Ayush Kumar

PhD Candidate | Research Assistant

Visual Analytics and Imaging (VAI) Lab

Department of Computer Science
Stony Brook University, New York, U.S.A
State University of New York, Korea
Currently pursuing my Ph.D. from Computer Science Department, at Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, New York and State University of New York, Korea).
Also an active member of Visual Analytics and Imaging(VAI) Lab, working under the supervision of Prof. Klaus Mueller, since August 2014
My research interests include Eye-Tracking Visualization and Learning Analytics.
Currently, I am Visiting Researcher in Visualization Research Center (VISUS) at University of Stuttgart, Germany. I am working on Adaptive Self-Consistent Visualization using Eye Tracking.
It will include experiments both in Gaming and Non-Gaming Environment leading to Collaborative task scheduling and its analysis.
I have been working with INMAS Lab in Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), New Delhi, India for last three years. Earlier I was working on Cognition Based Data Visualization using Web Technologies.
Currently working on Visualization and Visual Analytics for Brain Informatics and mentoring students for the same.
Completed my graduation in Bachelor of Technology, majoring in Electronics and Communication, from The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India in May 2014.
Had a working experience as a Research Assistant in Centre for Biomedical Image Analysis at Masaryk University, Czech Republic under the supervision of Dr. Michal Kozubek and Dr. Martin Maska, during my bachelor's degree.
Developed a GUI based application for full 4D view (3D + Time Sequencing) of image data.
Project Trainee at Philips Research Lab, Bangalore under the supervision of Senior Scientist, Vipin Gupta during final semester of my bachelor's degree.
The research topic was Automatic Vessel detection in Colposcopic Images.

Assisted Prof. Anil K. Tiwari at IIT Jodhpur, in Image Interpolation, Image Compression and Noise Removal.



Eye-Tracking Vis


Learning Analytics



Academics & Professional Services


Ph.D. (Computer Science)

Duration: 2014 - Till Now

Core Courses:
Analysis of Algorithms, Operating Systems, Human Computer Interactions, Compiler Design, Theory of Database System , GPU Programming, Computational Biology, Data Science Fundamentals, Special Topics in Convergence Research.


B.Tech (Electronics & Communication)

Duration: 2010 - 2014

Core Courses:
Digital Signal Processing, Signal and Systems, Probability and Stochastic Processes, Analog and Digital Communication, Linear Algebra, Computer Vision, Vector Space Projection.


Teaching Activities

CSE 215 : Foundations of Computer Science
Job Title : Teaching Assistant (Fall' 2014 & Spring' 2015)
Taking Weekly recitation Classes and Grading.
Course Instructor: Prof. Ilchul Yoon



International Program Committee, Workshop on Eye Tracking and Visualization (held jointly with VIS 2016) (ETVIS)



Contact me if you are interested in any of my work, or if you feel like you can contribute something in any of the above mentioned project.

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