I lead PRIOR, the computer vision team at the Allen Institute for AI (AI2) in sunny Seattle. I am also an Affiliate Associate Professor at the Computer Science & Engineering department at the University of Washington.

Prior to AI2, I spent five enjoyable years at Microsoft Bing, building large scale machine learning systems in the Image & Video Search Relevance team.

I grew up in Pune, India where I obtained by Bachelors in Engineering at the College Of Engineering Pune (COEP). I got my Ph.D. at the University of Maryand, College Park under the supervision of Prof. Larry S. Davis.

I am particularly interested in research problems at the intersection of vision, language and embodiment.