Successful Machine Learning Event
On 13 January, ADS hosted a Deep Dive into Machine Learning. The event was attended by close to 250 from academia and industry, highlighting the strong interest in this area.
Max Welling chaired, with presentations from Rianne van den Berg (UvA), Maarten de Rijke (UvA), and Ralf Herbrich (Amazon). Presentations have been shared on the Meet-up. Check out our Meet-up for the next events.
The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and Data Science Center (DSC) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are joining forces in a new joint fellowship for (teams of) researchers interested in exploring the intersection of data science and other disciplines. The first fellow of the new program, Dr. Davide Ceolin, will start his fellowship at the IAS on June 17. Ceolin is currently affiliated with CWI.
Nanda Piersma, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), has been appointed as a crown member of the Social and Economic Counsil (SER). This is the first time that a lecturer has been appointed as member of the SER. Nanda Piersma was approached because of her expertise in the field of digitisation.
The ADS Thesis Awards aim to promote excellence in Data Science and AI from students at BSc and Master level. The Awards are open to students from all Amsterdam-based knowledge institutes.