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The Stanford Data Science Initiative program provides an opportunity for member companies to send a researcher to Stanford University as a visiting scholar to study and engage in research under the direction of a Stanford faculty member. Visiting Scholars appointments are usually made for up to one year, although shorter appointments are possible. The program is intended to build relationships for collaboration through an exchange of ideas. Stanford policy on Visiting Scholars can be found at this link.

Seungchul Jung

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Visiting Scholar from: Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), 2023-2024
Topic: Computer Architecture

Affiliated Faculty: Kunle Olukotun, Computer Science Department

Seungchul Jung received his B.S. (magna cum laude, minor: chemistry) and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea, in 2006 and 2014, respectively. In 2014, he joined the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Suwon, South Korea, where he is currently a principal researcher. He was involved in the development of wireless battery chargers and power management integrated circuits for implantable devices until early 2019. He is currently involved in the design of in-memory computing circuits and computing architectures for neuromorphic processors.

Muneki Kawaguchi

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Visiting Scholar from: Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Investment Technology Institute, 2023
Topic: Explainability of Machine Learning

Affiliated Faculty: Carlos Guestrin, Computer Science Department

Muneki Kawaguchi is a Senior Researcher at Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Investment Technology Institute, Co. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering from Keio University in Tokyo. He is interested in explainability of machine learning and natural language processing to facilitate the implementation of machine learning technology.

Gaku Morio

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Visiting Scholar from: Hitachi America, Ltd., 2023-2024
Topic: Natural Language Processing

Affiliated Faculty: Christopher D. Manning, Computer Science Department

Gaku Morio is a Researcher at Hitachi America, Ltd. He received his M.Eng. from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. He is interested in natural language processing and applied machine learning, with a particular focus on the areas of finance and climate change.

Junho Seo

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Visiting Scholar from: Samsung Electronics, Co. Ltd., 2023-2024
Topic: Machine Learning

Affiliated Faculty: Tengyu Ma, Computer Science Department

Junho Seo is a Principal Engineer at Samsung Electronics, Co. Ltd. He received his MS.D. in KAIST in South Korea. He is interested in machine learning technology to improve the Core optimization process of NAND FLASH Memory devices.