AI & Photonics webinar

Photonics and artificial intelligence are key enabling technologies which are essential for almost all industries. For example, autonomous cars, industrial automation, virtual reality, medical imaging and border control all rely on photonics and AI technologies.

Finland is strong both in photonics and AI research. Photonics & AI webinar finds out that what can we achieve when we bring these technologies together and start innovating?

See the Webinar recording Here.


12:00 – 12:05 Opening – Juha Purmonen, moderator
12:05 – 12:20 Basics of AI & FCAI flagship – Petri Myllymäki, professor, Department of Computer Science of University of Helsinki, Finland
12:20 – 12:35 Basics of Photonics & PREIN flagship – Jyrki Saarinen, professor on Photonics Applications and Commercialization, UEF/Institute of Photonics
12:35 – 12:50 Autonomous Processes Facilitated by Artificial Sensing Intelligence (APASSI), Janne Paaso, project manager, VTT
12:50 – 13:05 Applying AI in Optics Design, Irina Livshits, Head of Research Laboratory for Computer-Aided Design of Optical-Information and Energy Saving Systems, ITMO university, St. Petersburg, Russia
13:05 – 13:15 Break
13:15 – 13:30 AI for Imaging, Arno Solin, assistant professor in Machine Learning at the department of computer science, Aalto university
13:30 – 13:45 Needs from AI to AR/VR displays, Riku Rikkola, Dispelix
13:45 – 14:00 Solving the global food problem through space-borne hyperspectral imaging and AI, Jarkko Antila, Reaktor Space Lab
14:00 – 14:30 Conclusions & Discussion

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI is a community of experts that brings together top talents in academia, industry and public sector to solve real-life problems using both existing and novel AI.

PREIN is a Photonics Research and Innovation platform focusing on light-based solutions from scientific excellence to industrial and societal impact. PREIN partners are worldwide leaders in photonics.

FCAI and PREIN are Finnish flagships focusing top-level research and impact.

PREIN Photonics Flagship programme

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence

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