Prof. Dr. Mihaela van der Schaar
(University of Oxford, UK)
Medicine 2.0: Transforming medicine through machine learning and the role of communications engineers in this transformation
Mihaela van der Schaar is the Man Professor at University of Oxford and a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute. Her main research interest nowadays is on machine learning and artificial intelligence for medicine. She is an IEEE Fellow (2009) and has been a Distinguished Lecturer of the Communications Society and the Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. She received an NSF CAREER Award, several best paper awards including the 2011 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Darlington Best Paper Award and several industrial awards, including 3 IBM Faculty Fellow Awards. She holds 33 US patents.