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

D3M Group Members (March 2018)

Prof. Scott Sanner

Post-doctoral Fellows

Dusan Sovilj
(Machine Learning for Adaptive User Interfaces)

Reda Bouadjenek
(Information Retrieval 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)

Chandripal Budnarain
(Deep Learning for Anomaly Detection in Time Series)

Kai Luo
(Conversational Recommendation)

Alex Olson
(Predictive Models of Urban Evolution)

MEng Students

Tuocheng Liu (2018)
(Object Detection and Tracking for Traffic and Maintenance Monitoring)

Richard Stanton (2017)
(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)

Visiting Students

Thiago Bueno (2018-2019),
PhD Student, University of Sao Paulo
(Planning with Stochastic Computation Graph Models)

Yakun Wang (2017-2018),
PhD Student, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT)
(Temporally Stable Learning for Social Media)

Capstone Groups

Spencer Canner, Oghosa Igbinakenzua, Aadil Sookia (2017-2018)
Interactive Visual Interfaces for Book Recommendation
Winner of the Capstone Design Award (Newvella Book Recommender Demo)

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

Undergraduate Summer Interns

2018: Bayaan Shalaby, Nojhat Hrishti, Shuyi Ziang, Jin Zhou, Jiachen (Jason) Zhou, Yun Fan (John) Zhou

2017: Chuhan (Sally) Chen, Hanze Li, Weixin (Steven) Liu, Zhuoran (Rena) Lu, Cong Shi, Zhaocong (Justin) Yuan, Yu Qing (Ivan) Zhou

Associates

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

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)