Bengaluru, Feb 5: IT major Wipro Limited has set up the Chair for Artificial Intelligence at the Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia and Professor Ryszard Kowalczyk,currently the Director of Swinburne’s Key Lab for Intelligent Software Systems, and the head of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology research group at Swinburne has been appointed as the Professorial Chair of Artificial Intelligence.
Wipro and Swinburne University also plan to establish a joint innovation Centre to conduct high-impact, industry-focused research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) with specific applications for digital health and smart cities, according to a release here on Tuesday.
Under the partnership between Wipro and Swinburne University of Technology focus will be on creating innovations in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that would benefit enterprises in Australia and the ASEAN region.
Manoj Nagpaul, Senior Vice President and Business Head, Asia Pacific and Japan, Wipro Limited said that “through the combined power of Wipro’s global innovation ecosystem and Swinburne University’s research capabilities, we will drive world-class research in AI that will have an impact on a global scale".
Professor Ryszard Kowalczyk, Wipro Chair of Artificial Intelligence and Director of Swinburne Key Lab for Intelligent Software Systems at Swinburne University of Technology, said that “with this powerful industry-academia partnership, we are on course to transform AI and ML as we know it. AI and ML are today one the most coveted skills and this innovation Centre makes it possible to fast track AI and ML courses for industry professionals and provide the industry with access to a large pool of PhD and undergraduate students at the University.”(UNI)