Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen, Netherlands
Dr. Matias Valdenegro is an Assistant Professor for Machine Learning at the Department of Artificial Intelligence, Bernoulli Institute, University of Groningen since 2022. He studied Computer Science, Autonomous Systems, and Electrical Engineering in Chile, Germany, and Scotland. As a Researcher at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence in Bremen he conducted research in Computer Vision and Uncertainty Quantification from 2018 to 2022. He also has 5 years of professional experience as a Software Engineer in Latinoamerica.
His research interests are Uncertainty in Machine Learning, Explainable AI, Robot Perception, and their applications to Robotics and AI Safety. Matias is part of the LatinX in AI community, organizing workshops and networking events, and has received many best reviewer awards at top machine learning conferences.