Wojciech Samek

Wojciech Samek

Wojciech Samek is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Technical University of Berlin and is jointly heading the Department of Artificial Intelligence at Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI), Berlin, Germany.

He studied computer science at Humboldt University of Berlin, Heriot-Watt University and University of Edinburgh and received the Dr. rer. nat. degree with distinction (summa cum laude) from the Technical University of Berlin in 2014.

During his studies he was awarded scholarships from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation and the DFG Research Training Group GRK 1589/1, and was a visiting researcher at NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, USA. Dr. Samek is associated faculty at the BIFOLD – Berlin Institute for the Foundation of Learning and Data, the ELLIS Unit Berlin and the DFG Graduate School BIOQIC, and member of the scientific advisory board of IDEAS NCBR. Furthermore, he is a senior editor of IEEE TNNLS, an editorial board member of PLoS ONE and Pattern Recognition, and an elected member of the IEEE MLSP Technical Committee. He is recipient of multiple best paper awards, including the 2020 Pattern Recognition Best Paper Award, and part of the expert group developing the ISO/IEC MPEG-17 NNR standard. He is the leading editor of the Springer book “Explainable AI: Interpreting, Explaining and Visualizing Deep Learning” (2019), co-editor of the open access Springer book “xxAI – Beyond explainable AI” (2022), and organizer of various special sessions, workshops and tutorials on topics such as explainable AI, neural network compression, and federated learning.

Dr. Samek has co-authored more than 150 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers; some of them listed by Thomson Reuters as “Highly Cited Papers” (i.e., top 1%) in the field of Engineering.

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    Technical University Berlin
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    Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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31 May 2024
10:00 - 18:00 CET Geneva
Wojciech Samek (Technical University Berlin), Gitta Kutyniok (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München), Fosca Giannotti (Scuola Normale Superiore Di Pisa)...
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09:30 - 11:00 CET Geneva | 16:30-18:00 CST, Beijing | 03:30-05:00 EST, New York
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16:00 - 17:30 CET Geneva | 10:00-10:30 EST, New York | 23:00-23:30 CST, Beijing
Evan Crothers (Government of Canada), Wojciech Samek (Technical University Berlin)
3 April 2023
16:00 - 18:00 CEST | 10:00-12:00 EDT, New York | 22:00-00:00 CST, Beijing
Philipp Hacker (European University Viadrina), Wojciech Samek (Technical University Berlin), Rasmus Rothe (Merantix)...
12 January 2023
17:00 - 18:15 CET Geneva | 11:00-12:15 EST, New York | 23:00-00:15 CST, Beijing
Alhussein Fawzi (Google DeepMind), Wojciech Samek (Technical University Berlin)
12 December 2022
15:00 - 16:10 CET Geneva | 09:00-10:10 EST, New York | 22:00-23:10 CST, Beijing
Gitta Kutyniok (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München), Wojciech Samek (Technical University Berlin)
28 November 2022
15:00 - 16:30 CET Geneva | 09:00-10:00 EST, New York | 21:00-22:00 CST, Beijing
Eirini Ntoutsi (Bundeswehr University  Munich), Wojciech Samek (Technical University Berlin)
26 September 2022
15:00 - 16:30 CEST Geneva | 09:00-10:30 EST, New York | 21:00-22:30 CST, Beijing
Philipp Hacker (European University Viadrina), Wojciech Samek (Technical University Berlin)

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