Professor Pietro Cicuta acts as Senior Treasurer, while the committee consists of the following members:

President – Sebastian Hickman

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Corpus, PhD, AI for Environmental Risks


Seb is a first year PhD student on the AI for Environmental Risks programme. Having previously carried out research in the Departments of Computer Science and Plant Sciences, his current work is focussed on causal inference to understand the risks and drivers of air pollution.


Chairman – David Liu

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Wolfson, PhD, Computational Neuroscience


David is a first year PhD student in the Computational Neuroscience group within the Department of Engineering, with a current focus on sparse Gaussian Processes.


Junior Treasurer – Scott Jeen

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Jesus, PhD, Reinforcement Learning


Scott is a first year PhD student in RL, and its application to energy efficiency problems. More generally, he’s interested in the role machine intelligence can play in mitigating climate change.


 AI Ethics and Outreach Officer – Nuzli Karam

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Lucy Cavendish, PhD, Sensor Technology


Nuzli has a background in Aerospace Engineering and has worked as a consultant in the tech industry for over two years. She is currently in her first year of a 1+3 program in Sensor Technologies. Her interests are in machine learning, biosensing and bioelectronics.


Events Officer – Soham Mandal

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Christ’s, PhD, Computer Vision


Soham is a third year PhD student at Christ’s College. He works on computer vision with a focus on geometrical modelling. When not in the lab, he can be found either exploring outdoors or thinking about innovative ways to procrastinate.


Workshops Officer – Frank Budrowski

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Wolfson, MPhil, Computer Science


Frank is studying for an MPhil in Advanced Computer Science. His interests focus on graph neural networks and applied reinforcement learning, and he has also co-organised a major machine learning conference in Eastern Europe. In his free time, he participates in long-distance runs and plays the piano.