Benjamin Bolte

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Bachelor's of Science and Master's of Science, Math and Computer Science, Emory University

Work Experience

SDE Intern, Google Research, Machine Perception

SDE Intern,

Student Programmer, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship

Academic Experience

Deep Language Modeling for Question Answering using Keras

Recurrent and convolutional neural networks for question answering, including attention mechanisms and word embeddings. Presented as a tutorial at PyData Carolinas 2016.

Live demonstration: FPAA Demonstration Controlled through Android-Based Device

Presented a conference poster as first author at the International Symposium on Circuits and Systems conference, 2016.

Researcher, Georgia Tech CADSP Lab

Researcher, Emory University Sober Lab

Open Source Contributions


Popular deep learning framework. Added support for "Merge" layer and "all" command to backend. Frequently answer questions in the Issues section on the GitHub page.


Framework built on top of Keras for training Generative Adversarial Networks easily.

Leadership and Community Engagement

Teaching Assistant, Data Structures and Algorithms

Graded homework assignments and held office hours for 50+ students as one of two TAs

Computational Neuroscience Graduate Journal Club

Regularly attend meetings and have presented several papers

Emory University Math Majors Association

As exec board member, helped develop club from fewer than 10 regular attendees to 100+ attendees


2nd Place, ACM ICPC 2015

Round 2, Facebook Hacker's Cup 2016

Dean's Achievement Scholarship

Computational Neuroscience Training Grant

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at Emory




Other Experience

Last updated January 13, 2017