Members

Director

Prof. Scott Sanner, PhD.
Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering
Cross-appointed in Computer Science
Email: ssanner@mie.utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-978-4871
Office location: BA8104

Post-doctoral Fellows

Dusan Sovilj
(Machine Learning for Adaptive User Interfaces)

PhD Students

Ga Wu
(Probabilistic Inference with Deep-learned Models)

Buser Say
(Automated Hybrid Planning with Deep-learned Models)

Brent Huchuk
(Machine Learning for Residential HVAC)

Michael Gimelfarb
(Sequential Decision Optimization)

Masters Students

Yihao Du
(Machine Learning for Adaptive User Interfaces)

Shagun Gupta
(Machine Learning for Hospital Readmission Prediction)

Chee Loong Soon
(Attentional Models for Deep Recommendation)

Kasra Safari
(Machine Learning and Information Retrieval for Social Media)

MEng Students

Richard Stanton (2016)
(Machine Learning for Hospital Readmission Prediction)

Honours Thesis Students

Yu Qing (Ivan) Zhou (2017-2018)
(Recommender Systems)

Zhi (Tony) Yi (2017-2018)
(Continuous Decision Diagrams for Constrained Optimization)

Kevin Zhu (2016-2017)
(Geospatial-temporal Modeling of Latent Consumer Goods Availability)

Qi Pan (2016-2017)
(Machine Learning for Educational Tutoring)

Capstone Groups

Anton Blochtchinksi, Jason Rizk, Vibhor Sachdeva (2016-2017)
Social Media Analytics, Winner of the Capstone Design Award (Project Repository)

Summer Interns

Chuhan (Sally) Chen (2017)
(Temporally Stable Feature Selection in Machine Learning for Social Media)

Hanze Li (2017)
(Collaborative Filtering for Sequential Path Prediction)

Weixin (Steven) Liu (2017)
(Predictive Models of Traffic Flow)

Zhuoran (Rena) Lu (2017)
(Temporally Stable Feature Selection in Machine Learning for Social Media)

Cong Shi (2017)
(Collaborative Filtering for Adaptive User Interfaces)

Zhaocong (Justin) Yuan (2017)
(Deep Learning and Explanations)

Yu Qing (Ivan) Zhou (2017)
(Deep Learning for Cybersecurity)

Associates

Xiaoliang (Daniel) Shi,
MEng, University of Toronto, now at Bell Canada
(Scalable Social Media Analytics with Apache Spark)

Kai Luo
Undergraduate, University of Waterloo
(Scalable Deep Recommender Systems)

Shamin Kinathil
PhD Student, Australian National University
(Optimal Solutions to Sequential Market Models)

Iain Guilliard
PhD Student, Australian National University
(Mixed Integer Linear Programming Models for Traffic Signal Control)

Former Group Members

Harold Soh
Former post-doc, now a Professor of Computer Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Zahra Iman
MASc 2016, Oregon State University
(Learning Topical Social Media Sensors)

Suvash Sedhain
PhD 2016, Australian National University
(Linear Recommender Systems)

Ehsan Abbasenejad
PhD 2016, Australian National University
(Models for Bayesian Learning and Decision-making)

Hadi Afshar
PhD 2016, Australian National University
(Symbolic Inference in Probabilistic Programs)