Equitable Sensing of the Human Body
Light-based sensors that are robust to skin tone, body mass
and other phenotypes can transform precision medicine and human interaction.

Aug 2023: Diffusion w/ Perspective appears in SIGGRAPH Asia
Rishi's first author paper appears in the journal proceedings of SIGGRAPH Asia
Apr 2023: Six papers accepted
Four papers in CVPR 2023, One in Nature Mach. Intell., One in IEEE Access.
Dec 2022: Achuta wins IEEE-HKN Under 35 Award
For inclusive inventions in EECS and bioengineering. UCLA Article.
Nov 2022: Pradyumna and Achuta win UIST Best Demo Award (Hon. Mention)
A pressure-sensitive speckle sensor to enable humans to interact with ordinary surfaces as if they were touch sensors.
April 2022: Ellin wins NSF GRFP PhD Fellowship
For proposed research on making mHealth devices work in an inclusive manner. UCLA Newsroom.
Feb 2022: MIT Press Textbook is in Print
Computational Imaging available for purchase or as free download.
Sep 2021: Achuta wins DARPA YFA
Details in the UCLA Newsroom.
May 2021: Achuta wins ARO YIP Award
Details in the UCLA Newsroom.
April 2021: Medical device paper in Science
On the fairness of medical device physics.
March 2021: Achuta wins NSF CAREER Award
Details on the NSF Website.

Current Teaching
Winter 2024
ECE 149: Foundations of Computer Vision
Fall 2023
ECE 239AS: Computational Imaging
Fall 2022
ECE 113: Discrete-Time Signal Processing
Winter 2023
ECE 113: Discrete-Time Signal Processing
Spring 2023
ECE 188 / CS 188: Introduction to Computer Vision
Achuta Office Hours (2023)
Wed. 10-11am in E4, 56-147J