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2023.05 I will be attending ICRA 2023 in London to present Semantic Mapping with Confidence Scores through Metric Embeddings and Gaussian Process Classification.

2023.05 I received ICRA 2023 RAS Travel Grant.

2023.05 I successfully defended my thesis.

2023.03 I was invited to MIT and presented my research “Toward robotic autonomy in data-scarce and visually challenging environments” at the MIT CSAIL seminar.

2023.03 I submitted a paper in IROS 2023 about overcoming data scarcity challenges in the underwater domain.

2023.03 I submitted a paper in IROS 2023 regarding diver face identification for human-robot collaboration.

2023.02 I attended 20th Annual Marine Robotics Workshop & Field Trials in Holetown, Barbados, where we conducted intensive underwater robot trials in Caribbean Sea for 5 days and I presented my research.

2023.02 My story as a Ph.D. student was covered by the University of Minnesota Computer Science and Engineering Deparment News CSpotlight and their Twitter.

2023.02 I submitted a paper regarding diver pose identification for human-robot collaboration.

2023.01 Self-supervised Wide Baseline Visual Servoing via 3D Equivariance manuscript has been updated.

2023.01 My work during internship at Samsung AI, Semantic Mapping with Confidence Scores through Metric Embeddings and Gaussian Process Classification accepted for publication in ICRA 2023.

2022.09 I was inivited as a panel for “How to Thrive as a PhD Student” in the Intro to Research Course (CSCI 8001) at the University of Minnesota.

2022.09 I submitted a paper in ICRA 2023 from Samsung AI Center New York, and finished my internship (Advisor: Prof. Volkan Isler).

2022.06 Self-supervised Wide Baseline Visual Servoing via 3D Equivariance accepted for publication in IROS 2022.

2022.02 I started my Research Internship at Samsung AI Center New York.

2022.01 Using Monocular Vision and Human Body Priors for AUVs to Autonomously Approach Divers accepted for publication in ICRA 2022.

2022.01 ROW-SLAM: Under-Canopy Cornfield Semantic SLAM accepted for publication in ICRA 2022.

2021.12 I passed my Ph.D. proposal exam.

2021.11 I won the 2nd place award by presenting our paper Semantically-Aware Strategies for Stereo-Visual Robotic Obstacle Avoidance at the 21st KOCSEA Technical Symposium, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

2021.11 Our TrashCAN dataset has been downloaded more than 17,000 times since its release in the last July. Check

2021.09 I submitted the paper ROW-SLAM: Under-Canopy Cornfield Semantic SLAM and preprint is available.

2021.08 Our TrashCAN dataset has been downloaded more than 16,000 times since its release in the last July. Check

2021.06 I presented our paper Semantically-Aware Strategies for Stereo-Visual Robotic Obstacle Avoidance in ICRA 2021.

2021.02 Semantically-Aware Strategies for Stereo-Visual Robotic Obstacle Avoidance accepted for publication in ICRA 2021. Manuscript will be updated here by the end of March.

2021.01 Updated a new website!

2020.07 We release a TrashCAN dataset. Check

2020.07 We release a Trash-ICRA19 dataset. Check