New Aalto adjunct professors joins FCAI

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Mark Girolami has been appointed adjunct professor in the Computer Science department at Aalto University. Professor Girolami is Programme Director at the Alan Turing Institute, the UK National Institute for Data Science and AI.  

He is the Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge where he also holds the Lloyds Register Foundation-Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Data Centric Engineering. Prior to taking up his role at Cambridge he was Chair of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics of Imperial College. 

‘The partnership being established between FCAI and Turing is enormously exciting as it brings together two international centres of excellence in AI and Machine Learning research and proven track record in translation to economic impact in a number of areas of worldwide importance’ said Girolami.

‘We are already defining a number of substantial research programmes between both FCAI and Turing which include fundamental work based on the emerging area of Probabilistic Numerics as well as applications of AI to revolutionise the diagnosis and monitoring of Diabetic Retinopathy’ said Girolami