scholar) I am an assistant professor of Computer
Science and Engineering at Washington University in
St. Louis. I am also a principal research scientist at Zillow Group.
Prior to WUSTL, I was a software engineer at Google. Before Google, I was a
post-doctoral research associate at University of Washington. I worked with
and Prof. Curless at
University of Washington, and Rick
Szeliski at Facebook (was at Microsoft Research). I completed my Ph.D. under the
supervision of Prof. Ponce
at Computer Science Department of Univeristy of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign in May 2008.
Visiting corp. research groups in Seattle (Google, Facebook, MSR) over summer.
Will receive an NSF grant (RI:small, PI: Furukawa), 2016.
Avanish Kushal, Ben Self, Yasutaka Furukawa, David Gallup, Carlos Hernandez, Brian Curless, and Steve Seitz
3DimPVT 2012 (oral).
MapsGL (Next generation Google Map), October, 2011
Designed and implemented a city-scale dense 3D reconstruction pipeline from aerial images, running in an unprecedented scale for hundreds of cities all over the world.
Building Rome in a Day Sameer Agarwal,
Yasutaka Furukawa, Noah Snavely, Brian Curless, Steven M. Seitz and
Richard Szeliski Communications of the ACM, Vol. 54, No. 14, Pages
105-112, October 2011.
Sameer Agarwal, Yasutaka Furukawa, Noah Snavely, Brian Curless, Steven M. Seitz and Richard Szeliski
IEEE Computer Society, June 2010.
Accurate and Robust Line Segment Extraction by Analyzing Distribution around Peaks in
Yasutaka Furukawa and Yoshihisa Shinagawa
Computer Vision and Image Understanding Volume
92, Issue 1, Pages 1-25 (October 2003)