María Pérez-Ortiz

I am Assistant Professor at the Artificial Intelligence Centre at University College London (UK), where I research the intersection of AI and sustainability, spanning applications on the environmental and social domain, with a critical socio-technical-ecological perspective.

I am program co-leader of the first MSc program on AI for Sustainable Development. I am the module leader of two courses: AI for Sustainable Development and Transparent, Accountable and Responsible AI. I recently joined a committee to improve education for sustainability at UCL.

I am involved in a very exciting upcoming workshop at HHAI'22 on The (eco)systemic challenges in AI, which aims to introduce broader socio-technical and socio-ecological perspectives to the field of AI.

In my spare time I write poems on tech and sustainability in my blog The AI has gone bananas.

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