Dominic Scott
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Niamh Donnelly

Niamh is Chief Data Scientist with Akara Robotics, where she is responsible for the development of the artificial intelligence program with a particular focus on cognitive ability, human robot interaction and autonomous interactive behavior.

Prior to Akara, Niamh was data scientist at The Analytics Store, where she worked on various machine learning projects across a wide range of industries. Niamh was a winner of ‘Best Student Application of AI’ at the inaugural Irish Artificial Intelligence awards, while her research was also published at the Irish conference of Artificial Intelligence, among other publications. She is widely regarded as a leading expert in Artificial Intelligence and its application in robotics, particularly social assistance robots. She is a graduate of Dublin City University, Dublin Business School and Dublin Institute of Technology.