Dr. Eren KurshanBased in New York, NY, United States
Dr. Eren Kurshan is an AI researcher and technology executive focused on building AI systems for large-scale industrial use cases. Kurshan received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, as well as a Master's in Computer Science and a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering. She currently serves as an Executive-in-Residence at Princeton University and the head of AI research and methodology at Morgan Stanley. Prior to these roles, she led a number of AI/ML and emerging technology programs at Columbia University, J.P. Morgan and IBM T.J. Watson Research Labs. She was a Visiting Fellow at Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy (2015-2016) and served as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University since 2014.
Dr. Kurshan published over 70 peer reviewed technical publications and holds ~200 patents, with approximately 100 granted. She has served as an associate editor of several IEEE and ACM journals and transactions including the Transactions on Emerging Technology, Transactions on Computers and the Journal of Emerging Technologies in Computing. She was the recipient of 2 Best Technical Paper Awards from IEEE and ACM conferences, as well as top inventor and licensing awards from Bank of America and IBM. She received 2 Outstanding Research and Corporate Accomplishment Awards from IBM for her work on system design and optimization and emerging technology development respectively.
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Making or Breaking AI: Grand Challenges, Opportunities and What We Might be Missing
Artificial Intelligence solutions face 3 Grand Challenges: (1) The Energy Challenge: An unprecedented growth in the training energy consumption is on the path to becoming ‘the...
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