Seminar Series: Alison B Lowndes

Throughout the Fall 2019 academic semester CLASS in partnership with the Florida Space Institute will be holding a seminar speaker series. The series is open to everyone. Seminars last 45 minutes with 10 minutes for questions. If you are interested in presenting, wish to recommend someone for a presentation, or would like to be on the mailing list, please contact us.

Date Speaker
9/11 Alison Lowndes, NVIDIA
9/25 Garrett Schieber, Georgia Tech
10/9 David Masten, Masten Space Systems
10/22 Kelsi Singer, SwRI
11/6 Nicole Shumaker, Texas A&M
11/20 Paul Abell, NASA JSC
12/4 Koorosh Raghabi, NASA JSC

Date: Sept 11, 2019
Time: 11:30am
Zoom link: Watch here

Fuelling the Artificial Intelligence Revolution with Gaming

Abstract
Artificial Intelligence is impacting all areas of society. AI won’t be an industry, it will be part of every industry & NVIDIA invests both in internal research and platform development to enable its diverse customer base, across gaming, VR, AI, robotics, graphics, rendering, visualisation, HPC, healthcare & more. This talk will introduce the hardware and software & state-of-the-art developments across academia, enterprise and startups, demoing, for example, the combination of robotics with VR and AI in an end-to-end simulator to train intelligent machines.

Artificial Intelligence DevRel | EMEA @AlisonBLowndes
Joining in 2015, Alison spent her first 18 months with NVIDIA as a Deep Learning Solutions Architect and is now responsible for NVIDIA’s Artificial Intelligence Developer Relations across the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa). She is a mature graduate in Artificial Intelligence combining technical and theoretical computer science with a physics background & over 25 years of experience in international project management, entrepreneurial activities and the internet. She consults on a wide range of AI applications, including planetary defence with NASA, ESA & the SETI Institute and works closely with the community of AI & Machine Learning researchers around the world, remaining knowledgeable in state of the art across all areas.