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Ran Ding

Engineering Manager

I am an Engineering Manager at Facebook on the Instagram Feed Ranking team. Before Facebook, I worked at AWS on machine learning services such as Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Kendra. I did my Ph.D. at the University of Washington and spent several years commercializing my research through a hardware startup. I hold 9 US patents and published more than 80 peer-reviewed academic papers.

Interests

Recommendation systems, natural language processing, deep generative models