Vibhoothi, is a Research Assistant in Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering in Trinity College Dublin, and also a PhD Student working under Anil Kokaram on Optimised Transcoding and compression related research within AV1 Codec. He is holding a bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Amrita University.

He is also part of sigmedia.tv group in the university.

He is also an active member and collaborator of various open-source multimedia initiatives and projects like Alliance for Open-Media, Xiph.org and VideoLAN. projects.

Email: vibhoothi@tcd.ie, mindfreeze@videolan.org