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Jeremy Watt

Adjunct Assistant Professor


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Electrical and Computer Engineering


Master of Science in Robotics Program


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

M.S. in Pure Mathematics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

B.A. in Religious Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN


Jeremy is a deep learning and machine learning researcher, developer, educator, and tinkerer with a wealth of experience building AI systems and helping others build them too. He has co-authored a university-level textbook on the subject called Machine Learning Refined (published by Cambridge University Press in 2016, much of which is available online at www.mlrefined.com), and has taught a wide range of courses on machine learning, deep learning, and mathematical optimization at Northwestern University.  He is also a co-founder of Degree Six, a Chicago-based consulting firm providing machine learning / deep learning software development and training services to businesses large and small.

Research Interests

Machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, numerical optimization for large-scale machine learning