Esa Rahtu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Vision
Tampere University

Address: Tietotalo, Korkeakoulunkatu 1
P.O. Box 553, FI-33101 Tampere, Finland

Computer Vision Group
Google Scholar

About me

I am an Associate Professor at Tampere University where I co-lead the Computer Vision Group.

I am also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Oulu and a co-founder of Spectacular AI, a sensor fusion and spatial AI start-up.


I have a broad interest in different computer vision, and machine learning problems. Typical application areas are, for example, instance detection and segmentation, audio-visual learning, 3D geometric vision, visual-inertial odometry, and machine learning based image generation and manipulation.


Currently, I am supervising the following PhD students at Tampere University In addition, I am currently co-advising the following students


I've been privileged to supervise the following brilliant people:

Former PhD Students

Former Postdocs


Links to some of my collaborators

Publications and projects

A list publications can be found from here. For the latest works see also Google Scholar and arXiv.