Speakers

AI Research Week features keynotes, panels, and workshops lead by a range of distinguished speakers.

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Dario Gil

Director, IBM Research

IBM Chair, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

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Yoshua Bengio

A.M. Turing Award

Full Professor, Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, Université de Montréal

Canada Research Chair in Statistical Learning Algorithms

Founder and Scientific Director of Mila

Scientific Director of IVADO. CIFAR Fellow and Program Director

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Leslie Kaelbling

Panasonic Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

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Josh Tenenbaum

Professor, Dept of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

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Collin Stultz

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, MIT

Faculty at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

Cardiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

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Cynthia Breazeal

Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT Media Lab

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Aleksander Madry

Associate Professor of Computer Science, MIT EECS

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Song Han

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

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Kate Saenko

Boston University & MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

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David Cox

IBM Director, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

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Aude Oliva

MIT Executive Director, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

MIT Quest for Intelligence

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Antonio Torralba

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

MIT Director of the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

Inaugural Director of the MIT Quest for Intelligence

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Lisa Amini

Director, IBM Research Cambridge, AI Horizons Network

Director, AI Horizons Network

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Vivienne Sze

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

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Chris R. Sims

Assistant Professor, Department of Cognitive Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Aleksandra Mojilovic

Head of AI Foundations, IBM Research

Co-Director of IBM Science for Social Good

IBM Fellow

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Pulkit Agrawal

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

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Andrew McCallum

Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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Roger Levy

Associate Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT

Director of the Computational Psycholinguistics Laboratory

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Michael Carbin

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

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Julie Shah

Associate Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT

Associate Professor, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab at MIT

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Alexander Schwing

Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign

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Jerry Chow

IBM, Manager, Experimental Quantum Computing

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Milind Tambe

Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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John Torous

Director, Digital Psychiatry, Mary Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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Dilip Jeste

Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, UCSD

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Ellen Lee

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UCSD

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Colin Depp

Director, Research Education and Training, Clinical and Translational Research Institute, UCSD

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Camille Nebeker

Director, Research Center for Optimal Digital Ethics, UCSD

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Ho-Cheol Kim

Program Director, AI for Healthy Living, IBM

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Wenchao Li

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University

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Bo Li

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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Stefanie Jegelka

Assistant Professor, MIT

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Luca Daniel

Professor, MIT

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Jessica Freaner

Data Scientist and Design Lead, IDEO

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Jennifer Sukis

Design Principal of AI & Machine Learning, IBM

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Yanzhi Wang

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Natesh Pillai

Professor of Statistics at Harvard University

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Tamara Broderick

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

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Finale Doshi-Velez

Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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Rebecca Saxe

John W. Jarve (1978) Professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Associate Investigator McGovern Institute for Brain Research

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Jeremy Schwartz

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Seth Alter

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Martin Schrimpf 

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James Traer 

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Ronald Alvarez 

Mercer University

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Jan-Willem van de Meent

Assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern

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T.S. Jayram 

IBM Research

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Akash Srivastava 

MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

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Daniel Yamins 

Computational Neuroscientist, Stanford University

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Jiajun Wu

MIT

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Tomer D. Ullman 

Postdoctoral Associate, MIT Computational Cognitive Science Group

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Mohit Iyyer 

Assistant Professor, Umass, Amherst

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Nianwen Xue

Assistant Professory, Brandeis University

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Lu Wang 

Assistant Professor, Northeaster University

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Niranjan Balasubramanian

Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University

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Rose Yu 

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

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Philip Isola

Assistant Professory, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

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Tianxiao Shen

MIT

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Sebastian Gehrmann

Harvard University

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Tommi Jaakkola 

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

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Nicolas Papernot

Assistant Professory at the University of Toronto and Canada

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Zico Kolter

Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University

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Venkat Venkatakrishnan

Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago

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Wen Mei-Hwu

Walter J. Sanders III-AMD Endowed Chair professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Michele Ferrante

NIH/NIMH Program Chief: Computational Neuroscience & Psychiatry

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Elias Bareinboim

director of the Causal Artificial Intelligence (CausalAI) Laboratory
Associate Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University

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David Sontag

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

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Kun Zhang

Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

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Kalyan Veeramachaneni

Principal Research Scientist, MIT LIDS

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Hendrik Strobelt

Research Scientist, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

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Payel Das

Manager of AI Science, IBM

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Christine M. Kretz

VP Programs and Partnerships, International Space Station US National Laboratory

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Richard M. Linnehan 

NASA Astronaut

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David Brady

Associate Program Scientist, ISS Program, NASA

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Danielle Woods

Assistant Professor in the Program in Media Arts and Sciences within the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Richard Linares

Charles Stark Draper Assistant Professor; Co-Director, Space Systems Lab

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