Gemma Roig is a professor (W1 with tenure-track) at the computer science department in the Goethe University Frankfurt since January 2020.
She also holds an honorary position as research affiliate at MIT. Before, she was an assistant professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design.
She conducted her postdoctoral work at MIT in the Center for Brains Minds and Machines, with Prof. Tomaso Poggio as her faculty host.
She was also affiliated at the Laboratory for Computational and Statistical Learning, which is a collaborative agreement between the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
She pursued her doctoral degree in Computer Vision at ETH Zurich. Previous to that, she was a research assistant at the Computer Vision Lab at EPFL in Lausanne, at the Department of Media Technologies at Ramon Llull University in Barcelona, and at the Robotics Institute at the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.
Her research aim is to build computational models of human vision to understand its underlying principles, and to use those models to build applications of artificial intelligence. She is also interested on ethical aspects of using AI systems in society.