Applied AI Expert, MIT Professor and Harvard Researcher: Meet César Hidalgo, international panelist confirmed at TICAL2021
- Posted By Luiz Alberto Rasseli Junior
- Noticias - RedCLARA
The group of international panelists of TICAL2021 and the 5th Latin American Meeting of e-Science, which will take place virtually and free of charge between August 30 and September 2, has added a new eminence: César A. Hidalgo, Director of the Center for Collective Learning at the Artificial and Natural Intelligence Institute, and ANITI Chair
Scholar of Chilean origin, Hidalgo is well known for his contributions to economic complexity, data visualization, and applied artificial intelligence. Currently, he leads the Center for Collective Learning at the Artificial and Natural Intelligence Institute (ANITI) of the University of Toulouse. He is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Manchester and a Visiting Professor at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Between 2010 and 2019 Hidalgo led MIT’s Collective Learning group, climbing through the ranks from Assistant to Associate Professor. Prior to working at MIT, Hidalgo was a research fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Hidalgo is also a founder of Datawheel, an award winning company specialized in the creation of data distribution and visualization systems. He holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor in Physics from Universidad Católica de Chile.
Hidalgo’s contributions have been recognized with numerous awards, including the 2018 Lagrange Prize and three Webby Awards. Hidalgo's is also the author of dozens of peer-reviewed papers and of three books: Why Information Grows (Basic Books, 2015), The Atlas of Economic Complexity (MIT Press, 2014), and How Humans Judge Machines (MIT Press, 2021).
The new TICAL panelist will share his knowledge with the audience of the Conference during the plenary session "Broken paradigms in the use of technology in HEIs", on Thursday, September 2, at 3 PM GMT. Do not miss it!
To register for free and obtain more information about César Hidalgo and the other panelists of TICAL2021 and the 5th Latin American Meeting of e-Science, as well as about the program and the news of the two events, please visit https://tical2021.redclara.net