Lawrence Carin

KAUST Provost  Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division


Education Profile

  • Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, 1989
  • M.Sc.Eng. University of Maryland, College Park, 1986
  • B.S.E. University of Maryland, College Park, 1985

Research Interests

KAUST Provost Lawrence Carin is a world-class researcher in the areas of AI & Machine Learning. His background in AI is highly complimentary to the new digital thematic priority at KAUST. He is a Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 2001, and has co-authored over 450 academic papers with a Google Scholar H-Index of 86.

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, H; Wang, C; Wang, Z; Duan, Z; Chen, B; Zhou, M; Henao, R; Carin, L, Learning Hierarchical Document Graphs From Multilevel Sentence Relations., IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol PP (2021) [10.1109/tnnls.2021.3113297] [abs].
  • W. Hao, K.J. Liang, D. Shen, Y. Zhou, W. Chen, C. Chen and L. Carin, MixKD: Towards Efficient distillation of Large-Scale Language Models, Int. Conf. Learning Representations (ICLR), 2021.
  • S. Yuan, P. Cheng, R. Zhang, W. Hao, Z. Gan and L. Carin, Improving Zero-Shot Voice Style Transfer via Disentangled Representation Learning, Int. Conf. Learning Representations (ICLR), 2021.
  • Yang, Q; Zhang, J; Hao, W; Spell, GP; Carin, L, FLOP: Federated Learning on Medical Datasets using Partial Networks, Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (2021), pp. 3845-3853 [10.1145/3447548.3467185] [abs].