Date/Time

Date(s) - 03/11/2021
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Please use this zoom link for the event.

Photo of Hamed Alemohammad

Please join us for a UW Data Science Seminar event on Thursday, March 11th from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The seminar will feature Hamed Alemohammad, Executive Director and Chief Data Scientist at the nonprofit organization Radiant Earth.

Presentation Title TBD

Biography: Hamed is the Chief Data Scientist and Executive Director at Radiant Earth Foundation, a nonprofit organization aiming to use the power of Earth Observations data to enable global development community tackle environmental and development challenges. He leads Radiant Earth Foundation’s machine learning efforts on developing open source tools, models and training dataset for a wide range of applications in agriculture, urban planning, health and environmental monitoring. Hamed also serves on several committees including: Technical Advisory Group of “Enabling Crop Analytics At Scale (ECAAS)” project led by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Technical Advisory Panel of Lacuna Fund, and AI Commons.

The UW Data Science Seminar is an annual lecture series at the University of Washington that hosts scholars working across applied areas of data science, such as the sciences, engineering, humanities and arts along with methodological areas in data science, such as computer science, applied math and statistics. Our presenters come from all domain fields and include occasional external speakers from regional partners, governmental agencies and industry.

All seminars will be hosted virtually for the 2020-2021 academic year, and are free and open to the public.