About me

I am a first year PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at University of Maryland, College Park. I am advised by Dr. Rama Chellappa. My research interests are in the areas of Computer Vision and Machine Learning.

Previously, I obtained a Bachelor's degree (B.Tech), with a major in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Operations Research from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.


Deep Decoupling of Defocus and Motion Blur for Dynamic Segmentation
Abhijith Punnappurath, Yogesh Balaji, Mahesh Mohan, and A. N. Rajagopalan, ECCV 2016

Unrolling the Shutter: CNN to Correct Motion Distortions
Vijay Rengarajan, Yogesh Balaji, and A.N. Rajagopalan, accepted as oral paper in CVPR 2017

Technical Reports

Deep Learning for estimating distortions in images
B.Tech thesis, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2016


  • Qualcomm Research and Development, San Diego

  • Topic: Randomized Algorithms for Wireless Systems
    I spent the summer of 2015 at Qualcomm Research, San Diego. Here, I worked with Wireless Systems group on developing MAC layer protocols that would enable fair coexistence between WiFi and LTE-U (LTE in unlicensed spectrum)

  • Center for Excellence in Wireless Technologies, IIT Madras Research Park

  • Topic: 3D channel modeling
    I spent the summer of 2014 at CeWIT, where I worked on developing 3GPP SCM 3D channel models for wireless systems.


    email :   yogesh@cs.umd.edu

    Address :   A.V. Williams Building,
                            University of Maryland,
                            College Park, MD 20742