Karthik Desingh

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Karthik Desingh

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering


Shepherd Labs
Room 141
100 Union St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2020)
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Brown University (2015)
  • M.S. in Computer Science, IIIT Hyderabad (2013)
  • B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad (2008)

Professional Background

Desingh personal website
Robotics: Perception and Manipulation (RPM) Lab

Research Interests

Desingh's research focuses on addressing problems in sensing and perceiving the world for robot grasping, manipulation, and navigation. More precisely, he focuses on providing perceptual capabilities for robots using deep learning and probabilistic techniques to enable them to interact with objects and perform tasks in unstructured environments. His research interests broadly lie at the intersection of robotics, computer vision, and machine learning.

Research Areas
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Current Research
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