Varun Kakra


Varun Kakra is a Research Fellow at Noldus Information Technology (NIT) under the supervision of Dr. Nico van der Aa.
He obtained his Bachelor's degree (B.Eng.) in Electronics and Telecommunications from VIIT, University of Pune, India in 2008. He then worked as Research Assistant on Computer Vision and Image Processing projects in the R&D department at VIIT after his graduation. He obtained his Master's degree (M.Sc.) in Vision, Image and Signal Processing from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh in 2010. His Master's thesis was titled 'Normative Brain Atlas Viewer' which was conducted at Toshiba Medical Visualisation Systems Europe, Edinburgh under the supervision of Dr. Ian Poole and Dr. Yvan Petillot.  He is currently involved in the iCareNet project as a Marie Curie research fellow. His research focuses on activity recognition by computer vision and machine learning techniques.

  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Signal Processing
  • Object Oriented Software Design