“… applications can provide really good mathematical questions … and you have the pleasure of seeing the idea have actually used.”

Gilbert Strang

My name is Md. Iftekhar Tanveer. I am a Ph.D. student of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Rochester. 321b43bI work with Dr. M. Ehsan Hoque in ROCHCI to push the boundaries of science and to touch the lives of people.

I am interested in data-driven people analytics. More specifically, my research focuses on (1) Sensing human activities using computer vision and machine learning tools, (2) Gaining insights of human behavior by building mathematical models of behavioral data, (3) Developing novel applications of the human activity sensing and modeling algorithms in high-impact domains, such as social skills training for public speakers or job interview candidates, and assistive technology for visually impaired.

What’s New

a picture of Iftekhar with Prof. Gilbert Strang
I am with Prof. Gilbert Strang in Pittsford, NY. June 26th, 2015.

May 15,2017: Going to work as an intern in the Comcast AI Research Lab
Sep 1st, 2016:
AutoManner code is released
Jan 15th, 2016:
IUI travel grant award approved
Dec 7th, 2015:
Our paper got accepted in IUI 2016
15th Sep, 2015:
 I got the ACMMM travel grant award 2015.
4th July, 2015:
 Our short paper in ACM Multimedia got accepted.
26th June, 2015: One item in my bucket list is checked — I met Prof. Gilbert Strang!!
16th April, 2015: My IUI paper (Rhema) is being featured in UoR news and other news: NY MagazinewxxinewsEngadget, Gizmag, Eurekalert, Entrepreneur, InnovationTrail. Awesome feelings in getting the first press coverage in life.
24th February, 2015: I got the IUI Student Travel Grant award 2015
13th January, 2015:
Another paper is accepted in Face and Gesture (FG) Conference 2015