To be Announced

Friday, January 29, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PSTiCal
Virtually via Zoom
This event is open to the public.
AI Seminar
Jeff Clune, Research Team Lead, OpenAI
Video Recording:

Abstract: TBA


Biography: I am a Research Team Lead at OpenAI and will soon also be an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia.

Previously, I was a Senior Research Manager and founding member of Uber AI Labs, which was formed after Uber acquired a startup our startup. Prior to Uber, I was the Loy and Edith Harris Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Wyoming.

I conduct research in three related areas of machine learning (and combinations thereof):

Deep Learning: Improving our understanding of deep neural networks, harnessing them in novel applications, and advancing deep reinforcement learning
Evolving Neural Networks: Investigating open questions in evolutionary biology regarding how intelligence evolved and harnessing those discoveries to improve our ability to evolve more complex, intelligent neural networks
Robotics: Making robots more like animals in being adaptable and resilient

A good way to learn about my research is by visiting my Google Scholar page, which lists all of my publications. You can also view videos about our work.


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