Kristiaan Pelckmans (firstname.lastname@example.org, see homepage) is Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics at Uppsala University, department of Information Technology, division of Systems and Control. He specialises in fundamental research on automatic control, machine learning and different applications of those. This emerged from working at different places, including Leuven (KUL, BE), Fraunhofer (Darmstadt, DE), London (UCL, UK) and shorter term visits (see cv2018). Recently, he is working on a research endeavour in astronomy (called VASCO) combining astrophysics, IT and ML and a citizen science setting. Curiously enough, this effort shares many similarities with the FaDO project.
Dragos Dancila (email@example.com) is Associate Professor at Uppsala University, department of Engineering Sciences, division of Solid State Electronics. He received also a Complementary Master in Management, from the Solvay Business School in Brussels. He holds several patents in the fields of medical diagnostics and energy efficiency. He was project leader in several projects related to antennas, sensors, microwaves and terahertz technology. He is presently the Principal Investigator of a H2020 Eurostars project on energy efficiency in radio frequency amplifiers for cyclotron technology. Recently, he started working on applications of ML and AI for ‘Predictive maintenance’, which is the continuous surveillance of industrial equipment for pre-emptive maintenance, i.e. to act before things actually break down. He has strong interests in entrepreneurship, strategy and innovation in high-tech companies.
Peter Kurzwelly (Contact) is a serial tech entrepreneur and advisor for the Swedish governmental initiative AI Innovation of Sweden. He holds a Masters degree in Business Development and Innovation from Gothenburg University. He specialises in the development of startups and was an active part in rebuilding the Gothenburg startup scene. Having worked with the development of global brands and business development, he specialises in sales and marketing. Except Peters interest in innovation and entrepreneurship, he is curious about psychology and philosophy.