Google Research

Varun Gulshan


I've been with Google since 2013, working in the areas of Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Health Research. I lead the Earth Observation Sciences team, which is part of the Climate and Energy efforts within Applied Sciences. Our team's mission is to use Machine Learning and Earth Observation imagery to solve Geoscience research questions, motivated by applications in climate mitigation and adaptation. Prior to this role, I was the engineering co-founder of the medical imaging team within Google research, where we developed and deployed models for detecting diabetic retinopathy from retina images. Prior to Google I was part of the 6 people team at Flutter, building systems for real time gesture recognition. I completed my PhD from the Visual Geometry Group in Oxford, UK and Bachelors in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. Link to my personal website.

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