Trevor Darrell

Job title: 
PATH and BDD Co-Director
Berkeley DeepDrive
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology Director

In the beginning of July 2015 Prof. Darrell became the new Faculty Director of the California Program for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) at the University of California, Berkeley.  He is on the faculty of the CS Division of the EECS Department at UC Berkeley and he is also appointed at the UC-affiliated International Computer Science Institute (ICSI).  Darrell’s group develops algorithms for large-scale perceptual learning, including object and activity recognition and detection, for a variety of applications including multimodal interaction with robots and mobile devices. His interests include computer vision, machine learning, computer graphics, and perception-based human computer interfaces. Prof. Darrell was previously on the faculty of the MIT EECS department from 1999-2008, where he directed the Vision Interface Group. He was a member of the research staff at Interval Research Corporation from 1996-1999, and received the S.M., and PhD. degrees from MIT in 1992 and 1996, respectively. He obtained the B.S.E. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988, having started his career in computer vision as an undergraduate researcher in Ruzena Bajcsy's GRASP lab.