Alonso Granados

PhD Student

Interests: Reinforcement Learning, Computer Vision, Probabilistic Graphical Models, Deep Learning

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Biography

I am a first year PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arizona. I grew up in Chihuahua, a northern state in Mexico. I got my bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at El Paso. Currently I work with Dr. Jason Pacheco at the SSLG Lab.

​​​​​Research Interests

Reinforcement Learning, Computer Vision, Probabilistic Graphical Models, Deep Learning

What long-term project do you want to work on?

I am interested in the adoption of autonomous agents in our daily life. I want to develop algorithms that outperform humans in unsupervised setups and deal with the reliability of agents. Particularly, I am interested in working with self-driving cars.

What do you enjoy most about your work?

My work gives me the opportunity to learn from some of the brightest minds in a field that is deeply interesting to me.

What are your career goals

I want to work in a Machine Learning research laboratory with a focus in autonomous agents.

​​​​Tell us something interesting about yourself!

I am an avid learner; I enjoy self-improvement practices such as exercising, reading and meditating. I love hanging out with friends, playing video games and doing outdoor activities.