Senior VP and Chief Scientist @ LG AI Research
Sloan Research Fellow &
@ CSE Division, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
3773 Bob and Betty Beyster Building
2260 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Honglak Lee is currently a Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist of Artificial Intelligence at LG AI Research and an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Previously he worked as a Research Scientist at Google Research, Brain Team. He received his Ph.D. from Computer Science Department at Stanford University in 2010, advised by Prof. Andrew Ng. His research focuses on deep learning and representation learning, which spans over unsupervised and semi-supervised learning, supervised learning, transfer learning, reinforcement learning, structured prediction, graphical models, and optimization. His methods have been successfully applied to computer vision and other perception problems. He received best paper awards at ICML and CEAS. He has served as a guest editor of IEEE TPAMI Special Issue on Learning Deep Architectures, as well as area chairs of ICML, NIPS, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, AAAI, IJCAI, and ICLR. He received the Google Faculty Research Award (2011), NSF CAREER Award (2015), and was selected as one of AI's 10 to Watch by IEEE Intelligent Systems (2013) and a research fellow by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (2016).