Ramesh Raskar (Ph.D. 2002)
Associate Professor at MIT
Ramesh Raskar is an associate professor at the MIT Media Lab and head of the Lab’s Camera Culture research group. One of his most well-known inventions is the NETRA, an award winning mobile eye diagnostic device developed at MIT Media Lab consisting of a clip-on eyepiece and a software app for smart phones. NETRA allows for the early, low-cost diagnosis of the most common refractive disorders.
Ramesh gave a talk at the department’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. If you would like to see the video, click here.
Profiled in 2016
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