• July 17, 2024

John Couture

In 2012, Couture launched Bier Station, the first spot for sampling and enjoying craft beer in Kansas City. In addition to being an award-winning nationally recognized destination for beer enthusiasts, he’s worked hard to make his business a civic asset with an emphasis on giving back to the community. He spoke to us recently about how he’s getting by during COVID-19 and his time at UMKC.

Gharib Gharibi

Gharib Gharibi, Ph.D. in Computer Science from UMKC, is an Applied Scientist at TripleBlind, Inc. His current work focuses on the research and development of privacy-preserving methods and tools for data-driven applications. He also teaches Deep Learning at Nvidia Deep Learning Institution. Gharib published more than 13 papers in world-ranked journals and conferences, published a book chapter on text generation in Arabic, and filed several patents on privacy-preserving ML with TripleBlind.