Engineer and researcher, with a focus on applying techniques from
machine learning and optimization to solve difficult decision problems -
plan a logistics network, run a power grid, or solve a video game.
Currently living in Manhattan, NY, 🇺🇸.
Contact: iaindunning 📧 gmail.
Senior Research Engineer (July. '16 — July '18)
Applying large-scale artificial intelligence techniques like deep reinforcement learning to complex environments and planning problems. Team lead for five engineers (May '17 —), tech lead for multiagent research engineering (Aug '17 —).
Senior Research Engineer (Nov. '17 — July '18)
Research Engineer (July '16 — Oct. '17)
Teaching & Research Assistant (Sep. '11 — May '16)
See research and open-source software below.
Co-created X0,000-person EdX class The Analytics Edge. Taught MBA and executive MBA residential versions of the class at MIT Sloan School of Management.
Decision Support Engineer intern (June 13 — Aug. '13)
Worked on search engine crawler. Designed & implemented algorithms to improve the crawl prioritization, analyzed impacts on very large (O(1010) rows, O(103) TB) datasets with MapReduce/Flume.
Human-level performance in first-person multiplayer games with
population-based deep reinforcement learning
M. Jaderberg*, W. Czarnecki*, I. Dunning*, L. Marris, G. Lever, A. García Castañeda, C. Beattie, N. Rabinowitz, A. Morcos, A. Ruderman, N. Sonnerat, T. Green, L. Deason, J. Z. Leibo, D. Silver, D. Hassabis, K. Kavukcuoglu, T. Graepel.
[arXiv] [video] [DeepMind blog]
Inequity aversion resolves intertemporal social dilemmas
E. Hughes*, J. Z. Leibo*, M. Philips, K. Tuyls, E. Duéñez-Guzmán, A. García Castañeda, I. Dunning, T. Zhu, K. McKee, R. Koster, H. Roff, T. Graepel.
IMPALA: Scalable distributed deep-RL with importance weighted
L. Espeholt*, H. Soyer*, R. Munos*, K. Simonyan, V. Mnih, T. Ward, Y. Doron, V. Firoiu, T. Harley, I. Dunning, S. Legg, K. Kavukcuoglu.
[arXiv] [DeepMind blog]
Population based training of neural networks
M. Jaderberg, V. Dalibard, S. Osindero, W. Czarnecki, J. Donahue, A. Razavi, O. Vinyals, T. Green, I. Dunning, K. Simonyan, C. Fernando, K. Kavukcuoglu.
DeepMind tech report, 2017.
[arXiv] [DeepMind blog]
Extended formulations in mixed integer conic quadratic programming
J. P. Vielma*, I. Dunning, J. Huchette, M. Lubin.
Mathematical Programming Computation, 2017.
Multistage robust mixed-integer optimization with adaptive partitions
D. Bertsimas, I. Dunning*.
Operations Research, 2016.
Reformulation versus cutting-planes for robust optimization
D. Bertsimas, I. Dunning*, M. Lubin*.
Computational Management Science, 2016.
Computing in operations research using Julia
M. Lubin, I. Dunning.
INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2015.
Google Scholar for other references.
Some papers use alphabetical ordering - asterix indicates "first" author.
B.E.(Hons), Engineering Science (Mar. '07 — Dec. '10)