Naila Murray '07

Senior Research Engineering Manager, Facebook AI Research
Degrees: 
  • Ph.D., Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • BSE, Electrical Engineering, Princeton University

Naila Murray obtained a BSE in electrical engineering from Princeton University in 2007. In 2012, she received her Ph.D. from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, in affiliation with the Computer Vision Center.

She joined Xerox Research Centre Europe in 2013 as a research scientist in the computer vision team, working on topics including fine-grained visual categorization, image retrieval and visual attention. From 2015 to 2019 she led the computer vision team at Xerox Research Centre Europe, and continued to serve in this role after its acquisition and transition to becoming NAVER LABS Europe. In 2019, she became the director of science at NAVER LABS Europe.

In 2020, she joined Facebook AI Research where she is a senior research engineering manager for EMEA. In this role, she supports and participates in open research and development that contributes to the artificial intelligence community, while helping to create the future of Facebook's family of products and services. She has served as area chair for ICLR 2018, ICCV 2019, ICLR 2019, CVPR 2020, ECCV 2020, and program chair for ICLR 2021. Her current research interests include representation learning and multi-modal search.