Jeff Smith joined NVIDIA in 2016, working on computer vision and deep learning tools for autonomous aerial vehicles. He joined NVIDIA Research in 2018 where he develops tools and systems for deep learning in the fields of computer perception and robotics.
Before joining NVIDIA, Jeff worked at Microsoft on the Hololens. Prior to that, he was an R&D engineer at Industrial Light & Magic, where his work won an Academy Award in 2015. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, and has earned a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University, as well as a Master's and a Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon.