Carmen Au is a Scientist at Microsoft and works on building 3D maps. Before joining Microsoft, she worked in a research lab developing visual navigation mobile device applications. Her work in map navigation has been published in various academic conferences and journals, and has been patented and featured in New Scientist magazine and on the CBS News website. Carmen received her B.Eng, M.Eng, and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering at McGill University, her doctoral work in Computer Vision and Augmented Reality. Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, she moved to the Silicon Valley in 2011. In her spare time, Carmen sits on the Sunnyvale Board of Chamber of Commerce, travels, enjoys cooking, and attends classical music concerts with her husband.