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Members and Associate Members

Members and Associate Members of the Artificial Intelligence Institute are spread across the globe, comprising researchers, academics, industry professionals, and subject matter experts.

Institute Members are deeply engaged in the strategic priorities of the Institute with core members being responsible for setting the Institutes strategic direction and delivering on its purpose. Associate Members collaborate on research and wider initiatives of the Institute.

Both Members and Associate Members are given the opportunity to be an integral part of a collaborative, innovative and transdisciplinary community, contributing to the development of a vibrant AI ecosystem in New Zealand and around the world.

Members

Professor Albert BifetDr Phil Mourot
Associate Professor Te Taka KeeganDr Tony Smith
Professor Bernhard PfahringerDr Vimal Kumar
Professor Eibe FrankDr Yaqian Zhang
Professor Geoff HolmesDr Yunzhe (Alvin) Jia
Professor Karin BryanCorey Sterling
Dr Bob DurrantDale Fletcher
Dr Guiying (Victoria) HuangDennis Ramirez
Dr Guilherme CassalesJannat Maqbool
Dr Heitor Murilo GomesJia (Justin) Liu
Dr Jacob MontielPaul-Ruben Schlumbom
Dr Michael MayoPeter Reutemann
Dr Nick Lim 

Associate Members

Emeritus Professor Ian Witten Computing and Mathematical Sciences. University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Professor Talel AbdessalemTélécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, Paris, France
Professor Jose Luis BalcazarDepartment of Computer Science, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Professor Hendrik BlockeelKatholieke Universiteit Leuven, and Leuven.AI,  Leuven, Belgim
Professor Jose del Campo University of Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Professor Javier Del Ser TECNALIA, Basque Research & Technology Alliance (BRTA), Donostia-San Sebastián. (Gipuzkoa) Spain
Professor Joao GamaINESC TEC, and University of Porto, Portugal
Professor Ricard GavaldàAmalfi Analytics and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Professor André Ricardo Abed GrégioDepartment of Informatics, Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Curitiba, Brazil
Professor Latifur KhanDepartment of Computer Science, Director Big Data Analytics and Management Lab, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas, USA
Professor Niklas Lavesson Professor of Software Engineering at Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Professor Rafael Morales-Bueno University of Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Professor Luiz Eduardo S. OliveiraDepartment of Informatics, Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Curitiba, Brazil.
Professor Mykola PechenizkiyChair Data Mining, Data and AI Cluster, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Professor André C. Ponce de Leon F. de CarvalhoInstitute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos, Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil
Professor Omer Rana School of Computer Science & Informatics, Cardiff University, UK
Professor Luis Torgo Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
Associate Professor Emanuele Della ValleDepartment of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Associate Professor Maciej Grzenda Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
Professor Heike TrautmannData Science: Statistics and Optimization, University of Münster, Germany
Associate Professor Yun Sing Koh School of Computer Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Associate Professor Silviu Maniu Université Paris-Saclay in Orsay, France
Associate Professor Carlos SoaresFaculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Associate Professor Indrė ŽliobaitėUniversity of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Assistant Professor Felipe Bravo-MarquezDepartment of Computer Science, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Assistant Professor Joaquin VanschorenEindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Dr Maroua Bahri Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, Paris, France
Dr Remco Bouckaert School of Computer Science, University of Auckland,  Auckland, New Zealand
Dr Matthias CarneinProvinzial Insurance, Germany
Dr Vitor Cerqueira Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
Dr Mark Hall Computer Science, University of Waikato,  Hamilton, New Zealand
Dr Lyn Hunt Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Dr Chaitanya JoshiDepartment of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Dr Nicolas Kourtellis Telefonica Research, Spain
Dr Dino LencoINRAE, UMR Tetis, Montpellier, France
Dr Beatriz LópezAI applied in Medicine and Health Lab, eXiT research group, Universitat de Girona, Girona, Spain
Dr Jesús López LoboTECNALIA, Basque Research and Technology Alliance (BRTA), Spain
Dr Viktor LosingHonda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach, Germany
Dr Diego Marron Machine Learning Search Specialist, Ravenpack, Spain
Dr Eva Garcia-MartinData Scientist, Ekkono Solutions
Dr Gianmarco Francisci De Morales ISI Foundation, Torino, Italy
Dr. Panos Patros Software Engineering, University of Waikato, Hamilton,  New Zealand
Dr Tony Smith Computer Science, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Dr Varvara Vetrova College of Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Dr Joerg Simon Wicker School of Computer Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Dr Amanda Williamson Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Dr Shaoqun WuSenior Lecturer (Computer Science), University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Dr Wenbin Zhang Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Dr Ziad IsmailSecurity engineer, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Peng YUTelecom Paris & Shopify Inc, Paris, France