Nava Rubin joined the Department of Information and Communication Technology at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in 2012, as an ICREA Research Professor. She is currently on leave from her position as Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at New York University, where she has been a faculty member since 1996. Prior to that, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard University Vision Lab (1993-1996). In 1993 she received a PhD in Neuroscience from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, for her thesis "The use of 1D and 2D motion information for the computation of global motion". Prior to that she received a MSc degree in Physics from the same university for her thesis "Equilibrium and oscillations in stochastic neural networks". Dr. Rubin is the recipient of several research awards, including a McDonnell-Pew award in Cognitive Neuroscience and an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship.