Prof. Dinesh Babu obtained his doctorate from Ecole Polytechnic Federale Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, beginning of 2011. His research interests are in Audio-Visual Signal Processing, Machine Learning, and Social Computing. Prior to joining IIITB as an assistant professor, he was a Postdoc at the Social Computing Lab, Idiap Research Institute (EPFL) for 2.5 years. Prior to his PhD, he worked as a Senior Research Engineer at Mercedes-Benz Research and Technology, Bangalore for 3 years. He completed his M.Sc.(engg) from I.I.Sc, Bangalore in 2003, specializing in System Science and Signal Processing; and B.Tech in Electronics from Madras Institute of Technology in 2001.