Sanja Fidler is an Assistant Professor at University of Toronto. Prior coming to Toronto, in 2012, she was a Research Assistant Professor at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, an academic institute located in the campus of University of Chicago. Prof. Fidler completed her postdoc with Prof. Sven Dickinson at University of Toronto in 2012. She finished her PhD in 2010 at University of Ljubljana in Slovenia in the group of Prof. Ales Leonardis. In 2010, Sanja was visiting Prof. Trevor Darrell’s group at UC Berkeley and ICSI. She received her BSc degree in Applied Math at University of Ljubljana.
Research projects: Dr. Fidler work is in the area of Computer Vision. Her main research interests are 2D and 3D object detection, particularly scalable multi-class detection, object segmentation and image labeling, and (3D) scene understanding. She is also intersted in the interplay between language and vision: generating sententual descriptions about complex scenes, as well as using textual descriptions for better scene parsing (e.g. in the scenarion of the human-robot interaction).