AI in Action E32: Dr. Luca Longo, TU Dublin Lecturer and AI researcher with ADAPT Centre


Welcome to episode 32 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and in Europe.

Today's guest is Dr. Luca Longo. Luca is an Academic, National Teaching Hero, AI researcher and TEDx speaker who has a deep passion for science and has won various awards both for his research work and for his teaching. He is actively engaged in the dissemination of scientific material to the public as his TEDx talks demonstrate.

With his team of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, he conducts fundamental research in Explainable Artificial Intelligence, Defeasible Reasoning and Non-monotonic Argumentation. He also performs applied research in Machine Learning and predictive data analytics, mainly applied to the problem of mental workload modelling.

He is an advocate of motivational teaching and strongly supports learning through passion. Having gained invaluable education, work experience and international recognition he is strongly motivated to revolutionise the science of mental workload, pave a new research path with a significant impact for the future societies and become a world leader in his field.

In the episode, Luca will tell you about:

His research in AI and Automatic Reasoning  

The importance and challenges of Explainable AI 

Applying his research to positively impact society 

Where he believes research among XAI is heading in the near future 

For more information about Luca and his work, check out his website and find out more of the ADAPT Centre at You can also follow Luca on Linkedin and Twitter @drlongoluca.

What did you make of Luca's podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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