Scotland Data Science & Technology MeetUp: Towards the autonomous project (Mudano) & Can Financial Services....(Deloitte)

Presentation 1 - Towards the autonomous project

Mudano is developing the autonomous project. We are using AI technology to build a project management platform that will predict project risks and suggest the most efficient route to ensure on-time and on-cost project delivery. Consider the driverless car – using knowledge of its environment combined with AI-based decision making, the car reacts to changes in the environment and avoids emergency situations. We are developing the technology do this for large-scale project management.

Dr Euan Wielewski - Euan is Head of Research at Mudano. He leads Mudano's Data Science R&D and UX Research Teams, and has responsibility for Mudano's research and development strategy. Before joining Mudano in February 2018, Euan led the Materials Research Group at the University of Glasgow, where he was a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Mechanical Engineering. He has held postdoctoral research positions at Cornell University and Carnegie Mellon University. He has a 1st Class MEng in Mechanical Design Engineering from the University of Glasgow and DPhil in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford.

Presentation 2 - Can Financial Services be for “good” in a data-driven world?

Cynthia Morel - Data Science Consultant at Deloitte -

Cynthia Morel is a data science consultant at Deloitte. She joined the firm after briefly working in the insurance industry, following her MSc in Data Science for Business where she was awarded the HSBC prize for “Best Overall Performance in Data Science for Business”. Her interest in data-driven innovation brought her to participating in various hackathons and being shortlisted for Scotland Women in Technology Awards’ “One to Watch” category. Cynthia now works with clients from the Financial Services industry to derive value from analytics, machine learning and AI initiatives.

6:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Networking
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Dr Euan Wielewski - Head of Research at Mudano -
7:30 PM – 7:45 PM: Q & A Session
7:45 PM – 8:15 PM: Cynthia Morel - Data Science Consultant at Deloitte -
8:15 PM – 8:30 PM: Q & A Session
8.30 PM - 9.00 PM: Networking and Drink

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This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics and Technology trends. We started this group to build a community to discuss general insights into the market and share personal experiences of working and operating in this area. We hope to cover skills shortages, technological advancements and organisational implications in Data Science and Technology during our series of meetups. All skill levels are welcome.