Eshed Ohn-Bar

Junior Faculty Fellow (2023)
Assistant Professor, ECE
Affiliate Professor, CS

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of California San Diego, 2017
M.Ed., University of California Los Angeles 2011
B.S., Mathematics, University of California Los Angeles 2010
8 St. Mary’s Street Boston, MA 02215, Room 532

Eshed Ohn-Bar, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, an Affiliate Professor of Computer Science, and a Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellow  (2023) at Boston University. He leads the Human-to-Everything (H2X) Lab where the research spans multiple areas of real-world system design, from machine learning and perception to decision-making and human-machine interaction. His research lies at the intersection of machine intelligence, computer vision, and systems for human-machine interaction (particularly for accessibility). Prior to BU, he was a Humboldt Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. His work has received the 2017 best PhD dissertation award from the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society, the best paper award at the the 2019 Web for All conference, honorable mention for the best student paper award at the 2014 and 2016 International Conference on Pattern Recognition, and best paper award at the Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures at CVPR 2013. His team was also a semi-finalist at the 2022 Department of Transportation’s Inclusive Design Grand Challenge.


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