Senior Staff Research Scientist
Marc G. Bellemare leads the Reinforcement Learning (RL) team at Google Research in Montreal. He also holds a CIFAR-Canada Chair in AI at Mila and is an associate professor at McGill University and the University of Montreal. D. at the University of Alberta, where he developed the Arcade Learning Environment, an experimental research platform widely recognized as one of the main drivers of the growth of NL research. A researcher at DeepMind in the UK from 2013 to 2017, he is known for his work on exploration methods, representation learning, and for the distributional method. His work on applying reinforcement learning to stratospheric balloon navigation was recently published in the prestigious scientific journal Nature.