All About Me

Machine Learning Engineer

About me – Machine Learning engineer

Nils Schaetti is a machine learning engineer born in 1985 in Meyrins, Switzerland. He received his Bachelor and Master degrees in Computer Science from the University of Franche-Comté (France) in 2011 and 2015 respectively. Before that, he received an Advanced Federal Certificate and a Federal Diploma of IT Technician from the CFPT (Geneva, Switzerland) in 2005 and 2008.

From 2009 to 2011, he holds a full-time C++ developer position at Brady PLC. He was involved at Brady on developing and testing trading softwares using various C++ development environments like Microsoft Visual Studio.

From 2011 to 2013, he holds a full-time HPC linux system specialist position at the EPFL were he was involved in the deployment and support of HPC clusters, and in the development of monitoring softwares. From 2014 to 2016, he holds a system test engineer position at Nagravision (Kudelski group) where he worked on testing DRM systems for a large set of platforms in a continuous integration framework. He completed all his academic studies with the highest honors while pursuing a full-time professional activity.

From 2014 to 2015, he was the co-creator of several interactive 3D web platforms for the medical education developed for academic organisations like the University of Dundee and the Cambridge University hospitals.

Since November 2016, he is a full-time PhD student in the field of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing at the University of Neuchâtel. Nils Schaetti is the author or coauthor of peer-reviewed papers about Reservoir Computing and interactive 3D web platforms for education. His research interests are in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Formal logic, Virtual Reality for education and Blockchain applications.

Work experience

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University of Neuchâtel

Doctorant assistant

Nov. 2016 – Today (1 year)

Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Teaching assistant for the courses “Statistical Learning” and “Machine Learning and Data Mining”
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Nagravision

System Test Engineer

Nov. 2014 – Oct. 2016 (2 year)

Chéseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland

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Cambridge University Hospitals

Web 3D Specialist

Nov. 2014 – March 2015 (5 months)

Nyon, Switzerland

Development of an online interactive 3D model of the neonatal brain using WebGL and Three.js to load and display 3D models in OBJ/MTL formats.
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SenseFly SA

IT Manager

August. 2014 – Sep. 2014 (1 months)

Chéseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland

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ENT3D, University of Dundee

Web Developer

May. 2014 – July 2013 (3 months)

Nyon, Switzerland

Development of an online interactive 3D model of the juvenil temporal bone using WebGL and Three.js to load and display 3D models in OBJ/MTL formats.
Extending Three.js to use bump mapping capabilities.
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École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

IT Manager

Oct. 2011 – Oct. 2013 (2 years 1 month)

Ecublens, Switzerland

Administration of the computing infrastructure. Development of performance measurement software for HPC clusters.
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Brady PLC

C++ Software Developer

March. 2009 – Sept. 2011 (2 years 7 months)

Chêne-Bourg, Switzerland

I contributed to the development of trading and accounting software for using .NET and C++ technologies. I was responsible for the software deployment on the customers infrastructure.
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DBM Outplacement

Apprentice in Computer Science

Sept. 2001 – Aug. 2015 (4 years)

Geneva, Switzerland

IT support and computers management.

Education

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

University of Neuchâtel

Nov. 2016 – Today (2 years)

Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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Certificate of Higher Education

Mathematical Sciences

The Open University

Jan. 2011 – June 2016 (4.5 year)

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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Master of Science

Advanced Computer Science and Applications

Université de Franche-Comté

Oct. 2011 – Sept. 2015 (4 years)

Highest honors (summa cum laude), mention très bien
Master’s Thesis : “Reservoir Computing : étude pratique et théorique en reconnaissance de chiffres manuscrits”

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Bachelor of Science

Computer Science

Université de Franche-Comté

Oct. 2009 – Jun. 2011 (2 years)

Highest honors (summa cum laude), mention très bien.

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Federal Diploma of Technician

Computer Science

Centre de Formation Professionnel et Technique (CFPT)

Sept. 2005 – Jun. 2008 (3 years)

With Honors

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Advanced Federal Certificate

Computer Science

Centre de Formation Professionnel et Technique

Sept. 2001 – July 2005 (4 years)

Awards

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Highest Honors (Summa cum laude)

Université de Franche-Comté

October 2011

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Highest Honors (Summa cum laude)

Université de Franche-Comté

October 2015

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Coup de coeur du Jury

Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève

May 2017

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