Rakesh Gupta is currently working as a Principal Scientist with the Honda Research Institute USA, Inc. in Mountain View, California. He is working on projects related to Autonomous driving, with a focus on path planning and decision making with sensor information. His areas of interest include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Knowledge Discovery. His earlier work has been in areas such as Spoken Dialog. Distributed Knowledge Capture, Localization and Mapping, Geometric Modeling and Computer Vision. Prior to joining Honda, he worked with the Graphics and Modeling group at Schlumberger in Austin, Texas.
He received his Ph.D. from MIT in September 1995. His thesis research was on Multimodal Virtual Environments incorporating visual, haptics with force feedback, and auditory modes. At MIT, he managed the software design and implementation for Officer of the Deck Project for training Navy pilots. Previously, Rakesh did his B. Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India followed by Masters at MIT.View My Projects