Tommie Meyer elected as an AAS Fellow

June 2024 — Tommie Meyer, co-director of AIRU, has been elected as a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) in recognition of his excellence in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The AAS is a pan-African organisation dedicated to pursuing excellence by funding and recognising transformative research across the continent. Fellowship recognition is …

Mbithe Nzomo awarded Best Student Paper at 8th International Workshop on Health Intelligence (W3PHIAI-24)

March 2024 — Mbithe Nzomo, PhD candidate in Computer Science at the University of Cape Town and member of the Artificial Intelligence Research Unit (AIRU), recently attended the 38th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-24) which was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from 20th to 27thFebruary 2024. She presented her PhD research on a hybrid AI framework …

Ameerah Allie awarded the Science Faculty Master’s Equity Scholarship

Ameerah Allie a Masters at the University of Cape Town and member of AIRU has been awarded the Science Faculty Master’s Equity Scholarship for 2024-2025. Ameerah became interested in logics and their application after a lecture from her eventual supervisor, Professor Tommie Meyer. “I’ve decided to pursue this into my Master’s, looking at defeasible reasoning. In the …