Interview Of The Week

Interview Of The Week: Aldo Faisal, Imperial College London

Interview Of The Week Aldo Faisal, Imperial College, London

Who: Aldo Faisal works at the interface of machine learning, neuroscience and robotics engineering. He is the Professor in AI and Neuroscience at the Dept. of Bioengineering and the Dept. of Computing at Imperial College London. He is the Founding Director of the £20Mio UKRI Centre For Doctoral Training in AI For Healthcare and is the Elected Speaker of the Cross-Faculty Network in Artificial Intelligence representing over 200 academics working in the area of AI at Imperial College. 

Topic:  The impact of AI on healthcare and other sectors, the ethical questions that should be addressed and the need to put humans in the loop.
Quote: “We are under pressure to automize everything. I think it is important to have a requirement that humans be in the loop.”

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About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.