Colin Sutcher-Shepard is a 3rd year graduate student in the Mathematical Sciences department at RPI. He was born in Oakland, CA and received his BA in Film and Digital Media from the University of California, Santa Cruz and MS in Applied Mathematics from California State University - East Bay prior to coming to Rensselaer. His research interest is in developing optimization algorithms for Machine Learning on Distributed Data sets.
Yangyang Xu, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Ashish Verma, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Research Yorktown Heights