Alexis Conneau

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Alexis Conneau is a resident Ph.D. student at Facebook AI Research in Paris. Set to receive his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from Le Mans University in 2019, Conneau’s current focus is in the area of deep learning for natural language processing (NLP). Specifically, he is working on transferable text representations using neural networks.

Conneau received a B.S. and a Master of Applied Mathematics degree from Ecole Polytechnique before getting a master’s degree in vision and machine learning with the math, vision, and learning (MVA) between ENS Cachan and ENSAE.

He spent six months as a research intern in the area of machine learning at the hedge fund management company, Capital Fund Management, in 2014. In 2015, he spent another six months as a research intern in the same area at Criteo, the personalized retargeting company.

Conneau knows Python, and his research interests include natural language understanding, sequence to sequence learning, and neural machine translation.

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