Dr Natalia Efremova

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Chief Technology Officer, DeepPlanet AI

Dr. Natalia Efremova is a CTO in DeepPlanet and a lecturer in Queen Mary University, London. Natalia has an MBA from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Kyoto, where she was a recipient of a Japanese Government (MEXT) Postgraduate Scholarship. Natalia has a background in both academia and industry research. Over the past 10 years, she has been working in the field of deep learning for image and video processing. Her work has been commended for successfully meeting challenges set for the global research community in these areas, and her research has been published in the top machine learning venues (ICLR, NeurIPS, IEEE, IJCNN, HRI). Previously,

Natalia was a Research Fellow in the University of Oxford, where she taught courses on AI and neural networks to MBA and executive students. Natalia’s research focuses on applications of machine learning for pursuing sustainable goals. This includes defining the areas where ML tools would be especially advantageous within targets related to climate change, gender equality, sustainable agriculture, water, and food scarcity, as well as monitoring progress towards market adoption of the new AI-based technologies for water-, agri- and waste- tech industries.