Marija currently holds the position of a Senior Machine Learning Research Scientist at Metaphysic.ai. She has worked in Generative AI research for over 8 years, 5+ of them specifically with GANs. Previous employers and projects include Meta, iCAIRD (NHS Scotland), Seebyte (Batelle Company), and DREAM (EU Horizon2020). Her PhD is in Generative Models Applications to Robotics and Automation, acquired from the University of Edinburgh. She also has an MSc in Computational Statistics and Machine Learning from the University College London. She has authored multiple academic publications in several prestigious peer-reviewed venues in the fields of Machine Learning and Robotics, such as IEEE IROS, ICRA, and TPAMI.