William L. Hamilton
McGill

William is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science at McGill University. He completed his PhD at Stanford University in 2018, and spent the fall of 2018 as a Visiting Researcher at Facebook AI Research. His research focuses on deep learning, graph representation learning, and natural language processing—with a current emphasis on deep learning with structured, relational data. He was the SAP Stanford Graduate Fellow 2014-2018, received the Cozzarelli Best Paper Award from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) in 2017, and his work has been featured in numerous media outlets, including Wired, The New York Times, and The BBC.