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Public Lecture: “The Rise of Artificial Intelligence – Human vs Machine” by Professor Hassan Ugail

November 12, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


With Artificial Intelligence becoming the latest hot topic, Professor Hassan Ugail will be discussing the good and bad about this rapidly advancing technology. By humans trying to develop machine based automation that enhances and challenges many activities as well as capabilities only humans have been able to do so far, are machines imposing a real threat to humanity, or can humans and machines work together to solve the problems that matter most? Professor Ugail, in this talk, will share the latest developments as well as his views on this timeous topic.

Professor Hassan Ugail is the director of the Centre for Visual Computing at the University of Bradford in the UK. He is a renowned computer scientist in the area of visual computing and artificial intelligence (AI). He is an advocate of AI for helping to tackle real world issues in the areas of digital health, innovative engineering and sustainable societies in general. More specifically, he works in the area of human biometrics especially the development of cutting edge AI solutions for biometric face recognition. His recent work in this area includes helping to unravel the real identity of the two Russian spies at the heart of the Salisbury Novichok poisoning case – one of the biggest international stories of 2018.


November 12, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Alpha Room, Level 2, Building V01, School of Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences, UTM JB


School of Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences