Faculty Member, Vector Institute; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Dept. of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto
Continuous optimization, deep generative models, deep learning, Monte Carlo estimation
Was a core member of the team that developed AlphaGo, one of the most significant recent advances in AI; IJCAI Marvin Minsky Medal for Outstanding Achievements in AI (AlphaGo Team, 2018); Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity, Grand Prix (AlphaGo Team, 2016); Best Paper Award, Neural Information and Processing Systems (2014); Google DeepMind Scholarship (2016)
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