May 18, surging news from Microsoft confirmed that Microsoft artificial intelligence chief scientist Deng Li has left.
"I spent years in Microsoft for a wonderful time, and now I'm ready to start a new challenge and put it into new areas. "Dun force in the mail reply to surging news. The media said that Deng Li will join the Wall Street hedge fund company Citadel.
Deng graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China with a bachelor's and doctorate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From 1989 to 1992, Deng was an assistant professor at the University of Waterloo in Canada. From 1992 to 1996, he was appointed as an associate professor of the school. From 1996 to 1999, he was appointed professor of the school. In 1999, Deng Li joined the United States Microsoft Redmond Institute, the main focus on the depth of learning R & D, any depth of learning technology center of the cooperative research manager. Since January 2016, Deng has been the chief scientist for artificial intelligence for Microsoft Application and Services (ASG).
In addition to working for Microsoft, since 2000, Deng Li has been a member of the Professor and Graduate Committee of the University of Washington in Seattle. It is also a member of the American Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
As an expert in depth learning, artificial intelligence, natural language understanding and speech recognition, as early as 2009, Professor Tang worked with Professor Geoffrey Hinton for the first time and applied the deep neural network to large-scale language recognition, which significantly improved the machine Voice recognition rate, greatly promoted the development of human-computer interaction and progress. He has acquired more than 70 US or international patents in acoustic / audio, speech / language technology, large-scale natural language and business, Internet data analysis and in-depth learning of machine learning.
The rumors of Deng force to join the hedge fund company Citadel, in Wall Street can be regarded as "big star" and "rdquo ;. Citadel is the third largest hedge fund company in the United States, behind Bridgewater and the millenium fund, which is also the highest hedge fund with leverage at least $ 25 billion in assets. The company also invited the United States to the largest bank and the financial adviser, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
It is understood that Citadel mainly rely on procedures to do the transaction fund company. Last year, the fund company also hired Christian Hesse, a quantitative trading expert from Deutsche Bank and focused on machine learning.