, Sze-Zheng Yong and and Matthew Buman, on “Smart User-Effective Data-Enabled (SUEDE) Shoe for Ankle Injury Prevention”. https://news.asu.edu/20220406-new-suede-shoes-apply-smart-tech-ankle-injury-prevention
Was invited by the AZ State Press to discuss ongoing trends in machine learning, computer vision, and AI, with an eye toward the challenges of reconciling ethical guidelines with computational techniques. https://www.statepress.com/article/2021/10/podcast-state-press-play-ai-ethics
A team consisting of faculty Tejaswi Gowda, Max Bernstein, Todd Ingalls, Pavan Turaga was awarded 250K to advance embodied worldbuilding experiences using WebML and WebXR, for Alzheimer's patients and caregivers. Administered by the ASU BioDesign Institute, and in collaboration with the Center for Innovation in Healthy and Resilient Aging (CIHRA). Photo by fotografierende from Pexels
Pavan Turaga is an invited speaker at the 'Geometry and Topology in Robotics' workshop in conjunction with R:SS 2021, and also at BodySys 2021 held in conjunction with MobiSys 2021. The talks present mathematical techniques from differential geometry, topology, and function analysis for these varied applications.