Derek Hoiem

Derek Hoiem

Associate professor of Computer Science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Biggest past contributions are in single-view geometry and 3D scene understanding, object recognition and attribute-based representations, and multitask representation and learning.

My current research directions:

More can be found in my bio, my research group page, blog and the guide to the left (Home if you do not see it). Current students see my group page. Prospective students see my Contact page. The group page is still under construction. Also see the CS@Illinois Computer Vision Group.

Hoiem Computer Vision Group

Current and former MS students

Current and former undergraduate students (incomplete)


ONR MURI Award N00014-16-1-2007: "Understanding Scenes and Events through Joint Parsing, Cognitive Reasoning and Lifelong Learning" (2016-2020)
NSF Award 14-46765: "Autonomous Vision Based Construction Progress Monitoring and Activity Analysis for Building and Infrastructure Projects" (2015-2018)
NSF Award 14-21521: "Recovering Object 3D Shape and Material from Isolated Images" (2014-2016)
Sloan Fellowship (2013-2014)
Intel Early Career Faculty Award (2012)
Gift from Intel (2011)
Gifts from Microsoft (2009, 2010)
NSF Award 10-53768: "CAREER: Large-Scale Recognition using Shared Structures, Flexible Learning, and Efficient Search" (2011-2015)
ONR MURI Award N000141010934:"Rich Representations with Exposed Semantics for Deep Visual Reasonings" (2010-2015)
NSF Award 09-04209: "Physically Grounded Object Recognition" (2009-2013)
NSF Award 09-16014: "Exploiting Geometric and Illumination Context in Indoor Scenes" (2009-2012)
Google Research Award: "Describing Objects by their Attributes from Images" (2009-2010)