Björn W. Schuller received his diploma, doctoral degree, habilitation, and Adjunct Teaching Professor in Machine Intelligence and Signal Processing all in EE/IT from TUM in Munich/Germany. He is Full Professor of Artificial Intelligence and the Head of GLAM at Imperial College London/UK, Full Professor and Chair of Embedded Intelligence for Health Care and Wellbeing at the University of Augsburg/Germany, co-founding CEO and current CSO of audEERING – an Audio Intelligence company based near Munich and in Berlin/Germany, independent research leader within the Alan Turing Institute in London/UK, and permanent Visiting Professor at HIT/China amongst other Professorships and Affiliations. Previous stays include Guest Professor at Southeast University in Nanjing/China, Full Professor at the University of Passau/Germany, Key Researcher at Joanneum Research in Graz/Austria, and the CNRS-LIMSI in Orsay/France. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and Golden Core Awardee of the IEEE Computer Society, Fellow of the BCS, Fellow of the ELLIS, Fellow of the ISCA, Fellow and President-Emeritus of the AAAC, Elected Full Member Sigma Xi, and Senior Member of the ACM. He (co-)authored 1,200+ publications (50,000+ citations, h-index=100+), is Field Chief Editor of Frontiers in Digital Health and was Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing amongst manifold further commitments and service to the community. His 50+ awards include having been honoured as one of 40 extraordinary scientists under the age of 40 by the WEF in 2015. He served as consultant of companies such as Barclays, GN, Huawei, Informetis, or Samsung.
Abstract : The Bounds and Boundaries of AI
Dr. Dan Koller will present a thoughtful presentation to discuss the bounds and boundaries of AI. The bounds are the current capabilities and limitations of AI. The boundaries are perceptions on where or where not AI should be utilized.
Dr. Dan Koller has been conducting and overseeing R&D over the past 25 years. His current focus areas are cybersecurity, automated text analysis, and complex software systems which include cyber physical systems. He currently works as a Program Officer at the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) driving research strategies for the Navy and the Marine Corps and managing funded efforts to include transition opportunities. His employment history includes Penn State University, SRI International, Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies, and the US Army. His degrees are all in electrical engineering and he has traversed multiple R&D domains along the way (electro-physics, optics, acoustics, communications systems, Internet and wireless protocols)
Dr. Wendy Nilsen, Deputy Division Director
National Science Foundation
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