Achuta Kadambi

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles
Email: achuta [at]
Curriculum Vitae: PDF

Leader, Visual Machines Group
Co-founder, Akasha Imaging, Palo Alto
Admin Assistant
Maria Orozco
morozco [at]

Selected Papers

* For latest papers, news, and updates from my team, refer to the Visual Machines webpage.

Computational Imaging

Joint Textbook with A. Bhandari, A. Kadambi, and R. Raskar
[ Accepted to MIT Press as a Textbook, Forthcoming 2020 ]

CVPR 2020 Tutorial on Visual Physics

With Katerina Fragkiadaki, Laura Waller, Bill Freeman, and Ayan Chakrabarti
[ CVPR 2020 Tutorial ]

Polarized Non-Line-of-Sight Imaging

K. Tanaka, Y. Mukaigawa, and A. Kadambi
[ IEEE CVPR 2020 ]

Deep Polarization Cues for Transparent Object Segmentation

A. Kalra, V Taamazyan, SK Rao, K Venkataraman, R Raskar, and A. Kadambi
[ IEEE CVPR 2020 (Oral) ]

Thermal Non-line-of-Sight Imaging

T. Maeda, Y. Wang, R. Raskar, and A. Kadambi
[ IEEE ICCP 2019 ]

Time-resolved Far Infrared Light Transport Decomposition for Thermal Photometric Stereo

K. Tanaka, N. Ikeya, T. Takatani, H. Kubo, T. Funatomi, V. Ravi, A. Kadambi and Y. Mukaigawa
[ IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2019 ]

Dynamic Heterodyne Interferometry

T. Maeda, A. Kadambi, Y. Schechner and R. Raskar
[ IEEE ICCP 2018 ]
Best Paper Award

Rethinking Machine Vision Time of Flight with GHz Heterodyning

A. Kadambi, R. Raskar
[ IEEE Access 2017 ]

Macroscopic Interferometry: Rethinking Depth Estimation with Frequency-Domain Time of Flight

A. Kadambi, J. Schiel, R. Raskar
[ IEEE CVPR 2016 (Oral 3% acceptance) ]

Occluded Imaging with Time of Flight Sensors

A. Kadambi, H. Zhao, B. Shi, R. Raskar
[ ACM Transactions on Graphics (pres SIGGRAPH 2016) ]

Polarized 3D: Enhanced 3D sensing fusing depth and polarization cues

A. Kadambi, V. Taamazyan, B. Shi, R. Raskar
[ IEEE ICCV 2015 (Oral 3% acceptance) ]
Best Papers Special Issue

Computational Time of Flight

Joint Tutorial Course with A. Bhandari, M. Gupta, A. Kadambi, R. Raskar.
[ IEEE ICCV 2015 ]

A Light Transport Model for Mitigating Multipath Interference in TOF Sensors

N. Naik, A. Kadambi, C. Rhemann, S. Izadi, R. Raskar, S.B. Kang
[ IEEE CVPR 2015 ]

Resolving multi-path interference in time-of-flight imaging via modulation frequency diversity and sparse regularization

A. Bhandari, A. Kadambi, R. Whyte, C. Barsi, M. Feigin, A. Dorrington, R. Raskar.
[ OSA Optics Letters 2014 ]

Coded Aperture, Compressive 3D LIDAR

A. Kadambi, P. Boufounos
[ IEEE ICASSP 2015 ]

Demultiplexing Illumination via Low Cost Sensing and Nanosecond Coding

A. Kadambi, A. Bhandari, R. Whyte, A. Dorrington, R. Raskar
[ IEEE ICCP 2014 ]

Coded time of flight cameras: sparse deconvolution to address multipath interference and recover time profiles

A. Kadambi, R. Whyte, A. Bhandari, L. Streeter, C. Barsi, A. Dorrington, R. Raskar
[ ACM Transactions on Graphics (pres SIGGRAPH Asia 2013) ]
Selected for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship