Computational and Biological Learning Lab

Adrian Weller

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Adrian Weller is a principal research fellow in machine learning at the University of Cambridge.

He has broad interests across machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), their applications, and helping to ensure beneficial outcomes for society, including: explainability, fairness, robustness, scalability, privacy, safety, ethics and finance.

Adrian is Programme Director for AI at The Alan Turing Institute (UK national institute for data science and AI), where he is also a Turing Fellow leading work on safe and ethical AI.

He is a principal research fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) leading their Trust and Transparency project;

and an advisor to the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), and the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER).

Adrian serves on the boards of several organizations, including the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI). He is a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global AI Council, and the UNESCO Ad Hoc Expert Group on the Ethics of AI. He is co-director of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) programme on Human-centric Machine Learning. Previously, Adrian held senior positions in finance. He continues to be an angel investor and advisor.

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