Stanford EE

The Impact of Generative AI: Contrasting Technology Innovations and Societal Adoptions between Asia and the West

Shixiang Shane Gu (Google DeepMind)

Guest speaker Shixiang Shane Gu is a researcher and manager at Google DeepMind. His research spans deep learning, reinforcement learning, natural language processing, probabilistic machine learning, and robotics. Shane was an ex-Research Scientist at Google Brain and OpenAI, and a Visiting Associate Professor (Adjunct Professor) at the University of Tokyo. Shane holds PhD from the University of Cambridge and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, and B.ASc. in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto. Shane previously was also a visiting scholar at the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University. Shane’s academic work received Best Paper Award at CoRL 2019, Google Focused Research Award, Cambridge-Tübingen PhD Fellowship, and NSERC Scholarship, and was featured in Google Research Blogpost and MIT Technology Review. Shane is a Japan-born Chinese Canadian, and he speaks, reads, and writes in three languages.

Details & registration: Please note Shixiang Shane Gu will be speaking from Zoom, while our moderator US-ATMC Director Dr. Richard Dasher will be in-person.