Tanaya Guha is a PhD student specializing in artificial intelligence. Her research focuses on automatic understanding of human activities in videos, which has significant real-world applications in surveillance, medicine, sports and entertainment.
“As an engineer, I am passionate about designing practical systems that can improve human lives.”
Tanaya is having a terrific year. She just won the Frank & Betty Woodhams Memorial Scholarship from MENSA Canada. She was also a finalist in the Google Anita Borg Scholarship this year and will be attending the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing thanks to a scholarship she received from Amazon to attend the conference.
You can learn more about Tanaya’s recent research through the Learning Sparse Representations for Human Action Recognition project page.