CMI Team

Meet the CMI Team members

Core Team

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Professor Guy Brown

Interim Director

g.j.brown@sheffield.ac.uk

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Professor Haiping Lu

Head of AI Research Engineering, Professor of Machine Learning & Turing Academic Lead

h.lu@sheffield.ac.uk

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Emma Barker

Centre Manager 

e.barker@sheffield.ac.uk

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Kate Jones

Administrative Assistant

kate.jones2@sheffield.ac.uk

AI Strategy Support

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Donghwan Shin

Lecturer in Testing

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Zhixiang Chen

Lecturer in Machine Learning

AI Research Engineering Team

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Shuo Zhou

Deputy Head of AI Research Engineering & Academic Fellow in Machine Learning

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Xianyuan Liu

Assistant Head of AI Research Engineering & Senior AI Research Engineer

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Mohammod Suvon

AI Research Engineer

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Haolin Wang

AI Research Engineer

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Wenrui Fan

AI Research Engineer

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Alan Thomas

AI Research Engineer

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Jiayang Zhang

AI Research Engineer

External Advisers

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Prof Ajay Chakravarthy

Visiting Professor

Professor Ajay Chakravarthy is the Director for Digital, Data and Technology at BDUK. He has a Masters and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Sheffield, and is also a Visiting Professor. Ajay is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). He has worked in various Defence and Security related Civil Service roles in the areas of Science and Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Management, Academic Collaboration.

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Prof Clive Humby

Visiting Professor of Computer and Information Science

Clive has been applying mathematical methods and computer science to Census, Consumer and other data sets for over 45 years. Today, he advises a wide range of businesses and government on Data Strategy, Privacy and application of data to business processes. He has held visiting professor roles at both Northwestern University, Chicago and Kingston University and is currently Visiting Professor of Data Science at Sheffield University. Clive was awarded Doctor of Engineering (Sheffield) and Doctor of Science (Kingston). 

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