Durk Kingma

Diederik P. Kingma
e-mail: dpkingma [at] gmail [dot] com
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I'm a research scientist in the field of machine learning, working at Google Brain, with a Ph.D. from Univ. of Amsterdam. I've worked on generative models, variational (Bayesian) inference, stochastic optimization, identifiability and other topics. See my Google Scholar profile below for a complete list of research papers.

My full (formal) name is Diederik Pieter Kingma, and usually publish under Diederik P. Kingma. My informal callname since birth is Durk, a Frisian name that is pronounced like the English name Dirk.

I live in San Francisco.

External links

These places are updated more frequently than this website:



Some research demos that I (co-)developed: