Professor Li Erran Li




Li Erran Li is the chief scientist of He was with Uber between 2015 and 2018 working on machine learning for autonomous driving, machine learning platforms and strategic initiatives of AI.

Before that, he was a researcher at Bell Labs and an adjust professor at Columbia University. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University. His research interests include machine learning (deep learning, deep reinforcement learning and machine learning systems), computer vision, and robotics. He is an IEEE Fellow and an ACM Fellow. He co-taught the Machine Learning for Autonomous Vehicles tutorial at ICML 17. He co-organized several workshops at ICML and NIPS on machine learning for autonomous driving and machine learning systems.