Farshid Farhat

  • AI Roboticist at Dexterity Inc.
  • Computer Science PhD at School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • Electrical Engineering PhD at School of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology.
  • Email: farshid83 AT gmail
  • LinkedIn, GSite, GitHub, GitLab

About Me

My research interests lie in the area of computer vision and big visual data computing. More specifically, I am interested in image aesthetics using deep learning, pattern recognition and multimedia processing, and information retrieval. Also I am working in the field of big data computing specially on resource allocation in distributed systems and parallel computing.


  • Smart cropping with JNI implementation in Android
  • Aesthetic scoring using smartphone GPU
  • Portrait Composition Assistance (Dissertation-related)
  • Human body pose classification and recognition (Dissertation-related)
  • Emotion-aware Local Guide with iOS implementation
  • Severe weather forecasting using shape matching


  • Graduates: Mohammad-Mehdi Kamani, Yu Luo, Diman Zad Tootaghaj.
  • Undergrads: Sahil Mishra, Shengguang Bai, Jeremy Ong, Yizhi Huang, Jeffery Cao, Luke Porupski.