Artificial Intelligence for Solving real-life industrial problems

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Monday 16th March 2020
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: City 125 Suite, Third Floor, Whiskin Street Building, 
City, University of London, St John Street, London, EC1R 0JD
Dress code: Business / Smart casual


Hosted by Professor Rajkumar Roy, Dean of the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering at City, University of London, the evening will feature a talk on the topic of 'Artificial Intelligence for solving real-life industrial problems', followed by a networking reception. This evening will give you an excellent opportunity to connect with fellow alumni, students and academics, as well as learn about the latest news from your School and engage in an expert talk about artificial intelligence. 

Refreshments will be provided throughout the evening. You are very welcome to bring a guest.


18:00 - 18:30   Registration and Networking (refreshments available)
18:30 - 18:40   Welcome by Prof Rajkumar Roy
18:40 - 19:00   Talk on ‘Artificial Intelligence for Solving real-life industrial problems’ by Prof Rajkumar Roy
19:00 - 19:20   Q&A
19:20 - 19:30   Closing Remarks
19:30 - 21:00   Networking Reception (drinks and canapés available)

Speaker profile

Professor Rajkumar Roy - Dean of School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering

Professor Rajkumar Roy joined City from Cranfield University, where he was Director of Manufacturing. Professor Roy holds a PhD in Computing from the University of Plymouth (UK) and BEng and MEng degrees in Production Engineering from Jadavpur University in India.

Professor Roy has advocated creative thinking in higher education and has started several new initiatives over the last twenty years. An initiative was to set up a new Centre for Competitive Creative Design (C4D), this is around £5.5m investment from HEFCE, Cranfield University, UAL and EEDA. The Centre aims to embed design thinking across enterprises to improve their creativity and make them more competitive. This is an initiative to link design with science, technology and management.



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