Posts by Madeleine Clarke
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Maisie Li
Dr Maisie Li develops innovative tools, powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI), to help us get to the bottom of biology faster and with greater accuracy. We caught up with her to find out more and discover her gene-ius ideas for improving diversity in the AI workforce.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Petra Kuhnert
Statistician Dr Petra Kuhnert loves solving gnarly problems. Her work enables decision-makers to make fast, informed decisions under volatile and dynamic conditions. This International Women's Day, we spoke with Petra about how she is harnessing data and AI to improve the quality of decisions made about Australian agriculture and the environment.
Summer of Science: Meet three of our vacation students
Hear first-hand what spending your summer at CSIRO’s Data61 is like from three of our vacation students. Taj Wedutenko, Olivia Dry and Cedar Lett are part of a cohort of 50 undergraduates working alongside our world-leading researchers to tackle some of our most pressing digital challenges.
Cyber Centaurs: a new weapon in the war against cyber attacks
Australia needs to grow its cyber security workforce to combat rising attacks, but the pressures of the job make it hard to attract and retain talent. We're pioneering research in collaborative intelligence to transform cyber security workflows and strengthen our defences.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Emma Krantz
Emma Krantz first discovered computers by osmosis, exploring the early internet of the 90s on her dad’s knee. Now a Senior Software Engineer at CSIRO’s Data61 at just 26 years old, we caught up with Emma about working at CSIRO and her experiences as a queer woman in tech.
Melanie McGrath: Unpacking trust in human-AI teams
An expert in social psychology, Melanie McGrath has spent her career researching what makes humans tick and exploring how we interact, behave in groups and relate to others. Now working with the Collaborative Intelligence (CINTEL) and Responsible Innovation FSPs, she's turned her attention to the way humans relate to a different kind of other: AI.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Sowmya Injeti, new Director of our Engineering & Design program
Meet Sowmya Injeti, the new Acting Director of Data61’s Engineering & Design Research Program. Sowmya brings 20 years of tech […]
A day in the life of three Data61 Vacation Studentship participants
Over the past 8-12 weeks, our Undergraduate Vacation Studentship participants have been immersed in real projects with real impact, supervised by some of Australia’s leading science and tech experts. From thwarting hackers to designing mixed reality experiences, the projects underway are as diverse as the rapidly expanding skillsets of this impressive bunch.
On the road to world-class transport system management
Decisions which previously relied on the manual integration of a dozen distinct systems/datasets at Transport for NSW can be made using one intelligent system. The result: a first of its kind system driving Sydney, and Australia, towards a smarter, safer and cleaner commute.