Aditya Deshpande

Sr. Applied Scientist
Amazon Web Services AI Labs

Research Work Experience Resume


Aditya is a Sr. Applied Scientist with the AWS Computer Vision team. He completed his PhD in Computer Science studies at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He was advised by Prof. David Forsyth and Prof. Alexander Schwing. His research areas are Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, GPU Computing.

He TA'ed for CS445 Computational Photography (Fall'17), taught by Prof. Derek Hoiem and CS225 Data Structures (Fall'14) taught by Prof. Cinda Heeren.

Prior to joining University of Illinois, he did his Bachelors and Masters in Computer Science by Research at IIIT Hyderabad, working with Prof. P J Narayanan.

He also manages gpu servers, draws toons, travels, runs, sky-dives, tracks his academic tree in his free time!


A linearized framework and a new benchmark for model selection for fine-tuning (arxiv pre-print 2021)

Aditya Deshpande, Alessandro Achille, Avinash Ravichandran, Hao Li, Luca Zancato, Charless Fowlkes, Rahul Bhotika, Stefano Soatto and Pietro Perona

Fast, Diverse and Accurate Image Captioning Guided By Part-of-Speech [CVPR'19] (ORAL Accept)

Aditya Deshpande*, Jyoti Aneja*, Liwei Wang, Alexander Schwing and David Forsyth. (* = equal contribution)

Visual Relationship Detection [ECCV'18 Open Images Challenge Workshop] *#10 on Leaderboard

Aditya Deshpande, Zhongwei Cheng and Joseph Tighe.

Convolutional Image Captioning [CVPR'18]

Jyoti Aneja*, Aditya Deshpande*, and Alexander Schwing (* = equal contribution).

Learning Diverse Image Colorization [CVPR'17]

Aditya Deshpande, Jiajun Lu, Mao-Chuang Yeh, Min Jin Chong and David Forsyth.

Learning Large-Scale Automatic Image Colorization [ICCV'15]

Aditya Deshpande, Jason Rock and David Forsyth.

Multistage SFM: Revisiting Incremental Structure from Motion [3DV'14]

Rajvi Shah, Aditya Deshpande and P J Narayanan.

Fast Burrows Wheeler Compression Using All-Cores [IEEE IPDPSW'15]

Aditya Deshpande and P J Narayanan.

Can GPUs Sort Strings Efficiently? [IEEE HiPC'13] (Best GPU Paper Award)

Aditya Deshpande and P J Narayanan.

A complete list of publications here.

Work Experience

Sr. Applied Scientist, Amazon (AWS AI Labs)

Applied Scientist II, Amazon (AWS AI Labs)

Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Applied Scientist Intern, Amazon Inc

Computer Vision Intern, Apple Inc

Software Developer at OpenJPEG, Google Summer of Code

Software Engineering Intern, Google

Research Assistant, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad

Contact Me

Seattle, US

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