Charuvahan Adhivarahan

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Research Interests

  • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
  • Collaborative SLAM
  • Sensor Fusion
  • Distributed Task Execution


  • Charuvahan Adhivarahan and Karthik Dantu, WISDOM: WIreless Sensor-assisted Distributed Online Mapping, Proceedings. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • Zakieh Hashemifar, Charuvahan Adhivarahan, Anand Balakrishnan and Karthik Dantu, Augmenting Visual SLAM with Wi-Fi Sensing For Indoor Applications, Autonomous Robots (Under Review)
  • Zaidd Tasneem, Charuvahan Adhivarahan, Dingkang Wang, Huikai Xie, Karthik Dantu and Sanjeev Koppal, Adaptive Fovea for Scanning Depth Sensors, IEEE Transaction of Robotics (Under Review)


University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA

Ph.D. Student, Computer Science (expected graduation date: May 2021)

Advisor: Dr. Karthik Dantu

M.S., Computer Science, May 2018

Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, India

B.E., Computer Science, May, 2009

Academic Experience

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA

Graduate Student August, 2015 - present

Includes current Ph.D.~research, Ph.D.~and Masters level coursework and research projects.

Research Assistant January, 2018 - present

Duties at various times have included research into high fidelity motion capture and maintaining the SMART Motion Capture Lab at the University.

Teaching Assistant August, 2017 - January, 2018

Duties at various times have included office hours and conducting recitations.

Professional Experience

HCL Technologies, Chennai, Tamilnadu India

Senior Software Engineer Jan, 2010 - Feb, 2014

Engineered several projects, including end-to-end development and maintainance of shopping application with database design, web services, front-ends for the web, phone and television

Honors and Awards

  • Best Project award for final year project in B.E. from Annamalai University
  • University award for academics and extra-curricular activities from Annamalai University
  • Certificate of Excellence for work from HCL Technologies

Computer Skills

  • Robotics: ROS
  • Machine Learning: Tensorflow, PyTorch
  • Python, C, C++, C\#, Java, JavaScript
  • Algorithms: Experience programming and modifying Simultaneous Localization and Mapping packages
  • Operating Systems: Unix/Linux, Windows

Contact Information

Davis Hall 106
Department of Computer Science & Engineering (716) 645 1580
University at Buffalo  
Buffalo, NY 14260 USA  

Created: 2019-03-02 Sat 18:30