Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

Bernhard Schölkopf

2023 2023 Speaker | Circle 2020 Jury | Engineering & Technology 2018 Speaker Engineering and Technology Jury 2020 Jury | Remote 2018 Speaker Jury Breakthrough Day Falling Walls Circle Engineering and Technology

Bernhard Schölkopf’s scientific interests are in machine learning and causal inference. He has applied his methods to a number of different fields, ranging from biomedical problems to computational photography and astronomy. Bernhard studied physics and mathematics and earned his Ph.D. in computer science in 1997, becoming a Max Planck director in 2001. He has (co-)received the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy Prize, the Royal Society Milner Award, the Leibniz Award, the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award, and the ACM AAAI Allen Newell Award. He is Fellow of the ACM and of the CIFAR Program “Learning in Machines and Brains”, a member of the German Academy of Sciences, and a Professor at ETH Zurich. He helped start the MLSS series of Machine Learning Summer Schools, the Cyber Valley Initiative, the ELLIS society, and the Journal of Machine Learning Research, an early development in open access and today the field’s flagship journal. In 2023, he founded the ELLIS Institute Tuebingen, and acts as its scientific director.

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Events with Bernhard Schölkopf

Wed | Nov 08, 2023 | 09.00 AM - 10.00 AM Berlin Time

Falling Walls Circle – Plenary Table: The Implications of AI for Science: Friend or Foe?

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