ISE PhD Graduate Chris Gatti Awarded Springer Thesis Prize, then Off to Cirque du Soleil!

Chris Gatt, an ISE doctoral student, has just completed his Ph.D. requirement in July under the mentorship of Professor Mark Embrechts. His dissertation, "Design of Experiments for Reinforcement Learning," was awarded the Springer Thesis Prize, and will be published by Springer as part of the new Dissertation Series. Chris is also an outstanding gymnast. Started at age 4, he trained and competed nationally through high school and college. After graduation, he was offered a position with Cirque du Soleil and is now training in Montreal with the first assignment in South America. Links to Chris' instagram and Youtube channel