Prof. Alahi among 100 Most influential Scholar in Computer Vision

© Alain Herzog/EPFL

© Alain Herzog/EPFL

The professor, head of the Visual intelligence for transportation lab, has received the award delivered by AMiner.

EPFL’s Visual intelligence for transportation Laboratory (VITA) is at the forefront of research using artificial intelligence in the context of transportation, mobility and built environments. Headed by Professor Alexandre Alahi, VITA’s research brings together Computer Vision (Real-time Perception), Machine Learning (Deep learning) and Robotics (Crowd-Robot Interaction) to understand human behavior at every scale.

Alexandre Alahi has just been recognized as the 2022 AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Honorable Mention in Computer Vision for “his outstanding and vibrant contributions to this field between 2012 and 2021”. Prof. Alahi is the only member from EPFL out of 49 laureates from academia. The other 51 are from industry including Google, Meta, DeepMind or Tesla.

AMiner is a free online service used to index, search, and mine big scientific data. It is commonly used in academia to identify relationships between and draw statistical correlations about research and researchers. It has attracted more than 10 million independent IP accesses from 220 countries and regions.

Each year, the top 10 scholars from each domain are named as “AI 2000 Most Influential Scholars”. The 2022 winners are among the most-impactful scholars from the top venues of their respective subject fields between 2012 and 2021.