Mr Yarin Gal

Junior Research Fellow
2016
Sir Michael and Lady Morven Heller Research Fellow

Yarin Gal is the St Catharine’s Michael and Morven Heller Research Fellow in Computer Science and also part-time fellow at the Alan Turing Institute. He obtained his PhD from the Cambridge machine learning group, working with Zoubin Ghahramani and funded by the Google Europe Doctoral Fellowship. Prior to that he studied at the Computer Science Department, Oxford, for a Master's degree under the supervision of Phil Blunsom. Gal's work lies in the fields of linguistics, applied mathematics, and computer science. He has developed Bayesian techniques for deep learning, with applications to reinforcement learning. In the past he worked on Bayesian modelling, approximate inference and natural language processing.