Professor Mihaela van der Schaar
Mihaela van der Schaar is John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Medicine at the University of Cambridge, a Turing Faculty Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute in London, a Chancellor’s Professor at UCLA and an IEEE Fellow.
In 2020, Mihaela was among the top 10 authors not only at ICML, but also at NeurIPS, two of the world’s most prestigious machine learning conferences.
In 2019, she was identified by NESTA as the UK-based female researcher with the most citations in the field of AI.
Professor van der Schaar’s many awards include the Oon Prize on Preventative Medicine from the University of Cambridge (2018), a National Science Foundation Career Award, numerous best paper awards, including the IEEE Darlington Award. She holds dozens of patents.
Above all, Professor van der Schaar’s passion is to make a positive impact on people’s lives by applying machine learning and AI to the unique challenges in healthcare and medicine.
van der Schaar Lab
The van der Schaar lab is a world-leading research group led by Mihaela van der Schaar. The lab develops cutting-edge machine learning & AI theory and methods, with the goal of improving healthcare and medical knowledge.