Mira is principal scientist and research manager at Adobe leading research in Human Computer Interaction (HCI). Her research focuses on building new tools that make creative tasks easier, more fun, and more accessible to a wider audience. She is passionate about multimodal interaction and experiences at the intersection of the physical and digital world. She finished her Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Washington with David Salesin, Michael Cohen and Steven Drucker. Her thesis focused on novel interaction techniques for collecting and organizing web content. She was an undergraduate at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and completed her B.S.E. in Computer Engineering.