Andreas Holzinger elected Member of the European Academy of Science

Andreas Holzinger elected Member of the European Academy of Science

 


By INSTICC

Posted 07 April 2020 | 12:00 GMT 


It is with great pleasure that we announce that Prof. Andreas Holzinger was elected as Member of the European Academy of Science - https://www.ae-info.org/ae/Member/Holzinger_Andreas.

Andreas Holzinger is lead of the Holzinger Group (Human-Centered AI) at the Medical University Graz and Visiting Professor for explainable AI at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute in Edmonton, Canada. 

Since 2016 he is Visiting Professor for Machine learning in health informatics at Vienna University of Technology. Andreas was Visiting Professor for Machine Learning & Knowledge Extraction in Verona, RWTH Aachen, University College London and Middlesex University London. He serves as consultant for the Canadian, US, UK, Swiss, French, Italian and Dutch governments, for the German Excellence Initiative, and as national expert in the European Commission. 


Andreas obtained a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from Graz University in 1998 and his Habilitation in Computer Science from TU Graz in 2003. He founded the Network HCI-KDD to foster a synergistic combination of methodologies of two areas that offer ideal conditions toward unraveling problems in understanding intelligence towards context-adaptive systems: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) & Knowledge Discovery/Data Mining (KDD), with the goal of supporting human intelligence with artificial intelligence. Andreas is Associate Editor of Springer/Nature Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), Section Editor for Machine Learning of Springer/Nature BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making (MIDM), and Editor-in-Chief of Machine Learning & Knowledge Extraction (MAKE). 


In his function as Austrian Representative for Artificial Intelligence in IFIP TC 12, he is organizer of the IFIP Cross-Domain Conference “Machine Learning & Knowledge Extraction (CD-MAKE)” and is member of IFIP WG 12.9 Computational Intelligence, the ACM, IEEE, GI, the Austrian Computer Science and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).


Prof. Andreas Holzinger has delivered an interesting ted talk entitled "From Explainable AI to Human-centered AI" which can be seen here-video.


Congratulations to Professor Andreas Holzinger!