About

me

I am a postdoc at the Visual Intelligence for Transportation (VITA) lab at EPFL in Switzerland where I conduct research in machine learning for self-driving cars and robots that share a common space with people. Current projects are in perception, prediction and planning and include a project that uses reinforcement learning to navigate a crowded space (CrowdNav), human path prediction, body pose estimation and new ideas for the Social Force model.

Before returning to academia, I was the Senior Data Scientist at Sidewalk Labs (Alphabet) in New York City where I focused on machine learning for urban environments. My background is in particle physics where I hold a PhD from NYU and where I worked with Kyle Cranmer on physics and statistical analyses for ATLAS at CERN with a particular focus on the Higgs boson discovery.

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Email: me@svenkreiss.com