Vijay Kumar is a Research Scientist in the Interaction and Analytics Laboratory. His research interests are in the areas of computer vision and machine learning with current focus on deep metric learning, unsupervised representation learning, zero/few shot learning. Prior to joining PARC, he was a Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision (ACRV) and University of Adelaide. He was also the project leader for "VL1: Visual Learning-1" at ACRV. Before that, he was a Researcher at the Advanced Research Group, Samsung Research Institute, India with a focus on developing novel features for next-generation smart phones. Dr. Kumar holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Queen Mary, University of London and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras.