We are so glad to welcome our new MCL member, Chaitra Suresh! Here is a short interview with Chaitra:

1. Could you briefly introduce yourself and your research interests?

 My name is Chaitra Suresh. I am a graduate student at USC, pursuing Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. I am from Bangalore, India. Prior to joining USC in Fall 2018, I worked at Bharti Airtel Limited for a year. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from R.V. College of Engineering, India in 2017. My current research interests include application of Machine learning in Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing.  

2. What is your impression about MCL and USC?

 USC has a very diversified culture with integrity. The institution has a lot of ongoing research activity with ample opportunities. Media Communications Lab led by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo facilitates working on emerging interdisciplinary areas. I have come across with lab members who work hard with determination and zeal. MCL has been a platform to acquire necessary skill to be a researcher. I am very glad to be onboard.

3. What is your future expectation and plan in MCL?

The lab environment with weekly meeting and seminar facilitates me to learn and adapt to recent developments. I am looking forward to the constant process of learning and understanding concepts under the guidance of Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. The ability to think differently drives me to gain experience in my research interest.