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Professor Zoubin Ghahramani FRS

Professor Zoubin Ghahramani, FRS

Professor of Information Engineering, Cambridge

Cambridge Liaison Director, Alan Turing Institute, London

Deputy Director of Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence

Fellow, St John's College Cambridge

Machine Learning

Probabilistic modelling and Bayesian statistics

Deep learning and neural networks

Data Science

Artificial Intelligence

Department of Engineering
Trumpington Street

Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 1PZ
Office Phone: 01223 748531


Zoubin Ghahramani is Professor of Information Engineering at the University of Cambridge, where he leads the Machine Learning Group, and the Cambridge Liaison Director of the Alan Turing Institute, the UK's national institute for Data Science. He is also the Deputy Academic Director of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, and a Fellow of St John's College Cambridge. He has worked and studied at the University of Pennsylvania, MIT, the University of Toronto, the Gatsby Unit at UCL, and CMU.  He is co-founder of Geometric Intelligence and advises a number of AI and machine learning companies.  He has served as programme and general chair of the leading international conferences in machine learning: AISTATS, ICML, and NIPS. In 2015 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Departments and Institutes

Department of Engineering:

Research Interests

Machine Learning, Bayesian Statistics, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning


Statistics ; Neural Networks ; Adaptive Learning ; Bayesian Inference ; Hidden Markov Models ; Monte Carlo methods ; Bayesian Machine Learning ; Mixture models ; Data analysis ; Decision-making ; Variational methods. ; Time Series ; Probabilistic Machine Learning ; Gaussian processes ; Sequential Monte Carlo ; Statistical Inference ; Incomplete Data ; Bayesian methods ; Graphical Models ; Black-box inference ; Algorithms ; Independent Components Analysis ; Probabilistic modeling ; Big Data ; Deep Learning ; Bayesian Statistics ; Machine Learning ; Analytics ; Networks ; Artificial Intelligence

Key Publications

Ghahramani (2015) Probabilistic machine learning and artificial intelligence. Nature 521, 452–459 (28 May 2015) doi:10.1038/nature14541