Brief Bio
Pratool Bharti is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Northern Illinois University (NIU) in Dekalb, IL. Before joining NIU, he was working as a research and develpoment manager at an AI and Computer Vision based startup. His research interests lie in developing and leveraging pervasive technologies to improve the public/personalized health and well-being. He is also interested in intelligent transportation systems, mobile computing and wearable technologies.

Ph.D., Computer Science & Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA (2017)
B.Tech., Computer Science & Engineering, Kalyani Government Engineering College, Kalyani, WB, India (2010)

Primary Research Interests
Context-aware Sensor Fusion, Computer Vision and Neural Networks, Embedded Machine Learning/ AI algorithms

Secondary Research Interests
Smart and Connected Healthcare, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Pervasive Systems, Participatory Sensing

Teaching Interests
Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Pervasive Computing