Professor, Cognitive Systems, University of Bamberg
University of Bamberg
Ute Schmid holds a professorship of Applied Computer Science/Cognitive Systems at the University of Bamberg. She has university diplomas both in psychology and computer science and received her doctoral degree and her habilitation in computer science. She was assistant professor (wissenschaftliche Assistentin) at the Methods of AI/Machine Learning group, Department of Computer Science, TU Berlin and lecturer for Intelligent Systems at University Osnabrück Ute Schmid is a board member of the Bavarian Institute of Digital Transformation (bidt) and a fortiss research fellow. Since 2020 she is head of the Fraunhofer IIS project group Explainable AI. Ute Schmid dedicates a significant amount of her time to measures supporting women in computer science and to promote computer science as a topic in elementary, primary, and secondary education. She won the Minerva Award of Informatics Europe 2018 for her university. Since many years, Ute Schmid is engaged in educating the public about artificial intelligence in general and machine learning and she gives workshops for teachers as well as high-school students about AI and machine learning.