Computer graphics and computer vision: physically based and scalable rendering; material modeling; perception for graphics; visual recognition
Current Research Interest
Visual discovery and recognition; physically based modeling
Association for Computing Machinery SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award
Association for Computing Machinery SIGGRAPH Academy Member
Association for Computing Machinery Fellow
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
CB Insights “Top 100 Promising Private AI Companies” for GrokStyle
Mall, Utkarsh, Kevin Matzen, Bharath Hariharan, Noah Snavely, and Kavita Bala. “GeoStyle: Discovering Fashion Trends and Events.” 2019 IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) (2019): 411–420.
Bell, Sean, and Kavita Bala. “Learning Visual Similarity for Product Design with Convolutional Neural Networks.” ACM Transactions on Graphics 34, no. 4 (August 2015). Article 98: 1–10.