Current Team

Senior Members

Chen Feng

Principle Investigator (PI) of the AI4CE group. One of Chen’s most ambitious academic dream is to enable robots like Wall-E and Baymax which could help humanity.

Chen Feng

Assistant Professor at NYU

Jing Zhang

Jing Zhang is a postdoctoral fellow. She received her B.E. in Wuhan University. Her research interest lies in 3D computer vision and the application of artificial intelligence in archaeology.

Jing Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Quan Yin

Quan Yin, PHD in civil engineering, Visiting Research Scholar. Quan’s research focuses on reducing labor intensity, improving parameter accuracy, and reducing carbon emissions in the construction process of civil engineering by improving civil engineering machinery.

Quan Yin

Ph.D. Visiting Research Scholar in Civil Engineering

Xuchu Xu

Xuchu is a PhD student. His motto is “Stay hungry, Stay foolish” and wants to be a man from the future.

Xuchu Xu

Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Wenyu Han

Wenyu is a PhD student. He received his B.Eng. in Dalian University of Technology and M.S. in Northwestern University. His research interest is reinforcement learning, computer vision, and their applications in robotics.

Wenyu Han

Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Yiming Li

Yiming is a PhD student. He received his B.E. in Tongji University. His research interest is Robot Perception, Navigation and Machine Learning.

Yiming Li

Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Hanwen Zhao

Hanwen is a PhD student. He received his B.S. from University of Colorado Boulder and M.S. from Columbia University. His research interests are Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

Hanwen Zhao

Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Chao Chen

Chao is a PHD student. He is interested in computer vision and robotics. His interest shaped him the sense of engineering to adapt rapidly to the study of computer science.

Chao Chen

Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science

Anbang Yang

Anbang is pursuing a doctorate in AI4CE lab. Before chasing his Ph.D., he obtained a master’s degree from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from Dalian University of Technology. His research focuses on visual localization, navigation, and multi-view and sensor-based 3D reconstruction.

Anbang Yang

Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Abdulaziz Mohammad Alaql

Born in Medina Saudi Arabia gained a bachelor’s degree in Computer science and then gained a master’s degree in Applied urban science and technology at NYU. His passion is in IoT applications and smart city technologies. Currently part of PhD Urban Systems program.

Abdulaziz Mohammad Alaql

Ph.D. Candidate in Urban Systems

Ruixuan Zhang

Ruixuan is a Ph.D. student. He is co-advised by Prof.Kaan Ozbay. He received his B.Eng. from Harbin Institute of Technology and M.S. from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His research interest lies in cooperative driving automation and intelligent transportation systems.

Ruixuan Zhang

Ph.D. Candidate in Transportation Engineering

Bilal Sher

Bilal has an MS in Civil Engineering from NYU, and a BSc. from the University of Calgary. He is passionate about using technologies such as computer vision and deep learning to solve civil engineering problems.

Bilal Sher

Founder and CEO of Building Diagnostic Robotics, Inc.

Diwei Sheng

Diwei is an Ph.D. student in computer science. His research interests are artificial intelligence and computer vision. He is doing research on visual place recognition.

Diwei Sheng

Ph.D. Student in Computer Science

Irving Fang

Irving is a Ph.D. student from the CSE department. He did his undergraduate at UC Berkeley majoring in Data Science and Math. His research interests lie at the intersection of robotics, vision, and machine learning.

Irving Fang

Ph.D. Student in CSE

Juexiao Zhang

Juexiao Zhang is a Ph.D. student at the Courant Institute majoring in Computer science. He obtained his BS in EE from Tsinghua University. He is interested in machine learning, especially building AI systems that can efficiently learn representations from multimodal signals.

Juexiao Zhang

Ph.D. Student in Computer Science

Liangyan Li

Liangyan Li is a visiting Ph.D. student in Computer Science, currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at McMaster University. She received her M.E. from Tianjin University of Science and Technology. Her research direction focuses on Image Compression for Machines and Model Compression for Large Language Models.

Liangyan Li

Visiting Ph.D. Student in Computer Science

Sihang Li

Sihang Li is a Ph.D student in M.E in Tandon School of Engineering. He received his B.E. in Tongji University. His research interests are Robot Perception, autonomous driving and Machine Learning.

Sihang Li

Ph.D. Student in Mechanical Engineering

Xinhao Liu

Xinhao is a Ph.D student in Computer Science. He received his B.Sc. degree from NYU and NYU Shanghai. His research interest is 3D perception and human-like navigation.

Xinhao Liu

Ph.D. Student in Computer Science

Junior Members

Aabid Patel

I am Aabid Patel, pursuing a Master’s in Mechatronics and Robotics Engineeing at NYU Tandon. My research interests are Perception and Navigation for Autonomous Vehicles, Decision and Behavorial Planning, and Computer Vision in mobile robotics. Currently, I am working on Autonomous Vehicle model on Carla Simulator.

Aabid Patel

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering

Aarav Pandya

Hi, I am Aarav, pursuing MS in computer engineering at NYU. I am interested in computer vision and reinforcement learning, with my current research at AI4CE focusing on deepmapping and point cloud registration. I am passionate about applying AI in automation, especially robotics and software assistants. I also like to study ethics and implications of AI. When I am not working on AI, I like to play soccer and chess.

Aarav Pandya

M.S. in Computer Engineering

Fady Algyar

I am a Master’s candidate in Robotics at NYU and a member of the AI4CE lab. My research focuses on 3D computer vision, point cloud registration, sensor fusion, structure from motion, and visual positioning systems. As an intern at Bell Labs, I am gaining hands-on experience in cutting-edge research and development. I am passionate about developing autonomous and effective robots and contributing to the advancement of the field.

Fady Algyar

M.S. in Robotics

Luoyao Chen

Luoyao is a first-year Master’s student at the Center of Data Science. Before NYU, she obtained her bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, with a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Mathematics.

Her research interests are mainly in 2 domains: computer vision using deep learning, and, as you might imagine, data science!

Luoyao Chen

M.S. in Data Science

Mohit Mehta

Mohit is an MS student in Computer Science at NYU Tandon. His research interests are 3D computer vision, Autonomous Vehicles, NeRF, and Reinforcement Learning

Mohit Mehta

M.S. in Computer Science

Satyapalsinh Gohil

My research passion lies in the intersection of 3D computer vision and Deep Learning. I am currently focused on the development of learning-based Point Cloud Registration techniques, to enhance Indoor Navigation Systems.

Satyapalsinh Gohil

M.S. in Robotics

Shuhang Ge

I’m a master student at NYU Tandon in the ECE department. My research interest lies on 3D computer vision, and human–computer interaction

Shuhang Ge

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sruti Madhusudhan

I am currently pursuing a masters degree in Mechatronics and Robotics. My interests include reinforcement learning and SLAM techniques.

Sruti Madhusudhan

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Taarun Srinivas

Hello! I am Taarun Srinivas and currently pursuing masters in Mechatronics and Robotics at NYU Tandon. Deep Learning, Computer Vision, and robotic applications that involve AI techniques are my areas of focus. I love exploration and one of my visions is to explore the unexplored avenues of deep learning and contribute more to the research community.

Taarun Srinivas

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering

Weicheng Dai

Weicheng Dai is a masters’ student in computer science. His research interests are computer vision and machine learning.

Weicheng Dai

M.S. in Computer Science

Zegang Cheng (Hooley)

Hi. I’m Zegang, a research assistant in the AI4CE Lab headed by Prof. Chen Feng and a graduated Master’s student in Computer Science from New York University. My area of interests are self-supervised/unsupervised deep learning methodology and model structure design. Currently, I am working on “visual place recognition using temporal sequential images”, “detecting interesting points on panoramic images”, and “generating global features with MAE”.

Zegang Cheng (Hooley)

M.S. in Computer Science

Zhiheng Li

Zhiheng is an undergraduate student from Tandon Electrical and Computer Engineering major. His research and career interests lie in the fields of medical engineering, autonomous vehicle, and computer vision.

Zhiheng Li

B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Zonglin Lyu

Zonglin is a M.S. student in Courant CS Department. He is interested in learning-based computer vision.

Zonglin Lyu

M.S. in Computer Science

Zijun Wang

Zijun’s research and career interests lie in the fields of autonomous vehicle, machine learning and computer vision.

Zijun Wang

B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science Double Major

Aditya Wagh

👋 Hi. I’m Aditya, a researcher in the AI4CE Lab at New York University headed by Prof. Chen Feng. My area of interest is 3D Vision + AI. Currently, I am working on improving unsupervised point cloud registration which is a key task in LiDAR based 3D Reconstruction, Mapping and Autonomous Navigation. I am also excited about Geometric Deep Learning, Probalistic Machine Learning, Continual learning, Generative Models, NeRFs (Neural Radiance Fields) and their applications in core 3D vision areas like AR, SLAM and SfM.

Aditya Wagh

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Alex(Yu) Yan

Alex is an NYU Tandon undergraduate student majoring in computer science. He is interested in computer vision and machine learning.

Alex(Yu) Yan

B.S. in Computer Science

Alvaro Altamirano Visoso

Alvaro is an undergraduate Mechanical Engineer student with minors in CS and Robotics at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. His main research interests are in computer vision, machine learning, soft robotics and artificial intelligence.

Alvaro Altamirano Visoso

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Ammaar Firozi

Ammaar is an undergraduate computer science student at NYU. His interests include computer vision, adversarial machine learning, and software engineering.

Ammaar Firozi

B.S. in Computer Science

Ankush Pratap Singh

Ankush Pratap is a master’s student in Computer Engineering at NYU. His research interests include (but are not limited to) Computer Vision, Deep Neural Networks, GANs, and Recommender Systems. He loves traveling and playing cricket.

Ankush Pratap Singh

M.S. in Computer Engineering

Arthur Ibanda

Arthur is a Masters student in Mechatronics and Robotics at NYU. He received a BEng in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from The University of Edinburgh. His research interests are in Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Robotics.

Arthur Ibanda

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Asawari Badkundri

Hi! I’m Asawari, a researcher at NYU’s AI4CE Lab under the guidance of Prof. Chen Feng. I’m currently enrolled in the M.S. program in Computer Engineering at NYU, and my research centers on 3D Vision + AI. More precisely, I’m dedicated to enhancing unsupervised point cloud registration techniques, with applications in Medical Imaging.

Asawari Badkundri

M.S. in Computer Engineering

Ashay Ajbani

I am currently pursuing my Masters in Mechatronics and Robotics at NYU Tandon. My passion lies in Robot Perception, specifically in the fields of Computer Vision and Deep Learning. In my free time, I enjoy playing cricket.

Ashay Ajbani

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Ashiq Rahman Anwar Batcha

I am Ashiq Rahman, pursuing a Masters in Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering at NYU Tandon. My vision is to explore uncharted territories in robotics and contribute to research domain. My research interests are localization and navigation for autonomous vehicles, perception, and computer vision in mobile robotics. Currently, I am working on Video Visual Place Recognition.

Ashiq Rahman Anwar Batcha

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Benchik Bayor

Operations Development Chair, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Brother’s Outreach Chair, Black Muslim Initiative Secretary Chair, Tandon School of Engineering National Society of Black Engineers

Benchik Bayor

B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chuanyang Jin

Chuanyang is an NYU undergraduate student majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics. His interests are machine learning and computer vision.

Chuanyang Jin

B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics

Dekun Ma

Dekun is an undergraduate student at NYU CAS, majoring in Computer Science and Data Science. His interest lies in Computer Vision and Software Engineering.

Dekun Ma

B.A. in Computer Science and Data Science

Dongni(Hellen) Luo

Hellen is a student at Stuyvesant High School. She is interested in astronomy, astrophysics, deep neural networks, and computer vision.

Dongni(Hellen) Luo

High School student

Idan Lau

I am currently pursuing a BS in Computer Science and a Minor in Mathematics at NYU Tandon School Of Engineering. My interests include Backend Programming, Data Science/Machine Learning and Computer Networking

Idan Lau

B.S. in Computer Science

Jiali Xu

Jiali is a fourth year student at NYU Tandon majoring in Computer science. Her research interests are AI, computer vision, and machine learning.

Jiali Xu

B.S. in Computer science

Keifer Lee

Keifer is a master student at NYU Tandon in the ECE department. He received his bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Taylor’s University. His research interests lie in the intersection of Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Meta-Learning.

Keifer Lee

M.S. in Computer Engineering

Kevin Lee

Kevin is a BS/MS student from NYU Tandon majoring in Computer Science. His interests are in various Machine Learning and AI topics, though his current focus is in Computer Vision.

Kevin Lee

M.S. in Computer Science

Naveen Kumar

Naveen Kumar, MS in Mechatronics and Robotics, Naveen Kumar is doing his MS thesis under the supervision of Dr. Chen Feng, his thesis is in a Startup named “Building Diagnostic Robotics Inc.” based on AI4CE resources. Before coming to NYU, he has worked in Robotics Lab at IIT Jodhpur and He has completed his summer internship in VIM Networks in which he made a robot that can mount optical fiber in the drainage pipe.

Naveen Kumar

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Nayan Sarode

I am Nayan Sarode, an aspiring engineer specializing in Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering.Currently pursuing my Master’s degree at New York University (NYU), I’m set to graduate in 2024. My area of interest lies in Autonomous vehicle field. With a strong foundation in Mechanical Engineering from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, India, I possess a diverse skill set including proficiency in software tools like SolidWorks, MATLAB, ROS, and programming in Python and C++. Projects like creating an autonomous warehouse inventory robot and designing an autonomous floor cleaning robot showcase my hands-on expertise. I’ve also conducted research on electric mobility challenges in India and even filed a patent for energy-generating shock absorber shoes. With a passion for innovation and a commitment to excellence, I am eager to contribute my skills to dynamic projects and teams in the field of robotics and automation.

Nayan Sarode

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Nico Harris-de La Tour

Nico is a Masters Student in Mechatronics and Robotics at NYU. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University. His main interests are Deep Learning, Computer Vision, and Robotics

Nico Harris-de La Tour

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Nobel Dang

I am a master’s student in CS at NYU Tandon interested in Computer Vision and Deep Learning. Always looking forward to working and collaborating on interesting projects!

Nobel Dang

M.S. in Computer Science

Pratham Mehta

Pratham Mehta is Masters student in Computer Engineering. His research work in past included about Currency Detection for Impaired Users, Abstractive text summarization uses the Pegasus model,and Sanitizing of Differential Privatized Data Models. He is currently researching in Ai4CE lab. His research interests are in Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing.

Pratham Mehta

B.S. in Computer Science

Prithvi Dev KV

Prithvi recently graduated with MS in Mechatronics & Robotics. He has been part of the FRST Challenge and has worked on UWB Localisation projects. Currently he is working on the Emboddied AI Project of the VIP Self Drive Team. He completed his undergrad in Mechanical Engineering and his interests are towards mechatronics and hardware aspects of the robot.

Prithvi Dev KV

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Rushi Shah

Rushi is a MS student in Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. His research interests are Autonomous Navigation and Robot Perception. And he’s always up for playing some Badminton!

Rushi Shah

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering)

Shangdong Yang

Shangdong is a MS student in Mechatronics and Robotics at NYU Tandon. He did his undergraduate at SCUT in Automation. His research interests are mobile robotics, robot perception and biorobotics.

Shangdong Yang

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Shubham Gupta

I am a Master’s in Computer Engineering student at NYU Tandon. I work with Dr. Chen Feng on Neural Radiance Fields and efficient VPR for mobile computing. I also work with Dr. Laure Zanna at M2LInES as a research assistant. I lead the Computer Vision team at NYU Robomasters.

Shubham Gupta

M.S. in Computer Engineering

Sizhe Wei

Sizhe Wei, a visiting research student, is currently pursuing a Master’s in Electrical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, after earning his B.E. in 2021. His research centers on multi-agent collaborative perception for improving teamwork among self-driving vehicles and robotics.

Sizhe Wei

Visiting Research Student

Somik Dhar

Somik is a MS student from the ECE department. His research interests lie at the intersection of robotics, vision, and controls.

Somik Dhar

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sudharsan Ananth

Sudharsan Ananth is a Master’s student at New York University in Mechatronics and Robotics. His research interests are computer vision for autonomous vehicles, Deep Learning, and Robot perception.

Sudharsan Ananth

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Taiyi Pan

Taiyi is a M.S. student in Mechatronics and Robotics at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. His research interests are computer vision, deep neural networks, and event cameras. He loves to travel and to read, and is always ready for an adventure.

Taiyi Pan

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Thompson Tang

Thompson Tang is an Undergraduate student at NYU Tandon, majoring in Electrical Engineering. His research interests are embedded systems, robotics, automation, circuits, microcontrollers, electronics and semiconductors.

Thompson Tang

B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Tim Guo

Tim (Qinsong) Guo an undergraduate student majoring in mechanical engineering. He likes playing the piano, running, and gaming with friends. In AI4CE, he is a member of the DeepSoRo group and NYU Selfdrive, focusing on soft robotics, machine learning, and hardware controls.

Tim Guo

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Vickram Peter

Vickram is a Graduate Student at NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress, MSc. Applied Urban Science and Informatics Program. He wants to make cities better for everyone using tech in an equitable and humanist policy-driven way.

Vickram Peter

M.S. in Applied Urban Science and Informatics

Wei Xia

Wei is currently a junior student majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Maths at NYU. Her research interests are machine learning and computer vision.

Wei Xia

B.S. in Computer Science

Xuefei Yu

Xuefei Yu is a MS student in Mechatronics and Robotics at NYU Tandon. He did his undergraduate at SJSU in Computer Engineering. His research interests are Proprioceptive and tactile sensing for Soft Actuators, Embedded Systems, Manipulation in robotic arms, and Perception in Mobile Robotics.

Xuefei Yu

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics

Yifan Wang

Yifan is a master student at NYU Tandon in the ECE department. He received his bachelor degree in USTC majoring in computer science. His research interests are human–computer interaction, deep learning and computer vision.

Yifan Wang

M.S. in ECE

Yilin Zhao

Yilin is a senior majoring CS at NYU Tandon. She is interested in computer vision, machine learning, deep learning and data science.

Yilin Zhao

B.S. in Computer science

Yuchen Liu

I am a junior student major in computer science studying at New York University. My focus is software engineering and game development. I am developing a 3D AI browser in AI4CE Lab at NYU.

Yuchen Liu

M.S. in Computer Science

Ziqin Yuan

A M.S. student in Mechatronics and Robotics. His research interest is Human-Robot Interaction. He loves to travel and to read.

Ziqin Yuan

M.S. in Mechatronics and Robotics