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๐ŸŽ™ About The Episode

Sharon Zhou is an expert in deep generative models such as Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs). She created and teaches the Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) course at Stanford and on Coursera, with nearly 40K students enrolled in the latter.

Sharon also has a penchant for applying generative modelsโ€”and AI more broadlyโ€”to social good. Some of her research is on AI for climate change & healthcare as well. She loves spending her time building generative models and thinking about how we can nurture them for good.

We talked about:

  • Generative Models ๐Ÿง 
  • Women in academia ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป
  • Transitioning from the industry to academia ๐Ÿ“š
  • Pros & Cons of GANs ๐Ÿ’ป
  • Misconceptions about Deepfakes ๐Ÿฅธ
  • Working under Andrew Ng
  • and much moreโ€ฆ

๐Ÿ“š Resources

๐Ÿ“• Her Coursera courses:

๐Ÿ”— Connect with Sharon

๐ŸŒ ย Sharonโ€™s website: https://sharonzhou.me/


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