Dr. Ivana Dusparic is an Ussher Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science and Statistics in Trinity College Dublin, a post she took up in 2016. She has obtained a BSc from La Roche College, Pittsburgh, USA in 2001, and an MSc and PhD from TCD in 2005 and 2010, respectively.
Her research expertise is the development of new artificial intelligence algorithms, and specifically reinforcement learning, for optimization of large-scale infrastructures. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles in the areas of reinforcement learning agents, multi-agent systems, intelligent mobility, and future communication networks.
Dr. Dusparic is currently a co-director of SFI Centre for Research Training in AI, Principal Investigator of the Smart Networking in the Era of AI collaboration between Trinity College Dublin and Tsinghua University, and a co-lead of ClearWay project, developing deep reinforcement learning and swarm intelligence algorithms for intelligent mobility.
She is active in promoting AI-enabled sustainability, as a member of the management committee of the European COST network on Wider Impacts of Autonomous Vehicles, and a member of the steering committee of Future Cities: The Trinity Center for Smart and Sustainable Cities.
Dr. Dusparic has been elected a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin in 2022.