Laura Leal-Taixé, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist, Argo AI, and Professor, Technical University of Munich

Dr. Laura Leal-Taixé is a tenure-track professor at the Technical University of Munich, leading the Dynamic Vision and Learning group. Before that, she spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and a year as a senior postdoctoral researcher in the Computer Vision Group at the Technical University in Munich. She obtained her PhD from the Leibniz University of Hannover in Germany, spending a year as a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. She pursued B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in her native city of Barcelona. She is a recipient of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award and the Google Faculty Award.