Ankan Bansal

Ankan Bansal 

Applied Scientist
Amazon AWS AI
Pasadena, CA


August 2020: Started working as an Applied Scientist at Amazon AWS AI.
July 2020: Finished my PhD at the University of Maryland, College Park. Read the dissertation and see the defense presentation.
July 2020: Recognized as one of the top reviewers at ECCV 2020.
June 2020: Our paper Visual Question Answering on Image Sets has been accepted at ECCV 2020.


My research interest lies in scene understanding problems in computer vision. During my PhD, I worked on problems related to visual question answering, zero-shot learning, human-object interactions, and face analysis. My PhD advisor was Prof. Rama Chellappa.

I completed my bachelor's and master's at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. I did my master's thesis on estimating number of people in images of high density crowds under Prof. K. S. Venkatesh and Prof. Laxmidhar Behera.

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