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Duen Horng (Polo) Chau is an Associate Professor at Georgia Tech’s School of Computational Science and Engineering, holding a Machine Learning (ML) Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University (Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention). He co-directs the MS Analytics program. He is the Director of Industry Relations at The Institute for Data Engineering and Science. His research bridges ML and visualization, creating scalable interpretable tools that enhance human understanding of large-scale data and complex ML models. He received 15 best paper type awards and published 200+ refereed articles across machine learning and visualization venues. He received prestigious faculty awards (Google, Meta, Intel), GT-wide Senior Faculty Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, and Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award. His work has been deployed by Google, Microsoft, Meta, Nvidia, ADP, NortonLifeLock, and Atlanta Fire Rescue Department. His students won PhD fellowships (Google, Apple, IBM, JPMorgan, NASA, NSF). He teaches 1,000+ students each semester.