Weiran Wang

Weiran Wang received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Merced, M.S. from Chengdu Institute of Computer Applications (Chengdu, China), and B.S. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China), all in Computer Science. His research interests include optimization, machine learning, and their applications. Since 2014, he has been a postdoctoral scholar working with Prof. Karen Livescu at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC).

Home Page: http://ttic.uchicago.edu/~wwang5

Herman Kamper

Herman Kamper received his Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, UK in 2016. Before that he was a research associate and then lecturer of applied mathematics at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, where he also obtained his M.Sc. and B.Eng. degrees in 2012 and 2009. His main interests are in machine learning, speech and language processing, and computer vision, and in particular in unsupervised and low-resource problems. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar working with Prof. Karen Livescu and Prof. Greg Shakhnarovich at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC).

Home page: http://www.kamperh.com