Jeremy Wohlwend is a PhD candidate and Jameel Clinic Fellow, advised by Professor Regina Barzilay. His research is focused on developing machine learning methods in the healthcare domain. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, Wohlwend moved to the United States at the age of 16. He attended the International School of Boston for two years, where he now serves as a member of the Board of Trustees, assisting in school governance, and alumni relations.
Wohlwend graduated from MIT in 2017, with a Master’s in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, studying artificial intelligence, mathematics and neuroscience. While at MIT, he spent two years in Ed Boyden’s Synthetic Neurobiology group, working on the application of Expansion Microscopy to Connectomics. He then joined ASAPP Inc., a New York City startup focused on bringing machine learning to the customer service industry. There, he spent three working on natural language processing and model compression before returning to MIT in 2020 to start a PhD.