Bera, Aniket

Assistant Research Professor
Dept of Computer Science
University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
5144 Iribe Center
Phone: 
301-405-4209
General Research Interests: 

Dr. Bera's core research interests are in Robotics, Emotion AI, Computer Graphics (Physically-based Modelling and Simulation, AR/VR), Multi-agent Modeling, Affective Computing, Motion Planning, Autonomous Vehicles, Behavior-based AI, Social Robotics (HRI), Data-Driven Crowd Simulations, Cognitive modeling: Knowledge, reasoning, and planning for intelligent characters. He is with the Geometric Algorithms for Modeling, Motion, and Animation (GAMMA) group.

His current research focuses on the social perception of intelligent agents and robotics. His research involves novel combinations of methods and collaborations in the field of computer graphics, physically-based simulation, statistical analysis, and machine learning to develop real-time computational models to learn human behaviors.

Background: 
  • 2012 - 2017, Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Advisor: Prof. Dinesh Manocha
     
  • 2012 - 2016 M.S. in Computer Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Advisor: Prof. Dinesh Manocha
     
  • 2012, MBA in Information and Communications Technology, Jaypee Business School, India
     
  • 2011, B.Tech in Computer Science, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology University, India