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Set yourself apart with a Master of Artificial Intelligence

About the session

Drive positive change on a global scale with the Master of Artificial Intelligence. Find out how AI can transform every aspect of our lives – from informing key business decisions to performing complex surgery.

Developed by the best minds in their field and with industry needs in mind, the Master of AI will equip you with the skills and knowledge to take on real-world challenges. Learn from internationally recognised experts, and design, develop, and operate AI-based products and intelligent systems for the advancement of healthcare, agriculture, education and more.

Date: 23 January 2020
Time: 6.30 - 7.00PM
Location: Monash Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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Dr Daniel Schmidt

Daniel Schmidt is a Senior Lecturer in Data Science at the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. Since completing his PhD, he has spent 10 years working primarily in the area of Bayesian inference, with a specific interest in applications to epidemiological problems, particularly the area of statistical genomics.

He's interested in using mammography and machine learning techniques to improve risk prediction and the stratification of women by their future risk of breast cancer, with the aim of assisting the creation of personalised screening programmes.

"AI currently sits at the heart of the top five fastest-growing jobs in Australia* and is growing more important across all organisational areas and industries." Daniel believes graduates entering today's job market need to better understand this technology and it's limitations. Find out how you can gain the knowledge and skills to drive, shape and harness the growth of AI - and make responsible, informed contributions to our future at the Graduate Study Expo.

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