Dhiraj Joshi


Dhiraj Joshi


Senior Research Scientist - watsonx Data Engineering


IBM Research - Yorktown Heights Yorktown Heights, NY USA


Dhiraj Joshi is a Senior Scientist at IBM T.J. Watson Research Lab. He received his undergrad in Mathematics and Scientific Computing from IIT Kanpur in 2002 followed by a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Penn State University in 2007. He has published papers in many top tier conferences and journals and his papers have been highly cited (ACM Computing SurveysECCV, and IEEE Signal Processing Magazine). His work has also been profiled in leading technology media publications including Mashable, TechCrunch, and Wired as well as in leading news media venues (New York Times and Fortune).

Dhiraj was a key member of the team that created the first ever real-time multi-modal highlights for international golf and tennis tournaments (Masters, Wimbledon, and US Open) in 2017.  Dhiraj’s work also lead to the creation of the first ever AI driven movie trailer for a 20th Century Fox movie Morgan released in 2016. For the latter work his paper received the Best Brave New Ideas award at ACM Multimedia and also the prestigious IBM Pat Goldberg Memorial Best Paper Award. He's a recipient of IBM Corporate Award for Breakthrough Technical Accomplishment (IBM's top technical award) for his work on AI Highlights. Most recently, he won the prestigious Tech Emmy Award for his work on AI Highlights for Wimbledon and US Open (which are the official highlights in these tournaments now).

Dhiraj has led multiple AI and computer vision research partnerships with MIT and UIUC spanning research areas such as multimodal AI and robotics. He was a leading co-chair of the ​​Workshops on Multi-modal Video Analysis and Moments In Time Challenge held in conjunction with ICCV 2019 and ECCV 2020. He actively participates in leading conference program and organizing committees and has served as the Chair of IEEE Signal Processing Society Rochester chapter between 2011-2012.

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