Citrine Informatics, Accelerated Materials Discovery

Location: Bahen Centre for Information Technology, BA1210, 40 St George St Toronto, ON M5S 2E4

Event Date: Jul 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Machine learning and artificial intelligence have spurred transformative changes in the technology sector in recent years. Industrial applications such as drug discovery, autonomous driving, and materials design are poised to benefit from this research acceleration. 

Please join us for a three-part limited edition CIFAR seminar series, Machine Learning for Accelerated Materials Discovery, on July 18, 24, and 25, co-hosted by the Departments of Computer Science and The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. 

Our speakers are pioneers at the intersection of machine learning and materials discovery. 

  • Richard Martin | IBM Watson Research Scientist
    July 18, 10 am, BA1190
    Team leader for natural language processing in the Watson for Drug Discovery product team.
  • Bryce Meredig | Co-founder, Citrine Informatics
    July 24, 10am, BA1210
    Cofounder/CSO of Citrine informatics, a Silicon Valley startup using large-scale data mining to accelerate materials development. 
  • Brian Storey | Toyota Research Institute
    July 25, 10am, BA1910
    ML Research lead at the newly established Toyota Research Institute.