Head of iPavlov project
Mikhail Burtsev is the head of Neural Networks and Deep Learning Laboratory at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. In 2005, he received a Ph.D. degree from Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics of Russian Academy of Sciences. From 2011 to 2016 he was head of the lab of Department of Neuroscience at Kurchatov NBIC Centre. Now he is one of the organizers of NIPS 2018 Conversational Intelligence Challenge, and the head of iPavlov Project.
His research interests lie in the fields of Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Complex Systems. Mikhail Burtsev has published more than 20 technical papers including publications in Nature, Artificial Life, Lecture Notes in Computer Science series and other peer-reviewed venues.