Team

Core Professors

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David Rolnick

Machine Learning Theory, Climate Change, AI For Good

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Doina Precup

Reinforcement Learning, Reasoning and planning under uncertainty

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Jackie Chi Kit Cheung

NLP, Summarization, Computational Semantics

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Joelle Pineau

Reinforcement Learning, NLP, Dialog

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Prakash Panangaden

Machine Learning, Quantum Information Theory, Probabilistic Systems

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Reihaneh Rabbany

Machine Learning, Knowledge Graphs

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Siamak Ravanbakhsh

Machine Learning, Learning on Graphs, Generative Models, Probabilistic Models

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Siva Reddy

Natural language Processing, Probabilistic Models, Reasoning


Affiliated Professors

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Marc G. Bellemare

Reinforcement Learning, Representation Learning, Exploration

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Nicolas Le Roux

Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Optimization and Large-Scale Learning

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Timothy J O'Donnell

Natural Language Processing, Linguistics, Cognitive Science


Postdoctoral Fellows

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Di Wu

Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning, Transfer Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Samira Ebrahimi Kahou

Deep learning, Multimodal learning, Reasoning, RL, Metalearning

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Susan Amin

reinforcement learning, exploration, statistical physics, polymer physics

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Vincent François-Lavet

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau, Doina Precup


Ph.D. Students

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Aarash Feizi

Deep Learning, Vision, Graph Representation Learning

Supervised by: Reihaneh Rabbany, Adriana Romero Soriano

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Aishik Chakraborty

Deep Learning, Multitask and Transfer Learning, NLP

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung

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Andre Cianflone

Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung

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Arushi Jain

Reinforcement Learning, Temporal abstractions, AI Safety, Risk-minimization, Stochastic Approximation

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Pierre-Luc Bacon

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Ayush Jain

Reinforcement Learning, Hierarchical RL, Skill-based learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Bogdan Mazoure

Deep RL, representation learning, probabilistic modeling, variational inference

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Devon Hjelm

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Charles C Onu

machine learning, healthcare

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Clara Lacroce

Learning Automata, RNN, Hankel Operators

Supervised by: Prakash Panangaden, Doina Precup

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David Venuto

Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Del Verme Manuel

TBD

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Pierre-Luc Bacon

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Devendra Singh Sachan

Natural Language Processing; Machine Learning

Supervised by: William Hamilton

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Emmanuel Bengio

Deep Learning, RL

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau, Doina Precup

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Faizy Ahsan

Genetics, Deep Learning, Graphical Models

Supervised by: Mathieu Blanchette, Doina Precup

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Haque Ishfaq

Exploration in RL, Bandits, Learning Theory, TCS, Concentration inequalities, high-dimensional probability

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Harry Mingde Zhao

Reinforcement Learning, Neuro-Inspired AI

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Yoshua Bengio

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Harsh Satija

Reinforcement learning

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau

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Howard Huang

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Hugo Sonnery

Supervised by: Siamak Ravanbakhsh

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Ian Porada

Representation Learning, Natural Language Understanding, Common Sense

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung

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Jacob Buckman

Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Marc Bellemare

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Jad Kabbara

Natural Language Generation, Computational Pragmatics, Deep Learning

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung

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Jean Harb

Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Joey Bose

Generative Modelling, Adversarial Machine Learning, and Meta Learning at the intersection of structured data such as language, graphs and images.

Supervised by: Prakash Panangaden

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Jonathan Lebensold

Privacy-Preserving ML, Differential Privacy, Reinforcement Learning, Transfer, Healthcare

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Borja Balle

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Khimya Khetarpal

Artificial Intelligence, Reinforcement Learning, Attention, Abstractions, Continual RL, Cogsci, Robotics

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Koustuv Sinha

Natural Language Understanding, Systematicity & Logic in NLU, Dialog Systems

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau

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Kushal Arora

Reinforcement Learning, Manifold Learning, Compositionality and Representation learning for languages, NLP

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Jackie Chi Kit Cheung

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Lianna Hambardzumyan

Analysis of Boolean functions, Computational Complexity, Combinatorics

Supervised by: Hamed Hatami

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Malik H. Altakrori

Authorship Analysis, Text Mining, Machine Learning, NLP, and Deep Learning

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung, Benjamin Fung

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Mandana Samiei

Reinforcement Learning, Meta-learning, Developmental learning, Neuroscience

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Blake Richards

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Martin Gerdzhev

robotics, autonomous systems and vehicles, machine learning, deep learning, inverse reinforcement learning

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau

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Martin Klissarov

Temporal Abstractions, Meta-Learning, Off-policy

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Maxime Wabartha

deep learning, reinforcement learning, uncertainty

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau

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Maziar Gomrokchi

Privacy-Preserving RL, Adversarial Privacy Attacks in Deep RL, Reinforcement Learning, Differential Privacy, Exploration-Exploitation Trade-Off

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Melissa Mozifian

deep reinforcement learning, transfer and meta-learning, imitation learning

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau, David Meger

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Neda Etebari Alamdari

Reinforcement Learning, Machine Learning, Optimization, Revenue Management

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Gilles Savard

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Neil Girdhar

causal models, deep learning, representation learning, energy-based models

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Nishanth Anand

Temporal credit assignment, Reinforcement Learning Theory, Deep Reinforcement Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Prasanna Parthasarathi

Reinforcement Learning, Dialog

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau

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Priyesh Vijayan

Representation learning, Deep learning, Multi-View learning, Social Networks and NLP

Supervised by: Will Hamilton

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Raymond Chua

neuroscience, reinforcement learning, continual learning, hippocampal and artificial replay

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Blake Richards

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Riashat Islam

Reinforcement Learning, Sample Complexity, Optimization Methods; Bayesian and Probabilistic Graphical Models, Information Theory

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Safa Alver

Reinforcement Learning, Meta Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Sahand Rezaei-Shoshtari

Deep RL, Hierarchical RL, Robotics, Representation Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup, David Meger

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Samin Yeasar Arnob

Deep Reinforcement learning, Imitation Learning, Inverse reinforcement learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Scott Fujimoto

Deep reinforcement learning, robotics

Supervised by: Doina Precup, David Meger

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Shuyuan Zhang

Reinforcement learning, neuroscience

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Xiaowen Chang

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Sitao Luan

Reinforcement Learning, Graph Networks, Planning, Matrix Computation

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Xiao-Wen Chang

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Sumana Basu

Reinforcement Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Adriana Romero

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Tianyu Li

machine learning, reinforcement learning, time series, system dynamics

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Veronica Chelu

reinforcement learning, lifelong learning, predictive models

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Vincent Luczkow

reinforcement learning, causality

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Wesley Chung

reinforcement learning, policy optimization, continual learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup, David Meger

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Yue Dong

NLP, deep learning, reinforcement learning

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung


M.Sc. Students

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Akshatha Arodi Nagaraja

Natural Language Processing, Theory of Mind, Deep learning

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung

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Albert Orozco Camacho

Network Science, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Game Theoretic RL, Graph Representation Learning, Applications of RL, AI Theory

Supervised by: Reihaneh Rabbany

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Anand Kamat

Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Andrei Lupu

Reinforcement Learning, NLP

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Andrei Mircea Romascanu

Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung, Doina Precup

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Anthony G.X. Chen

reinforcement learning, neuroscience, deep reinforcement learning, generalization, transfer

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau, Blake Richards

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Barleen Kaur

Machine learning, deep learning, transfer learning, generative models

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Tal Arbel

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Cesare Spinoso-Di Piano

Biomedical natural language processing

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung, Samira Rahimi

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Charlotte Ding

network science, graph representation learning, disease modelling

Supervised by: Reihaneh Rabbany

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Chen-Yang Su

Inverse Reinforcement Learning, Imitation Learning, Causal Inference, Statistical Genetics, Machine Learning Applications to Healthcare

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau, Brent Richards

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Clément Jumel

NLP, natural language reasoning

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung, Annie Louis

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Deepak Sharma

causal inference, large-scale probabilistic inference, generative models, reinforcement learning, applications to healthcare and finance

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau, Audrey Durand

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Dora Jambor

graph representation learning, meta-learning, logical rule induction, natural language processing

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau, William Hamilton

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Etienne Denis

Inductive learning, graph representation learning, relational inference, neural knowledge graphs, language transformers, graph neural networks

Supervised by: William Hamilton

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Gabriela Moisescu-Pareja

Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning, Graph Representation Learning, ML Theory

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Gandharv Patil

Bayesian Inference, Optimization and Statistical Learning Theory

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Jeremy Cooperstock

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Jiapeng Wu

natural languag reasoning, knowledge graph representation

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung, William Hamilton

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Jin Dong

NLP, natural language reasoning, graph networks

Supervised by: William Hamilton

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Joshua Holla

Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning, Transfer Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup, David Meger

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Jules Gagnon-Marchand

nlp, unsupervised learning, generative models, transfer learning, transformer model improvements, abstractive question answering

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung

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Junhao Wang

Deep sets, intersection between RL and graph representation learning

Supervised by: Reihaney Rabbany, Doina Precup

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Lucas Pagé-Caccia

Deep Generative Models

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau

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Matt Grenander

automatic summarization, NLP

Supervised by: Jackie Chi Kit Cheung, Annie Louis

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Mehran Shakerinava

Deep Learning, Representation Learning

Supervised by: Siamak Ravanbakhsh

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Mohammad Amini

DRL, Model Based RL, planning, imitation learning, representation learning, transfer learning, hierarchical learning, Model Ensembles

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Nadeem Ward

Reinforcement learning, learning representations, optimization

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Nicholas Meade

Natural Language Processing

Supervised by: Siva Reddy

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Raviteja Chunduru

Hierarchical RL, representation learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Rosie Zhao

Supervised by: Prakash Panangaden

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Shenyang(Andy) Huang

Anamoly Detection in Temporal graph, Tensor Decomposition, Continual Learning / Lifelong Learning, Neural Architecture Search / AutoML, Deep Learning

Supervised by: Reihaneh Rabbany, Guillaume Rabusseau

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Shishir Sharma

Reinforcement Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Srinivas Venkattaramanujam

Reinforcement Learning

Supervised by: Doina Precup

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Sékou-Oumar Kaba

Deep learning, equivariance, physics, chemistry, molecules, materials, quantum mechanics, dynamical systems

Supervised by: Siamak Ravanbakhsh

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Tyler Kastner

Supervised by: Prakash Panangaden

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Vaibhav Adlakha

Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning

Supervised by: Siva Reddy

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Vishal Jain

Deep Reinforcement Learning, NLP

Supervised by: Doina Precup, Marc G Bellemare

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Ximeng Mao

deep learning, generative model, reinforcement leanring

Supervised by: Joelle Pineau, Shirin A. Enger


Alumni