The sixth talk in the series of monthly business talks titled AI Industry Connect Talks was held on Wednesday 15 September 2021 hosting JADBio with the CEO & Founder, Dr Ioannis Tsamardinos as invited speaker.
Talk title: Automated Machine Learning with the JADBio platform
Short Bio: Ioannis Tsamardinos, Ph.D., is a Professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Crete, CEO and co-founder of JADBio (Gnosis Data Analysis PC), a University start-up. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Intelligent Systems Program at the University of Pittsburgh in 2001. He then worked as Assistant Professor at the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University until 2006 when he returned to Greece. Prof. Tsamardinos’ main research directions include machine learning, bioinformatics, and artificial intelligence. More specifically his work emphasises automated machine learning, feature selection, and causal discovery. Prof. Tsamardinos has over 130 publications in international journals, conferences, and books. Distinctions include Gold Medal in the Student Paper Competition in MEDINFO 2004, the Outstanding Student Paper Award in AIPS 2000, the NASA Group Achievement Award for participation in the Remote Agent team, and others. Statistics on recognition of work include more than 9000 citations (1000+ a year), and an h-index of 39 (as estimated by Google Scholar). Ioannis has been awarded the European and Greek national grants of excellence, the ERC Consolidator, and the ARISTEIA II grants respectively.
The AI Industry Connect Talks series was launched in March 2021 by SKEL | The Artificial Intelligence Lab, Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications at NCSR Demokritos and is supported by ahedd Digital Innovation Hub. Through this series of talks, we aim to bring AI innovation to the forefront and inform wider audiences of the endless possibilities. Domain professionals tell us how the Industry applies scientific results in real life.
A Q&A session follows the presentations. All talks are live-streamed on YouTube.