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Prof. Dr. Ute Schmid
University of Bamberg
Fraunhofer IIS
Chair for Cognitive Systems | Head of the Fraunhofer IIS project group Comprehensible AI (CAI)

Ute Schmid is a full professor for cognitive systems at University of Bamberg. She has more than 20 years experience in research and teaching in AI. She is director at the Bavarian Research Institute of Digital Transformation (bidt), member of the Bavarian AI council, co-speaker of the working group 1 of the Germany's Platform for Artificial Intelligence, and head of the working group AI and School of the German Informatics Society (GI). With university diplomas both in Psychology and Computer Science she has a suitable interdisciplinary perspective for computer science and AI education for tailored to different target groups. For your long-standing commitment to promoting women and young talent in computer science and in the area of AI Ute Schmid has been honored with the Minerva Gender Equality Award of Informatics Europe and with the Rainer-Markgraf-Award.