Antonio Torralba is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. He is a Telecommunication Engineer by the Technical University of Catalonia (Spain) since 1995. He received his Ph.D. from Grenoble Institute of Technology (France) in 2000. His research interests span computer and human vision, computer graphics and machine learning. His particular areas of interest include object and scene recognition, large image databases, applied machine learning, and the role of context in visual perception.