Professor and Research Director
University of Texas at Austin and Facebook AI Research
Kristen Grauman is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin and a Research Director in Facebook AI Research (FAIR). Her research in computer vision and machine learning focuses on visual recognition, video, and embodied perception. Before joining UT-Austin in 2007, she received her Ph.D. at MIT. She is an IEEE Fellow, AAAI Fellow, Sloan Fellow, and recipient of the 2013 Computers and Thought Award. She and her collaborators have been recognized with several Best Paper awards in computer vision, including a 2011 Marr Prize and a 2017 Helmholtz Prize (test of time award). She served for six years as an Associate Editor-in-Chief for PAMI and served as a Program Chair of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2015 and Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2018.