About

MLT is an award-winning nonprofit organization working on open education, open source and open science in Machine Learning based in Tokyo, Japan. Since 2017, we have organized more than 300 ML workshops, talks, study sessions and hackathons in Tokyo and online. We worked on multiple projects, community-led research, and developed ML Search – a search engine and knowledge platform for ML resources. We support a research and engineering community of 9,500 members and 40,000 followers.

MLT Core Contributors

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Suzana Ilić

Founder, UK

MLT, ML Search

Suzana is a TPM / Computational Linguist working on Natural Language Processing. As the Founder and Director of MLT, she has been leading Machine Learning and Deep Learning projects since 2017.

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Alisher Abdulkhaev

Computer Vision Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: Workshops, PwA

Alisher is a Computer Vision engineer and researcher. Currently he is pursuing his Ph.D. degree at CVLAB, The University of Tsukuba. His research interest is to develop and implement data efficient deep learning algorithms

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Rheza Harliman

Tech Lead, Japan

Contributing to: ML Search

Rheza is a Software Engineer based in Tokyo. He is focusing on SDK Development for mobile, especially for Android. He received his Masters in Japan, with research in Computer Vision. Rheza is leading the ML Search development.

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Jayson Cunanan

AI Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: MLT __init__

Jayson Cunanan is an AI Engineer at AI inside. He obtained a Ph.D. in Mathematics at Nagoya University and was awarded the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018. In his free time, he loves playing the guitar.

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J. Miguel Valverde

Ph.D. student, Finland

Contributing to: MLT __init__


Miguel is a Ph.D. student at the University of Eastern Finland. His research is at the intersection of medical image segmentation and deep learning. Miguel leads the MLT __init__ paper reading & discussion sessions.

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Anugraha Sinha

Senior Data Scientist, Japan

Contributing to: Generative DL, RL, Edge AI

Anugraha is a Senior Data Scientist at NEC based in Tokyo. He's passionate about ML & AI to solve real world problems, loves everything on screen in dark mode and considers Linux OS as real human being.

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Sai Htaung Kham

Machine Learning Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: ML Search

Sai used to work in software development. His recent projects include CBIR, Recommender Systems, Demand Forecast and Myanmar POS-tagging. In his spare time Sai is writing a ML blog in the Myanmar Language.

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Sonika Shinde

Operations Manager, Japan

Contributing to: MLT

Sonika is a Business Graduate and working at MLT as an Operations Manager. She is supporting the organization with day-to-day operations, event scheduling on Meetup, and creating Social Media strategies.

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Asir Saeed

Machine Learning Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: MLT Workshops, Research

Asir speaks 5 languages and wanted to combine his interest in languages and programming and that's where he found NLP. Asir loves mountains, beaches, karate and Japanese literature so Japan seemed like his ideal place to live. 

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Yoshiyuki Nakai

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: Technical Translations 日本語 

Yoshiyuki is currently working as a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in Tokyo, Japan. He is interested in cloud computing, machine learning, as well as robotics. His goal is to build useful things that people want.

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Kshitij Aggarwal 

PhD Student, USA

Contributing to: Dive into Deep Learning

Kshitij is a final year PhD student at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at West Virginia University. He's interested in developing algorithms, optimizing pipelines and utilizing ML to search for astronomical transients.

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Yuta Kanzawa

Data Scientist, Japan

Contributing to: Technical Translations 日本語 

Yuta is a Data Scientist at Janssen Pharmaceutical in Tokyo, Japan who has worked with commercial colleagues and senior management to deliver strategic insights and support decision-making through data science.

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Yoovraj Shinde

Founder, Japan

MLT, EdgeAI Lab

Graduated as an Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer from Mumbai University (VJTI), he's currently working as an ML Technologist at the Rakuten Institute of Technology in Tokyo, Japan.

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Dimitris Katsios

Machine Learning Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: Workshops

Dimitris studied studied Production Engineering (Engineering Diploma), Information Systems Engineering (MSc) and Intelligent Systems (MSc) is working as a Machine Learning Engineer at LPIXEL in Tokyo.

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Pierre Wüthrich

Machine Learning Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: MLT Study Sessions

Pierre is a Machine Learning Engineer interested in applying ML to drug discovery and biochemical problems. At MLT, he's been leading introductory sessions on diverse topics such as Reinforcement Learning and d2l.ai.

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Mrityunjay Bhardwaj

Head of AI, India

Contributing to: MLT Study Sessions

Mrityunjay is leading the AI/ML department at JupiterAI Labs. His research interest includes representation learning and Banach space kernels. Previously, he was a contract data scientist and a full stack developer.

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Naveen Kumar

Senior Technical Scientist, Japan

Contributing to: EdgeAI Lab

Naveen Kumar is a Senior Technical Scientist  / Bioinformatician with a Computer Science and Information Technology background. He is a maker, tinkerer, embedded electronics hobbyist, and Edge AI enthusiast.

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Juanjose Tenorio

Full-Stack Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: ML Search

Juanjo is a participant of programming competitions such as ACM, ICPC, IEEEXtreme and he is currently working in Tokyo as a Full-Stack Developer, and on Data Science projects in his spare time.

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Robert Aduviri

Data Scientist, Peru

Contributing to: ML Search

Robert has worked on research projects in NLP, Generative Models, AutoML and Recommender Systems, with a background in Software Engineering and experience in programming and data science competitions.

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Emil Vatai

Postdoctoral Researcher, Japan

Contributing to: MLT Study Sessions

Emil is passionate about math, and since joining MLT he's also passionate about  understanding and applying it in the context of ML. He works on supercomputers, helped find very big prime numbers and has a black belt in judo.

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Murukesh Mohanan

Software Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: ML Search

Muru is a Software Engineer based in Tokyo. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering, before getting a Master's in Computer Science and then moving to Japan. His current interests are Kubernetes and MLOps.

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Hiroshi Urata

Senior Data Scientist, Japan

Contributing to: MLT Math 

Hiroshi is a Senior Data Scientist at IBM in Tokyo, Japan. He is specialized in Bayesian Inference, Statistical Analysis and Machine Learning and he's been leading math workshops and study sessions at MLT.

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Devansh Agarwal

Data Scientist, USA

Contributing to: Dive into Deep Learning, Math

Devansh is a Data Scientist at Bristol Myers Squibb. He graduated with a Ph.D. in Physics and Astronomy from West Virginia University. He works at the intersection of ML, High-Performance Computing, and Big Data.

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Kamuela Lau

BA, Backend/DevOps Engineer, Japan

Contributing to: Technical Translations 日本語 

Kamu has implemented backend services and ML systems for Japanese & English information retrieval systems, worked on large-scale data and ML engineering projects, and conducted analyses on customer experience data.

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