Jagan is a Senior data scientist in the machine learning (ML) team of Grab’s Data Science department, where he leads various projects at the intersection of ML, Artificial Intelligence and Big data.
Prior to joining Grab, Jagan was a Research Scientist at the Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC, a research unit of University of Illinois Urbana Champaign in Singapore), where he led a team of researchers towards developing novel machine learning frameworks for vision based surveillance and human behavior understanding. He has co-authored nearly 30 articles that were published in top-tier computer vision, pattern recognition and machine learning conferences and journals.
Jagan received his PhD from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland in 2012. His PhD research was focused on Bayesian graphical models and their applications to large scale video analysis and visual surveillance.