Mario Lucic is a senior research scientist at Google Research (Brain team) where he is pursuing fundamental challenges in machine learning and artificial intelligence. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich (2017), a M.Sc. degree (cum laude) in Computer Science from Politecnico di Milano (Italy), and a B.Sc. degree in Computing from University of Zagreb (Croatia). During his PhD he was supported by an IBM Fellowship and was an Associated Fellow at the Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems. Before starting his doctoral studies he was working at IBM Research on ML models for predictive maintenance. His research on machine learning and artificial intelligence has received awards at several premier conferences, most notably the best paper award at the International Conference on Machine Learning and the best student paper award at the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics.