The School of Computing and Information Technology (SCIT) together with the Directorate of Research and Innovations, hereby invite all staff and graduate students of Kampala International University (KIU), for a lecture on “The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Africa and in the Diaspora - A growth mindset”, scheduled to take place on Friday 13th December 2019 at Room 3 of the Postgraduate Seminar Hall.
The lecture will focus on the conceptual understanding of what Artificial Intelligence-AI means and its potential for driving the economy of Africa.
Also, during the lecture, he will be presenting his research on skin cancer, in order to take graduate students through the process of research; from the conception of the research idea to its completion. This is in a bid to motivate them to embark on and carry out independent research even as students.
Our Guest Speaker
Daniel Ajisafe is a brilliant unassuming first-class Postgraduate student at the African Masters in Machine Intelligence Programme, fully funded by Google and Facebook. He worked as a Data Scientist at KPMG Nigeria where he uses machine learning and advanced analytical algorithms to draw insights from structured and semi-structured data. He is also a Teaching Assistant at Data Science Nigeria (DSN) where he facilitates classes on the fundamentals of Machine Learning to undergraduates and aspiring AI enthusiasts at the AI Hub in Lagos. He is the pioneering founder for the 1st student data science and AI group among universities in Nigeria (@lautechdatasci). His research interest is in computer vision and he also loves building and supporting learning communities.
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