Vibhoothi is a Research assistant under Prof. Anil Kokaram. He has also started his PhD in September 2021 under Kokaram. Most of his research work is around Modern Video codecs like AV1 for optimised transcoding over the internet including Cloud-based workflows. He is currently working on Video Intelligence Search Platform (VISP) project which is funded by Enterprise Ireland. He is also collaborator and contributor for various Open-source initiatives and projects within multimedia space like Xiph. Org, VideoLAN. He is also part of technical working groups of Alliance for Open-media(AOM) for standardisation of Video Encoders and Decoders. Vibhoothi received his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Amrita Univesity (India) in 2020.