Isaac Kasahara

Research Engineer in Computer Vision and AI


     Samsung AI NYC

     U of Minnesota

I am currently a Research Engineer at Samsung AI Center NYC, where I have the privilege of contributing to innovative advancements in the field. I am proud to have multiple publications in prestigious AI conferences such as ECCV, ICRA, and IROS. I hold a Master’s degree in Robotics from the University of Minnesota, which has equipped me with a strong understanding in computer vision and robotics.

My deep enthusiasm lies in the future of AI and robotics, as I am constantly inspired by the potential they hold. I hope to continue to explore new possibilities and pioneer novel methodologies, aiming to make notable contributions to these fields.


Jan 29, 2024 Paper accepted to ICRA 2024 :tada:
Apr 28, 2023 Converted to full time Research Engineer at Samsung AI Center NYC :clap:
Oct 27, 2022 Presented paper (poster & oral) at ECCV 2022 :microphone:
Aug 7, 2022 Started as a Research Intern at Samsung AI NYC :rocket:
May 22, 2022 Graduated from UMN with a Master’s in Robotics :mortar_board:

selected publications


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    FineControlNet: Fine-level Text Control for Image Generation with Spatially Aligned Text Control Injection
    Hongsuk Choi, Isaac Kasahara, Selim Engin, and 3 more authors


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    Real-time Simultaneous Multi-Object 3D Shape Reconstruction, 6DoF Pose Estimation and Dense Grasp Prediction
    Shubham Agrawal, Nikhil Chavan-Dafle, Isaac Kasahara, and 3 more authors
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    RIC: Rotate-Inpaint-Complete for Generalizable Scene Reconstruction
    Isaac Kasahara, Shubham Agrawal, Selim Engin, and 3 more authors


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    Look Both Ways: Self-supervising Driver Gaze Estimation and Road Scene Saliency
    Isaac Kasahara, Simon Stent, and Hyun Soo Park
    In Computer Vision – ECCV 2022, 2022