Professor Kemelmacher-Shlizerman's research is in computer vision and computer graphics with focus on Generative AI. Ira is a Professor of Computer Science at the Allen School and Director of the UW Reality Lab. Ira's PhD is in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the Weizmann Institute of Science. 

In parallel, Ira is a Principal Scientist at Google, where she built and leading a team responsible for Virtual Try-On, 3d and in general Generative AI/AR for Google Shopping. The team has launched Apparel Virtual Try-On feature on google.com, 3D shoe spins on google.com, and beauty Try-On on ads. Previously Ira built a product Face Movies for Google in 2010; Founded a startup in 2016 which was acquired by Meta; Spent 2 years at Meta and built a video product

Ira's research was awarded the Google faculty award, Madrona prize, GeekWire Innovation of the Year Award, covers of CACM and SIGGRAPH, best student paper honorable mention at CVPR'21, and best demo runner up MobiSys'22. Ira served as AC and committee of most top conferences in both computer vision and graphics. She is a senior member of IEEE and Distinguished Member of ACM.