Andreas Krause is a Professor of Computer Science at ETH Zurich, where he leads the Learning & Adaptive Systems Group. He also serves as Academic Co-Director of the Swiss Data Science Center and Chair of the ETH AI Center, and co-founded the ETH spin-off LatticeFlow. Before that he was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Caltech. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University (2008) and his Diplom in Computer Science and Mathematics from the Technical University of Munich, Germany (2004). He is a Max Planck Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, an ELLIS Fellow, a Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow and a Kavli Frontiers Fellow of the US National Academy of Sciences. He received the Rössler Prize, ERC Starting Investigator and ERC Consolidator grants, the German Pattern Recognition Award, an NSF CAREER award as well as the ETH Golden Owl teaching award. His research has received awards at several premier conferences and journals, including the ACM SIGKDD Test of Time award 2019 and the ICML Test of Time award 2020. Andreas Krause served as Program Co-Chair for ICML 2018, and currently serves as General Chair for ICML 2023 and as Action Editor for …
Barbara E. Engelhardt, an associate professor, joined the Princeton Computer Science Department in 2014 from Duke University, where she had been an assistant professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics and Statistical Sciences. She graduated from Stanford University and received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, advised by Professor Michael Jordan. She did postdoctoral research at the University of Chicago, working with Professor Matthew Stephens, and three years at Duke University as an assistant professor. Interspersed among her academic experiences, she spent two years working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a summer at Google Research, and a year at 23andMe, a DNA ancestry service. Professor Engelhardt received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, and the Walter M. Fitch Prize from the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution. As a faculty member, she received the NIH NHGRI K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, a Sloan Faculty Fellowship, and an NSF CAREER Award. Professor Engelhardt’s research interests involve developing statistical models and methods for the analysis of high-dimensional biomedical data, with a goal of understanding the underlying biological mechanisms of complex phenotypes and human disease.
Emma Brunskill is an associate tenured professor in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. Brunskill’s lab aims to create AI systems that learn from few samples to robustly make good decisions and is part of the Stanford AI Lab, the Stanford Statistical ML group, and AI Safety @Stanford. Brunskill has received a NSF CAREER award, Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, a Microsoft Faculty Fellow award and an alumni impact award from the computer science and engineering department at the University of Washington. Brunskill and her lab have received multiple best paper nominations and awards both for their AI and machine learning work (UAI best paper, Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making Symposium best paper twice) and for their work in Ai of education (Intelligent Tutoring Systems Conference, Educational Data Mining conference x3, CHI).
Dr. Rose Yu is an assistant professor at the University of California San Diego, Department of Computer Science and Engineering. She earned her Ph.D. in Computer Sciences at USC in 2017. She was subsequently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech. Her research focuses on advancing machine learning techniques for large-scale spatiotemporal data analysis, with applications to sustainability, health, and physical sciences. A particular emphasis of her research is on physics-guided AI which aims to integrate first principles with data-driven models. Among her awards, she has won NSF CAREER Award, Faculty Research Award from JP Morgan, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Adobe, Several Best Paper Awards, Best Dissertation Award at USC, and was nominated as one of the ’MIT Rising Stars in EECS’.
Currently, I am working as a Researcher in Information Visualisation, Visual Analytics, and Machine Learning at IBM Research AI in Cambridge, MA. I am interested in Visualization of large data sets of unstructured/semi-structured data, biological data, and neural network models. I enjoy advising students and enable them to do great work.
I try to be a good citizen in the community by reviewing regularly (InfoVis 2010-2018, BioVis 2012/13, CHI 2011/2014/2017-18, VAST 2010-2018, EuroVis,...), participating in InfoVis PC 2017-19, the VIS OC 2017-19, the BioVis 2013 OC and PC, and other committees. I had the honor to attend three great and motivating Dagstuhl seminars on InfoVis, BioVis, and Progressive Data Science. Oh, and I like to give talks from time to time.
Jung-Woo Ha got his BS and PhD degrees in computer science from Seoul National University in 2004 and 2015. He got the 2014 Fall semester outstanding PhD dissertation award from Computer Science Dept. of Seoul National University. He worked as a research scientist and tech lead at NAVER LABS and research head of NAVER CLOVA. Currently, he works as the head of NAVER AI Lab in NAVER Cloud. He has contributed to the AI research community as Datasets and Benchmarks Co-chair for NeurIPS and Social Co-chair for ICML 2023 and NeurIPS 2022. Also, he has joined a senior technical program committee member, such as, Area chair for NeurIPS 2023 and 2022, Area chair for ICML 2023, and Senior area chair for COLING. His research interests include large language models, generative models, multimodal representation learning and their practical applications for real-world problems. In particular, he has mainly focused on practical task definition and evaluation protocol for continual learning in various domains.
Cheng Soon Ong is interested in machine learning for scientific discovery. He is a senior principal research scientist in machine learning at Data61, and leads a research initiative on machine learning for scientific discovery at CSIRO. He is also an adjunct associate professor at the Australian National University. His career has included positions in Australia, Malaysia, Germany, and Switzerland.
In recent years, he has developed new methods for solving problems such as representation learning and experimental design, with the aim of solving scientific questions in collaboration with experts in other fields. This has included diverse problems in genomics, systems biology, and astronomy. The long term goal is to use active learning, bandits, and choice theory for adaptive design of scientific experiments. He is co-author of the textbook Mathematics for Machine Learning, and advocates for open source software and reproducible research in the context of machine learning.
Virginia Smith is an assistant professor in the Machine Learning Department at Carnegie Mellon University, and a courtesy faculty member in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Her research interests span machine learning, optimization, and distributed systems. Prior to CMU, Virginia was a postdoc at Stanford University, received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley, and obtained undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Virginia.
Jonathan is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Department of Mathematics at NUS. His research interests are in information theory, machine learning, and high-dimensional statistics, particularly their intersection. He is a holder of the Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) fellowship and the NUS Presidential Young Professorship. Previously, he did his post-doc at EPFL and his PhD at the University of Cambridge.
Dr. Bo Li is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. She is the recipient of the IJCAI Computers and Thought Award, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, AI’s 10 to Watch, NSF CAREER Award, MIT Technology Review TR-35 Award, Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, C.W. Gear Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, Intel Rising Star award, Symantec Research Labs Fellowship, Rising Star Award, Research Awards from Tech companies such as Amazon, Facebook, Intel, IBM, and eBay, and best paper awards at several top machine learning and security conferences. Her research focuses on both theoretical and practical aspects of trustworthy machine learning, which is at the intersection of machine learning, security, privacy, and game theory. She has designed several scalable frameworks for trustworthy machine learning and privacy-preserving data publishing. Her work has been featured by major publications and media outlets such as Nature, Wired, Fortune, and New York Times.
Finale Doshi-Velez is a Gordon McKay Professor in Computer Science at the Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. She completed her MSc from the University of Cambridge as a Marshall Scholar, her PhD from MIT, and her postdoc at Harvard Medical School. Her interests lie at the intersection of machine learning, healthcare, and interpretability.
Selected Additional Shinies: BECA recipient, AFOSR YIP and NSF CAREER recipient; Sloan Fellow; IEEE AI Top 10 to Watch
Yisong Yue is a Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Caltech and (via sabbatical) a Principal Scientist at Latitude AI. His research interests span both fundamental and applied pursuits, from novel learning-theoretic frameworks all the way to deep learning deployed in autonomous driving on public roads. His work has been recognized with multiple paper awards and nominations, including in robotics, computer vision, sports analytics, machine learning for health, and information retrieval. At Latitude AI, he is working on machine learning approaches to motion planning for autonomous driving.