Research Interests

​Professor Sundaramoorthi is an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics at the Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division at KAUST.  He obtained his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology in 2008.  Dr. Sundaramoorthi's research interests are in computer vision.  His recent interests include visual object tracking, visual object recognition, video analysis, and shape modeling/analysis


Selected Publications


Education Profile

  • Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Aug. 2003 - Feb. 2008
  • M.S. Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Aug. 2003 - Dec. 2005
  • B.S. Applied Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Aug. 2000 - May 2003
  • B.S. Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Aug. 2000 - May 2003

Professional Profile

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science,
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (http://www.kaust.edu.sa); Feb. 2011 - present
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Advisor: Stefano Soatto), Computer Science Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Mar. 2008 - Dec. 2010
  • Visiting Scholar, CINECA and University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; Oct. 2007
  • Visiting Scholar, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy; June 2006
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology,Atlanta, GA; Aug. 2007 – Feb. 2008
  • Graduate Research Assistant (Advisor: Anthony Yezzi), School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, GeorgiaInstitute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; Aug. 2003 – Aug. 2007
  • Research Intern, Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ; May 2004 – Aug. 2004
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, Schools of Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology,Atlanta, GA; Aug. 2001 – May 2003
  • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; Aug. 2002– May 2003
  • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; Aug. 2001– May 2002

Awards

  • Invitation to National Academies of Science Arab-American Frontiers Program (2014)
  • Final Nominee, UCLA Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research (2010)
  • Best Numerical Paper-Project Award, Int. Conference on Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision2007
  • President's Undergraduate Research Award (Fall 2002)
  • NSF VIGRE/GT Mathematical Research Award (Summer 2002)
  • URIP Research Award (Summer 2002)
  • Governor's Scholar Award/Scholarship (Fall 2000 – Spring 2003)

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Visual Computing Center (VCC)
  • Division of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE)