Nikhil Varghese

Masters in Computer Science, UC Santa Cruz

I am a first year Masters student and am currently a TA for CMPS-109 (Advanced Programming).

Academic Interests

I am interested in working with applications of machine learning for social good. Specifically, I wish to conduct research in Deep Learning architectures for NLP, vision and affective computing.

Published Papers

Head Mounted Device for Real World Text to Speech Conversion
Published in the International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA) in December, 2016
Created a wearable device using a Raspberry Pi to aids visually impaired people by converting text in the real world to an audio output within a median of ~6 seconds using Python and OpenCV.

Other Interests

I enjoy playing the guitar, hiking, playing football and trying out new experiences
Last modified: 10-11-2018