Professor Barry O’Sullivan

Barry O’Sullivan is Director of the INSIGHT Centre for data Analytics at University College Cork. He works in the fields of artificial intelligence, constraint programming, operations research, ethics, and public policy for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data analytics. He holds the Chair of Constraint Programming in the Department of Computer Science at University College Cork. He served as Head of Department, Computer Science, from 2012-2015. He is the founding Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at UCC, and a Principal Investigator at the Confirm Centre for Smart Manufacturing which is based at the University of Limerick. He is an Adjunct Professor at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. In June 2018, Professor O’Sullivan was appointed to the European Commission High-Level Expert Group on AI, of which he is a vice chair. He is an advisor to the Computational Sustainability Network, a network of 13 universities in the USA, led by Cornell University and involving Princeton, Stanford, CMU, Georgia Tech, and many others. He is a Fellow and President of the European Artificial Intelligence Association (EurAI), one of the world’s largest AI associations with over 4500 members in over 30 countries.

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