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Dr. Peyman Faratin
Dr. Faratin is the founder of RobustLinks. He has over twenty years of experience in design and implementation of AI and market-based systems. Prior to RobustLinks Dr. Faratin served as the SVP of innovation at Strands Inc., responsible for the entire innovation pipeline of the $55 million startup. He envisaged, developed, marketed and sold a prediction market technology to BBVA. He has also been a research scientist at MIT (Computer Science and AI Lab and Sloan School of Management) working with David Clark (the chief Internet protocol architect between 81-89) on design, analysis and implementation of various online market mechanisms for multi-scaled provisioning, control and access problems to IP networks. He has published over fifty scientific articles in peer reviewed publications, holds multiple US and international patents, served as reviewer for the NSF and won multiple competitive NSF and DARPA grants. He is a board member of number of emerging startups, as well as member of the Association of Computing Machinery, the New York City CTO club, New York Academy of Sciences and a visiting academic at Courant Institute of Mathematics at NYU. Dr. Faratin is an active member of the NYC technology community. He graduated from University of London (EECS department) in 2000 completing his doctoral thesis on distributed optimization algorithms for online bargaining and auction mechanisms.
Dr. Steven J. Bauer
Dr. Steven Bauer is the big data engineer at RobustLinks. He received his PhD in computer science at MIT working in the Advanced Network Architecture Group with David Clark. His research focused on the architectures and economics of Internet-scale networks. He is the recipient of the Department of Defense National Science and Engineering Fellowship and the National Science Foundation Fellowship. He is also a Harry S. Truman Scholar and Barry Goldwater Scholar.
Professor Ralph Grishman
Professor Grishman is the Chief Scientific Advisor at RobustLinks. Prof. Ralph Grishman is Professor of Computer Science at New York University, and served as chair of the department from 1986 to 1988. He has been involved in research in natural language processing since 1969. He served for a year (1982-83) as project leader in natural language processing at the Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence. Since 1985 he has directed the Proteus Project under funding from DARPA, NSF, and other Government agencies, focusing on research in information extraction. He is a past president of the Association for Computational Linguistics and author of the text Computational Linguistics: An Introduction (Cambridge Univ. Press).
Camilla Ha
Shi Cheng is the scientific engineering consultant to RobustLinks. He graduated from Tsinghua University majoring in Control Theory, and a master degree of computer science from NYU Courant. He has worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch building furthers and options trading system. He then joined Knight Capital Group to build ETF proprietary algorithm trading system.