van der Schaar Lab

ICME 2020 keynote: A Nationally-Implemented AI Solution for COVID-19

On July 7, 2020, Mihaela van der Schaar delivered a keynote at the 2020 International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) hosted by IEEE.

In her talk, entitled  “A nationally-implemented AI solution for Covid-19: addressing capacity planning, risk assessment, treatment effects and outcomes,” Mihaela highlighted the development and implementation of two of the van der Schaar Lab’s particularly impactful projects addressing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

More info about this event can be found here.

Mihaela van der Schaar

Mihaela van der Schaar is the John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Medicine at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute in London.

Mihaela has received numerous awards, including the Oon Prize on Preventative Medicine from the University of Cambridge (2018), a National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2004), 3 IBM Faculty Awards, the IBM Exploratory Stream Analytics Innovation Award, the Philips Make a Difference Award and several best paper awards, including the IEEE Darlington Award.

In 2019, she was identified by National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts as the most-cited female AI researcher in the UK. She was also elected as a 2019 “Star in Computer Networking and Communications” by N²Women. Her research expertise span signal and image processing, communication networks, network science, multimedia, game theory, distributed systems, machine learning and AI.

Mihaela’s research focus is on machine learning, AI and operations research for healthcare and medicine.