Ramesh Jain is an entrepreneur, researcher, and educator. He is a Donald Bren Professor in Information & Computer Sciences at University of California, Irvine. Earlier he has been at Georgia Tech, University of California, San Diego, University of Michigan, and some other universities in many countries. He was educated at Nagpur University (B.E.) and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (Ph.D.) in India. His current research is in Social Life Networks including EventShop and Objective Self, and Health Intelligence. He has been an active member of professional community serving in various positions and contributing more than 400 research papers and coauthoring several books including text books in Machine Vision and Multimedia Computing. He is a Fellow of AAAI, AAAS, ACM, IEEE, IAPR, and SPIE.
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