Panelist, Session 3: Data for Emergencies
Nuria Oliver is a renowned computer scientist and AI researcher, known for her passion in leveraging technology for social good. With a Ph.D. from MIT, she has made significant contributions in the computational modeling of human behavior using machine learning techniques, the development of intelligent, interactive systems and the use of Data Science for Social Good. As Scientific director at Telefonica R&D and global Director of Research in Data Science at Vodafone, she led groundbreaking projects on health and well-being, mobility, and social interactions. Nuria actively advocates for ethical AI, ensuring fairness, transparency, and privacy. Recognized as an inspiring role model, she has received prestigious awards, including the MIT TR35 Young Innovator Award. She is an ACM, IEEE and EurAI Fellow. She holds an honorary doctorate from the University Miguel Hernandez. She is cofounder and vicepresident of ELLIS and director of the ELLIS unit in Alicante, called “The Institute of Humanity-centric AI”, devoted to scientific research on ethical and responsible AI for Social Good.
Research is absolutely critical to help us efficiently respond to crises.