Hello, I'm Krishna.

I build products

Facebook Search

Developed a website and mobile application (Android) to implement Facebook Search functionality using Facebook Graph API.

Duo Share

Developed a website that enables two end users to share pictures privately and access them as required using a hash value generated based on the pair’s email ids with backend storage using MongoDB.
C++ - OpenCV - Visual Studio 2010

Image Retrieval for Localization using Bag of Words Model

Developed an application to determine longitude, latitude of the place where a given query image was captured using Tokyo247 dataset.
Reduced execution time by up to 80%.
Python - Xlrd - Tkinter - Microsoft Excel

Examination Scheduling System

GUI based application to schedule exams based on criteria such as dates, locations and subjects by providing multiple ways to enter data into the database either through Excel for easy backend access or MySQL for more data definition and data manipulation options.
C# - Microsoft Speech - Visual Studio 2010

System Control using Speech

Developed a program that runs in the background and listens to various speech commands to control various applications and system settings.

Python - OpenCV

HCI using Motion of Colored Objects

Conceptualized and Delivered a new way for humans to interact with computer by controlling the cursor by moving a colored object in front of the webcam.

Inverted Index Using a Hadoop Cluster

Implemented Map-Reduce algorithm to construct an Inverted index for a corpus of 3000 English books using Hadoop cluster.

Technologies: Java, Hadoop, Google Cloud

Web Crawler for New York Times Website

Crawled the New York Times website to gather the meta data from the websites and performed analysis on the Fetch success rates and outgoing URLs.
Technologies: Java, Crawler4j

Convoluted Neural Network for Optical Character Recognition (Ongoing)

Designing a CNN with a center loss function to improve the accuracy of OCR process.

Technologies: Python, Keras, TensorFlow

...by writing code


  • Python
  • C
  • Java
  • C++
  • VB.Net

Data & Learning

  • Pytorch
  • Tensorflow
  • Scikit-Learn
  • Pandas
  • Numpy
  • SQL
  • PL/SQL
  • MongoDB


  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • PHP
  • XML
  • jQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • Android


  • OpenCV
  • Google Cloud
  • AWS

I graduated from the University of Southern California

MS in CS '18 - Fight On!

and Osmania University, India

BE in CS '16

I have worked at

Deloitte. India as an Advisory Analyst Intern
Dromebox Labs, Los Angeles as a Software Developer Intern.
And at the Integrated Media Systems Center, USC as a Student Researcher.

I am now building deep learning models using 3D data to solve some cool problems at Koh Young Research America as a Junior R&D Engineer.

My latest fascination, are the GANs.

Interested? Let's talk.

Krishna Sai Rudra Dev Tallapragada
tallarudra.com   |   usc.edu