Ruta Desai

Redmond, United States

Ruta Desai is a Research Scientist at Meta Reality Labs Research in Redmond. At Reality Labs, her research focuses on leveraging representation learning, planning, and reinforcement learning techniques — combined with an embodied AI framing — for developing Augmented Reality (AR) assistance models that can extend their users' capabilities. Prior to joining Meta, she obtained a PhD at the Carnegie Mellon University -- where she focused on human-AI collaborative and mixed-initiative systems for designing and programming robots.

Ruta's Publications

May 12, 2022

Episodic Memory Question Answering

Samyak Datta, Sameer Dharur, Vincent Cartillier, Ruta Desai, Mukul Khanna, Dhruv Batra, Devi Parikh

May 12, 2022

April 21, 2022

RESEARCH

How You Move Your Head Tells What You Do: Self-supervised Video Representation Learning with Egocentric Cameras and IMU Sensors

Satoshi Tsutsui, Ruta Desai, Karl Ridgeway

April 21, 2022