Martin is a research scientist at the MIT Quest for Intelligence, where he bridges research in natural and artificial intelligence. He focuses on computational models of vision and language that are neurally and behaviorally aligned with primates. Martin got his PhD from MIT, working with James DiCarlo on the neural mechanisms underlying object recognition. Before, he worked on natural language processing with Richard Socher at Salesforce Research, and on human pattern completion with Gabriel Kreiman at Harvard. Martin got his Bachelor and Master degrees from TUM, LMU, and UNA in Germany. He co-founded the non-profit startup Integreat, and previously worked at Siemens and Oracle Research.