Training the Next Generation of Machine Learning Leaders


UCD Discovery is delighted to invite you to join thought leader 

Brian Mac Namee, Associate Professor School of Computer, UCD on UCD Discovery's Zoom for Thought 15-min chat series on;


Tuesday, April 27th @ 2 pm IST 

where he will discuss:

 "Training the Next Generation of Machine Learning Leaders"

 Join the UCD Discovery Zoom for Thought chat via zoom


The event kicks off at 2 pm sharp and finishes at 2.15 pm.



 Dr. Brian Mac Namee received a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Trinity College Dublin in 2004. Brian has 15 years’ experience of researching, applying and teaching machine learning both in academia and industry.

After a period working in industry Brian joined the Dublin Institute of Technology School of Computing as a lecturer where he founded the Applied Intelligence Research Centre and was a founding co-principal investigator at the Enterprise Ireland CeADAR technology centre for applied data analytics research.

In 2015 Brian joined the School of Computer Science at University College Dublin where he is an associate professor. Brian is Centre Director of the
SFI Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning (

Brian is also a funded investigator at the SFI Insight centre for data analytics ( and the SFI VistaMilk research centre ( The second edition of the successful textbook co-authored by Brian, “Fundamentals of Machine Learning for Predictive Data Analytics: Algorithms, Worked Examples and Case Studies”, published with MIT Press and available in 5 languages, was released in July 2020. Brian has published extensively in the area of machine learning, particularly in the areas of active learning, concept drift, human-in-the-loop machine learning, and deep learning.

Brian also works on applications of machine learning in diverse fields including agriculture, space, medicine, and virtual reality. Brian is chair of the
Artificial Intelligence Association of Ireland.