Prior to joining PAVIS, Dr. Milind Padalkar was working as a senior research engineer at Vehant Technologies Pvt. Ltd., NOIDA, India.
His Ph.D. thesis is titled "Novel Techniques for Auto-inpainting in Heritage Reconstruction", for which he worked under the supervision of Prof. M. V. Joshi at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gandhinagar, India.
At DA-IICT, he also worked as teaching assistant and as a junior research fellow (JRF) in the Indian Digital Heritage (IDH)-Hampi project. He completed M.Tech. in Computer Engineering under the supervision of Prof. M. A. Zaveri at S. V. National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, India in 2010 and B.E. in Information Technology from Finolex Academy of Management and Technology (FAMT), Ratnagiri (The University of Mumbai) in 2008.
He has co-authored the book titled "Digital Heritage Reconstruction Using Super-resolution and Inpainting" published under Synthesis Lectures on Visual Computing by Morgan & Claypool Publishers in December 2016.
Awarded Travel Grant of INR 1,25,000/- by Xerox Research Centre India to present his work at the 26th British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC2015) at Swansea, United Kingdom.