Shalini De Mello has been a senior research scientist at NVIDIA Research since 2013. Shalini's interests are in computer vision and machine learning technology for human-computer interaction and smart interfaces. Prior to joining NVIDIA Research, she worked as a senior computer vision engineer at NVIDIA. Her work includes NVIDIA's shipping products for head pose tracking, hand gesture recognition, face detection, video stabilization, and libraries for the development for computer vision applications on mobile platforms. She received doctoral and master's degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008 and 2004, respectively.