# Deepak Dilipkumar

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: Artificial Intelligence, Reinforcement Learning, Neural Networks.

# Collin Eubanks

*Ph.D. Student in Statistics*

University of Kansas, B.S. in Mathematics (with Honors)

Research interests: Statistical machine learning, data mining, and astronomical and cosmological applications.

# Lisheng Gao

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, B.Eng. in Computer Science

Research interests: Neural networks and machine translation

# Igor Gitman

Moscow State University, B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Informatics

Research interests: Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Probabilistic Graphical Models

# Karan Goel

Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, B.Tech in Electrical Engineering &

M. Tech in Information and Communication Technology

Research interests: Sequential Decision Making, Reinforcement Learning, Human Centered Computation, Intelligent Tutoring Systems

# Yotam Hechtlinger

**Website: **http://www.stat.cmu.edu/~yhechtli/

*Ph.D. Student in Statistics*

Tel Aviv University, B.S. in Mathematics

Research interests: Statistical and theoretical machine learning, predictive algorithms, deep learning, and linear regression.

# Hengyuan Hu

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, B.Eng. in Computer Science

Research interests: Reinforcement Learning and Deep Learning

# Liang-Kang Huang

National Taiwan University, M.S. in Computer Science and Information Engineering

Research interests: Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Image Processing

# David Isenberg

Carnegie Mellon University, B.S. in Computer Science

Research Interests:

Advisor: Aarti Singh

# Fan Jiang

University of Rochester, B.S. in Computer Science

Research interests: Machine Learning, data mining and social media text mining.

# Varun Joshi

Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Natural Language Processing, Data Mining, Optimization

Advisor: Avrim Blum

# Mu-Chu Lee

National Taiwan University, B.S. in Computer Science and Information Engineering

Research interests: Scalable Machine Learning, Optimization and Applications of Machine Learning.

# Yuan Liu

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, B.S. in Computer Science

Research interests: Statistical Machine Learning

# Yangyi Lu

Nanjing University, B.S. in Statistics

Research interests: Statistical Machine Learning and Optimization

# Hayden Luse

University of Virginia

BA in Mathematics

BS in Systems Engineering, Financial Systems Concentration

Research Interests: Financial Modeling, Recommendation Systems and Time Series Analysis.

Advisor: Alan Montgomery

# Quanbin Ma

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, B.S. in Computer Science

Research interests: Deep learning, Data Mining and Financial applications

# Wei Ma

**Website: **www.weima171.com

*Ph.D. candidate in Civil and Environmental Engineering*

Carnegie Mellon University, M.S. in Advanced Infrastructure System

Tsinghua University, B.S. in Civil Engineering

Tsinghua University, B.S. in Pure and Applied Mathematics

# Michael Muehl

Brown University, BA in Physics

Research Interests:

Advisor: Barnabas Poczos

# Benjamin Parr

Carnegie Mellon University, B.S. in Computer Science

Research interests: Deep Learning, Algorithm Scalability

# Rui Peng

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, BS in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics

Research Interests: Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Machine Learning in Financial Applications

# Evan Sherwin

*Ph.D. Student in Engineering & Public Policy*

U.C. Berkeley, B.A. in Physics, B.A. in Applied Math

Research interests: Causal inference, machine learning in design and evaluation of energy policy.

# Chia-Yin Shih

*UC, Berkeley, B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences*

Research interests: control, optimization, machine learning.

# Yijie Wang

Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. in Computer Science

Research interests: Deep learning & Multimodal learning

# Ezra Winston

Bard College, B.A. in Math

Research interests: Machine Learning

# Juefei (Felix) Xu

**Website: **http://www.ece.cmu.edu/%7Ejuefeix

*Ph.D. Student in Electrical & Computer Engineering*

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, BS in Electronic Engineering

Research interests: Machine learning application in real-world unconstrained biometric identification.

Advisor: Abhinav Gupta

# Chris Ying

Carnegie Mellon University, B.S. in Computer Science

Research interests: object recognition, natural language processing, deep learning, information theory.

# Chiqun Zhang

*Ph.D. Student in Civil & Environmental Engineering*

Tianjin University, BS in Civil Engineering

Research interests: Machine Learning and Data Mining