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Elise Jennings

IBM

Dr. Elise Jennings is a Senior Research Scientist at IBM Research - Europe. Her work focuses on high performance computing (HPC), Bayesian inference, machine learning, deep learning and advanced analytical problem solving to accelerate discovery across scientific disciplines. At the intersection of AI development and application, Elise leads work on the scaling and integration of deep learning and HPC simulation software on heterogeneous architectures in data-intensive science domains such as cosmology, astronomy, high energy physics and biology. Elise works extensively on emerging scientific AI research areas such as domain informed learning, uncertainty quantification, interpretability, reproducibility and robustness.

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