Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe

Alan Turing Institute / Popsa

Visiting Data Science Researcher

Speaker Biography

Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe is a data science researcher at the Alan Turing Institute and the Lead Data Scientist at Popsa (using AI to automatically curate photo content into beautifully designed physical products). She formerly worked as a Senior Data Scientist at Channel 4.

Chanuki’s research entails using big online datasets and deep learning to understand how the aesthetics of the environment influences human well-being. Her research has been featured in the press worldwide including the Economist, Wired, The Times, BBC, Spiegel Online, Guardian, Telegraph and Scientific American.

Prior to embarking on her PhD, Chanuki had a successful design career that included running her own digital design consultancy for over eight years.

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