Vladimir Mariano

Technology and Information Technology Faculty

YSEALI Academy of Fulbright University Vietnam

Dr. Vladimir Mariano (Vlad) is the Lead Faculty for Technology and Innovation at the YSEALI Academy of Fulbright University Vietnam. Vlad graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, with research interests in machine learning and computer vision.

As an academic, Vlad has served as Director and Associate Professor of the Institute of Computer Science at the University of the Philippines Los Banos. In Vietnam, Vlad served as Lecturer and Research Coordinator of the School of Science and Technology at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

On the side, Vlad teaches kids coding, assembling electronics and making robots. He enjoys traveling, art work and playing the piano.

Reinald Kim Amplayo

Research Scientist

Google AI, London

He is a research scientist at Google London. Moreover, he is on his final-year as a PhD Student in the School of Informatics at University of Edinburgh, under the supervision of Mirella Lapata. I am fortunate to be awarded a Google PhD Fellowship. He also have worked with Seung-won Hwang in Yonsei University, Peter J. Liu in Google Brain, and Sang-Woo Lee in NAVER AI Lab.

His research interests lie on the intersection of machine learning and natural language processing, mainly on using discrete and latent information in natural language, such as topics, sentiments, and syntax, to enable customization on text generation tasks such as text summarization.

Dong Seon Kim


ICT Convergence Research Center

Dong-Seong Kim received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 2003. From 1994 to 2003, he worked as a full-time researcher in ERC-ACI at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. From March 2003 to February 2005, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Wireless Network Laboratory in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, NY. He is currently a director of ICT Convergence Research Center supported by Korean government at Kumoh National Institute of Technology. His current main research interests are industrial wireless control network, networked embedded system and Fieldbus.