Spotlight on Women in Tech: Dr Kristen Moore, WIA nominee
Meet Dr Kristen Moore - Senior Research Scientist within our Distributed Systems Security group, artificial intelligence (AI) expert, and Women in AI 2022 award nominee. Recognised for her scientific excellence in the application of AI to cyber security, we chat to Dr Moore about her nomination, cyber deception, what she's working on now, and the advice she would give to women starting out in the tech industry.
From CSIRO software engineer to start-up CEO: Silvia’s journey to revolutionising healthcare
Dr Silvia Pfeiffer's Coviu has been revolutionising patient care in Australia's medical industry for years. Here's how she went from a software engineer at CSIRO's Data61 to the CEO of one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Ms Farina Riaz
Meet Ms Farina Riaz, a postgraduate student at CSIRO’s Data61 who is currently working on quantum artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications. We chat to her about her most impactful projects, career journey, and how STEM industries and research organisations can attract more talented women.
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.
Insights from prestigious NeurIPS machine learning conference
Papers covered a range of topics, from using deep reinforcement learning to prove theorems from scratch, to deep learning and model selection. Read on to learn more about each paper accepted to the conference.
Meet Prof Didar Zowghi, Software Engineer for AI and AI Diversity and Inclusiveness
Introducing Prof Didar Zowghi, CSIRO's Data61's newly appointed Software Engineering for AI Lead. A leader in human-centric technology design and a renowned information technology educator, Professor Zowghi joins Data61 in January from the University of Technology. Here, she shares her career journey and highlights, goals for her new role, AI insights, and advice on pursuing a career in tech.
Meet Stela Solar, Director of the National AI Centre
Meet Stela Solar, our new Director of the National AI Centre. Stela is returning from her position as Global Director – Artificial Intelligence Solution Sales and Strategy at Microsoft in the US to lead the National AI Centre.
How SMEs can harness the power of AI
Artificial intelligence (AI) can affect and benefit SMEs in two ways: by altering their business environment and making the conditions they do business in easier, and by helping them to change their business models and practices, leading to increased productivity and outreach, and to scale up their operations.
Spotlight on Women in Tech: Prof Sally Cripps
Prof Sally Cripps heralds the dawn of a ‘new era’ for data science, moving beyond prediction to demonstrating causality. Here, the newly appointed Research Director of our Analytics and Decision Sciences program talks about what attracted her to Data61, the projects she’s most proud of, and what she’s currently working on.
How Australia becomes a global leader in digital innovation
It’s easy to be pessimistic when the latest global rankings on innovation come out, but we actually have a lot to be positive about. When it comes to emerging digital technologies, Australia is performing rather well. Take artificial intelligence as an example.