Prof. Paul Stynes (M. Eng University of Limerick; PhD in Artificial Intelligence, Trinity College Dublin), Dean of the School of Computing at the National College of Ireland. An experienced academic leader with a history of working in both higher education and industry. Skilled in leading educational programme development, research, knowledge transfer and international collaborations. A highly motivated, action and process-oriented individual with a strong track record of attracting Government funding and is the principal investigator for the Science Foundation Ireland-funded STEM Family Learning Programme. Demonstrated research and scholarship with over 43 scientific publications in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and Educational Management. Research in the medical domain relates to the use of Machine Learning to classify the brain age from MRI images.