E83 Dr. Pepijn van de Ven, Senior Lecturer at University of Limerick

    Welcome to episode 83 of the AI Ireland podcast, the show that explores the applications and research of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on the island of Ireland.

    Our mission is to increase the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness and everyone living in Ireland.

    In today’s show, we are delighted to welcome back Dr. Pepijn van de Ven, Senior Lecturer at University of Limerick. Pep is course director for UL’s part-time industry-driven masters in Artificial Intelligence and is responsible for the delivery of several modules on this fully online programme.

    In the episode, Pep discusses how the Masters programme has advanced since our past episode and he also tells us about the introduction of their new NLP stream which will commence in September 2022 and a planned Machine Vision stream for September 2023.

    Topics include:

    • Success of the Masters program over the past year
    • Feedback from students taking the course
    • Plans to extend the course into NLP and Machine Vision
    • What to expect from the NLP stream
    • How the course material is utilized by students in companies
    • How to get involved and find out more about the course



    For more information about UL’s part-time, online Masters in AI at: www.ul.ie/gps/artificial-intelligence-msc-online or by contacting Pep at pepijn.vandeven@ul.ie. As students on this course are normally entitled to Skillnet funding, please also check www.ictskillnet.ie/training/national-msc-in-artificial-intelligence-online/ for information on this financial support.

    Finally, if you would like to hear more from AI Ireland, please reach out to us to learn more about AI Ireland membership and how to get involved with the 2022 AI Awards by contacting mark@aiawards.ie.

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