Dr. Eakta Jain is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering at the University of Florida. She received her Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University and her B.Tech. degree from IIT Kanpur. She has industry experience at Texas Instruments R&D labs, Disney Research Pittsburgh, and the Walt Disney Animation Studios. Her research group at the University of Florida is funded through faculty research awards from Facebook/Oculus and Google/YouTube, federal funding from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and state funding from the Florida Department of Transportation. Her primary research Area is Human-Centered Computing and her research areas include Graphics and Visualization and Human-Centered Computing.
Through the University Scholars Program, Dr. Jain has mentored 2 undergraduate researchers. During the Spring 2020 semester, she also taught a engineering CURE class, titled Eye Tracking Data Analysis, for second semester freshmen in the University Research Scholars program.
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