Max Welling

Prof. Dr. Max Welling is a research chair in Machine Learning at the University of Amsterdam and a Distinguished Scientist at MSR. He is a fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) and the European Lab for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) where he also serves on the founding board. His previous appointments include VP at Qualcomm Technologies, professor at UC Irvine, postdoc at U. Toronto and UCL under supervision of prof. Geoffrey Hinton, and postdoc at Caltech under supervision of prof. Pietro Perona. He finished his PhD in theoretical high energy physics under supervision of Nobel laureate prof. Gerard ‘t Hooft.

Max Welling has served as associate editor in chief of IEEE TPAMI from 2011-2015, he serves on the advisory board of the Neurips foundation since 2015 and has been program chair and general chair of Neurips in 2013 and 2014 respectively. He was also program chair of AISTATS in 2009 and ECCV in 2016 and general chair of MIDL 2018. Max Welling is recipient of the ECCV Koenderink Prize in 2010 and the ICML Test of Time award in 2021. He directs the Amsterdam Machine Learning Lab (AMLAB) and co-directs the Qualcomm-UvA deep learning lab (QUVA) and the Bosch-UvA Deep Learning lab (DELTA).


You can buy my new book on AI here. All proceeds will be donated to KIKA (Kinderen Kankervrij).
May 14 2019: 1000+ books sold and €4000 donated to KIKA.
(donations to NL89INGB0000008118 t.n.v. Stichting Kinderen Kankervrij, actienummer 9953)

Appointments & Affiliations

Research Chair & Full Professor AMLAB, UvA.
Distinguished Scientist at Microsoft Research
Senior Fellow Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Fellow of ELLIS
Co-director of QUVA Lab & DELTA Lab
Member Advisory Board NeurIPS

Vacancies AMLAB


Contact Info

University of Amsterdam
Faculty of Science
Informatics Institute
Science Park 904
Postbus  94323, 1090 GH  Amsterdam
Room C3.259
Office Phone: 0205258256
email: welling.max@gmail.com/m.welling@uva.nl
UVA webpage,
AMLAB webpage

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