Umut Şimşekli, PhD

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Research Faculty
École Normale Supérieure de Paris - Departement d'Informatique

Address: 2 rue Simone Iff, 75012, Paris
Office: C419

I am a Research Faculty (Chargé de Recherche) at
INRIA - SIERRA team and École Normale Supérieure, Computer Science Department. I received my PhD from Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering Department in 2015. Before my current post, I was an associate professor at Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris for four years and I spent one year as a visiting faculty at the University of Oxford, Department of Statistics. My research field is best described as Mathematical Machine Learning*. I am an area chair at NeurIPS, ICML, AISTATS, ICASSP, and WASPAA, and I am an elected member of the IEEE Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing technical committee. I am was also a professional bass guitar player. Previously, I was a member of the Turkish pop/jazz band Six Pack.
* I'm using the term "Mathematical Machine Learning" by imitating the role of "mathematical" in "Mathematical Physics" and "Mathematical Statistics".

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