Thore Graepel

Research Group Lead


About Thore

Thore Graepel is a research group lead at Google DeepMind and holds a part-time position as Chair of Machine Learning at University College London. He studied physics at the University of Hamburg, Imperial College London, and Technical University of Berlin, where he also obtained his PhD in machine learning in 2001. After postdoctoral work at ETH Zurich and Royal Holloway College, University of London, Thore joined Microsoft Research in Cambridge in 2003. At DeepMind since 2015, Thore leads the multi-agent research team and contributed to AlphaGo, the first computer program to defeat a human professional player in the full-sized game of Go.